12 Creators And Franchises That Stuck It To Fans

Sometimes, creators don't go to work and try to express themselves. Sometimes, they just want to stick it to their fans, for reasons that might be petty or might make you want to high-five them. Either way, they lovingly craft something designed to make the fandom go nuts.

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Supernatural went out of its way to piss off its creepy fans. In the episode where the Winchester brothers learn they're living out what one guy is wr

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Sucker Punch is Zack Snyder trolling geeks on a massive scale. It's him saying Hey, this is weird about how fans see women in SF and fantasy films a

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IEMI I AM THE WALRUS The Beatles'  am the Walrus was written to drive people crazy if they tried to figure it out. John Lennon thought it was ridicu

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World of Warcraft Lead World Designer Alex Afrasiabi created an NPC just to troll a forum user. When someone complained on the forums that a zone in t

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The Venture Bros. creators kept the Moppets only because fans didn't like them. Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer kept forgetting to write them into epis

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T b P RT W Yer The South Park Season 2 premiere CApril 1, 1998) was a meta prank. Trey Parker & Matt Stone promised that the identity of Cartman's dad

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MV A Rick and Morty plotline was written just to piss off the show's alt=right fans. In Rick and Morty Season 4, Episode 1, Rick drops into a dystopia

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Iron Man was just Stan Lee's way of making Marvel readers mad. Tony Stark was a checklist of everything Marvel's readers hated in 1963: rich, industri

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Red Dwarf had a hidden message that insulted people who went looking for it. In the episode Backwards, everybody speaks, well, backwards. If you rev

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J.K. Rowling likes that Quidditch makes men angry. She came up with the rules right after a fight with her then-boyfriend. Considering her state of mi

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