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Mr. Wizard – In a Box Under a Tree

Mr. Wizard is a lizard magician dressed in sorcerer’s hat and robes on the ABC cartoon KING LEONARDO AND HIS SHORT SUBJECTS (1960-63.) “Deep in the forest grows a tall, tall tree. And, of course, it was a short tree

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Billy Batson “Captain Marvel” – California

Billy Batson (Michael Gray) is a young man who has the ability to transform into the super hero Captain Marvel on the live-action CBS fantasy series SHAZAM! (1974-1977). “Chosen from among all others by the immortal elders – SOLOMON, HERCULES,

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Diana Prince (“Wonder Woman”) – Washington, DC

Diana Prince is a naval Yeoman whose alter ego is the super-hero Wonder Woman on the ABC/CBS fantasy adventure WONDER WOMAN (1975-1979). She lives at 2890 West 20th Street in Washington, D.C. Phone: Capitol 7-362. In reality, Diane Prince (Lynda

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Wonderbug – Los Angeles, CA

Wonderbug is a magical dune buggy featured on the live-action segments of the ABC cartoon series THE KROFFT SUPERSHOW (1976-78). The story of Wonderbug begins when three teenagers – Barry Buntrock (David Levy), C.C. McNamara (John-Anthony Bailey) and Susan Talbot

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Herbie the Love Bug – Los Angeles, CA

Herbie the Love Bug is a 1963 enchanted Volkswagen Beetle automobile imbued with a mind and spirit of its own on the CBS fantasy HERBIE, THE LOVE BUG (1982). Dean Jones, who previously starred in the Walt Disney movie “The

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Count Istvan Teleky – Mayberry, NC

Count Istvan Teleky is the name of an 18th century nobleman featured on the CBS rural comedy THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW (1960-68). On episode No. 142 “Three Wishes for Opie,” a deck of cards was discovered inside an ornate box

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Vampira – Los Angeles, CA

Vampira was a late night horror show hostess seen on ABC’s affiliate KABC Channel 7 in Hollywood in the 1950s on THE VAMPIRA SHOW. Former model Maila Nurmi played the glamour “ghoul” Vampira who wandered through a hallway of mist

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Grandpa Munster – Mockingbird Heights, USA

Grandpa Munster is a 350-year-old vampire (Count Dracula) who has a dungeon laboratory at 1313 Mockingbird Lane on the CBS fantasy comedy THE MUNSTERS (1964-66). Grandpa (Al Lewis) lives with his 157-year-old vampire daughter, Lily (Yvonne DeCarlo); her Frankenstein husband,

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Angel the Vampire – Sunnydale, CA

Angel the vampire (David Boreanaz) is a handsome, brooding bloodsucker with a soul featured the WB/UPN fantasy dramas BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (1997-2003) and ANGEL (1999-2004). Born in Galway, Ireland in the early 1700s, Angel (then known as Angelus) was

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Nicholas “Nick” Knight – Toronto, Canada

Nicholas “Nick” Knight (Geraint Wyn Davies) is an 800-year-old vampire turned police detective on the CBS fantasy drama FOREVER KNIGHT (1992-96). Sired by Lucien LeCroix (Nigel Bennett) during the Crusades, Nick (real name: Nicholas De Brabant) regretted his decision to

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Blade – Vampire Hunter

Blade is a vampire hunter(a.k.a. “The Daywalker”) featured on the Spike TV fantasy series BLADE: THE SERIES (2006). Blade’s human mother was bitten by a vampire while she was pregnant. When Blade (Sticky Fingaz) was born, he had all of

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Mick St. John – Los Angeles, CA

Mick St. John (Alex O’Loughlin) is a vampire turned private investigator on the CBS fantasy drama MOONLIGHT (2007-2008). Poor Mick had the misfortune of falling in love with a vampire and on his wedding night, his wife Coraline delivered a

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Spike the Vampire – Sunnydale, CA

Spike is a kick-ass vampire featured on the WB/UPN fantasy dramas BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (1997-2003) and ANGEL (1999-2004). Also known as William the Bloody, Spike (James Marster) is a sadistic British vampire with bleach blonde hair and a scar

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Barnabas Collins – Collinsport, ME

Barnabas Collins is a man of wealth turned vampire featured on the ABC daytime fantasy serial DARK SHADOWS (1966-71). Bitten by a vampire bat in 1795, Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) was cursed to walk the earth as one of the

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The Kindred – San Francisco, CA

The Kindred is a secret society of vampires living in the San Francisco region on the FOX fantasy drama KINDRED: THE EMBRACED (1996). The leader of the Kindred was Julian Luna (Mark Frankel) a handsome, reclusive industrialist (born in 1830)

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Ghostbusters – New York City, NY

Ghostbusters are a group of paranormal investigators for hire featured in the films “Ghostbusters” (1984) and the sequel “Ghostbusters II” (1989). Members of this pseudo-scientific group include Dr. Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Dr. Raymond Stantz (Dan Aykroyd), Dr. Egon Spengler

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The Scooby Gang – Paranormal Investigators

The Scooby Gang is the nickname for a group of four high school students who solve mysteries of the supernatural kind amidst haunted mansions, slimy swamps, and dark caves where some sort of monsters dwelled on the CBS Hanna-Barbera Productions

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Ghost Chasers – Paranormal Investigators

Ghost Chasers is a team of ghost chasing journalists from Ghost Chasers magazine featured on the ABC fantasy Hanna-Barbera cartoon series GOOBER AND THE GHOST CHASERS (1973-75). The Ghost Chasers consist of Ted (Jerry Dexter), the team leader; Tina (Jo

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The Funky Phantom – Paranormal Investigators

The Funky Phantom is a cowardly ghost from the Revolutionary War (1776) who befriended a group of teenagers and their dog on the ABC Hanna-Barbera cartoon series THE FUNKY PHANTOM (1971-72). In reality, the Funky Phantom was the ghost of

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Danny Phantom – Amity Park, USA

Danny Phantom is the pseudonym for Danny Fenton, a 14 year-old boy who was transformed into a ghostly being on the Nickelodeon Channel fantasy cartoon DANNY PHANTOM (2004-2007). Danny received his ghostly powers when he stepped inside a “strange machine”

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Casper the Friendly Ghost – Haunted House

Casper the Friendly Ghost is the spirit of a little boy who doesn’t want to scare anybody. This kindly spirit first appeared in Paramounts’ Famous Studios ‘Noveltoon’ series “The Friendly Ghost” (1945) directed by Isadore Sparber, written by Seymour Reit

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Ghost Busters – Paranormal Investigators

Ghost BustersĀ are a trio of ghost exterminators who track down the ghosts of famous villains on the CBS fantasy comedy THE GHOST BUSTERS (1975-76). The team consists of Tracy, a gorilla who wears a beany cap topped with a propeller;

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Isis – Larkspur High School, CA

Isis is an ancient Egyptian goddess featured on the CBS fantasy adventure THE SECRETS OF ISIS (1975). While on an expedition to Egypt high school science teacher, Andrea Thomas (JoAnna Cameron) found an amulet once owned by an Egyptian Queen

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Prince Rapses – San Francisco, CA

Prince Rapses is an Egyptian Pharaoh Prince whose reincarnated spirit now lies within Presley Carnovan, a teenage boy from San Francisco featured on the CBS fantasy cartoon MUMMIES ALIVE! (1997). The cartoon follows four Egyptian mummies who were entombed in

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Tutenstein the Mummy – Museum Exhibit

Tutenstein – The nickname of a 10-year-old Pharaoh named Tut-ankh-en-set-Amun (meaning “The Living Image of the Place of Amun”) featured on the Discovery Kids Channel fantasy cartoon TUTENSTEIN (2003-2008). For more than three thousand years his body was entombed in

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Nuff the Mummy – The Barnes Family

Nuff the Mummy is a 3250-year-old mummy of Egyptian Pharaoh Prince Nuffratuti of Abu Simbel (Elyes Gabel) featured on the YTV fantasy comedy I LOVE MUMMY (2002-03). After the Barnes family inherit a house (# 1237) from their archeologist Great

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Lorne the Demon – Los Angeles, CA

Lorne the Demon is a friendly green-skinned demon (Andy Hallett) featured on the fantasy drama ANGEL (1999-2004) Lorne comes from an alternative dimension called Pylea where he is known as Krevlorneswath of the Deathwok clan. But on planet earth good

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Belthazor (Cole Turner) – San Francisco, CA

Belthazor is a demon half-breed featured on the WB Network fantasy drama CHARMED (1998-2006). “Belthazor is a demonic soldier of fortune. Both powerful and dangerous, he has destroyed countless witches, innocents and demons. As sinister as he is intelligent, he

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Lucas Buck – Trinity, SC

Lucas Buck is the demonic sheriff who lives in the town of Trinity, South Carolina on the CBS fantasy drama AMERICAN GOTHIC (1995-96). Is Lucas (Gary Cole) the devil in disguise or just a fallen angel? No one knows for

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The Devil – Hell

The Devil is a heavenly angel who fell from God’s grace and now rules the kingdom of Hell on the FOX fantasy drama BRIMSTONE (1998-99). As the keeper of lost and evil souls, it is the Devil’s job to imprison

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