Judge Judith Sheindlin and her namesake show first premiered on our screens on September 16, 1996. Two years later and she was beating out the powerhouse Oprah Winfrey Show in the Nielsen ratings. And she continues to do so. Die-hard fans know Judge Judy’s outrageous cases, such as The Tupperware Lady and the eBay Cell Phone Scammer, but they probably don’t know these facts about the show and the woman with the gavel. Some of the things she keeps under her Judge’s robes are just too much to swallow, are you ready?