You didn’t come walking into the world, and even the greatest athletes didn’t somersault their way out of the delivery room. In that sense, TV shows are a lot like people — before they figure out what they are, they are often ugly things that can’t keep their eyes open, and need a diaper change every few hours.

OK, we might have taken this metaphor a little bit too far, so we’ll just shut up and leave you to the actual examples.

Fonzie's Jacket in 'Happy Days'

Happy Days Fonzie wore a windbreaker. The Fonz without a leather jacket? That happened! ABC feared that the jacket made him look too much like a bad boy, and had him wear a harmless windbreaker in his early appearances.

Source: MeTV

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Tony Soprano's Accent in 'The Sopranos'

The Sopranos Tony Soprano didn't sound like someone from New Jersey. The pilot was shot two years before the show was picked up. James Gandolfini got busy in the meantime, and got a coach to help him nail Tony's accent.

Source: Screen Rant


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