1.When Peter Kavinsky has his first taste of what looks like Yakult in To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, the probiotic had a bit of a moment – it sold out in shops, and there were even guides on where to buy it.
2.After its release in the '90s, Wallace and Gromit’s cheese of choice – Wensleydale – caused a spike in demand for the northern cheese, saving the factory that made it from closing.
3.In 1997, a year after 101 Dalmatians was released, dog shelters saw a huge influx of the breed, mostly abandoned by parents who had bought puppies for their kids on a whim.
4.And Finding Nemo had a devastating effect on wild clownfish – so many people bought them as pets that they ended up locally extinct in parts of Thailand, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines.
16.Bow ties can thank Doctor Who for bringing them back into popularity. When the eleventh Doc declared that “bow ties are cool” demand for them shot up across the high street.
17.And finally, when Parasite was released, people all over the world were trying to get a taste of ram-don – a dish created by combining two different instant noodle brands. According to Google, searches for recipes for the dish went up by 400%, and taste test videos flooded the internet.
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