Why 2016 was the year of Einstein

From Pokémon to paintings, the beloved genius' influence could be found everywhere.

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It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Einstein!

Einstein has always been a part of Hollywood and pop culture and even the world of comic books. This year, the famed genius was brought in to travel through time to save the future from evil villains. On the popular TV show "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," actor John Rubinstein joined a long line of actors – including Walter Matthau – who have played Einstein onscreen. So did Einstein save the day? Watch the show to find out.

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