Something new has been added! So free and easy on the draw" referencing Lucky Strike cigarettes. Anime and Manga Fans of Neon Genesis Evangelion can generally sing along with "Fly Me to the Moon" without knowing the original artist, or even one of the dozens of famous American artists who covered it in the four decades before NGE came out.
The "Kyubey's Face" shots from Puella Magi Madoka Magica — where all you see are his eyes, with the background being the color of his skin — were actually first used for Kero in Cardcaptor Sakura. Every anime indulge-r knows of Dragon Ball Dragon Ball itself gets this from Americans and other English speakers thanks to the divide between the original and American takes, such that it's much easier to find someone to laugh about the Over 9, meme than it is to discuss the Wuxia elements in the franchise.
This is due to the separation of Dragon Ball Z from the earlier parts of the story , and further thanks to the various dubs and script changes in Funimation 's version of the insatiably popular Z.
Until recently , the Japanese and American versions of the show were very different, with mixed results. A common derisive stereotype among fans of the Japanese original is that dub fans only know and love the early Cut-and-Paste Translation of the franchise, when in reality DBZ received an uncut dub down the line that proved to be more popular, and most modern English-language Dragon Ball material is fully uncensored and far more faithful to the Japanese original. There's a little obscure anime called Nazca that's far, far more well known as "That anime from the Malcolm in the Middle opening.
Subverted in that some of Tenniel's Punch cartoons — most notably perhaps " Dropping the Pilot ", his reaction to the dismissal of Otto von Bismarck as German chancellor — are still very familiar from being reprinted in historical textbooks and referenced by more modern cartoonists. It's just that most people don't realize they were drawn by the same artist as Lewis Carroll's books Thanks to many biopics about Leonardo da Vinci painter Andrea Mantegna is nowadays better known as Da Vinci's mentor than for his own work.
To many art fans Jean-Paul Marat is remembered more for Jacques-Louis David 's striking painting than the actual historical character. The work has in fact done a lot to transform a very radical politician into an innocent victim. Just try to hear the Anvil Chorus without thinking of Chico and Harpo after you've seen it Modest Mussorgsky 's Night on Bald Mountain has unfortunately become known as either a general theme music for a comic nemesis, the escape from the Witch's castle in The Wizard of Oz , or the near final segment in Fantasia that scarred generations of children.
Hey, they stole that for Earthworm Jim! Japanese children will know the song as "The Ogre's Pants", which is a folk song that is sung to the same tune. The song is well-known in Japan for being the favorite song of Baikinman and Dokin-chan from Anpanman. A version of the song was also performed by Buck in Ice Age 5: Random viewer on the Joker from Batman: That's not the Joker, he doesn't even have the scars!
A lot of comic book characters are much better known world wide from full length cartoon or movie adaptations than they from their original source material. If people outside China and Japan have heard about the Japanese-Chinese war of the s it will be mostly through the album The Blue Lotus , where it is a large part of the plot.
Suske en Wiske 's frequent time travels have taught many children in the Benelux of countless historical characters and time periods. Nowadays more people will think of Barabas as the professor in Suske en Wiske, rather than the Biblical character.
There is a Suske en Wiske story called De Texasrakkers "The Texas Scoundrels" , which was originally a shout-out to the popular s TV western series The Texas Rangers, but this show is nowadays completely forgotten. Nero readers will recognize several Belgian and international politicians between and from their cameo appearances in the series.
In Flanders more people will think of Nero as the titular character of this comic strip than the Roman Emperor Nero. When hearing the word Constantinopel many young readers will rather think of Kiekeboe's son than the former name of Istanbul. Lucky Luke features cameo appearances of several Wild West icons, which are only familiar to people outside Europe because of said cameos. Comic Strips Calvin and Hobbes: Expect many people to be surprised that certain characters and scenes are not in the original tales or that the stories in general have far Darker and Edgier content.
It has gotten to the point that many assume that all these Disney adaptations are in fact fairy tales , while many, like Pinocchio , Alice in Wonderland and Lady and the Tramp , for instance, are not.
In the original story they have no individual personalities and the first two are eaten by the wolf. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Since this film came out many adaptations of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs have turned the dwarfs into individual characters and have the prince kiss Snow White back to life. In the original fairy tale the dwarfs were not individualized and Snow White was saved when the prince accidentally dropped the coffin, causing the apple she ate to fall out of her throat.
Another change in story is that the Evil Stepmother actually attempted to poison Snow White three times, with her third attempt being the poisoned apple. Pinocchio made the role of Jiminy Cricket as Pinocchio's conscience much more central to the story.
In the original novel Jiminy is only a minor character, who gets squashed accidentally by Pinocchio even before he leaves the house. The majority of the book didn't even make the film. Thanks to this film many people refer to a baby deer as a "Bambi". The original story is also far more adult. Quite faithful to the story , except for the singing birds and mice and the horrible ending in which the evil stepsisters cut off parts of their feet just to fit into the slipper and later when they appear at the wedding where their eyes are picked out by birds.
Justified in this case, since Disney credited Charles Perrault as the original author, rather than The Brothers Grimm. In Perrault's version, the stepsisters are not punished. Instead, they beg Cinderella for forgiveness, and not only does she forgive them , but she also arranges for them to be married into nobility. Apparently this ending was too happy, even for Disney, so in the movie, the stepsisters have to settle for not being mutilated.
There's a straight-to-video short sequel in which Cinderella does help one stepsister find a husband but not nobility. Many people expect the Prince fighting a dragon at the end, which is a scene added by the Disney version, not present in the original. The general public instantly thinks of this movie whenever The Jungle Book is brought up in conversation. Never mind the fact that this film has barely anything to do with the original story, except for the fact that Mowgli is indeed raised by wolves and that the characters' names are the same.
Many children's impression of Robin Hood is shaped by this movie, especially the expectation that there is an archery contest halfway the story, which doesn't happen in the original tale.
The original fairy tale has a far darker ending, in which the mermaid doesn't get her voice back and becomes sea foam. In the original Arabian Nights the story takes place in China and the amount of wishes isn't restricted to just three. Many children nowadays have a completely wrong impression of the story and Greek Mythology in general thanks to this tale.
Not only has the Disney adaptation more in common with Superman and Rocky: To top it all off many people assume Hades is a villain, while in the original Greek Mythology he is not regarded as such. What people used to think of when they heard the phrase: Time will tell whether or not this changes in the next twenty years. When you hear it, you'll either think of the dancing hippos from Fantasia, or you'll start singing, "Hello Muddah, hello Fadduh, here I am at Camp Granada Dumbo's name is a pun on the 19th century circus elephant Jumbo, something that not many people nowadays remember now.
Probably not many children nowadays will be aware that when the Genie encourages Aladdin while barking and waving his fist he briefly transforms into TV presenter Arsenio Hall. Outside of the USA virtually nobody. Younger people have the wrong impression that the song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" originated from this movie. It is almost half a century older! Surprisingly averted with the usage of "We Go Together" from Grease in The Secret Life of Pets , with most fans of the film most of whom are children claiming they knew what the song being played was as soon as it begun in the scene.
It helps that Grease is one of the most popular choices for school musicals, that many of the parents of said children grew up watching the film adaptation of the musical, and that Secret Life of Pets happened to premiere a few months after FOX televised a successful live production of Grease.
This happened with the classic songs featured in Trolls thanks to its monster popularity. On Google, the Trolls versions of the songs have more results than the original versions. Films — Live-Action The Chest Burster scene from Alien and the power loader scene from Aliens are two of the most widely referenced and parodied moments in modern film.
Even if you haven't seen the movies, you know those scenes, or at the very least the line: Get away from her, you bitch! The Russian film Bronenosets Potyomkin, usually called Battleship Potemkin in English-language sources, is generally considered hugely influential on later cinema. There is a particular scene set on some stairs leading down to the harbour in Odessa which has been imitated several times, including in The Untouchables and one of the Naked Gun films.
In this chapter of the Fantozzi series, one of the new executives of the company that employs Fantozzi is a fanatic cineast who forces everyone in his department to attend film screening and dicussions after work hours. Hilarity ensues and the exec is forced to screen loads of terrible b-movies as punishment. To this day most Italians think that Battleship Potemkin is a movie that lasts several hours, it's hard to understand and generally liked only by snobs.
In the version shown in this troper's country, Fantozzi and the other "revolutionaries" eventually burn the copy of the film Battleship Kotemkin however, the name was misspronounced differently in the dub as 'Potyomkin' and are then sentenced by the court to re-enact the Odessa stairs sequence on a weekly basis, the exec 'dottore' posing as the director and Fantozzi literally appearing as the baby in the pram.
By now, a notable percentage of the people who reference Citizen Kane as a cinema classic and could recognize the opening scene from any one second of footage have actually never seen the film and wouldn't be able to identify any other line, shot or sequence from the whole movie okay, maybe one.
Similarly, Orson Welles has reached more Internet notoriety through out-takes of his s TV commercials where he is audibly drunk and complaining about the bad lines he has to recite. His voice too will probably have many fans of Pinky and the Brain think of The Brain, which was a direct vocal parody of Welles' voice. Actually, the phrase comes from the black-and white sci-fi classic The Day the Earth Stood Still , where the sentence is used to stop Gort, the powerful invincible robot of the alien Klaatu, from destroying the Earth as punishment for the humans killing his peaceful master.
As famous as the classic Freaks is, many more people are familiar with the parodies and allusions to its "One of us! What's more, in these parodies, the phrase often comes off as threatening, the direct opposite of how it's played in the film although the recipient sees it as such.
Parodists also don't seem to remember the "Gooble-gobble" part most of the time, although that's arguably for the best. Due to his habit of pastiching rather obscure movies, Quentin Tarantino is perhaps responsible for more Popcultural Osmosis than any other mainstream filmmaker. When people hear Bobby Womack's "Across th Steet" nowadays they will probably associate it quicker with the opening scene of Jackie Brown rather than the movie Womack originally wrote it for: Across th Street The yellow track-suit Uma Thurman wears in Kill Bill during the climatic fight scene against O-Ren Ishii will probably remind more people of this film than the movie this costume originally homaged: Game of Death people tend to associate it more with star Bruce Lee than the film itself.
Similarly the song "Flower of Carnage" was originally used in.