History Trivia / CharliesAngels

21st Nov '17 6:21:27 PM makarovak47
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* RomanceOnTheSet: Drew Barrymore and Tom Green were dating at the time.

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* RomanceOnTheSet: Drew Barrymore Creator/DrewBarrymore and Tom Green were dating at the time.



* FakeAmerican: Rachel Taylor as an American since she's an Australian.
* ThePeteBest or TheOtherMarty: Robert Wagner was set to be the voice of Charlie (replacing the late John Forsythe) but was prevented by scheduling conflicts; ultimately Victor Garber supplied Charlie's voice.

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* FakeAmerican: Rachel Taylor Creator/RachaelTaylor as an American since she's an Australian.
* ThePeteBest or TheOtherMarty: Robert Wagner was set to be the voice of Charlie (replacing the late John Forsythe) but was prevented by scheduling conflicts; ultimately Victor Garber Creator/VictorGarber supplied Charlie's voice.
2nd Oct '17 4:25:47 AM ClintEastwood
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* CaliforniaDoubling: While the series is shot in Florida, there were some places (e.g. Cuba, some of the islands near Florida) that were shot in the state.
2nd Oct '17 4:20:54 AM ClintEastwood
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* AbsenteeActor: Charlie may not be seen [[spoiler: (except for the SeriesFinale)]], but "Avenging Angel" is the only episode in which he also isn't heard.



* BigNameFan: Creator/AynRand was a great fan of the show, considering the idea of beautiful women doing impossible things to be a welcome divergence from its contemporaries.

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* BigNameFan: BigNameFan:
** President UsefulNotes/GeraldFord visited the set during filming, as it was one of his favorite television shows.
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Creator/AynRand was a great fan of the show, considering the idea of beautiful women doing impossible things to be a welcome divergence from its contemporaries.


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* HostilityOnTheSet: Kate Jackson and Cheryl Ladd reportedly did not get along during their two seasons working together. Ladd stated in interviews there were some days Jackson would not even speak to her.
27th Sep '17 10:27:20 AM ClintEastwood
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** The fact that the series often takes place in fashionable or then-modern settings makes it positively scream [[TheSeventies 1970's]] today.

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** The fact that the series often takes place exemplified the start of the [[FemaleGaze craze for men's butts]] among [[AllWomenAreLustful Western women]] which began with the publication of photographer Christy Jenkins' photo book ''A Woman Looks at Men's Buns'' in fashionable or then-modern settings makes it positively scream [[TheSeventies 1970's]] today. 1980 during the fourth and fifth seasons (1979-1981). During the fourth season, Kris and Tiffany [[AccidentalPun visually assessed]] men's buns in both the [[{{Crossover}} "Love Boat Angels"]] and "Toni's Boys" episodes; during the fifth season, Julie [[EatingTheEyeCandy stared at a guy's butt]] in the "Mr. Galaxy" episode, while Kris is seen checking out guys' butts in both the "He Married an Angel" and "Angel on a Roll" episodes.
** "Angel on a Roll" also shows some of the first bank automatic teller machines (ATM).
28th Aug '17 5:06:43 PM ClintEastwood
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** [[Film/{{Caddyshack}} Bill Murray mentions talking to a squirrel]].
28th Aug '17 5:01:53 PM ClintEastwood
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** Among the actresses considered for the role of Tiffany Welles were Creator/MichellePfeiffer and Kathie Lee Gifford.

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** Among the actresses considered for the role of Tiffany Welles were Creator/MichellePfeiffer and Kathie Lee Gifford.Creator/KathieLeeGifford.



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



* 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.
* IronyAsSheIsCast: Cameron Diaz is a trained ballroom dancer, and had to be told to dance terribly after the dream sequence.
* RaceLift: In the original script, Vivian Wood was Chinese and her name was Vivian Wu. Once Creator/LucyLiu was cast as Alex, they changed her to Caucasian.

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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.
them. [=McG=] also claimed that Murray headbutted him, which Murray denies.
* IronyAsSheIsCast: Cameron Diaz Creator/CameronDiaz is a trained ballroom dancer, and had to be told to dance terribly after the dream sequence.
* RaceLift: In the original script, Vivian Wood was Chinese and her name was Vivian Wu. Once Creator/LucyLiu was cast as Alex, they changed her to Caucasian.
sequence.



* WagTheDirector: Drew Barrymore insisted that the Angels be able to do all their fighting without firearms, hence why only the bad guys use guns.

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* WagTheDirector: Drew Barrymore WagTheDirector:
** Creator/DrewBarrymore
insisted that the Angels be able to do all their fighting without firearms, hence why only the bad guys use guns.guns.
** The Thin Man originally had lines, but 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.



** 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}}'' 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.Creator/LucyLiu.



** 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/ReneeZellweger and Creator/CatherineZetaJones were considered for the role of Alex Munday.

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** Asia Argento, Creator/AsiaArgento, [[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/AshleyJudd, Creator/JenniferJasonLeigh, Nia Long, Creator/GwynethPaltrow, Tiffani Thiessen, Creator/UmaThurman, Creator/LivTyler, Creator/KateWinslet, Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, Robin Wright, 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 RemakeCameo 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.



** The Thin Man originally had lines, but 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.

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** The Thin Man originally had lines, but 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.
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.
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