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Today in Nerd History | January 21

Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on January 21st in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW | 2016

In 2016, Legends of Tomorrow premiered on the CW. Legends of Tomorrow is a time travel superhero television series that follows a group of misfit heroes as they protect the timeline from various threats in the DC universe.

 

Nerdy Facts:

  • The actors who play Captain Cold and Heatwave, Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell, were also brothers in the TV series Prison Break.
  • In the first episode of season 1, Rip Hunter makes a reference to Superman and Batman when he says, “I’ve seen Men of Steel die and Dark Knights fall”.
  • The show has no comic book precedent, unlike most of the other Arrowverse shows. The writers have a lot of creative freedom to create their own stories and characters.




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