I’m being lazy…found this on fark.com and thought it was kinda neat. Here’ the link to the actual post, as I hate not giving credit where it’s due.
There’s a little theory that Conan’s set background is inspired from Nintendo game scenes. Take a look:
If in fact, some set designer is a complete geek and this is legit, which is seems to be, but who knows what those crazy kids are doing nowadays with their photoshop, that was kinda cool.