Google adds Bacon numbers

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  1. gturner

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    Just type a celebrities name and add "bacon number" and Google will give you their Bacon number, and how they connect to Kevin Bacon.

    This will change the Internet forever.
     
  2. Starbreaker

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    Almost everybody I tried was 2 or less. Kind of scary.
     
  3. MacLeod

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    Finding the highest Bacon number, could be a game in itself.
     
  4. abeardall

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    Highest I found was Liam McIntyre from "Spartacus: Vengeance" at 4.
     
  5. Australis

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    Peter Garrett, Aust Education Minister and former lead singer for Midnight Oil - no number

    Colin Friels, Aust actor - 2

    Jack Thompson, Aust actor - no number (which is odd, considering he was in Star Wars 2 and Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil and Broken Arrow).

    Leonard Nimoy - 2 (though it's a cheat because it's based in Star Trek having Greg Grunberg, and Grunberg was barely in it, only his voice, and deleted scenes don't count).
     
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  6. Misfit Toy

    Misfit Toy Caped Trek Mod Admiral

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    Same here - even Charlie Chaplin.
     
  7. Maple Dog

    Maple Dog Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    For fun i google the name of a french actor,who was famous for his policeman role,and i got This

    BTW i tried with my name to see if it was not a fluke,and got no bacon number.
     
  8. Starkers

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    Addictive isn't it! Best I have so far is 3 with Burt Ward. holy interconnectivity Batman!

    Although I did get 0 by putting in Kevin Bacon :lol:
     
  9. Methos

    Methos Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    William Hartnell's Bacon number is 3

    William Hartnell and Richard Attenborough appeared in Brighton Rock.

    Richard Attenborough and Ariana Richards appeared in Jurassic Park.

    Ariana Richards and Kevin Bacon appeared in Tremors.

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  10. Starkers

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    Frazer Hines doesn't have a Bacon number! However given Patrick Troughton has a 3, that must mean he's a 4!
     
  11. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    Kyra Sedgwick is an obvious 1.

    Sticking with the Doctor Who theme, Jon Pertwee & Colin Baker are 3's, but Tom Baker & Sylvester McCoy are 2's.

    The TNG cast are all 2's.
     
  12. Gary7

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    I've actually met Kevin Bacon, so "virtually" you're all number 2. ;)


    (unless of course the "bacon number" implies that you need a professional connection!)
     
  13. CorporalClegg

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    Centuries from now, anthropologists are going to look back at us and think we have some weird obsession with cured pork.


    Oh wait...


    I admit this is really fun though!
     
  14. Theodore Jay Miller

    Theodore Jay Miller Commodore Newbie

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    I like this one:
    http://oracleofbacon.org/

    It uses IMDB as a source.

    My 11-year-old-niece, Caroline Rosenblum, is an aspring actress; she's done some short films, and has an IMDB entry. So Oracle of Bacon can tell me she has a Bacon number of 3; Google Bacon didn't.
     
  15. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    My favorite actor, Vaughn Armstrong, has a Bacon Number of 3!

    Vaughn Armstrong and Joseph Williamson appeared in Fruit of Labor.
    Joseph Williamson and John Laughlin appeared in Fortress.
    John Laughlin and Kevin Bacon appeared in Footloose.
     
  16. OdoWanKenobi

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    It's not entirely accurate.

    It says that Lon Chaney Sr. is 3 degrees from Bacon because both he and Kenneth Branagh appeared in The Unknown, over 30 years before Branagh was born :wtf:
     
  17. gturner

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    It gave Neil Armstrong a Bacon number of 3 (I think), but IMDB said the movie Google credited to Armstrong had a cast of two, and Armstrong wasn't one of them.

    ETA: The movie they credit him is "Falling". I did find a google for "Do you think I'm falling in love" - dj Neil Armstrong, or some such thing.
     
  18. Starkers

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    Cool, I'll get myself an eyepatch...
     
  19. auntiehill

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    Damn, this is addictive.
     
  20. cooleddie74

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    We're ALL within six degrees of Kevin Bacon by now. Literally. If you've ever met Bill Clinton that puts you two degrees away from about ten thousand different celebrities of all shapes and stripes.

    This is Kevin Bacon's world. We're just sizzling in it.