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Blockbuster Is Finally Closing! Wait…Blockbuster Still Exists?

Here are five other things we had no idea actually still existed until we looked them up.

We spent a good portion of our formative years walking up and down the "Wild Comedies" aisle of the local Blockbuster Video. Now, it seems, a combination of Netlix, DVR, and something called a "computer" is forcing the former movie rental behemoth to shutter its final 300 stores. Which got us thinking…there were still 300 Blockbuster stores?! What else that we thought long ago went the way of the Dodo bird is actually still alive and kicking? Here are five things we (didn't have to) dig up.

Grey's Anatomy

Photo Courtesy of ABC

Remember that godawful ER ripoff your college girlfriend forced you to watch with her? Well, it's now in its 10th season! More like Dr. McSteamy Pile of Shit.

Bit-O-Honey Bar

Your grandpa's favorite nasty-ass candy bar should have died with him.

Kansas City Royals

Photo: Brian D. Kersey / Getty Images | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2013

It's really saying something that the first thing we think of when we hear the word "royals" isn't the MLB team, but this ubiquitous earworm by a 17-year-old New Zealander. (By the way, Lorde, happy bday!)

Abe Vigoda

Photo: Kristin Callahan / Everett Collection | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2013

He was Sal Tessio in The Godfather, Fish on Barney Miller, and—thank the god of insanely bushy eyebrows—still walking the Earth at the age of 92.


Wait, seriously, it's not a part of Spain now or something?

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