Have you ever been watching a cartoon and thought to yourself that one of the characters seem to resemble someone in real life? This has happened all of us, and it may not be too far from the truth! Interestingly, some of our favourite cartoon characters began life as far off ideas and were only created after the cartoonists took some inspiration from real life! Some people would be complimented by being immortalised in the form of a cartoon character, while others… not so much! Here are some of the most flattering and unflattering famous cartoon characters who were, unbelievably, based off real-life people!