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53 Facts You Should Know: MOVIE EDITION

The movie industry literally titillates with wonderful fun facts about production, budget, casting and more.  If you love movies and weird random factoids, check out this collection of 53 Fun Facts You Should Know:  MOVIE EDITION!

Also, check out the collection of book facts here:  25 Fun Facts You Should Know:  BOOK EDITION

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53 Facts You Should Know:  MOVIE EDITION

First movie to be released on DVD:  Twister (1996)

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First movie made in color:  Cupid Angling (1918), though some of the first movies made in Technicolor include The Wizard of Oz (1939) and Gone with the Wind (1939).

When the movie Clue was shown in theaters in 1985, each theater was given 1 of 3 possible endings.

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The film Saving Private Ryan (1998) was so realistic, it triggered PTSD in some WW2 veterans.

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First movie to be released on VHS:  The Young Teacher (1976)

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More than 90% of American movies made before 1929 are lost.  No copies are known to exist.

The first animated film to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture was Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (1991).  It lost to The Silence of the Lambs.

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The script for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) took just 6 days to write.

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Will Smith, Nicolas Cage, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, and Leonardo DiCaprio were all offered the part of Neo in The Matrix (1999) before Keanu Reeves.
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In the original Psycho (1960), chocolate syrup was used to show the blood in the shower scene.

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Talk about an epic movie hop…in October 1994, Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump, and The Shawshank Redemption were all in theaters at the same time.

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The man who inspired the 2004 Tom Hanks movie, The Terminal, spent 18 years living at the departure lounge of Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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Movie with the most Oscar nominations:  Titanic (1997) and La La Land (2016) are tied with 17 nominations each.  Titanic won 11 awards, while La La Land only won 6.

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When adjusted for inflation, Gone with the Wind (1939) is the highest grossing movie of all time.

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Sandra Bullock won her Oscar for The Blind Side (2010) and a Golden Raspberry for Worst Film for All About Steve in the same weekend.  She collected them both.

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Movie with the most Oscar wins:  Ben-Hur (1959), Titanic (1997), and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) are all tied with 11 Oscar wins.

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In the US, movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than a filet mignon.

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Despite smoking in numerous films, Clint Eastwood has never smoked habitually.

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The word “mafia” is never mentioned in the film version of The Godfather (1972) because the actual mafia demanded it that way.

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When Charlie Chaplin received his honorary Oscar in 1972, he got a 12-minute standing ovation, the longest in Oscar history.

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More than 500 girls have been named Hermione since the first Harry Potter movie came out in 2001.

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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003) has the highest body count of any movie ever made with 836 on-screen deaths.

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There’s a Starbucks coffee cup in every scene of Fight Club (1999).

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The film Rocky (1976) was shot in 28 days.

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From Dr. No (1963) to Quantum of Solace (2008), James Bond has killed about 352 people and slept with 52 women.

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There’s a hotline filmmakers can call for science advice with the goal of helping filmmakers incorporate accurate science into their films.

The movie Titanic (1997) cost more to make than the actual ship cost to build.

It also won 11 Oscars, but none for acting.

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Actor with the most movie roles:  Christopher Lee with 276 credited roles/appearances

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The parody national anthem of Kazakhstan from the movie Borat (2006) was accidentally downloaded and played in 2012 for a Kazakh gold medalist.

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Joe Ranft, co-writer and co-director on the Pixar film Cars (2006), died in a car accident while the movie was still in production.

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Leonardo DiCaprio improvised the line, “I’m king of the world!” in the film, Titanic (1997).

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Actor John Hurt holds the record for dying in more than 40 different movies.

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Morgan Freeman didn’t appear in a movie until age 34 and didn’t get a big role until he was 52 with Driving Miss Daisy (1989) and Glory (1989).
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Men account for 74% of lead roles in Hollywood movies.

However, in the 1920’s and 1930’s, women dominated the screenwriting profession in Hollywood movies.

Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) has the longest car chase in movie history, at 40 minutes long.  It wrecked and destroyed 93 cars in the process.

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Charlie Chaplin’s daughter played Charlie Chaplin’s mother in the 1992 biopic, Chaplin.

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India’s movie industry, Bollywood, is the largest in the world – producing more than 800 movies a year.  Hollywood only produces half of this number a year.

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Last movie to be released on VHS:  A History of Violence (2006)

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A 2-hour movie, plus 5 minutes of previews, uses 2.1 miles of 35mm film.

Best-selling DVD of all time:  Frozen (2014)

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According to a study on Academy Award speeches, Steven Spielberg has been thanked more times than God.

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The first ever 3D movie was The Power of Love, a silent film released in 1922.

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The stunt doubles for Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy in the movie Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) fell in love on set and got married.

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There is statistical evidence that the number of archaeology students increased after the release of Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

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Liam Neeson declined the role of James Bond in 1994 because he “wasn’t interested in starring in action movies.”

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Apollo 13 (1970), Armageddon (1998), and Around the World in 80 Days (1956) are a few movies NASA keeps aboard the International Space Station.

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The movie Paranormal Activity (2009) cost less than $15,000 to make but grossed more than $193,000,000.

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Best-selling VHS of all time:  The Lion King (1994)

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Samuel L. Jackson has said “motherfucker” more than 170 times in 27 different movies.

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Actor Sean Bean has died in 32% of the movies he’s made…the highest percentage of any living actor of note.

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Most expensive movie ever made:  Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), with a budget of $378.5 million.  You could buy a lot of rum with that dough…

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Delia Deetz’s Mini Beetlejuice Statues

Some couples bond over their shared love of fine dining…others bond over their love of books or art.  Some bond over similar political or social views…and still others bond over a mutual love of sports or travel.  And still some, like my husband and myself, bond over a love of the ghost with the most…

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While it actually was a love of theater that originally brought us together, it was our mutual love of Beetlejuice that cemented the fact that we were meant to be.  Besides the fact that my husband does the BEST (the BEST) impression of Beetlejuice, our joint love of Michael Keaton and Catherine O’Hara has further proven that our lives would just be one dark room without the other!

Let’s just drive the point home a little further by saying that we even went to the town where Beetlejuice was filmed on our most recent road trip!  Needless to say it’s a bit run down and the amazing Deetz house is no longer there, but it was still magical just to be in the town where it happened!

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Here’s where we think they built the bridge where the Maitland’s had their accident that ultimately killed them.

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The school where Lydia Deetz attends at the end of the movie.

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The possible location of the Deetz house!

We even ran into Beetlejuice on our most recent trip to Universal Studios for my sister’s bachelorette party!  I almost peed myself with excitement:

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Clearly I have a problem…

And if you’ve spent any time on the Internet these last several months or so, you may have heard the rumors about a possible sequel to Beetlejuice in the near future…I will not comment to much on this (I HATE THIS IDEA), but let’s just say I’ve been feeling nostalgic about this amazing cult movie and decided to add a little Deetz culture to our own home.

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Remember these?  They’re the sculptures Delia Deetz made that later came to life during the séance they had to bring the Maitland’s back from the dead.  While my versions are MUCH smaller than the original, I still think they add a little charm to our home!

Delia Deetz’s Mini Beetlejuice Statues

Materials:

  • Stone-Colored Clay
  • Gold Clay
  • Clay Roller
  • Large Ball Tool
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Quick-Dry Tacky Glue

Instructions:

For the leaf claw statue, I rolled the stone-colored clay into a leaf shape.  I used most of the block for the leaf, setting aside about a 1 in. ball for the base.

To make the prongs, I just pinched the sides of the leaf and gently molded them into spikes.  I did the same for the base, pulling a small amount into a tab to be inserted into the base.

For the base of the statue, I just made a square and used a knife to cut a hole for the tab on the top part of the statue.  Bake these pieces separately…you’ll assemble them once they’ve been baked.

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For the round square statue, I divided the gold clay into two portions, with one portion slightly larger.  Reserve a tiny amount for the neck and feeler on the head.  With the smaller portion, make the square.  With the larger portion, make the head…first forming the clay into a ball then elongating it slightly into an egg shape.

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The neck was made with the small reserved portion and I attached it to both pieces using a large ball tool to smooth out the clay.  The antenna was also made using the small reserve and attached to the head with the ball tool.

Transfer all pieces to a baking sheet (you can cover the sheet with aluminum foil or just have a sheet that you devote to clay baking, which is what I do!).

To keep the antenna up while baking, use aluminum foil to hold it in place.  Bake your pieces following the instructions on your clay…most likely a 275 degree oven for about 20 minutes.

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Once baked, remove from oven and let cool completely!

Once completely cool, remove aluminum foil from round square statue.  Place tacky glue in slot of square base and insert leaf statue into base.  Let dry.

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And there you have it!  Hopefully these little buggers won’t come to life in the night…

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No Day But Today

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“Forget regret or life is yours to miss.”
–RENT

 

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34 Fun Facts About The Office

The Office is one of the first shows I remember watching religiously when it was on TV.  Every Thursday night, I’d make dinner, turn my phone on silent, and tune into NBC to catch The Office, Parks and Recreation, and Outsourced (remember that one!?).

After the seasons came out on DVD, I bought them all (Black Friday Deal!) and I’ve easily watched the series a good three or four times now.  I still laugh at the stapler in the Jell-O…still cry when Jim and Pam get married…and my heart still breaks for Dwight after he kills Angela’s cat.

The thing I loved the most about The Office was that the characters were real…they were relatable and flawed.  I loved Michael Scott because I had a boss just like him.  I had friends who had a relationship very similar to Jim and Pam…and of course, every office has at least one Creed!

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The actors on the show were so invested in its success that several went on to be writers, directors, and producers for later Office episodes…and if you follow the cast on Instagram or Twitter, you can tell how much they STILL love each other (can we just talk about the fact that Jenna Fisher and Angela Kinsey are real-life BFF’s and Jenna still wears the ring that Jim got for Pam!!  OMG WITH THIS, YOU GUYS!!).

If you miss the Dunder Mifflin crew as much as I do, here are 34 Fun Facts about The Office that will make you feel all the warm fuzzies!

 

34 Fun Facts About The Office

Though Ricky Gervais made fun of the American version of The Office time and time again, he and fellow The Office UK creator Stephen Merchant actually helped creator Greg Daniels write the pilot of the American version.  Gervais also played one of the people interviewing for Michael Scott’s job after Michael leaves.

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The initial team of writers for The Office included four cast members:  Mindy Kaling (Kelly Kapoor), B.J. Novak (Ryan Howard), Paul Lieberstein (Toby Flenderson), Mike Schur (Dwight’s cousin, Mose) and Greg Daniels.

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Mindy Kaling was hired on for The Office after Greg Daniels saw her perform her two-woman show, Matt & Ben (about Matt Damon and Ben Affleck) with her roommate.  You can read all about this amazing experience in Kaling’s book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?.

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Mindy’s roommate, Brenda Withers, actually made a cameo in the “Booze Cruise” episode as corporate representative, Brenda Matlowe.

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Producers originally wanted John Krasinski to read for Dwight…but Krasinski felt Jim Halpert was a better fit for him.  He turned down the option to read for Dwight and told producers, “If you can’t find a Jim, I’ll come in and read for that.”  THANK GOD!

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YOU GUYS – When Krasinski got the part of Jim, the first thing he asked was if Jenna Fisher got the part of Pam.  When Fisher got the part of Pam, the first thing she asked was if Krazinski got the part of Jim.  MY HEART!!

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Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad) actually auditioned for the part of Michael Scott.  He was originally cast, but was obviously beat out by Steve Carell when Carell’s other project fell apart, but Odenkirk would make a guest appearance later on in season 9 as the “Michael Scott” of the office where Pam interviews.

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Krasinski and Novak played little league together as kids and also knew each other in high school.

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Ed Helms (Andy Bernard) and Brian Baumgartner (Kevin Malone) also attended high school together in Georgia.

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Phyllis Smith (Phyllis Lapin-Vance) was actually working as a casting associate on the show and would read lines with actors.  At one point, producers asked her to do some more reading and she had no idea she was actually auditioning for the part that was created specifically for her.

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Creed Bratton’s name is actually Creed Bratton IRL.  He was also a musician in the band, The Grass Roots.

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Steve Carell has written two episodes of The Office: “Casino Night” and “Survivor Man”.

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Carell actually won a Writer’s Guild of America Award for “Casino Night” (also known as the one where Pam and Jim kiss!).

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Michael Scott’s kiss with Oscar in “Gay Witch Hunt” was actually improvised by Carell.  The shocked faces of the cast were real reactions.

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Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin) was working at 1-800-DENTIST when she was cast on the show.  Anything is possible, you guys!

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Not only are Fisher and Martin BFF’s in real life and have Target shopping dates together, Fisher is also godmother of Kinsey’s daughter, Isabel.

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Paul Giamatti was NBC’s first choice to play Michael Scott; he turned down the role.  Good thing, or else we wouldn’t have this magical moment:

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The paper that is highlighted during the opening credits of The Office is actually a Los Angeles Department of City Planning document.

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After season 1 of The Office, reviews were mixed and the show was facing cancellation.  It was Carell’s film, The 40-Year-Old Virgin that shot Carell into stardom and ended up saving the show.

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Jenna Fisher was really pregnant during Pam’s pregnancy story line.

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In the episode “The Launch Party”, Krasinski accidentally signs his real name on Meredith’s pelvic cast instead of Jim’s.

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Although Dunder Mifflin is a fictitious company, it is recognized by the Scranton Chamber of Commerce because of all the tourism it has given to the city.  Quill.com also sells Dunder Mifflin-branded paper.

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Steve Carell’s real-life wife, Nancy Walls, guest-starred on The Office as Michael’s realtor, Carol Stills.

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In the episode, “Basketball”, Daryl mentioned that the winner of the basketball game gets “dinner at Farley’s”.  Farley’s was an actual restaurant in Scranton and had a Michael Scott burger on their menu.

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The Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin is located at 1725 Slough Avenue.  That’s not a real street in Scranton, PA, though it is a reference to the UK version of the show, which takes place in Slough, England.  CLEVER!

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The computers on set really worked.  Cast members would surf the web and play games during filming, which helped the cast feel like they were in a real office.

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Originally, Parks and Recreation was supposed to be a spin-off of The Office, with Rashida Jones’ character, Karen, bridging the gap between the two shows.  That idea was ultimately scrapped.

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The character of Jim Halpert was also originally supposed to be played by Adam Scott, who would go on to star in Parks and Recreation as Ben Wyatt.  Amy Pohler was also set to play Jan Levenson-Gould before she was cast as Leslie Knope on P&R.  #JimFace

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The opening shots of Scranton in The Office credits were actually shot by John Krasinski.  He visited Scranton for research after landing the part of Jim and filmed various areas around town, as well as interviewed people who worked at paper companies.

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Pam’s lactation consultant after she gives birth in “The Delivery” is actually Fisher’s real-life husband, Lee Kirk.

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Krasinski, Kaling, and Ellie Kemper (Erin) were all previously interns at Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

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Fischer has never revealed what Steve Carell whispered to her during Pam and Michael’s airport farewell, but the sentiments they shared were real, as Fischer was told to just “say goodbye to Steve”.

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Amy Adams was a relatively unknown actress when she played the purse girl in “Hot Girl”.

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Steve Carell’s return in the series finale was kept a secret from network executives to avoid any possibility of spoilers.

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Thoughts I’ve Had Reading Harry Potter Again as a 30-Something – Part 2

The sole reason I love Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is Gildroy Lockhart.  He’s one of my favorite Harry Potter characters…you guys, I even got his card in my chocolate frog from Harry Potter World…this is not a joke.

So I was super pumped to dive back into Chamber of Secrets…and, per usual, Lockhart did not disappoint!

And since my random thoughts about Sorcerer’s Stone was so well-received (thanks, guys!!), I decided to continue tracking my thoughts of randomness as I dived into Chamber of Secrets.  If you missed Part 1, be sure to check out my article on thoughts I’ve had reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Now, without further ado…

Thoughts I’ve Had Reading Harry Potter Again as a 30-Something

Part 2:  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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I wonder if Dudley ever got his pink tail removed…oh to be a fly on the wall during that examination…

How do Quidditch players practice Quiddich outside of school?

There is such beauty in the words used to describe the Dursley’s.

Dobby is like the Jar-Jar Binks of Harry Potter.  Yes, yes he is.
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Does the Weasley house look different to Muggles?  Cuz if I came across this house on a jog…I’d have some questions…

But I have to say…the first visit to the Burrow makes me wanna be a Weasley…

WHY WAS THIS DEGNOMING SCENE NOT IN THE MOVIE?

“Arthur Weasley, you made sure there was a loophole when you wrote that law…just so you could carry on tinkering with all that Muggle rubbish in your shed!”  Seems the Wizarding World is just as corrupt as the Muggle world!
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GILDROY LOCKHART!

What did Hermione do on the train when Harry and Ron were flying the car to Hogwarts?  Did she go compartment to compartment looking for them?

So what exactly happens when you ignore a Howler?
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“Why,” demanded Ron, seizing her timetable, “have you outlined all Lockhart’s lessons in little hearts?”
I still love this line and chuckle every time I read it.

Can we just stop for a minute and really consider how terrifying mandrakes are?  Like, really…
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So there’s no amazing spell that Hermione can do to fix Ron’s wand?  Nothing?  Could he at least pull a Hagrid and put the pieces of his wand into a cane or an umbrella or something?

So how do families with non-wizard blood, like Hermione’s for example, know about Hogwarts?  How did she know her letter from Hogwarts wasn’t just junk mail?

I wonder what else Hagrid has used his Engorgement charm on…
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“What’s that funny clicking noise?” called Fred, as they hurtled around the corner.
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So food appears out of nowhere in the Great Hall…but they still need Filch to clean and polish everything?  I mean, even Molly Weasley has cleaning spells in her house!
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I wanna go to a Death Day Party!

HOW DID GILDROY LOCKHART GET THIS JOB?

So Harry finds out he’s a Parselmouth and all the professors are just gonna let this go?  No one’s gonna say anything?  No?  OK, moving on…

Oh the innuendos in this book…
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So what are the rules with this Polyjuice potion?  How much of you REALLY changes?  Like, if Hermione wanted to turn into Harry, would she grow a penis?  And if she did, would she be able to…use it?  Would she have sperm?  Could she get someone pregnant?  Also, how much do you need for a full transformation?  What’s the equivalent of “1 cup” in the Wizarding World?  A goblet?  A toadstool?  A pically?  A flibbityjibbit?  Though, they are British so they probably use the metric system…ugh so many questions!

FURTHERMORE, since Harry and Ron had Crabbe and Goyle’s voice when they changed, wouldn’t Hermione have the voice of a cat after her transformation?
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Also, these kids had a MONTH to brew this potion…it never occurred to them to MAYBE investigate where the Slytherin common room was ahead of time?

“The moment their acne clears up, they’ll be ready for repotting again,” Harry heard her telling Filch kindly one afternoon.  “And after that, it won’t be long until we’re cutting them up and stewing them.”
But seriously…these mandrakes!  Messed. Up.

ARAGOG – AND THIS ENTIRE SCENE – IS LITERALLY THE WORST.
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How did NO ONE see the basilisk just slithering around the hallways of Hogwarts?  I know it moved around in the pipes…but it attacked people IN THE HALLWAYS OF THE SCHOOL.  How does this happen??

So…clearly these professors knew about the Chamber of Secrets – therefore knew about the basilisk – so why not just fill the school with roosters since their call is deadly to the snake?

OK, I know it’s revealed later that Percy was just making out with a girl, but can we talk about the phrasing here?  I mean…this certainly implies he was by himself…stroking his wand or whatever euphemism they have for masturbating in the Wizarding World:
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OOOOH SO THE FACE IN THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS IS SALAZAR SLYTHERIN’S FACE!!!  Don’t know how I missed that the first go-around.

“It’s our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
Smartest quote in this book.

 

 

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18 Fun Facts About Arrested Development

This is Michael Bluth.

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As the brains behind his dysfunctional family, Michael is tasked with keeping his mother from spending all the family money, keeping his dad in (or out) of jail, and preventing his sister and two brothers from completely destroying everything the family has built.

Besides dealing with the failing family business, Michael – a recent widower – is also raising a son by the name of George Michael.  Together, they navigate their way through the maze of insanity the Bluth family has created…and so begins Fox’s Arrested Development.

A cult classic in every way, shape, and form, Arrested Development was a beacon in the realm of amazing TV writing and producing.  Starring Jessica Walter, Michael Cera, Ron Howard, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambour, and many more, Arrested Development was cancelled after just three seasons.  After backlash from fans, showrunners decided to release a fourth season exclusively on Netflix (which was OK) and the crew is looking to continue with season five in the near future.

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The thing I love the most about AD is that I catch new things every time I watch it.  Subtle jokes, hilarious gags and simple word play easily make this one of the best-written shows I’ve ever seen…and I continue to find little gems even after watching seasons 1-3 a good handful of times.

I’m sure I’m not alone in finding new things every time I watch this show, as that was intended when the show was in production.  Showrunners wanted a sitcom that encouraged rewatching and boy did they deliver!  And for all you never-nudes, banana grabbers, and Bluth-lovers out there, here are 18 more Fun Facts About Arrested Development!

 

18 Fun Facts About Arrested Development

Ron Howard is to thank for the unique shooting concept of Arrested Development.  He wanted a sitcom that had the documentary style of reality TV, but with a sharp script riddled with clever jokes and gags.

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His voice as the narrator was also an accident.  He was filling in for the narrator part when filming the pilot, but his voice just “worked”…and he was cast.

Part of the “riches to rags” storyline of the Bluth family was inspired by the Enron scandal.

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Originally George Sr. was only supposed to appear in the pilot.  He was supposed to be locked up and be out of the show, which urged producers to go after big-name celebrities to play the part…namely Robert DeNiro.  However, Jeffrey Tambor was ultimately cast and the crew liked him so much that they bumped him up to a series regular.

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Comedians Andy Kindler and Rainn Wilson were both up for the part of GOB Bluth before Will Arnett was cast.

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Producers were having a hard time casting the part of Lucille 2…when Howard asked his childhood babysitter, Liza Minelli, to do it, she agreed.

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David Cross (Tobias Funke) was originally offered the role of Buster Bluth, which he turned down because he preferred the role of Tobias.  Tobias was also supposed to be a minor character, but audiences loved him so much that he was promoted to the regular cast.

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The real life inspiration for the frozen banana stand was a chocolate chip cookie business that showrunner Mitch Hurwitz and his brother Michael started in 1976.  They renovated a former taco stand on Newport Beach, CA…where Arrested Development takes place.

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While the cut-offs may be a bit of a stretch, Tobias’s fear of being naked is a real thing…it’s called gymnophobia.

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The hip hop group of the same named used Arrested Development producers over “confusion of brand dilution”.  The case settled out of court and was later referenced in the episode “Motherboy XXX” where the narrator explains the Motherboy show was “legally required to make a distinction” from the band of the same name.

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Ricky Gervais, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Christopher Walken all wanted to be on the show, but Arrested Development was canceled before producers could find roles for them.

Alia Shawkat’s (Maeby Funke) first kiss was on-screen with co-star, Michael Cera (George Michael Bluth).

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As a Canadian, Cera had issues getting a work visa to shoot the pilot.  As a backup, producers brought in Michael Angarano to play George Michael if Cera’s complications couldn’t be worked out in time.

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Every character on the show has a different impression of what a chicken sounds and looks like.

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Whenever GOB approaches someone on his Segway, he always segues the conversation to what he wants to talk about.

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There are SEVERAL clues throughout the series that Buster would lose his hand to a seal.

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When GOB hastily marries a seal seller, the roll of his new bride was played by his then-wife, Amy Poehler.  Jason Bateman’s (Michael Bluth) sister also played Michael’s possible sister, Nellie.

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Recurring Fox 6 anchorman John Beard is actually a real news anchor.  He has also played a newscaster on the Spider-Man animated series.

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Orange is the New…Pink?

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“Whoever said orange is the new pink was seriously disturbed.”
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