Which came first, the book or the TV show? The video game or the movie? The fairy tale or the podcast? “Westworld” or “Futureworld”? While you might know a story best in its on-screen form, there may be a book, a graphic novel, or even a comic strip that started it all beforehand (and, surprise!, it's not always the book). See if you can figure out which ones came first, and which ones came later – remember, after all, it's said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
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