History Trivia / CharliesAngels

26th Jun '17 6:56:48 PM luisedgarf
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* RoleReprisal: The Japanese dub deserves a special mention, as Charlie's Japanese voice actor (Tadashi Nakamura) reprise his role from the dub of the TV series in both films.
4th Jun '17 2:41:17 PM Morgenthaler
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* HostilityOnTheSet: During the filming of the movie, there was apparently so much hostility between Creator/BillMurray and Creator/LucyLiu (he repeatedly called her acting skills into question) that she attacked him at one point, forcing the crew to separate them.
23rd May '17 10:53:41 AM CosmicFerret
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* ActorInspiredElement: Crispin Glover came up with many of his character's eccentric trades, such as ripping off women's hair, sniffing it and then screaming.

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* ActorInspiredElement: Crispin Glover Creator/CrispinGlover came up with many of his character's eccentric trades, such as ripping off women's hair, sniffing it and then screaming.



** The Thin Man originally had lines, but Crispin Glover disliked what was in the script and asked for them to be changed. The director and producer then decided to make him TheVoiceless because it made the character more mysterious.

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** The Thin Man originally had lines, but Crispin Glover Creator/CrispinGlover disliked what was in the script and asked for them to be changed. The director and producer then decided to make him TheVoiceless because it made the character more mysterious.
21st Apr '17 11:51:13 AM fearlessnikki
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* ActorAllusion: John Bosley's name is a reference to the fact that his actor David Doyle was often mistaken for actor Tom Bosley.



* MoneyDearBoy / OldShame: In an "Emmy TV Legends" interview 'John Forsythe' called the show a "potboiler"; (a bad show), of deliberately poor quality, made quickly on the cheap solely to make a lot of money, which it did.

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* MoneyDearBoy / OldShame: MoneyDearBoy:
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In an "Emmy TV Legends" interview 'John Forsythe' called the show a "potboiler"; (a bad show), of deliberately poor quality, made quickly on the cheap solely to make a lot of money, which it did.did. Money is also the reason he was never seen on-screen, claiming he'd have needed to be paid a lot to do so.
** Jaclyn Smith was eventually given a raise from $5000 an episode to $40,000 to prevent her from leaving the show.
* TheOtherMarty: The original Charlie was fired due to his drinking problems. John Forsythe was asked to do the voiceover on the midnight of the Friday before the pilot was to be broadcast. He recorded the first voiceover in his pyjamas.
* ThrowItIn: Kate Jackson suggested the name 'Charlie's Angels' after seeing a poster of angels in Aaron Spelling's office.



** Producers originally wanted to have a BlondeBrunetteRedhead trio as the Angels, but they abandoned this in order to have Jaclyn Smith as the third Angel. They finally got their redhead when Tanya Roberts joined in Season 5.



** Kate Jackson was cast as Joanna in ''Film/KramerVsKramer'' but filming would overlap with ''Charlie's Angels''. Despite attempts to work around Aaron Spelling's schedule, Kate had to drop out and Creator/MerylStreep got the part instead.



** Dylan can also be seen wearing a ''Literature/HarryPotter'' themed disguise at the start of the first film. Drew Barrymore is a massive fan of the series.



* IronyAsSheIsCast: Cameron Diaz is a trained ballroom dancer, and had to be told to dance terribly after the dream sequence.



* TroubledProduction: Creator/BillMurray and Creator/LucyLiu had trouble getting along on a daily basis, often erupting into shouting matches (one argument even stopped production for a day).
* WagTheDirector: The Thin Man originally had a speaking role, but Crispin Glover didn't like the lines, so he asked for them to be removed. The director and producer agreed to make it a non-speaking role to give the character a more mysterious feel.

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* RomanceOnTheSet: Drew Barrymore and Tom Green were dating at the time.
* TroubledProduction: Creator/BillMurray and Creator/LucyLiu had trouble getting along on a daily basis, often erupting into shouting matches (one argument even stopped production for a day). \n Beforehand the script was rewritten about thirty times until it was deemed "acceptable".
* WagTheDirector: The Thin Man originally had a speaking role, but Crispin Glover didn't like Drew Barrymore insisted that the lines, so he asked for them Angels be able to be removed. The director and producer agreed to make it a non-speaking role to give do all their fighting without firearms, hence why only the character a more mysterious feel.bad guys use guns.




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** The Thin Man originally had lines, but Crispin Glover disliked what was in the script and asked for them to be changed. The director and producer then decided to make him TheVoiceless because it made the character more mysterious.
17th Dec '16 1:01:31 PM DeadlyAssassin
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Melissa [=McCarthy=] as Doris, the Red Star receptionist.
2nd Dec '16 4:41:07 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** The fact that the series often takes place in fashionable or then-modern settings makes it positively scream 1970's today.

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** The fact that the series often takes place in fashionable or then-modern settings makes it positively scream 1970's [[TheSeventies 1970's]] today.
19th Nov '16 4:44:44 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* MoneyDearBoy / OldShame: In an "Emmy TV Legends" interview 'John Forsythe' called the sow a "potboiler"; (a bad show), of deliberately poor quality, made quickly on the cheap solely to make a lot of money, which it did.

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* MoneyDearBoy / OldShame: In an "Emmy TV Legends" interview 'John Forsythe' called the sow show a "potboiler"; (a bad show), of deliberately poor quality, made quickly on the cheap solely to make a lot of money, which it did.
25th Sep '16 11:28:01 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* RaceLift: In the original script, Vivian Wood was Chinese and her name was Vivian Wu. Once Lucy Liu was cast as Alex, they changed her to Caucasian.

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* RaceLift: In the original script, Vivian Wood was Chinese and her name was Vivian Wu. Once Lucy Liu Creator/LucyLiu was cast as Alex, they changed her to Caucasian.



** Creator/MillaJovovich, Alyssa Milano and Creator/JuliaRoberts were among the many actresses who were forerunners for Natalie, Dylan and Alex.

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** Creator/MillaJovovich, Alyssa Milano Creator/AlyssaMilano and Creator/JuliaRoberts were among the many actresses who were forerunners for Natalie, Dylan and Alex.
25th Sep '16 3:59:57 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** Asia Argento, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Victoria Beckham]], Creator/HalleBerry, Creator/HelenaBonhamCarter, [[Series/SexAndTheCity Kristin Davis]], Music/LaurynHill, Creator/JodieFoster, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Geri Halliwell]], Creator/SalmaHayek, Ashley Judd, Creator/JenniferJasonLeigh, Nia Long, Creator/GwynethPaltrow, Tiffani Thiessen, Creator/UmaThurman, Creator/LivTyler, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Robin Wright, Creator/RenéeZellweger and Creator/CatherineZetaJones were considered for the role of Alex Munday.

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** Asia Argento, Argento, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Victoria Beckham]], Creator/HalleBerry, Creator/HelenaBonhamCarter, [[Series/SexAndTheCity Kristin Davis]], Music/LaurynHill, Creator/JodieFoster, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Geri Halliwell]], Creator/SalmaHayek, Halliwell]], Creator/SalmaHayek, Ashley Judd, Creator/JenniferJasonLeigh, Nia Long, Creator/GwynethPaltrow, Tiffani Thiessen, Creator/UmaThurman, Creator/LivTyler, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Robin Wright, Creator/RenéeZellweger Creator/ReneeZellweger and Creator/CatherineZetaJones were considered for the role of Alex Munday.



** Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett - were invited to make cameo appearances, but declined. Reportedly, Fawcett said she'd only do it if she were allowed to be the voice of Charlie, and Jackson insisted on playing the role of Vivian Wood that eventually went to Kelly Lynch. Ultimately, John Forsythe and Smith did appear in its sequel. Smith's role was uncredited, however.

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** ** Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett - were invited to make cameo appearances, but declined. Reportedly, Fawcett said she'd only do it if she were allowed to be the voice of Charlie, and Jackson insisted on playing the role of Vivian Wood that eventually went to Kelly Lynch. Ultimately, John Forsythe and Smith did appear in its sequel. Smith's role was uncredited, however.
25th Sep '16 3:59:14 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** The role of Alex was originally offered to Creator/AngelinaJolie who turned it down after admitting she was not a fan of the original series. It was then offered to Jada Pinkett Smith who declined it to film ''Film/{{Bamboozled}} instead. Thandie Newton was finally cast but had to leave owing to freak weather which caused the ''Film/MissionImpossibleII'' schedule to overrun. The role was eventually taken by Lucy Liu.

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** The role of Alex was originally offered to Creator/AngelinaJolie who turned it down after admitting she was not a fan of the original series. It was then offered to Jada Pinkett Smith who declined it to film ''Film/{{Bamboozled}} ''Film/{{Bamboozled}}'' instead. Thandie Newton was finally cast but had to leave owing to freak weather which caused the ''Film/MissionImpossibleII'' schedule to overrun. The role was eventually taken by Lucy Liu.



** Asia Argento, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Victoria Beckham]], Creator/HalleBerry, Creator/HelenaBonhamCarter, [[Series/SexAndTheCity Kristin Davis]], Music/LaurynHill, Creator/JodieFoster, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Geri Halliwell]], Creator/SalmaHayek, Ashley Judd, Creator/JenniferJasonLeigh, Nia Long, Creator/GwynethPaltrow, Tiffani Thiessen, Creator/UmaThurman, Creator/LivTyler, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Robin Wright, Creator/RenéeZellweger and Creator/CatherineZetaJones were considered for the role of Alex Munday.

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** Asia Argento, Argento, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Victoria Beckham]], Creator/HalleBerry, Creator/HelenaBonhamCarter, [[Series/SexAndTheCity Kristin Davis]], Music/LaurynHill, Creator/JodieFoster, [[Music/TheSpiceGirls Geri Halliwell]], Creator/SalmaHayek, Halliwell]], Creator/SalmaHayek, Ashley Judd, Creator/JenniferJasonLeigh, Nia Long, Creator/GwynethPaltrow, Tiffani Thiessen, Creator/UmaThurman, Creator/LivTyler, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Robin Wright, Creator/RenéeZellweger and Creator/CatherineZetaJones were considered for the role of Alex Munday.



** Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett - were invited to make cameo appearances, but declined. Reportedly, Fawcett said she'd only do it if she were allowed to be the voice of Charlie, and Jackson insisted on playing the role of Vivian Wood that eventually went to Kelly Lynch. Ultimately, John Forsythe and Smith did appear in its sequel. Smith's role was uncredited, however.

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** ** Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett - were invited to make cameo appearances, but declined. Reportedly, Fawcett said she'd only do it if she were allowed to be the voice of Charlie, and Jackson insisted on playing the role of Vivian Wood that eventually went to Kelly Lynch. Ultimately, John Forsythe and Smith did appear in its sequel. Smith's role was uncredited, however.
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