• Question: Are scientists really like scientists in cartoons?

    Asked by pass371sun to Jack on 21 Nov 2019.
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      Jack Saunders answered on 21 Nov 2019:

      This is a great question! I think that it depends on what cartoon you watch, we’re not all crazy haired white-coat wearing geniuses (most of us are just normal people who enjoy science).

      However, in some cartoons (like Big Hero 6 – a film that I love) there is a group of scientists who are very similar to some people I know 🙂

      I think that most of the time cartoons take some things that are true for one group of people (like scientists, police officers, or doctors) and make them very over-the-top to make it funny!