Myths and Legends

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  • 2007
  • 2 Seasons

Myths and Legends is a television series that showcase celebrity and expert guests who talk about popular myths. These popular myths have to do with American movies, music and television. In August of 2007, the show paid tribute to the 30th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. They showed a 30 minute special that was titled “The King of Rock ‘n Roll” that showcased all of the popular mysteries that surrounded the life of Elvis Presley.

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Bigfoot, Phone Home
7. Bigfoot, Phone Home
January 1, 2009
Was Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones murdered? Is the famous Bigfoot film a hoax? Did a well known household detergent feature young Marilyn Chambers on its box prior to her rise to fame as an adult film actress? Did Mars Inc., the maker of M&M candies, really turn down product placement in the 1982 hit E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, paving the way for Reese's Pieces to cash in on E.T.'s success?
Cursees, Corpses  and Alice Cooper
6. Cursees, Corpses and Alice Cooper
January 1, 2009
Was Arnold Schwarzenegger originally cast as the Incredible Hulk? Did Alice Cooper really play Eddie Haskell on Leave It To Beaver? Was John Barrymore's corpse taken from the mortuary and propped up at Errol Flynn's home? Was James Dean's car cursed?
Rock Gods and Superstars
5. Rock Gods and Superstars
January 1, 2009
Was Jayne Mansfield decapitated in her fatal automobile accident? Did Pete Townshend lose part of his hearing after an explosive appearance by The Who on The Smothers Brothers? Were Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame member Rick Nelson and his band freebasing cocaine when their plane caught fire, causing a fatal crash? Did Sony create a fictitious critic to promote its movies?
Shatner, Sinatra and Oscar
4. Shatner, Sinatra and Oscar
January 1, 2009
Was the Oscar trophy named after Bette Davis' husband -- based on the similarity of their backsides? Was singer Dean Torrance of Jan & Dean truly part of a conspiracy to kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr.? Was William Shatner's face the inspiration behind serial killer Michael Myers' mask in the grisly Halloween series? Did the U.S. military run a secret movie studio in Laurel Canyon?
Blood Evidence
3. Blood Evidence
January 1, 2009
Did the woman Jack Nicholson thought was his sister actually turn out to be his mother? Did R2-D2 and C-3PO make a cameo in Raiders of the Lost Ark? Was a comic book based on the rock band KISS printed with the blood of band members? Hogan's Homicide: Who killed Bob Crane?
Manson, Monkees and Mister Ed
2. Manson, Monkees and Mister Ed
January 1, 2009
Did Charles Manson really try out for The Monkees -- or write a song for the Beach Boys? Was Mr. Ed really played by a zebra? Is J.Lo's butt really insured for $1 billion? Was singer Ritchie Valens' fate determined by a coin flip?
Pigskins, Bats and That Darn Cat
1. Pigskins, Bats and That Darn Cat
January 1, 2009
J. Edgar Hoover vs. That Darn Cat: Did the FBI really investigate Disney's feline? Is Phyllis Diller really Susan Lucci's mother? Was Marilyn Monroe murdered? Did heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne bite the head off of a live bat? Does the phenomenon known as the Super Bowl "Halftime Flush" actually happen?
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Myths and Legends is a television series that showcase celebrity and expert guests who talk about popular myths. These popular myths have to do with American movies, music and television. In August of 2007, the show paid tribute to the 30th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. They showed a 30 minute special that was titled “The King of Rock ‘n Roll” that showcased all of the popular mysteries that surrounded the life of Elvis Presley. Myths and Legends is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on January 10, 2007.

Where to Watch Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends is available for streaming on the TV Land website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Myths and Legends on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    January 10, 2007