BONUS MANDELA EFFECT: The Nickelodeon character Doug’s last name was “Funnie”, but many people remember it being spelled “Funny”. Let us know in the comments if you remember “Funny” or “Not Funny”.
The Mandela Effect is a name given to the phenomenon of the collective misremembering of specific facts or events. Named after the common misconception that South African leader Nelson Mandela died in prison in the 1980s, when he actually lived until 2013!
Not much is known why this occurs, but some theorize it has to do with the existence of alternate universes. We’re not about to jump to conclusions, but it is fun to think about, which is why today we’re counting down the top 20 weirdest Mandela effects.