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I used to think that if an episode was shown on the tv that the actors were actually acting it out again. Then I saw this episode of Father Ted and I knew the actor who plays Father Ted (his name escapes me) was dead. I asked my sister how they could get another actor that looked, and sounded, exactly like the previous one.

Toto
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I thought Chuck Norris looked almost exactly like Mr. T until I saw Walker, Texas Ranger, wich i heard he was in. Then I asked my dad why he wasn't in any of the episodes and he said THAT is him.

Wrong about Chuck
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When I was watching a film on the TV I supported "good guys", of course. When good and bad started fighting I strained all my muscles, clenched my fists believing that it would help "good guys" to win.

Anna
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on the the show Mister Rogers Neighborhood Mister Rogers was not only talking to me he could also hear me talking back to him and since my best friend was watching the show at her house if i yelled loud enough she would be able to hear me through her tv

LaurenRuth
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I used to think "To Be Announced" was a news program.

Anon
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The TV announcer said "and the killer is still at large." My son, about 4 or 5 at the time, looked at me and asked, "Dad, where is Large." He was worried that the city of Large was close to our city and the killer might come and get us!

Anon
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This is one that my daughter (who is 8) believes...that you can fastward DVR by rewinding it. She does'nt understand that real time is still moving and that when she rewinds and forwards it back that she can only go to live tv. It drives me insane, I tell ya!

charipop
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up untill a few weeks ago i thought that the way that they got tv ratings was that there were little machines inside every single tv in the country and they would record every single thing you watched and knew exactly when you changed the channel so i used to try annoy the rtings people by flicking through the channels for ages and thinking "rate that suckers!"

Billie
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I used to believe that cartoons were real but they lived in a another world and did not know we were watching them and they watched us as TV shows and shows with real people were shows that got mixed up and came to are world

Sandy
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I used to believe that if I turned the TV off, it would pause whatever show was on until I turned it back on.

Anon
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i believed that the people were just playing the show for me and that no noe else saw the same show. So, boy was i surprised when the show i saw yesterday was on my friends tv.

poisen
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My parents used to love "Lonesome Dove," so naturally I always watched it too. At one point there is a prostitute playing the piano, and Robert Duvall yells from upstairs "Tell that whore to stop playing and get up here" or something along those lines. So naturally my siblings and I asked what a whore was. My parents decided between them that a prostitute was a woman who played the piano.

The very next Sunday my mom told the pianist at our church the story, just in case we were to tell her what a good whore she was.

Destined to be a bad pimp. (Linc)
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When was about 5-7 I thought when we turned off the TV, the people stayed there, ya know like frozen there, until we turned the TV back on.

Afroduck
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When I was young, a very long time ago, I used to think that television companies employed very small actors. These people entered the TV through the cable at the back. I also believed that actors who were shot actually died,

fja
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i used to think that when you turned on the tv there was a stage somewhere just for your tv and when you turned the tv on people got on stage and you were watching it live and when you changed the chanel that new people would run on the stage, and thats why it took a while for the chanel to change

catherine
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I used to believe that the TV shows which you could hear the studio audience laughing were the people at home laughing. So, I would get right to the speaker of the TV and scream really loud thinking everyone watching could hear me.

Anon
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When I was 2, I used to belive that barney was behind the tv when I would watch him, and he was just acting out the scenes behind the tv

Brooke
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when we were little, me and my sister thought that if you ran into the tv really fast, you could jump in it. laughing at this, we were at our friends house and shes got a 3 year old niece. we told her that mickey mouse wanted her and to go in. "no! mommy will miss me!" she said. we told her to come right back out and she actually tried...i know, we're mean..

Anon
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'To Be Announced' in the TV guide was a film that was on all the time!

Clare
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When I was about 8 years old I used to whatch Blue Peter and the children's TV shows a lot.
It wasn't a very long time ago so all of the presenters used to wear earpieces. I then assumed that all of these ear pieces were hearing aids, leading me to the final conclusion that all TV presenters were deaf.
I always wanted to be one at that age so when I had an operation on my ear about a year later I thought that my dream would come true!...

Kathy
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