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The movie and TV quotes that everyone gets wrong

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Movie and TV quotes are like a game of Chinese Whispers. Over time, they become less and less accurate until they bear little resemblance to the original wording.

A video by Cracked has rounded up six of the biggest quote fails:

 

1. 'Mirror, mirror, on the wall'

This quote originates from Snow White, and has become a well-known phrase. It was even repeated in the recent Snow White remake. Except, the actual words used in the original scene were, “Magic mirror on the wall”. Whoops. 

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2. 'Cowabunga'

This catchy word first appeared on an episode of The Simpsons, where Bart has it on a T-shirt, along with his other best-known quotes. It caught on quickly, but Bart never actually said it. 

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3. 'Welcome to earf'

In the film Independence Day, Will Smith, in fact, says "Welcome to earth," and not "Welcome to earf," as people thought. Although, Smith says it very clearly - so where the confusion came from is a mystery. 

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4. 'Play it again, Sam'

This quote, from Casablanca, was never actually said. The actually quote is just "Play it". 

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5. 'Luke, I am your father'

One of the most famous film quotes ever was never actually said. The actual quote was, "No, I am your father". 

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6. Beam me up, Scotty

Star Treks famous line was never actually said. There was "Scotty, beam me up," and "Beam me up, Mr Spcok," which are close - but not quite. 

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Check out the full video below

 


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