29 Inspirations Behind Famous Movies And Shows (We Didn’t Know About)

29 Inspirations Behind Famous Movies And Shows (We Didn’t Know About)

Creator Satoshi Tajiri got the idea for Pokemon after realizing he was too old for his childhood hobby – bug collecting. More on that and 28 other fascinating inspirations behind famous movies, games, and shows: 

Pokemon was inspired by Satoshi Tajiri's bug collecting hobby. As a kid, he loved collecting bugs, but by the time he grew up, bug collecting became pretty hard for kids because urbanization was happening so fast. So, once he became a game designer, he made a game based on bug collecting. CRACKED.COM


The look of Bambi was inspired by Song dynasty artwork. An early Bambi sketch Chinese-American Disney artist Tyrus Wong drew on 11th-century art from the Song dynasty to create the backgrounds for the movie. CRACKED.COM


Apes freak out TIM BURTON and he tried to capture what makes them so disturbing to him when he made Planet of the Apes. They scare me, I he said. They may smile at you and look cute but beneath the surface is a darker behavior. CRACKED.COM


Charles Schulz created Franklin because of a fan letter. In 1968, former teacher Harriet Glickman, wrote to Schulz and suggested he add a Black character to Peanuts as a small of way of helping change those conditions in our society which led to the assassination of MLK and which contribute to the vast sea of misunderstanding, fear, hate, and violence. After more correspondence, Schulz agreed, and came up with Franklin. CRACKED.COM


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