17 'Original' Products That Are Actually Total Ripoffs

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You know that super-cool, completely original thing you are super into? Turns out, not so much.

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17 'Original' Products That Are Actually Total Ripoffs

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

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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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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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Entry by Andrea Meno

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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Entry by AmyB8484

17 'Original' Products That Are Actually Total Ripoffs

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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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Entry by Fooery

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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Entry by Scott Laffey

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

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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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Entry by PookieJones

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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Entry by PollyDarton

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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Entry by Alexius08

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

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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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Entry by Maclise

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

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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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Entry by Andrea Meno

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