Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano

Ripley's Believe It or Not


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  1. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, 10 months ago

    49 pounds of hasenpfeffer? Probably need Kirk’s phaser rifle to kill it.

  2. AussieDownUnder

    AussieDownUnder said, 10 months ago

    So Harvey really exists.

  3. AussieDownUnder

    AussieDownUnder said, 10 months ago

    Leighton has waaaay too much time and money to fish around like this.

  4. edclectic

    edclectic said, 10 months ago


    It’s all those martinis that put on the 49 pounds.

  5. Cooncat

    Cooncat said, 10 months ago

    Looks like Kirk’s phaser rifle was from the episode “Where No Man Has Gone Before”, which was actually the 2nd pilot made to sell the show. The phaser rifle was called for by Mr. Spock, since he felt that the growing god-like powers of Lt. Gary Mitchell would soon overwhelm any chance they had of stranding him (Mitchell) on the planet “Delta Vega”. The 1st pilot was later converted into a 2 part episode called The Menagerie. And now you know “the rest of the story ..”

  6. dkram

    dkram said, 10 months ago

    A second pilot was unheard of back then, or even now.
    NBC really didn’t want the show and tried to cancel it after one season, but a writing campaign saved it, twice.

  7. Lou Barra

    Lou Barra said, 10 months ago

    That’s a rabbit?

  8. Lou Barra

    Lou Barra said, 10 months ago

    Lost in Space was way more successful.

  9. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, 10 months ago

    Rabbit stew recipe here.

    Or use this….

    Fried Rabbit

    Like fried chicken, this tastes good served hot or cold. (note within the recipe)<br


    4-pound (1 3/4 kg) domestic rabbit, in serving pieces (emphasis is mine)
    4 tablespoons flour
    Freshly ground pepper
    3 tablespoons shortening

    Wipe the rabbit pieces with a damp towel and pat dry.
    Lightly dust each piece with flour and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
    Heat the shortening in a large skillet, then add the rabbit and brown.
    Lower the heat and fry, turning often, for 25 minutes or until the juices run clear when a small slit is made in the thick part of the thigh.

    From: ”The Fannie Farmer Cookbook” (Twelfth Edition)

    Revised by: Marion Cunningham with Jeri Laber
    Illustrated by: Lauren Jarret
    Published by: Bantam Books

    ISBN 0-553-23488-9

  10. tom_wright

    tom_wright said, 10 months ago

    That’s LOTS of rabbit stew.

  11. James Jennings

    James Jennings said, 10 months ago


    Although it was indeed the second in terms of production order, “Where No man Has Gone Before” was the third broadcast after “The Man Trap” and “Charlie X.” “The Man Trap” was 6 and “Charlie X” was 8. If you ever get a chance, watch them in order. You’ll see where the idea of red shirts always getting killed and Grace Lee Whitney being a more important character than she really was. In the first cast, toward the middle of the first season several episodes where red shirts died on away missions were clumped together although they were not produced that way. As far as Grace Lee Whitney goes the episodes she acted in were produced early on but spread out throughout the season giving the impression that she was on the Enterprise doing other things until Kirk needed a Yeoman..

  12. David Henderson

    David Henderson said, 10 months ago

    I wonder if the man that made the prop had any idea what it would be worth some day.

  13. RedSamRackham

    RedSamRackham said, 10 months ago

    ¿Rabbit? Looks more like a bear cub to me …

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 10 months ago


    I loved the design of that phaser rifle and was sad when it never reappeared. Also liked that Second Pilot too.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 10 months ago

    Don’t Welsh rabbits weight on average 20 lbs?

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