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‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ Turns 90

Winnie-The-Pooh, the A.A. Milne series featuring a stuffed bear and his toy animal friends, debuted 90 years ago this week. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s nearly century-long run:
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'Stargate SG-1' Fans Disappointed To See Richard Dean Anderson Walk Onto Stage Like A Normal Person

NEW YORK—While explaining they were cognizant that no interstellar portals exist in real life, New York Comic Con attendees voiced frustrations Sunday after seeing Richard Dean Anderson, who played the character Jack O'Neill on Stargate SG-1, walk onto the stage as though he were "just some guy." "Obviously, I wasn't expecting them to build an actual working Stargate for him to walk through, but some flashing lights and dry ice or something would've been nice," said audience member Glenn Culson, who added that seeing Anderson in a Polo shirt and slacks rather than his official SGC team uniform was also somewhat underwhelming. "Or the sound. Just play the sound of the Stargate, at least. It wouldn't have been hard." Some Stargate SG-1 fans pointed out that since O'Neill was promoted and moved to Washington, D.C. in later seasons it actually made sense for Anderson not to utilize the Stargate technology.

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