15 Strange Inspirations For Iconic Pop Culture

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15 Strange Inspirations For Iconic Pop Culture

We all know that pop culture is a huge part of our lives. It can be a source of entertainment, information, and even education. When it comes to pop culture, there are few things as universally loved as movies. Whether it's a heart-wrenching drama or an action-packed thriller, movies can take us on a journey like no other form of entertainment can. 

There are some hidden gems in pop culture that we can all appreciate. Hidden inspiration details in pop culture can be really cool. They often fly under the radar, and we don't even know they're there. Whether it's a small detail in a movie or something someone said on a TV show, these moments make us think, "That's pretty rad." But once we see them, we can't help but think they're pretty awesome. In this article, we share some of our favorite hidden details in pop culture that we think is pretty rad. Stay tuned!

King Kong was inspired by a movie about komodo dragons. A 1926 expedition left the U.S. to capture komodo dragons, and they did- they filmed the whole thing, too. The movie was a big hit at the time (as were the dragons), and Merian Cooper lifted parts of the story for King Kong. CRACKED.COM

Source: Slate

The Americans wasn't inspired by Cold War-era spies or anything like that. It was based on the 2010 arrest of ten Russian spies that had operated in the U.S., pretending to be actual Americans. But people didn't seem to care about the incident at the time, so the series was set during the Cold War to make it more interesting. CRACKED.COM

Source: TIME

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