Actor Vic Morrow was decapitated by a helicopter on the set of the Twilight Zone movie. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh was born Jennifer Leigh Morrow, daughter of actor Vic Morrow who was decapitated by a helicopter while filming Twilight Zone: The Movie en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jen…
John Landis, director of movies like Beverly Hills Cop III and coming to America, was found not guilty of manslaughter, after an actor and two children were decapitated by a falling helicopter during the filming of the Twilight Zone movie. history.com/this-day-in-h…
On July 23, 1982, a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter crashed at Santa Clarita, California, during the making of Twilight Zone: The Movie. The crash killed three people on the ground: actor Vic Morrow and two child actors while injuring the six helicopter passengers. wikipedia.org/wiki/Twilig…
Hill valley from back to the Future was a set used in many shows including twilight zone, to kill a mockingbird and leave it to beaver. Just to name a few. latimes.com/archives/la-x…
The real-life John-Boy Walton wrote 8 Twilight Zone episodes and the 1973 animated screen adaption of Charlotte's Web. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear…
A 2002 episode of "The Twilight Zone" addressed the novikov self-consistency principle of time travel: a woman, played by Katherine Heigl, goes back in time to kill baby Hitler. She succeeds, but his mother adopts a child and raises him as Adolf. He grows up to lead the Nazi Party. vox.com/2015/10/24/960540…
Today I learned about actor Vic Morrow who was killed, along with child actors Renee Chen and Myca Dinh Le, by a falling helicopter during filming of The Twilight Zone. slate.com/culture/2012/07…
Yugioh has made more money than The Simpsons, X-Men, Lord of The Rings, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, James Bond, Transformers, Call of Duty, Sesame Street, Spongebob, Power Rangers, Looney Tunes, Frozen, Superman, Star Trek, World of Warcraft, Twilight, Seinfeld, Friends, or League of Legends. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Henry Cavill was almost cast in the role of Edward in Twilight. Losing the role to Robert Pattinson just before filming began webcitation.org/68EJ4cL1Z…
Twilight author Stephenie Meyer wanted actor Henry Cavill to be casted as Edward stepheniemeyer.com/2007/1…
, while a 20 year old Rod Serling was serving in WWII, he saw his best friend killed by a falling crate of food. Seeing the unpredictability and irony of life and death, he would later use that experience to create, 'The Twilight Zone'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod…
Kristen Stewart, widely panned for her stiff performance in the also widely-panned "Twilight" series, was the first and only American actress to win a French CΓ©sar Award - the French equivalent of an Oscar - for her performance in the film "Clouds of Sils Maria" bbc.com/news/entertainmen…
Today I learned Jennifer Jason Leigh's father was an actor who was killed, along with two child actors, in a horrific helicopter accident while filming a Twilight Zone episode. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Rod Serling, best known as the narrator and creator of The Twilight Zone, is responsible for the iconic ending of the original Planet of The Apes(1968). Serling's script was ultimately rejected and revised, but the final version retained the Statue of Liberty scene. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pla…
Shaquille O'Neal has a role as an extra in the music video of "Vanilla Twilight" by Owl City youtu.be/pIz2K3ArrWk?t=14…
50 Shades of Grey started out as Twilight fan-fiction. But after criticism that they were too provocative for the fan sites E.L. James decided to remove the vampire elements and publish them as a book. The book would go on to sell 125 million copies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fif…
If the earth were at the center of a globular cluster of stars, the darkest night would be a strange sort of twilight, making astronomy really difficult. io9.gizmodo.com/what-the-…
The term dusk usually refers to astronomical dusk, or the darkest part of twilight before night begins. But there are actually three stages of dusk known as civil dusk, nautical dusk, and astronomical dusk. Each is based on the increasing angle of the sun below the horizon in the evening. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dus…
A year before the Twilight Zone Incident, Boris Sagal (father of Katey Sagal from "Married with Children" and "Futurama") was killed during the production of NBC’s World War III miniseries when he accidentally walked into and was nearly decapitated by the helicopter's spinning tail rotor deadline.com/2014/04/heli…
Robert Pattinson, actor known for playing "Twilight" vampire Edward Cullen, is distantly related to Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration for Bram Stoker's titular character "Dracula." reuters.com/article/us-pa…
"On a clear day, you can see the edges of Earth's shadow at twilight creeping up or down the horizon. It's a dark bluish band that appears opposite to the rising or setting sun." weather.gov/owlie/weird-w…
The 1982 rock classic "Twilight Zone" by dutch band Golden Earring was inspired by reading Robert Ludlum's "The Bourne Identity" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
In 1873 a man defrauded the residents of Alta, Utah out of $2,500 by claiming to be able to raise the dead. They paid him the money NOT to raise anybody. The story was later adapted into "The Twilight Zone" episode "Mr. Garrity and the graves." deseretnews.com/article/7…
The most commonly used sentence in the Harry Potter book series was: "Nothing happened."; for The Hunger Games series it was: "My name is Katniss Everdeen.", and for the Twilight series it was: "I sighed." slate.com/articles/arts/c…
"Fifty Shades of Grey" started out as fan-fiction of the "Twilight" series. newsweek.com/el-james-fif…
Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone, wrote the first draft for Planet of the Apes. The Statue of Liberty at the end was his idea. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pla…
On 12th April 1945, for their last performance before the end of WW2, the Berlin Philharmonic performed Wagner's 'GΓΆtterdΓ€mmerung' - Twilight of the Gods - while the Hitler Youth distributed cyanide pills to the audience so they could kill themselves. spectator.co.uk/2013/10/y…
The 80s song "Twilight Zone" by Golden Earring was not inspired by the television show of the same name, but instead by the then obscure novel (now turned blockbuster movie) "The Bourne Identity" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Episode 122 of The Twilight Zone, β€œAn Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”, was a French film short that had won awards at the Cannes Film Festival in 1962 and an Oscar for Live Action Short Film in 1963. Producers paid $25,000 for rights that limited them to airing the story no more than two times. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_…
Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling's final project was Fantasy Park, a 1975 radio concert. It was a 48-hour long rock concert edited together from dozens of separate live acts, including The Beatles. Presented as an actual concert, stations reportedly received calls asking how to get to the show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod…
The first draft of β€œPlanet of the Apes” (1968) was written by Rod Serling himself, inspired by Twilight Zone S01E15 β€œI Shot an Arrow into the Air” with a very similar concept en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_S…
Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone, was so talkative that on a two hour car ride the rest of his family remained silent to see if Rod would notice their lack of participation. He did not, talking nonstop through the entire car ride. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod…
Rod Sterling (The Twilight Zone) wrote the screenplay for Planet of the Apes in 1968 metv.com/stories/rod-serl…
The idea for the movie Poltergeist was based on a Twilight Zone episode titled β€œLittle Girl Lost” - both about a little girl lost in another dimension cultfilmfreaks.com/2015/0…
, based on the Twilight Zone episode, in 1976 sci fi writer George H. Scithers writing under the pseudonym "Karl WΓΌrf" wrote a cookbook, "To Serve Man: A Cookbook for People". The Library of Congress classifies it, not as a satire, parody or literary work, but as a cookbook. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/To_…
Today I learned of Twilight Sleep, a drug combination used in the early 1900s that "relieved the pain" of childbirth by inducing amnesia so the mother wouldn't remember giving birth. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
The movie Real Steel is based on an episode of The Twilight Zone from 1963. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
On the set of Twilight Zone The Movie, Vic Morrow and a child actor were decapitated while another child actor was crushed to death in a stunt gone wrong. Director John Landis was on trial for manslaughter, and even though he broke child labor laws was found not guilty in their deaths. history.com/this-day-in-h…
The author of the Twilight series released a reboot/reimagining of the first book with gender reversal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lif…
Writer/Creator of β€œThe Twilight Zone” Rod Serling would return to his hometown Binghamton, NY whenever possible to relive his boyhood and visit places he loved. A man trying to relive his boyhood is the plot of β€œWalking Distance”, the 5th episode of season 1 of Serling’s Twilight Zone. generalcode.com/submitted…
During filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie, a helicopter crashed, leading to the death of three actors, two of them children. The fallout from the accident led to increased safety standards in the filmmaking industry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
The Earth casts its shadow onto the atmosphere. It is visible during twilight as a blue or purple band just above the horizon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear…
"50 Shades of Grey" was developed from a "Twilight" fanfiction en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fif…
On July 23, 1982 - a helicopter crashed at Indian Dunes, during the making of Twilight Zone The Movie. It killed Vic Morrow and 2 child actors, the crash later led to the introduction of new procedures and safety standards in the film industry en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
There are three types of twilight dependent on how far below the horizon the sun is: civil, nautical and astronomical. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
90% of all fish in the ocean live in the 'twilight zone' bbcamerica.com/shows/plan…
Frances Bean Cobain turned down the lead role of Bella in Twilight because she thought it was a 'sexist, Mormon Piece of S**t', according to her mother, Courtney Love nydailynews.com/entertain…
Boris Sagal directed an episode of 'The Twilight Zone', in which, A FFA agent deliberately walks toward a propeller blade to solves mystery. Twenty years later, Sagal would be accidentally killed by walking into a propeller blade, which was then investigated by the FFA. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bor…
Scientists believe that a large-scale nuclear war would result in what is commonly known as a "nuclear twilight", a global winter-like climatic event that would potentially last decades or even centuries following the use of nuclear weaponry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuc…
Stephen King said "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling is a terrific writer, while "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer "can't write worth a darn." mtv.com/news/articles/160…
Directors who weren't satisfied with their work used to be able to credit their work to Alan Smithee. "Alan Smithee" was credited with dozens of movies, such as Dune and Twilight Zone: The Movie. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala…
The Twilight Saga is a higher-grossing movie franchise than the DC Extended Universe en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
File sharing stopped the completion of a Twilight book. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid…
"It's a Good Life", the Twilight Zone episode about a kid with god-like powers, had a sequel episode and Bill Mumy reprised his role as the kid, now all grown up. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%…
The last words of actor Vic Morrow before dying in a helicopter accident on the set of Twilight Zone: The Movie were "I've got to be crazy to do this shot. I should've asked for a double." jodavidsmeyer.com/combat/…
Cats are not nocturnal. They are actually crepuscular, which means they are most active around twilight and dawn. consciouscompanion2012.co…
There is an 1986 episode of Twilight Zone directed by Wes Craven and written by George R.R. Martin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Episode, The Hitch-Hiker, of The Twilight Zone is based on 1940s Orsen Wells Radio show en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The Twilight Zone was, in part, inspired by a freak military accident during Rod Serling's time in the Army, in which his buddy was decapitated by a free-falling food crate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod…
Over the whole Twilight saga, there are over 24 minutes of just staring. youtube.com/watch?feature…
While filming the Twilight Zone movie, there were 3 actor deaths in one scene, two of which were children, that resulted in a lawsuit for violating child actor/labor laws. history.com/this-day-in-h…
The 2002 revival of *The Twilight Zone* did a sequel to the episode "It's a Good Life" called "It's Still a Good Life" where Anthony Fermount has a daughter who develops stronger psychic powers then her father. youtube.com/watch?v=-ycUs…
'Twilight' author Stephenie Meyer never visited Forks, Washington before the first book in the series; she chose the small town as its setting because it has the most rain in the US. Tourism is still 50% higher than before the books/movies, with tours and conventions held in the town. nwpr.org/post/ten-years-a…
Leonardo DiCaprio is producing a Twilight Zone movie en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
George Takei once called for peace between Star Wars and Star Trek fans to unite against Twilight fans avclub.com/articles/georg…
File sharing has prevented the next Twilight book from being completed stepheniemeyer.com/midnig…
The towns from "Ghost Whisperer", "Gremlins", "Bruce Almighty", "Back To The Future", "Falling Skies", and the first episode of "The Twilight Zone" (and many more) are all the same set, which is known as "Courthouse Square" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cou…
Jennifer Jason Leigh filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Warner Bros., John Landis and Steven Spielberg after her father, Vic Morrow, was accidentally killed along with two child actors when a helicopter stunt went wrong while filming Twilight Zone: The Movie en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jen…
Rod Serling, creator and narrator of The Twilight Zone, co-wrote the film adaptation of The Planet of the Apes. He is the one responsible for the famous twist at the end. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pla…
During the making of Twilight Zone: The Movie [1983], produced and co-directed by Stephen Spielberg, a helicopter-crash stunt gone wrong resulted in the decapitation-death of star Vic Murrow and two young child actors, all of which was caught on tape by three cameras. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
There are three types of twilight: civil twilight, when the Sun is less than 6Β° below the horizon; nautical twilight, when the Sun is between 6Β° and 12Β° below the horizon; and astronomical twilight when the Sun is between 12Β° and 18Β° below the horizon. in-the-sky.org/article.ph…
Robert Pattinson (Edward in Twilight) played the guitar for a song of the experimental hip hop band Death Grips deathgrips.wikia.com/wiki…
On this day in 1963, William Shatner guest starred as Bob Wilson in "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet". One of the most famous Twilight Zone episodes, and one of TIME Magazine's Top 10 episodes. entertainment.time.com/20…
The only episode of the original Twilight Zone series to be directed by a woman was "The Masks". Directed by Ida Lupino. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Today I learned of "Twilight sleep", a practice that only lasted 2 years in hospitals in the early 1900s that caused psychosis and hallucinations during and amnesia after labor. Women giving birth had to be strapped down with lamb skin braces so they would have no bruises after thestir.cafemom.com/pregn…
"Twilight Zone" creator Rod Serling trained for WW2 at Camp Toccoa - the same training ground as "Band of Brothers" Easy Company - but was disappointed to be deployed to the Pacific because he wanted to fight the Nazis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod…
Stephenie Meyer's 'Twilight' novels, when translated into Chinese, were published with detailed footnotes explaining cultural references (Pop-Tarts, slumber parties, Ivy League colleges, Greek mythology, etc.); some took up more than half the page. The books were all best sellers. bruce-humes.com/archives/…
The creator of Netflix's Jessica Jones, Melissa Rosenberg, was also responsible for all five screenplays of the Twilight films. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel…
The iconic theme from The Twilight Zone was actually 2 separate pieces of stock music written for use in CBS shows by an avant-garde composer, who didn't know it was being used as a theme song and didn't get any royalties from it en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
In 1989, Disney Imagineers looked into making a horror film ride for its MGM theme park. They looked into an attraction based on Stephen King's works, a β€œghost tour” by Vincent Price, and a horror-comedy ride hosted by Mel Brooks, before finally settling on the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. ohmy.disney.com/insider/2…
Richard Matheson, the author of the novel "I Am Legend", also wrote host Rod Sterling's opening and closing statements in the t.v. show "The Twilight Zone", as well as the famous episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
Robert Pattinson hates the Twilight series, especially the character of Edward, who he compares to an axe murderer. moviepilot.com/posts/2013…
Robert Pattinson (of twilight fame) plays guitar and contributed to the song "Birds" by industrial hip-hop group, Death Grips. pitchfork.com/news/57633-…
The actor who played the dad on the porch in Fletch β€” and pitcher β€œCasey” in The Twilight Zone β€” killed a man in a bar when he was 75 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob…
Henry Cavill auditioned to play Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire, and Edward Cullen in the Twilight Saga, and lost both roles to Robert Pattinson, despite being Stephanie Meyer's first choice for Edward. abcnews.go.com/blogs/ente…
() Desi Arnaz's show Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse aired The Twilight Zone pilot introducing the world to The Twilight Zone. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wes…
The script of an episode of the Twilight Zone, "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street", has been used in elementary school reading textbooks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Rod Serling, the creator of The Twilight Zone, saw his friend get decapitated by a supply drop in World War 2. This event would give him inspiration in many of his scripts and stories. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…
An onset accident took the lives of Vic Morrow and 2 child actors on the set of The Twilight Zone: The Movie en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Henry Cavill, star of the upcoming Man of Steel, was next in line to be cast as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter, Edward Cullen in Twilight, and James Bond in Casino Royale, but lost the roles all three times. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hen…
On dates near the summer solstice it is never technically night in the entire UK. Due to its latitude it remains in a state of perpetual twilight during the nighttime hours. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Sterling Holloway, the voice of Winnie-the-Pooh, was once in an episode of the Twilight Zone. youtube.com/watch?v=3HKzN…
The pilot episode of The Twilight Zone was filmed on the same set used for Hill Valley in the Back To The Future movies youtube.com/watch?v=uQXge…
During the filming of the Twilight Zone Movie, there was an accident involving two child actors and a helicopter filming scene that resulted in them getting beheaded. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
To accommodate right-handed players controlling the normally left-handed Link in Twilight Princess, and having run out of time to simply re-animate Link, developers mirrored the entire game. The Gamecube game and Wii game are mirror opposites of each other. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Twilight was rejected 14 times before being published en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/T…
Melissa Rosenberg writer for the first 4 seasons of Dexter (also considered the best 4 seasons); left to write the screenplay for all 5 Twilight movies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel…
Three actors died during the filming of The Twilight Zone: The Movie. Stephen Spielberg was tried, and later acquitted of manslaughter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vic…

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