How Do You IMDB?
Did you know that IMDB is 25 years old!?
I thought that wasn't possible, because that's before my internet time, but it is a fact.
I remember using IMDB (The Internet Movie Database) as early as 1998 when we had our first computer with internet access and it looked like this.
My favorite section of IMDB is the trivia and goofs.
I was watching the movie Déjà Vu the other night starring Denzel Washington, who I've been in love with since the beginning of his career.
While watching, I caught a goof. If it were any other actor, I probably wouldn't have noticed him taking off his shirt twice. But I IMDB'd it to make sure I wasn't seeing things.
So he's watching a show and I see a familiar face. It's "Megan Draper" from Mad Men. But I can't remember where I know her from.
I don't ask my husband, "What's the name of this show" which would be the easiest place to start.
I see another familiar face, it's "Booth" from Bones, but I can't remember where I know him from so I can't start there either.
I go to Kevin Bacon's IMDB page and see ah yes! He is married to Kyra Sedgwick and she played on The Closer!
I go to the IMDB page for The Closer to find the familiar face actor who played Detective Gabriel and I click on his name to see what else he's been in and voilà - the name of the show we are watching is Seal Team!
Okay... so what was I trying to figure out?
I scroll through the actors photos and I say, "There she is!" I click on her name and say, "Oh, it's Megan Draper from Mad Men. She got her teeth fixed!"
And I have NO idea what Seal Team is about.