When Dr. Manhattan Yells Inyuk-chuk Finally revealed - Zack Snyder's true inspiration for his Watchmen adaptation isn't really Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' original series - but is, instead, classic 1970s/80s cartoon Super Friends . Unconvinced? Check out this trailer for a very special episode of Super Friends and tell us that you don't see the similarity. Okay, so it may be a fan-made mash-up , but it's also more enjoyable than the actual Watchmen trailer itself. Don't believe me? Watch the two together: I think you're convinced. Watchfriends [YouTube]