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  • Discussed in Smokey and the Bandit, when Carrie mentions that Bandit doesn't know much about the theater or any of the things she's interested in and Bandit comes back by saying that she doesn't know anything about people like Richard Petty or Waylon Jennings. "When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the United States you're standin' in as to just how dumb you are."
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  • Priyanka Chopra is one of the top actresses in Bollywood and Miss World 2000. In the US, she's probably best known as the singer of the NFL Thursday Night Football theme song, "In My City" or as the star of Quantico.
  • Nosferatu is much less known nowadays for being a German Expressionist horror classic than it is for the ending gag in the SpongeBob SquarePants episode "Graveyard Shift".
  • In-universe example: In the movie A Mighty Wind, the folk singer groups throughout the making of the documentary are fawning all over their common producer, Irving Steinbloom. During the ending, after the audience has spent almost two hours caring about the participants, you see how the rest of the world treats Folk Music singers: mild interest and relegation to playing background music at medical supply conventions.
  • Lana Clarkson is much less known nowadays as being among the stars of cult classic sword-and-sorcery films such as Deathstalker and Barbarian Queen than she is for being the woman Phil Spector was convicted of murdering inside his home in 2003.