28 Surprising Inspirations Behind Famous Pop Culture Staples

28 Surprising Inspirations Behind Famous Pop Culture Staples

When you think of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, wild holiday shoppers probably don't pop up in your head, however, they're exactly what inspired the creator to make the film. Today we'll take a look at that and 27 other fascinating inspirations behind famous pop culture: 

Cheap, plastic toys from Hong Kong led to D&D monsters. DUNGEONS DRAGONS MONSTER MANUAL Gary Gygax based some of the creatures in D&D's Monster Manual on the toys he found in a Prehistoric Animals pack (some kind of looked like dinosaurs, some didn't look like much of anything). CRACKED.COM

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