16 Reasons For Characters' Iconic Traits

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Fictional characters all have their nutty in-universe origin stories. The thing is, sometimes their actual origin stories are even more ridiculous. They exist, and have the characteristics they do, because of some bizarre glitch in the creative process.

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LINDA BELCHER OF BOB'S BURGERS IS BASED on youtube VIDEOS BY HER voice ACTOR, JOHn ROBERTS. John made several videos parodying his mother that went

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Spock's looks were intended to make him a sex symbol. In an attempt to draw in the ladies, Gene Roddenberry made Spock kind of look like the devil. I

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Wallace CRACKED.COM & Gromit W G The reason why Gromit is a non-speaking character is because it was too difficult to animate him speaking.

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An actress was originally supposed to be cast to play the part of Maris Crane, however, after only 3 episodes they had described her physical appearan

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In There Will Be Blood, RauL and Eli Sunday were not originally twins. Raul Dano initially auditioned for the role of Eli but was awarded the smaller

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Tommy Wiseau named Mark from The Room after Matt Damon, who he thought was named Mark Damon. ??? oh, hi matt CRACKED.COM

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The iconic, ridiculously long scarf of Tom Baker's Doctor in Doctor Who was the reSult of a hilarious misunderstanding. Costume designer James Acheson

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parknon and When the creators were interviewing government officials to research for the show, one of them said, Well, I'm a libertarian, so I don't

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The vampire slayer was named Buffy because that was the least badass name that Joss Whedon could think of. uy M fje ampipe slaer

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WHEN MEL BLANC, VOICE OF BARNEY RUBBLE, HAD A BAD CAR ACCIDENT THEY HAD TO BRING IN ANOTHER VOICE ACTOR, DAWS BUTLER, TO FINISH THE FIRST SEASON. DAWS

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Larry David named a Seinfeld character after his girlfriend to score a point in the relationship. He was dating a woman called Vanessa, and he named J

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.CRACKED.COM STRR TREK Pavel Chekoy's character was created to resemble Davy Jones of The Monkees and attract young viewers for Star Trek.

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16 Reasons For Characters' Iconic Traits

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16 Reasons For Characters' Iconic Traits

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Mace Windu's lightsaber is purple sO Samuel L. Jackson could find himself in the Episode lI arena battle. Jackson said, Well s** I wanna be able to f

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16 Reasons For Characters' Iconic Traits