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Who are Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street named after?

The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s “Its A Wonderful Life.”

Who is Wonder Woman’s father?

Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, is pretty well known as Wonder Woman’s (princess Diana) mother. Diana’s father however, is a bit more complicated. In George Perez’ reboot of Wonder Woman comics in 1987, he followed parts of the 1942 origin story, including Wonder Woman being sculpted by Hippolyta from clay and brought to life by the gods. In Brian Azzarello’s New 52 run beginning in 2011 however, it was revealed that Zeus is Diana’s father, making her a demigod. Greg Rucka however removed that part from her origin in Rebirth (2016). A year later however, James Robinson rewrote the mythos of Zeus being Wonder Woman’s father into her story.

Where did the name ‘Oz’ come from in the book ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’?

The name for Oz in the “Wizard of Oz” was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z; hence the name “OZ.”

What was the first song played on MTV?

The very first song played on MTV was ‘Video Killed The Radio Star’ by the Buggles.

William Marston invented the polygraph, what else is he famous for?

William Marston engineered one of the earliest forms of the polygraph in the early 1900’s. Later he went on to create the comic strip Wonder Woman, a story about a displaced Amazon princess who forces anyone caught in her magic lasso to tell the truth

What is Daffy Duck’s middle name?

Daffy has a middle name, Dumas as the writer of a swashbuckling script, a nod to Alexandre Dumas. Also, in the Baby Looney Tunes episode “The Tattletale”, Granny addresses Daffy as “Daffy Horatio Tiberius Duck”.

What Disney movies show two parents throughout the film?

101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, and Mulan are the only Disney cartoons where both parents are present and don’t die throughout the movie.