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From talk shows and game shows to reality TV and modern-day classics, explore interesting facts about TV shows.


How 'The Simpsons' Works

'The Simpsons' is famed for its biting humor and eccentric characters. But what makes the show so special? Find out in this article at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Works

'Schoolhouse Rock' taught kids of the '70s and '80s a lot, from history to science to grammar, in a fun way. Learn about the cartoon at HowStuffWorks. See more »

40 Years Later, Slim Goodbody Is Still Encouraging Kids to Make Healthy Choices

The self-described health crusader is still educating children about the human body. Learn what Slim Goodbody's up to now at HowStuffWorks. See more »

People Are Spending Two Months In Jail for a Reality Show

HowStuffWorks talks with a cast member of '60 Days In' to find out why he signed up. See more »

5 Things You Didn't Know About Mister Rogers

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, as HowStuffWorks finds out more about Fred Rogers. See more »

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Sesame Street'

Sesame Street first aired on PBS on Nov. 10, 1969. Here five things you never knew about it from HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

The 'Bewitched' Quiz

How much do you know about 'Bewitched'? Test your knowledge of the show with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

50 Years and Counting: 'Star Trek' Writers Explain Its Serious Staying Power

"Star Trek" is celebrating its 50th anniversary. HowStuffWorks Now talks to two of its writers about why it has endured for so long. See more »

10 Secrets of Filming Reality TV Shows

You might know that reality shows aren't completely real, but do you know their tricks? Learn 10 secrets of filming reality TV shows at HowStuffWorks. See more »

'The Good Wife' Quiz

Did you always wonder if Peter and Alicia would end up together? Test your knowledge of 'The Good Wife' with this quiz. See more »