24 Wild Creator Revelations About Fictional Universes

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Fans love to speculate about pop culture, and answer all the inevitable unanswered questions that movies, books, shows, and other entertainment raise. But sometimes the creative types behind the work chime in with some amazing new information that throws everything into a spin. (We're looking at you, J.K. Rowling.)

Here are some artists who added previously unknown information to established pop culture. And the implications were startling.

Props to jmcreativo, for inspiring this contest.

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Entry by JMCreativo

Thanos' snap deleted half of the life of the Universe to prevent them from starving, since the resources are limited. So... Was he right? Was he wrong

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Entry by LAJL

Arthur Fleck's laugh at the end of JOKER is his only genuine one. In the rest of the movie, his laughter either comes from his condition or is faked S

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Entry by Busteq

According to Disney, Minnie and Mickey are married. They just keep their relationshipst ambiguous So they can play different roles as the plot demands

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CRACKED COM Douglas Adams chose 42 the number for absolutely no reason. He answered the question in 1993 in a Usenet group by saying The answer to th

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Entry by DingDongKun

24 Wild Creator Revelations About Fictional Universes

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CRACKED.co MATRIX In an online interview, the Wachowskis revealed that they would choose the blue pill if they were in Neo's shoes. Yikes, the truth i

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Entry by K. Haeg

Throughout A series ofUnfortunate Events, one of the most compelling mysteries revolves around the contents of the Sugar Bowl. In the books, this is n

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Entry by Gareth

So what's the deal with that hobo on The Polar Express? Is he a metaphor for something, or a spirit of Christmas? No, it turns out he's the ghost of a

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Entry by Andrea Meno

CRACKEDcO In the Potterverse, your ancestry always determines whether you can do magic. J.K. Rowling says all muggle-born witches and wizards have an

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CRACKED C Why doesn't Tarzan have facial hair? That's explained in the first Tarzan novel, Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan found a

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Entry by K. Haeg

John Green's The Fault in our Stars ends in heartbreaking fashion as 16-year-old cancer patient Hazel reads the obituary that her 17-year-old boyfrien

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Entry by Andrea Meno

The Jedi can hook up all they want, as long as they don't catch feelings. The Jedi Order isn't celibate, but they don't allow Jedi Knights to get atta

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Entry by Busteq

According to director Bong Joon-ho, the ending of Parasite... is supposed to be a kick the dog moment. Ki-woo will never be able to buy the house, a

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Disney FROZEN Elsa is born with ice magic, but the film never truly explains why. Director Jennifer Lee had previously created a lore in which a child

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CRACKED CON IS NAME MY EARL The creator revealed that Earl never finishes his list of wrongs to right. Had the show not been cancelled, it would've en

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Entry by Andrea Meno

The characters in Super Mario games are all just playing pretend. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto thinks of the characters as a troupe of actors (or a

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Entry by K. Haeg

Ten years after the publication of rteen Reasons Why Jay Asher released an Anniversary edition which includes the never-before- seen original ending i

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Entry by Andrea Meno

In Black Panther, T'Chaka caused the deaths of both of f Killmonger's parents. Director Ryan Coogler explained that, when T'Chaka (T'Challa's dad) sho

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Entry by PollyDarton

CReL Adriana La Cerva's death has been a bit controversial. Since the hit was only heard f-screen. many fans have a long held belief that she was ac

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Entry by PookieJones

Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort are distant relatives. They both descended from the Peverell bloodline, which is why both of them were entitled to one

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Entry by Andrea Meno

CRACKED COM Deadpool's super healing makes his sexuality change from minute to minute. DEADPGOL Cs' Co-creator Fabian Nicieza says that, since Deadpoo

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Entry by PookieJones

In Frozen, the Queen and King hide Elsa's ice magic, scarring her for life. But that's not the worst thing they do. According to the director, the Que

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

AZNERS MARVE STUOOS ENDGAME The Russo brothers believe that Captain America was worthy enough to wield Thor's hammer all along. He only pretended he c

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Entry by Kalli

CRACKEDo COM OC SEXUALLY REPRESSED. SANOMAN 14 (1990) originally included a serial killer who admits he jerks off obsessively, but author Neil Gaiman