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Old May 21 2013, 10:48 AM   #4
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Re: Has any other TV series ever done what 'The Menagerie' did?

From the wiki on clip shows,

Movie studios often resorted to old footage to save money. The most famous example is the short comedies of The Three Stooges which, from 1949 until 1957, borrowed lengthy sequences and often entire storylines from old shorts. Only a few new scenes would be filmed as a framework for the old footage. This practice was adopted because the studios could charge more money for "new" films than for old ones.
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