Creative types often get asked where their inspiration comes from. It's always fascinating to hear the origin stories behind some of the cooler things we see. Designers often draw from nature, for example, like how velcro is based on burrs, and how wind turbine blades come from humpback whale fins.
Often, real life is a great source for creativity, as you can see from week to week on Law & Order, for example. And it's just as true for one of the biggest '90s hits, as many fans are just discovering.