12 Mythbusting Moments Necessary Because Of TV Shows
Ah, the power of television. It has the ability to shape our understanding of the world, from the mundane to the extraordinary. From Bugs Bunny eating carrots to Popeye and spinach eating in the US in the 1930s, from friendships being easy to crimes being solved scientifically, from the misconception of silencers totally silencing the sound of firearms, to the idea that criminal defense attorneys can get anyone off the hook with some clever legal trick, TV and movies have had an undeniable impact on what we believe.
But how much of what we see on the small screen is actually true? (Spoiler: Very little.) How much of it is just a myth? (Spoiler: A lot.) In this list, we explore some of the most common misconceptions that have been perpetuated by television and examine the truth behind them. So, without further ado, let's dive in and see what we can learn!