Did you know...?
Man's best friend.
Of all breeds of dogs, the Cocker Spaniel has the smallest brain. The Cocker's brain is even smaller than the brain of a Chihuahua, the smallest dog.
They did it on porpoise.
In the popular 1960s TV show "Flipper," the animal used to play Flipper was actually a porpoise, not a dolphin. The producers tried several dolphins, but found them uncooperative and difficult to train. When you are watching reruns of the show, notice how often the director alternates between a scene of the kids in the boat talking to Flipper (without Flipper in the picture) to one of Flipper in the ocean (without the kids in the shot). Because a porpoise is much smaller than a dolphin and digital manipulation was still years away, it was necessary to preserve believability by insuring that the human characters were never in the same frame as the porpoise.
A Major Typo!
The Heisman Trophy was actually named after NFL quarterback Joe Theismann. However, when the trophy was being cast, a designer erroneously assumed that THEISMANN was intended to be