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Trivia / The Deer and the Cauldron

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  • Adaptation Overdosed: The book has been adapted into a radio drama and at least four video games, as well as:
    • Four films — 1983, 1992, 1993, and 2011.
    • Eight television series — 1978, 1984 (two different adaptations aired in this year), 1998, 2001, 2008, 2014, and 2020.
  • Role Reprise: The 1993 movie, while considered a non-canon Spin-Off and Denser and Wackier in response to the Royal Tramp movies (it involves time travel), is still the only time Tony Leung has returned to the role.
  • What Could Have Been: Wei Xiaobao was originally conceived to be a conventional Wu Xia hero until Jin Yong decided against it.


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