The 555 Supercut

    October 20, 2011 at 12:17 pm


    Did you ever notice how every phone number in a movie or TV show starts with “555”? They do that because there are no real phone numbers that begin with 555, but you’d think after so long that they might find a different phone number prefix, just so that it doesn’t seem so cliche. Nonetheless, movies and television shows continue to use fake phone numbers, and they always start with “555”. Here’s a supercut that someone put together, featuring dozens of examples of the cliche “555” phone number used in movies and TV shows:


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