On shows like NBC's Community, cultural references come quickly. (Pictured: Gillian Jacobs and Joel McHale.) Lewis Jacobs/NBC hide caption

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In recent years, high-profile cable TV dramas like AMC's Mad Men have helped to shift audiences and programming across all types of TV networks. (Pictured, from left: John Slattery, Jon Hamm and Vincent Kartheiser) Michael Yarish / AMC hide caption

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The buttons, symbols and signs on many modern TV remotes make for one confusing user interface. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Cinereach aims to support films that tell stories from underrepresented perspectives. The Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild was one of those films. Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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At Tyler Perry's live performances, his gospel-tinged references aren't meant for everyone in the audience. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Mark Gagliardi and Autumn Reeser, as aviator Amelia Earhart, perform in The Thrilling Adventure Hour. Actors dress up and read scripts onstage in front of a live nightclub audience. Jonathan Reilly/The Thrilling Adventure Hour hide caption

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Amanda Cohen is the chef-owner of Dirt Candy, a vegetable-focused restaurant in New York City. Clarkson Potter hide caption

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A screengrab from the "Kony 2012" online video about the Central African warlord Joseph Kony, which skyrocketed in popularity after its release in March. It was criticized, then forgotten, just as quickly. via YouTube hide caption

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