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Conan's Set Based on the Mushroom Kingdom?

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You don't even need to be on shrooms to get hypnotied by this. Thanks, Conan!

Yesterday the blog Serious Lunch found that Conan's background seems based off the Mario Bros. Mushroom Kingdom. And boy, it looks like they were right.

"That's great," Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime told Kotaku. "We know that he is a fan of what we do, and we're thrilled to have him as a passionate Nintendo fan. Maybe we'll have to go play some Wii Sports Resort as well as Super Mario Bros Wii."

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Fils-Aime said no cease and desist will be issued to NBC.