I don't know. I guess I didn't think of all those things because I was too busy concentrating on who the characters were instead of what they were. And Tim Burton made FrankenWeenie, not ParaNorman. (Frankenweenie sucked, btw.)
And glad to hear you get out of your college work the day we're supposed to all die, Fummo. I'll be looking forward to reading your update in the afterlife.
"Cogito, ergo es eggo." A.K.A. "I think, therefore you are a waffle."