Popera: Top 10 opera-pop culture moments

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Not a fan of opera? Operaphobes don't realize it, but arias and overtures turn up everywhere in pop culture: films, commercials, television, books and video games. Here are several examples how pop culture has embraced opera:

First up is "What's Opera, Doc?" Animation genius Chuck Jones creates his own cartoon opera from snippets of Wagner's "Tannhauser," "The Flying Dutchman" and "The Ring" cycle as Elmer Fudd tries to "kill the wabbit."

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