YouTuber Shawn Kohne watched every single Adam Sandler movie so he could prove the existence of 'The Sandlerverse', and never has there been a worthier sacrifice.
Indeed, Kohne discovered that almost all of Sandler's comedies are somehow connected to each other through repeated phrases, characters, plots, and jokes; in a conspiracy unmatched since the birth of Illuminati claims.
The theory first unravelled when Kohne noticed that Dan Aykroyd's character in 50 First Dates mentions a company called Callahan Autos from Sandusky, Ohio; the same company which Aykroyd's character in Tommy Boy works for. He then realised 50 First Dates' 10 Second Tom character, who suffers from the same short-term memory loss as Drew Barrymore's character in the film, also turns up in Blended suffering from the exact same condition; a film release 10 years later which just happens to also star both Sandler and Barrymore.
That was the beginning of the end; as Kohne's video tumbles further and further into an utterly bizarre rabbit hole of cinematic interlinking. It's a theory which sees Kohne explore even the darkest recesses of Happy Madison's Rob Schneider-starring comedies, discovering along the way the line, "that's a huge b*tch", turns up in Deuce Bigalow Male Gigolo, Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo, The Hot Chick, and The Animal. It even reaches back to Sandler and Schneider's time on Saturday Night Live, as well as Sandler's own comedy albums.
This is, in no uncertain terms, one of the most spectacular cinematic universe theories out there (take that Tarantino). A complex web delicately manufactured by Sandler himself? Or just lazy writing? It's up to you to decide.
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