It is a miracle that Who Framed Roger Rabbit? ever got made. With all the money and egos involved, it is a miracle that any movie gets made, but a half live-action, half animation movie picture featuring an original character mixing it up with classic cartoon characters from Disney and Warner Bros.? And it's a noir? With its point of reference being (of all movies) Chinatown? How on Earth did they come up with all of this?

While some of those questions go unanswered, there are some that can. There are several slight nods and references within Who Framed Roger Rabbit? that explain why certain characters were designed, story beats were added, and inside jokes. A lot of time, dedication, time, money, and time was put into this movie and it shows.

Here are some of the references, Easter eggs, and hidden meanings within Who Framed Roger Rabbit? that you probably missed:

EASTER EGGSTRA REFERENCES & HIDDEN MEANINGS Who fromed ROGER RABBIT Steven Spielberg's cameo The producer has a sketch that can be spotted behind Roger and Jessica Rabbit in a wallet photo. Spielberg was instrumental in negotiating the usage of all the cartoon characters featured in the movie. CRACKED.COM

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EASTER EGGSTRA REFERENCES & HIDDEN MEANINGS Who fromed ROGER RABBIT Felix the Cat's sock and buskin Eddie drives through the Mount Hollywood tunnel that leads him to Toontown. On the frame of the tunnel is a sock and buskin (comedy and tragedy symbols) of the world's biggest and most popular cartoon before Mickey Mouse came along. CRACKED.COM

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EASTER EGGSTRA REFERENCES & HIDDEN MEANINGS fromed ROGER Who RABBIT Shout-outs to the production crew BACK BAER COMING SOON In the seedy part of Toontown, there are posters of Gregory and his Rubber Band referencing composer Gregory Hinde, and Br'er Baer for animator Dale Baer. Many others are also honored on Toontown store signs. CRACKED.COM

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EASTER EGGSTRA REFERENCES & HIDDEN MEANINGS Who fromed ROGER RABBIT Acme Overused Gags OVERUSE 'CME GAG CHRISTINES When Eddie enters Toontown, he crashes his car into a truck with this title on the side. The truck is filled with TNT, banana peels, bowling balls, and a piano. CRACKED.COM

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