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A Wendy's location on Queens Boulevard is being dismantled right now, which usually wouldn't be a big deal at all. What's unique about this one, however, is that back in 1988 this Wendy's was transformed into McDowell's, the fictional McDonald's knockoff where Eddie Murphy's Prince Akeem Joffer and Arsenio Hall's Semmi worked in the movie Coming to America. [WSJ]

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