To be honest, a lot of the oddly-designed Gen. V Pokémom have a just as weird Gen. I counterpart.
VANILLITE LINE IS BASED OFF AN ICE CREAM CONE THAT'S FOOD SO UNORIGINAL
KLINK LINE BASED OFF (Whatever you call it) SO UNORIGINAL
TRUBBISH LINE IS BASED OFF GARBAGE SO UNORIGINAL
I have proved my point, essentially.