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MikaelaMuppet

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Prior to Alaina Reed's death, she was in talks with Sesame Workshop for a return to Sesame Street to reprise her Olivia role. A script was supposedly written titled "Welcome Back, Olivia", but Reed's passing ended the deal she intended to sign following the conclusion of her medical treatments.
 

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Prior to Alaina Reed's death, she was in talks with Sesame Workshop for a return to Sesame Street to reprise her Olivia role. A script was supposedly written titled "Welcome Back, Olivia", but Reed's passing ended the deal she intended to sign following the conclusion of her medical treatments.
I heard that once, but i'm a bit skeptical, as i'm not sure of the source, plus it doesn't really sound like the type of plot SST would've done after the mid 90s.
 

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Apparently Joe Pesci had his own idea for HOME ALONE 3: Kevin getting lost in a Hawaiian resort.

I'm trying to imagine all of the wacky shenanigans the Wet Bandits could get into: Marv would probably take up surfing to try to impress all of the bikini babes.

MARV: Hey, Harry! I got our new new nickname! We're the Surfin' Bandits!
HARRY: Go drown yourself in the ocean, Marv!
MARV: I don't wanna drown myself!
 

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There's a neighborhood in Brooklyn called "Dumbo", and "Dumbo" actually stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.
 

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Well, in my state, there’s legit a city called “Sandwich.”
 

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George Lindsey was originally considered for the role of Spock on the original STAR TREK.

Let that sink in for a minute: George Lidnsey, better known as Goober from THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW, was going to be Mr. Spock. . . .

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CARTOON ALL-STARS TO THE RESCUE was written by Sid & Marty Krofft writers.

Oh, the irony!
 
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