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Fan-Made Movie Trailers

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If the entertainment industry ever runs out of ideas for new movies, they could turn to these creative trailers put together by movie fans and posted online. A few of them could be big hits at the box office.

The Legend of Zelda

Fans of the popular video games salivated over this trailer before it was revealed as an April Fool’s joke.

E.T.: X

This gory sequel to the classic movie makes E.T. the savior of humanity when the rest of his alien race decides to attack.

Titanic 2

A convincing fan-made trailer for a movie bringing Jack Dawson back to life tantalized the masses of Titanic fans who couldn’t accept his death in the original film.

Batman and Superman

Who could resist a movie bringing the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel together to fight crime?

 

Star Wars: Empire

Now that Disney is making more Star Wars movies, this intriguing trailer telling the story from the Empire’s point of view could be made possible.

The Shining

One of the most well-known horror movies is reimagined as a heartwarming story about a fatherless little boy bonding with his foster father.

Scary Mary Poppins

Here’s another reimagined favorite: Mary Poppins, the terrifying supernatural nanny.

The Oregon Trail

We have a Battleship movie and talks of films based on Monopoly and Candy Land—why not the Oregon Trail? There's plenty of potential drama: Anyone who’s played the game knows that someone is going to die of dysentery.

 

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Happy Birthday, Alex Trebek!
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Today, everyone's favorite game show host turns 76 years old. Let's celebrate!

ON SESAME STREET

In 2006, Trebek played “Special of the Day” with Telly.

ON CARD SHARKS

In 1980, the tables were turned, and Trebek found himself the contestant on this episode of Card Sharks. The “tell me about yourself” portion of the program doesn’t go so smoothly, but he’s pretty good at the game itself.

THROWING PEOPLE IN THE POOL

In this sketch for the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, Trebek throws a waiter in a pool. The takeaway is clear: Don’t phrase things in the form of a question when you’re talking to the Jeopardy! host.

TREBEK ON NASA

And how the agency’s work with other companies helps all of us, not just astronauts.

HOSTING WHEEL OF FORTUNE

Happy April Fool's Day 1997! (Pat Sajak hosted Jeopardy that night.)

ALEX, AUTOTUNED

MC TREBEK IN THE HIZZOUSE

That was the actual name of the category.

AND JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT COULDN'T GET ANY WEIRDER...

Behold “Sexiest Potpourri Ever.”

LAST BUT NOT LEAST...

You didn’t think we’d leave without posting one of these, did you?

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Covers of "Me and Bobby McGee"
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On this day in 1970, Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose at the age of 27. The singer-songwriter was known as "The Queen of Psychedelic Soul." Here, we remember Joplin with covers of her only number-one hit, "Me and Bobby McGee." Joplin's version of the song, originally written by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster, topped the charts after her death, making the song the second posthumous number-one single in U.S. chart history.

Johnny Cash

Pink

Willie Nelson

Dolly Parton

James Last

Jerry Lee Lewis

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