80s

13 Forgotten TV Shows Based On Your Favorite Movies

Hollywood's philosophy is that one good turn deserves another, especially when we're talking about movies that gross millions of dollars.That explains why so many hit movies are recycled into TV shows, but as this list shows, the results don't always measure up to the original.1. Ferris BuellerStarcasmLasted for: one seasonOf course the hit movie made a lot of fans, but not many were willing to tune in to this series about Ferris and his everyday adventures. The show gave Jennifer Aniston her start in show business as Ferris's sister Jeannie.Despite the fact that John Hughes refused to

90s

Where Has Brendan Fraser Gone, And Is He Alright?

Where has Brendan Fraser gone? He was one of the biggest stars for what felt like a while, but then suddenly he vanished. Where did he go and why don't we see him in all the movies anymore? Well, to find out where he is, first we need to look back at what he's done. Fraser got his start in TV movies, like many other actors. His first character didn't even have a name, he played "John's friend" in the TV movie Child of Darkness, Child of Light in 1991. However, after just three more small TV parts that year,

80s

'E.T.' Actor Reveals What The Ending Was Supposed To Be And Honestly, It Changes Everything

There are some movies that just transcend generations. It didn't matter how old you were when you saw E.T. for the first time, your mind was blown. The little extra terrestrial that we all fell in love with was really one-of-a-kind, and his story brought a tear to our eyes over and over again, no matter how many times we watched it.Universal PicturesSeeing E.T. leave the planet seems like it is the most natural ending point. How would you even attempt to follow up that emotional and heartbreaking moment? When E.T. says "I'll be right here,

Retro

The True Story Behind "The Sound of Music" Is Even Better Than Whiskers On Kittens

When Julie Andrews brought the sound of music down from the mountains and into our hearts, she brought with it a love for the real-life von Trapp family, who the story was based on. The movie follows the autobiography of the real Maria von Trapp, who was a nun that became a part of an Austrian family before the Nazi occupation in World War II. The film accurately portrays a lot about their lives and demeanor, but in Maria's published memoirs (that the film was based on) it is easy to see how much becomes simple Hollywood figment. Here are

80s

13 Top Secret Facts About The 'Short Circuit' Movies

The '80s were the heyday for movie robots, from cute droids like R2-D2 to cold-hearted killers like the Terminator and ED-209.But none of the decade's big screen robots have a place in our heart like Johnny 5, the mischievous machine from Short Circuit one and two. Odds are you have a worn-out tape of one of the movies stashed in your crawlspace right now, but you probably didn't know these 13 facts about the films.1. The Johnny 5 robot really short circuited There were 15 working versions of Johnny 5 on set, and while most worked fine the