Whether we realize it or not, cartoons and the various cartoon characters that appear in them have played a crucial influence in the formation of our identities. With characters ranging from the classics to the most recent cartoons, cartoons have generated some of the most beloved characters in history. The minute details that go into the creation of some of these Cartoon characters may surprise you, and you may be startled to realize that there is more to them than what first appears to be there. So, whether it’s the fact that Gary and Patrick are first cousins or the fact that Patrick has pink hair, there’s something for everyone! Read below and find out some more interesting facts about your favorite cartoon character!
1. Patrick and Gary are first cousins!
Patrick and Gary are first cousins, which proves once again that life in the world of SpongeBob SquarePants works in weird ways. Because Patrick’s family tree is so extensive, we may learn a great deal about Gary simply by examining his past. A look at the family tree reveals Gary and Patrick to be first cousins. Is this something you already knew?
2. The reason Dexter has an accent is that “all well-known scientists” have one.
Even if his family does not have an accent, Dexter does. The creator of the show explained, “He’s a scientist; he knows he needs a kind of accent.” The creators of the show also stated “It’s not really a German accent. It’s just Eastern European.”
3. There was a real-life wedding between the voice actors that portrayed Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.
Mickey Mouse’s voice actors Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor have both worked on the project. Eventually, the actors actually got married.
4. Phoebe and Gerald kissing got the fans excited!
Hey, Arnold! creators appear to have finally chosen to let our favorite characters express their emotions. Phoebe, Helga’s best friend, had a crush on Gerald over the course of numerous episodes. Phoebe kisses Gerald on the cheek in Hey, Arnold! The Jungle Movie.
5. It was not a kilt!?!
To be honest, the majority of us have always thought that Arnold’s choice of dress was a little odd: his choice of jeans, sweater, and… a kilt. Actually, Arnold is dressed in a long shirt, and his entire appearance is based on the style of Neil Young, a well-known Canadian musician.
6. The voices of Rugrats’ female and male characters were all provided by women.
This was one of the most-watched shows when we were children! One thing, though, that we probably didn’t notice was the tone of their voices. Every single one of them was narrated by a woman, including well-known actresses and other popular people.
7. In the Wild Thornberrys, Flea provided the voice of Donnie.
In Borneo, orangutans raised Donnie, a fictional character from The Wild Thornberrys, before he was adopted by the Thornberrys. This wild child makes strange noises but does not speak. A well-known Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player, Flea (Michael Peter Balzary), narrated these noises.
8. The little details in these cartoons are fascinating!
When Patrick reveals his driver’s license in an episode, we may learn more about him and view his personal details. We can see Patrick’s hair if we look closely, and it’s pink.
9. As an homage to Sleeping Beauty, the Powerpuff Girls were created.
For The Powerpuff Girls, Disney’s 1959 Sleeping Beauty’s three good fairies served as an inspiration. In addition to the red, blue, and green color scheme, the names of the characters also match up.
10. Why does Donald Duck only wears pants in the pool?!
Explain this logic?! Donald Duck is the lone exception to the rule, as he does not wear pants. Furthermore, in Finland, comic books about Donald Duck were banned since he doesn’t wear a costume. However, in a few episodes, we see him swimming in shorts for the first time.
11. When Antonucci’s (the creator) kid and his friends were eating multi-colored chocolates, they were inspired to come up with the colors for Ed, Edd, and Eddy’s tongues.
12. Bart Simpsons’ full name is Bartholomew Jojo Simpson!
His nickname is derived from the word BRAT, which is an anagram. The phrase “brat” refers to a child who is misbehaving and has to be corrected.
13. Krusty the Clown was initially founded as a disguise for Homer.
“The satirical concept that I was going for at the time was that “The Simpsons” was about a kid who had no respect for his father, but worshiped a clown that looked exactly like his father,” said the show’s creator, Matt Groening.
14. Mulan’s real name is ‘Fa ping’ which means flower vase!
15. Finally, Helga and Arnold shared a sweet kiss.
We’ve been waiting since 1996 for Arnold to discover Helga’s true feelings for him beneath her nasty exterior. The original series had ended, but we were still eagerly awaiting this time. When Hey Arnold! : The Jungle Movie came out in 2017, and we finally got to see how our favorite characters’ feelings had developed: they kissed!
16. Pokemon series is twenty years old now!!
17. You may not have known that Eric Cartman is the younger version of Archie Bunker!
18. Ariel’s hair was inspired by an astronaut!
19. In 101 Dalmatians, each puppy has 32 spots.
It is crazy how much thought goes into a movie! The 101 Dalmatians’ dogs and puppies are claimed to have 6,469,952 spots on them. Pongo has 72, Perdita has 68, and the puppies have the remainder. Each of them has a final tally of 32.
Do you know any interesting facts about your favorite cartoon that you would like to share?! If yes, feel free to share with us!