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That time the Punisher ended a mob war, with tactical use of a fat guy

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In the comics he hails from Frank Castle, or the Punisher to the people he’s pointing a gun at, is a man feared by the criminal underworld for the brutality with which he dispatches their friends and colleagues. A fact he once utilised to end a city-wide mob war, with a little help from an overweight neighbour’s ample carriage. 

That time filmmakers scanned every inch of Kevin Bacon’s penis

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The film Hollow Man is perhaps best remembered for being a horror film in which Kevin Bacon plays a dickhead who turns invisible. An effect achieved by a laborious process which involved scanning every inch of the actor’s body including his big honking Bacon dong. 

That time Tom Cruise insisted his ass was all his

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Tom Cruise is a man who takes great pride in his appearance and invariably includes at least one vanity shot of his, admittedly impressive, physique in each movie that he appears in. Perhaps the weirdest example of this is a shot in the film Valkyrie that showcases Cruise’s giant slappable ass. A shot he later insisted involved absolutely no CGI or camera trickery. 

That time Sega really wanted Sonic to drown

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The Sonic series isn’t exactly one well known for either its quality or its consistency and almost every game released by Sega featuring the Blue Blur over the last few years has been, to put it lightly, a bit shit. One of the most notable missteps by the Sonic brand was the game Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, a game which was shaping up quite well until Sega stepped in and demanded, amongst other things, that Sonic had to drown. 

Ancient lightsabers had like the stupidest weakness ever

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The lightsaber is easily one of the most recognisable weapons in fiction and Star Wars canon has repeatedly established that they’re incredibly powerful in the right hands. A remarkable fact considering the lightsaber began life as a weapon with perhaps the most ridiculous Achilles heel possible for a weapon designed to cut through anything. A power cable.