Monday, June 7, 2010

The Recurring Prop Newspaper

Funny Site of the Day -- Something fascinating, found at /Film:

If you watch enough television shows and movies, then you might even start to notice that a bunch of the same props are used over and over again. ... Someone on Reddit recently put together a compilation of photos from various television shows, commercials and movies, showing how one newspaper prop gets around and is reused, and reused again.

Notice the photos included here to illustrate the collection. Actor Ed O'Neill reads the same news on "Married ... With Children" and many years later on "Modern Family."

Speculation is the recycled newsprint has become an insiders' joke and will be as timely tomorrow and next year and the following decade. I'd just like to read the comics section.

See: The Recurring Prop Newspaper