13 Iconic Things (Born From Laziness)

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You probably think of famous movies, songs, and other pop culture staples as being carefully, meticulously crafted from the ground up. The thing is, sometimes a really famous creation is the result of some artist taking the easiest, laziest possible shortcut, and running with it.

And it's not just lesser-known album filler, either. Sometimes well-known works are the result of sloth-level laziness. For example ...

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Entry by Kristina Yong

The original opening sequence of THE SIMPSONS- which didn't appear in the series pilot -- was made unusually long to cut the amount of animation work

Guns N' ROSES wanted a breakdown near the end of sweet Child o' Mine, but never got around to writing it. One time, when they got to that section, A

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Marlon Brando would often gaze to one side in scenes, giving him that iconic cool, detached look. He did it to read his lines.. They were written on a

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The Beatles were too lazy 626 to shoot a cover photo at EVEREST the Himalayas for their 1th album called Everest, named after Everest EXTRA MILD cigar

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

LYNYRD CRACKED COM SKNYRD That awesome log guitar solo at the end of Free Bird'' was added SO Ronnie Van Zant, the vocalist of the band, could take a

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

The iconic Infinite Improbability Drive from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was created because Douglas Adams wrote himself into a corner and couldn

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Entry by Busteq

SAMUS ARAN'S ICONIC BALL MORPHING POWERS COME FROM... the Metroid designers realizing that animating her crawling would be way harder than just turnin

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Tchaikovsky really didn't care for the 1812 Overture, and composed it because he was asked to and didn't want to say no. So he just threw together s

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SOUTH PARK'S INFAMOUS VILLAINS, STHE CRAB PBOPLE WERE NEVER MEANT TO BE USED WHEN THEY WERE ORIGINALLY CREATED They were intended to be a placeholder

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New Order's Blue Monday only exists because the band didn't want to do encores. Instead, they threw together a backing sythesizer track to play whil

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Love Actually's opening scene of people reconnecting and embracing in Heathrow Airport is the result of director Richard Curtis'laziness He had tons o

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Groucho Marx's famous painted mustache came about because he couldn't be bothered gluing on a fake mustache prior to a performance. GRAGKEDOOM