Have you ever had the feeling that you are an expert on your favorite vintage TV series? Rethink that! It might surprise even the most committed fan to find that there’s always some fascinating detail they’ve missed. Some lesser-known details about beloved TV shows will shock you, like the show that charged extras to be on set and actors who were younger than their on-screen kids. Check to see how many you already know by taking a look.
The Iconic Profile Sketch From The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Was Created Initially For a Christmas Card
Show: The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
Original Network: CBS
Est. Production Budget: Unknown
The drawing, intended for use on a Christmas card, featured the iconic silhouette of renowned writer/director Alfred Hitchcock. That’s accurate! It was never intended to take center stage during The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. But Hitchcock was so taken with the design, he insisted on having it appear in the show’s opening credits. The sketch immediately became iconic and is still connected to the Hitchcock name today. It just goes to show that occasionally the most memorable TV moments come from a happy accident.