Which Came First — the Movie or the Restaurant?

Think you’re a film and TV buff? This quiz will test your skills
Wikimedia Commons/When Harry Met Sally
Wikimedia Commons/When Harry Met Sally

The exterior of Cheers, do you know which came first — the bar or the show?

How many times have you been watching a television show or movie and thought to yourself, “That burger looks so good”? Don’t you just want to reach into the screen and grab that juicy goodness for yourself?

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Well, for many on-screen restaurants, that is a definite possibility.

Plenty of movies and TV shows feature real-life restaurants (whether they recreate them on-set or film on location.) On the flip side, a number of restaurants (and even chains) have cropped up as a result of certain films and shows.

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Want some shrimp after watching Forrest Gump? Go check out Bubba Gump Shrimp, which has many locations throughout the country. Craving pastrami on rye after watching that riveting scene in When Harry Met Sally? Take a number at Katz’s Deli in New York City.

Then you tell us. Which came first — the movie or the restaurant?

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Check out this slideshow featuring some of the most popular movie- or TV show-based restaurants and test your knowledge.