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If the phrase “football head” brings a nostalgic smile to your face, you’re probably a child of the ‘90s who loves “Hey Arnold!” as much as we do. We were lucky enough to sit down with the show's creator, Craig Bartlett, to talk all things Arnold ahead of our favorite cartoon 4th grader’s return to TV in “Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie” (spoiler: Arnold’s no longer in 4th grade now). Find out what inspired Arnold’s iconic profile, the real story behind “Pigeon Man,” and who influenced the look of TV’s coolest cartoon bedroom.


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    Craig Michael Bartlett (born October 18, 1956 in Seattle, Washington) is an animator best known...

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