Pixar, of course, is notorious for hiding Easter egg surprises inside their films to reveal unexpected details.
A lot of the time, this includes references to other Pixar movies, like when Mr. Potato Head from Toy Story reads A Bug's Life book.
And in Ratatouille, for example, there are Easter eggs like this one, which makes a reference to Up.
It's Dug The Talking Dog!
Imgur user ManImgurUsernamesAreDifficultToThinkOf noticed a few more details hidden in Ratatouille that tie together two previously unrelated characters: the old woman whose house Remy sneaks into, and Ego, the food critic.
Ready for this?
Okay, so in the movie's first big scene, we're inside the old woman's house, in the countryside. And there are a few distinctive items in the kitchen...
Like the teapot, stove handles and jars...
And the curtains, sink faucet, and the fruit bowl here.
We see these SAME items again later, during the hugely important scene where Ego, the food critic, has a flashback about his mother cooking for him.
It's not just the two kitchens that match. Here's another shot inside the woman's house from the first scene...