Pop Culture That's Older Than It Seems
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People complain a lot about movie and show reboots and remakes. The thing is, re-using stories is not a new phenomenon. So-called "original" movies, shows, characters, etc. have actually been done multiple times, or were adaptations.
And we're not just talking about arguably similar plots or characters. These are literally the exact same story, from the exact same source material, that were adapted way, way sooner than people realize.