20 Facts About Sharks in Movies & TV To Sink Our Teeth Into

20 Facts About Sharks in Movies & TV To Sink Our Teeth Into

If you don’t like sharks, we don’t know what to tell you. The Internet digs them. Who can blame The Internet? Sharks are sleek, toothy killing machines on one hand, but can be the fearsome-yet-cute little thing on the other. Sharks and pop culture go together like robots and toy collecting.

With Shark Week and all the other nature shows out there, you may think you know sharks. You probably swim over to shark content as quickly as sharks swim over to fresh chum in the water. You likely know a lot about sharks on TV and in the movies, but how much do you actually know? Not enough, we say!

We’re going to solve that problem for you so you can be a shark in bar trivia. Because, you see, “shark” can also mean a devious expert in this context and this article is… well, anyway. Here are some facts about some of the shark movies, TV shows, and characters you may not know about yet.

King Shark (The Suicide Squad)

Sharks Movies & TV The Suicide Squad Sylvester Stallone sympathized with King Shark. He's reaching out to people and he's constantly being rejected, Stallone said, so you have a great deal of sympathy for him (even though the shark guy had a bad habit of eating people). CRACKED.COM

Source: Outlook

The Meg

Sharks Movies & TV The Meg The title shark is 75 feet long. The prehistoric shark is about four times the length of the modern great white shark. In the movie, the megalodon's fin is around eight feet tall. CRACKED.COM

Source: SciFiNow


Sharks Movies & TV TigerSharks The show was the forgotten cousin of Thundercats and Silverhawks. Beyond just having essentially the same tropey characters as the other two cartoons, TigerSharks also shared several writers and voice actors with both of them. (If you are under 30, you probably have no idea what we're talking about.) CRACKED.COM

Source: Syfy Wire

King Shark (Harley Quinn)

Sharks Movies & TV Harley Quinn King Shark was originallya Superboy villain. Nanaue was first seen in 1994's Superboy #0, as Connor Kent rescues some beach goers from him. A long way from being a happy-go-bloody IT specialist voiced by Ron Funches, but we all start somewhere. CRACKED.COM

Source: Cinemablend

Baby Shark

Sharks Movies & TV Baby Shark No one knows who wrote the goddamn song. While the Pinkfong adaptation got into the Billboard Top 100, the song itself emerged from summer camps and no one knows who exactly to blame for its origin. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vulture

Armaggon (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures)

Sharks Movies & TV Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures Armaggon took Raphael's eye. In a future story, Armaggon fights alongside the Shredder and Verminator X against the turtles, resulting in Raphael losing his left eye. Meh, Raph looks cooler in an eye patch anyway. LAIRD 1992- CRACKED.COM BOWN

Source: CBR

Sharks with Frickin’ Laser Beams On Their Frickin’ Heads (Austin Powers)

Sharks Movies & TV Austin Powers The sharks with frickin' laser beams were planned for the first movie. As life imitated art, there was no money in the budget for the special effects team to make them. After the series was a hit, they appeared in Goldmember. CRACKED.COM

Source: Cinemablend

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