17 'Original' Products That Are Actually Total Ripoffs

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17 'Original' Products That Are Actually Total Ripoffs

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Disney's Frozen trailer ripped off The Snowman. The similarities between the two nose-losing snowmen forced Disney to settle a lawsuit with the short

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George Lucas based Princess Leia's iconic hairdo on Mexican revolutionary female fighters' hairstyle... ...or more specifically, on Clara De La Rocha,

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The design of Marvel's Deadpool is a ripoff of the DC Comics character. Deathstroke. The artist who co-created Deadpool, Rob Liefeld, is a lifelong fa

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17 'Original' Products That Are Actually Total Ripoffs

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Angry Birds became popular during its 2009 debut because of its unique gameplay mechanic, where you launch ammunition to take down the enemy's fortres

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Energizer ripped off its rival Duracell. The pink bunny in Duracell commercials was becoming popular Energ SO Energizer decided to introduce their own

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THE INVENTOR OF MONOPOLY TOTALLY STOLE THE IDEA. In 1904, The Landlord's Game was invented by Quaker Lizzie Magie. es POORHOUSE E CMA ROADWAY 31Y SOHO


OH Homer Simpson's trademark grunt is a shortened version of the d'ooooooh uttered by Scottish comedian James Finlayson in Laurel and Hardy movies D

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Think that the eccentric genius detective Sherlock Holmes is unique? His creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, actually ripped-off Edgar Allan Poe. Sherlock Ho

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Roger CRACKEDCO the alien AMEe on DADY ADL is a thinly veiled rip-off of bawdy 1970s comedian and Hollywood Squares mainstay Paul Lynde.

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MINECRAFT-Stared as a clone of Inf iniminer. A leak of Infiniminer's source code enabled the creation of many incompatible spinoffs and prevented the


THE MUSIC TO HAPPY BIRTHDAY IS FROM A DIFFERENT SONG. Sisters Mildred and Patty Hill composed the tune in 1893 to sing good morning to their student

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For Star Wars, George Lucas took a lot from the John Carter franchise. MARS OF ALISSUE! ORIGINOF HTHORIS! When Lucas couldn't get the rights to Flash


The idea behind Facebook came from a feature of a web portal Mark Zuckerberg's classmate made when they were still at Harvard! Aaron Greenspan Mark Zu


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The T-800's inhuman presence and mannerisms came straight from 1976's Westworld. Schwarzenegger thought Yul Brynner's acting as the Gunslinger in that