Spider Bursts Out of Overripe Banana?
  • 20 September 2016
A viral video of a spider breaking out of a banana skin is an animation...
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Tom Hanks Backs Donald Trump for President
  • 29 July 2016
Online reports that actor Tom Hanks said in a television interview that he backs Donald...
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‘Finding Nemo’ Sequel Features a Transgender Stingray
  • 21 June 2016
While "Finding Dory" voice star Ellen DeGeneres joked about the movie's featuring a transgender character,...
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Did ‘Django Unchained’ Feature a Real Onscreen Death?
  • 18 February 2016
A Facebook meme claimed that actor Ato Essandoh was really killed by dogs while cameras...
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Who Was Michael Myers?
  • 27 October 2015
The face of the mass-murdering Michael Myers character in the 'Halloween' films was originally a...
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Back to the Future Rumors and Predictions
  • 22 October 2015
On "Back to the Future" day, a variety of rumors about BTTF's vision of life...
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Did Richard Gere Go Undercover and Give Money to the Homeless?
  • 12 October 2015
This wouldn't be the first time we've covered Richard Gere in a fact check.
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Does ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Include a Munchkin Suicide?
  • 13 December 1997
One of the most ubiquitous of film legends holds that a munchkin hanged himself on-camera...
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Is the Word ‘Sex’ Hidden in ‘The Lion King’?
  • 31 December 1996
Viewers claim that clouds of dust form the word S-E-X in the Disney animated film...
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Bette Davis Landed Her Biggest Role After Posting an Ad in a Newspaper?
  • 22 April 2015
Bette Davis is rumored to have landed her role in 'What Ever Happened to Baby...
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Does the Minister in ‘Little Mermaid’ Get an Erection?
  • 2 August 1996
A longstanding rumor maintains the minister officiating Ursula's wedding in 'The Little Mermaid' is more...
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