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TV shows, especially comedy shows, don’t emerge fully formed – they sometimes make significant changes after the pilot. Here are 13 examples of that:

COMEDY NERD Archie Bunker from All In The Family was originally called Archie Justice. And the show was called And Justice For All-and that was just the first of the show's three pilots. CRACKED.COM

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COMEDY NERD The original pilot script for Friends features pretty different characters. HOUSE en CLOSED Phoebe was into busking, Monica was cynical, and Joey was actually sort of mean. CRACKED.COM

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COMEDY NERD In the Family Guy pilot, Meg was actually voiced by Lacey Chabert. In a later episode where they revisit the pilot, Stewie hears her and says Oh my God, what's with Meg's voice? She sounds like someone who's about to give up a huge opportunity. CRACKED.COM

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COMEDY NERD Fawlty Towers originally had a totally different theme song than the one you know. You can hear the original version only in the pilot-it got changed in the very next episode. CRACKED.COM

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