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From Ridgemont to Sunnydale: The Best and Worst Schools in Pop Culture

UpdatePosted 09/02/2014 07:15PM

From Ridgemont to Sunnydale: The Best and Worst Schools in Pop Culture

Originally posted 09/02/2014 12:00PM

Put the flip-flops away and start packing up the bookbag; it's back to school season.

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Hand Jive Hopefuls: Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift Lead Our Live-Action Grease Fantasy Cast

Hand Jive Hopefuls: Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift Lead Our Live-Action Grease Fantasy Cast

Originally posted 04/30/2014 05:00PM

Grease must be the way we are feeling, because the musical is making a comeback.

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Grease Is the Word! Live Musical Coming to Fox Next Year

Live Grease Musical Coming to Fox in 2015

Originally posted 04/29/2014 07:45AM

Here's some news to make your approaching summer nights a blast.

Fox is bringing a live-action version of Broadway musical (and film) Grease to the small screen sometime next year.

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The Greatest Night of Your Life: 15 Unforgettable Pop Culture Proms

The Greatest Night of Your Life: 15 Unforgettable Pop Culture Proms

Originally posted 04/16/2014 04:00PM

The myth. The legend. The prom.

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Annette Charles, Cha Cha from Grease, Dies at 63

Annette Charles, Cha Cha from Grease, Dies at Age 63

Originally posted 08/04/2011 06:35PM

Another Grease actor has died.

Annette Charles, who played Cha Cha DiGregorio in the 1978 movie musical, lost her battle with cancer at age 63 on Wednesday, Access Hollywood reports.

As the self-proclaimed "best dancer at St. Bernadette's," Charles's character famously hit the floor with John Travolta during the dance competition scene.

Charles, who also appeared on TV's The Incredible Hulk and Magnum, P.I., later became a speech professor at California State University Northridge.

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Anne Hathaway & James Franco Do Grease's 'You're The One That I Want'

Originally posted 02/23/2011 05:50PM



Is James Franco the one that Anne Hathaway wants for the Oscars?

Apparently so, as the Academy Awards co-hosts reenact the iconic carnival scene ("You're The One That I Want") from 1978's Grease in a YouTube clip that the Oscar-nominated actor posted on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

In the 19-second video, Franco slicks back his hair a la John Travolta's Danny Zuko and Hathaway shakes her tush – clad in the skin-tight leather pants made famous by Olivia Newton-John's Sandy Olsson.

Will this homage to Grease be included in their Oscars telecast? You'll have to tune into the 83rd annual Academy Awards, airing live Sunday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on ABC, to find out!
Janet Mock

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