23 Subplots That Are The Best Part Of Famous Movies & Shows

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There's so much going on in movies and shows, it's hard to keep track of it all. But sometimes, behind the noisy main plot, there are subplots ticking along that are much, much more interesting. Here are some background stories that really should have been the focus of the entire movie or TV show.

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