Am I the only one around here who didn’t know these 7 ‘Big Lebowski’ facts?

So, you think you’ve got a pretty good grasp on The Big Lebowski? Well, after watching it for the thousandth time with some close bros and white Russians, you probably do.

Still, we bet there’s something in this trivia primer that you didn’t know, hadn’t considered, or just won’t believe—from the rate of expletives to the real-life inspirations for Walter Sobchak to an eerie coincidence of history. But it’s the rug, of course, that ties everything together.

You see what happens? You see what happens when you think you’re an expert on a movie?

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Miles Klee

Miles Klee

Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions,  and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'