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Video: Everything I know about Mars I learned from pop culture

If we've learned anything from the hundreds of movies, TV shows, books, comics, and radio plays about the planet Mars, it's...well...that you probably shouldn't try to learn anything from movies, TV shows, comics, and radio plays. This hilarious parody video conflates all the glorious pop cultural misinformation about the Red Planet into one deliciously awful 5-minute after-school special.

If we've learned anything from the hundreds of movies, TV shows, books, comics, and radio plays about the planet Mars, it's...well...that you probably shouldn't try to learn anything from movies, TV shows, comics, and radio plays. This hilarious parody video conflates all the glorious pop cultural misinformation about the Red Planet into one deliciously awful 5-minute after-school special. (Found via SFSignal.)

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Extra points to any reader that can name all the points of origin for each type of Martian shown. Otherwise, happy learnin'!

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