Here's the thing about life before the internet: we were all super gullible. That meant falling prey to more than one's fair share of cinematic urban legends. The most prevailing and also the most bonkers bananas nonsense is the ghost boy of Three Men and a Baby.
Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, I call this story...That Time We Couldn't Tell We Were Looking at Ted F***ing Danson. *blows baby formula into a fire*
The story goes that a little boy died in the apartment that was used for filming. Various iterations have way too many details and are real true bummers, not gonna lie. As Tom Selleck explained on Jimmy Fallon, there is one big reason this is exceptionally silly, apart from the fact there's a GHOST in a MOVIE of a CHILD wearing a TUXEDO AND TOP HAT but they did not film in an actual apartment, people. It was a sound stage. MOVIE DAMN MAGIC.
Because it's not a ghost of a dead child, you freaking weirdos. It's a cardboard cutout of Ted Danson. Which is exactly what it looks like.
I mean it even appears later in the effing-dang movie.
We don't deserve ghost boy Ted Danson.