Top Ten Cases of the Mandela Effect

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The Top Ten

1 The Berenstain Bears

Its always been Bernstein bears! But I guess I'm wrong.

Wasn't it always Berenstain? Childhood anyways

Oh my gosh, I swear up and down and back around that they're the Berenstein bears. I had a friend obsessed with them -- they were everywhere! I read them! And they were stein's I KNOW IT. Someone's changed it, changed all of it, maybe even as a test to pull some 1984 stuff on us, but I'm not going mad, the war was with eurasia and the Berenstein bears is the true name! - keycha1n

Man, I could have SWORN it was Berenstein. - Jackamalio

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2 "No, I am your father"

Yep, it's not "Luke". It's "No". - Misfire

I personally believe this should be higher on the list, mainly because it fooled so many people in the past, and to be fair, it fooled me as well for a long time! - MasonOcker

That's actually pretty easy to explain: in the context of the movie, it was not necessary to address Luke by name as it was said in the middle of a conversation, as a response to Luke's previous line. However, over the years, movies, T.V. series, games, shows and even people in everyday life parodied and referenced this scene, and said "Luke, I am your father" in order to make clearer where the quote originated from, sometimes it wasn't even in a dialogue that would have allowed the phrasing "No, I am your father".
What you remember isn't the original movie quote, but the parodies of it. - Martin_Canine

This is the most famous quotes! On t shirts, in books EVERYWHERE. We all thought it was Luke, I am your father. - AnonymousChick

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3 Nelson Mandela's death

The reason of this whole thing - SixCrayfish8977

The mandela effect was named after this when tons of people thought that Nelson mandela Died in the 80's - AnonymousChick

4 Mr. Monopoly wearing a monocle Mr. Monopoly wearing a monocle
5 "Magic Mirror on the wall"

Another famous movie quote. Who else thought it was Mirror Mirror on the wall? - AnonymousChick

In the "Snow White" movie by Disney they say "Magic Mirror", but in the original Grimm fairytale it's "Mirror Mirror".
Accurately translated from German it'd actually say:
"Little Mirror, Little Mirror on the wall, who is the most beautiful in the entire land/country? " - Martin_Canine

It’s “Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall, Who’s the Fairest Of Them All! ”
Not, “Magic Mirror, On The Wall, Whom Is The Fairest One Of All.”

6 Jif peanut butter

I remember to the bottom of my tiny heart seeing Jiffy peanut butter! - AnonymousChick

I remember, “Jiff”, not “Jif” or “Jiffy”.

7 Kit-Kat
8 Sex and the City

Thiy is probably because "Sex IN the City" sounds a lot more natural and rather like what you expect from a movie/series title than "Sex AND the City". Also, people don't talk distinctively. They say something like "Sex 'n the City", and if you haven't seen the show or read the title before, you'd rather assume they said "Sex IN the City". - Martin_Canine

Never seen it nor do I care but somehow, I remember "Sex IN the city" - AnonymousChick

9 Skechers Skechers

This can be explained by not having read close enough. If you just heard the name by itself without reading it, you'd assume it's "sketchers", because there appears to originate from the word "sketch". - Martin_Canine

I don't really believe this one, but it's pretty populat. People think it used to have a T - AnonymousChick

10 Febreze

Maybe people just reed to fast.

Much like "Skechers", you'd assume it would be written "Febreeze" if you only heard the name without reading along. - Martin_Canine

I don't believe this one either but people think it was spelled "febreeze" - AnonymousChick

The Contenders

11 The Mona Lisa

I look at a picture of it and her smile was HUGE some people thought she had a straight face, but I remember a tiny smile but not that big! - AnonymousChick

12 "Lucy you got some splainin to do"

I swear it used to be lucy you got some splainin to do! I am shook!

13 "Life was like a box of chocolates"

A lot of these famous movie quotes have been altered by parodies and references in other media, because the line was used out of context.
In Forrest Gump he said "My mother said life was like a box of chocolates."
Now, if the line is quoted in a series, movie, game, comic or online, they just leave out the "mother" part and directly quote "life is like a box of chocolates". A lot of these quotes became so classic because pop culture frequently referenced them. However, they did so without the entire context of the movie and therefore have slight alterations so it made sense to them. What people remember best is not the original movie but the many parodies of it. Personally, I knew most famous movie quotes before actually seeing the movie they originated from, so naturally, I'd rather remember the altered, quoted version. - Martin_Canine

I think they say it both ways. Forrest says "Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates" while his mom on her deathbed says "...IS like a box of chocolates. - Jackamalio

Never seen the movie but I believe that it was "Life IS like a box of chocolates" - AnonymousChick

14 "You're gonna need a bigger boat"

They did say that in the movie, but it was not scripted, it was one of those famous improvisations, that the director kept in the final cut

15 A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down, in a most delightful way.
16 Pikachu with a black tail Pikachu with a black tail

For this one, I have no explanation, and am still looking for why everyone, including me, thought he had a black tail tip. - Martin_Canine

17 Pixy Stix
18 Deck the Hall or Deck the Halls

I thought it was deck the wall

19 Chick-Fil-A

This one freaked me out! I always thought it was Chic-Fil-A! - Medmac

20 Flippy x Flaky
21 It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood. Mister Rogers Neighborhood
22 Zooming Through The Sky. Little Einsteins

It Was "Shooting Through The Stars" Not "Zooming Through The Sky" - VVMAX

23 Humpty Dumpty

There are no words in the story saying that Humpty Dumpty was an egg - ZootopiaFan

24 Heather (Over The Hedge) x Fiver (Watership Down) on YouTube
25 Tom Cruise wearing sunglasses in Risky Business during "Old Time Rock and Roll"
26 Curious George with a tail Curious George with a tail
27 Fruit Loops
28 Coca Cola Coca Cola
29 Looney Tunes Looney Tunes Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.

It used to fool me before, but not anymore. - Misfire

Again, it's people assuming a spelling solely based on what people say without reading the title closely. They are toons, so when people say "Looney Tunes" without speaking distinctively, you'd rather assume it's "Looney Toons", which actually makes more sense. - Martin_Canine

30 Krystal (Star Fox) Krystal (Star Fox)

This character sucks, but I think I know why she exists. I've never played Star Fox, but I know enough from people who have to know this character does literally nothing but cater to furries (She is suggestive and even had HUMAN hair, just eww). She is the only furry in the game. So you might be thinking, how does this relate to the Mandela Effect? Well, because the furries are playing with space time to add characters like her. A lot of my experiences have to do with this perverted fandom. Krystal keeps flip flopping from Krystal to Crystal, her appearance keeps changing too. First she was all purple. Then she was gray with black hair. Then she was light blue with her tail in a weird shape, and was wearing less clothes. Now she's a more vivid blue with white stripes, and the hair is gone, at least mostly. And this isn't on occasion, this is ALMOST DAILY, or pretty close. This is getting ridiculous, and she gets more sexualized each time. Also weird "coincidences" about the whole ...more - MarkTheFox

31 Mickey Mouse with Suspenders
32 Barney haters taught Barney said "a stranger is a friend you haven't met"

Not true haters not true. - Lucy1402

33 Tinkerbell was featured in all the old Disney movie intros.
34 The JFK Assassination motorcade had 6 seats
35 Sri Lanka Southeast of India
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Top Remixes

1. "No, I am your father"
2. Nelson Mandela's death
3. "Magic Mirror on the wall"
1. The Berenstain Bears
2. "No, I am your father"
3. Mr. Monopoly wearing a monocle
1. Nelson Mandela's death
2. The Berenstain Bears
3. "No, I am your father"


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