Here's the pilot moment that convinced Adam West to star in Batman

The scene that persuaded West to don the cowl.

Richard Dean Anderson felt comfortable during his MacGyver audition because of Henry Wrinkler

Wrinkler was one of the producers of MacGyver and helped Anderson calm down during his audition.

8 recent voice performances by 'The A-Team' actor Dwight Schultz

Superheroes, villains, and video game characters — Howling Mad Murdock voiced them all.

Leonard Nimoy once escaped from Spock-obsessed fans via firetruck

Trapped in a manager's office and hiding from a crowd of fans, Nimoy had to get creative to get out of the building.

Jack Lord had the perfect response to ego rumors in the 70s

"I had a deal with the network that called for star billing. There was a reason for that. I don't know where the criticism... MORE

Why Triple A stopped working on The A-Team

Melinda Culea and Stephen J. Cannell did not see the character the same way.

Steve McQueen was a rebel that ''punched'' his way out

"I never liked to talk my way out of anything. I liked to punch my way out."

This episode of Maverick wasn’t quite as “authentic” as it wanted you to believe

The real “Hoyle’s Games” book never actually mentioned a five-card stud.

Walter Koenig once pranked George Takei over a Star Trek movie

For a brief moment, Chekov convinced Sulu that the next Trek movie was going to be claymation.

Adam West said Batman was ludicrous and absurd, but always somewhat ''believable''

There's a fine line between fiction and reality, but whenever West had a chance to blur that line with Batman, he did.

Steve McQueen's uncompromising vision for ''Wanted: Dead or Alive''

McQueen never wanted to play a boring ol' hero.

5 facts about the life and career of Cheyenne star Clint Walker

Walker moved his family around 28 times before he found stability in Hollywood.

The A-Team revived George Peppard's ''poisoned'' career

Peppard went from an enduring star to being labeled Hollywood's unemployable bad boy—that is, until the A-Team came along.

The Richard Boone Show was nothing like Have Gun - Will Travel

Boone followed up his time as a bounty hunter with a more varied theatrical presentation.

Here's what William Shatner had to say about censorship

Shatner breaks down what could, and couldn't, be done on TV in '85.

You might recognize this A-Team guest star from this Eighties cult classic

Andre Gower bonded with B.A. before he battled the Universal Monsters.

In the 1980s, Nash Bridges' Don Johnson was a pop star

Johnson juggled being a star in two industries simultaneously: acting and music.

Robert Conrad was the only person Robert Conrad wanted to perform his stunts

Conrad believed he could get a better bang (literally) for his buck when it came to performing stunts.

A case of not-so-secret identities: The true story of Mrs. Ann Batman

Turns out there is a Mrs. Batman, and no Bruce won't come to the phone.

It took Leonard Nimoy great self-control to play the role of Spock

Nimoy had to find some zen to play the role of Spock, both in front of the camera and in the real world.

How The A-Team sparked the cult phenomenon that was Mr. T

The A-Team icon took credit for creating the character of B.A. Baracus.

Robert Conrad had strong feelings about being called a star

The Wild Wild West actor didn't even want a star on the sidewalk out of fear people would spit on it.

John Wayne almost got George Takei fired from Star Trek

Lt. Sulu and The Duke starred together in The Green Berets.

Relic Hunter star Tia Carrere was called ''the female Indiana Jones''

Carrere was also supposed to join the A-Team, but her General Hospital role prevented her from doing so.

Mr. T was so intimidating, The A-Team had to make his character afraid of flying

B.A. Baracus had fans convinced that Mr. T was really afraid to fly. Naturally, Mr. T played along.

Dr. McCoy's daughter was almost in a Star Trek episode — and would have had a romance with Kirk

The episode eventually aired with some significant rewrites, but the doctor's daughter was no longer in the script.

Cesar Romero had this to say about Tim Burton's ''Batman''

TV's Joker had a hot take on Jack Nicholson.

John Payne said The Restless Gun used comedy to stop the show from being ''dull and boring''

Payne said comedy characters and situations helped ease the tension of Westerns.

Batman producer William Dozier on TV's downfall

Dozier dismissed Batman to the press.