The Hey Arnold! Characters Have Been Morphed Into Real-Life Humans And It's Hideous

Regardless of your opinion on Hey Arnold! now, no one can deny that shit was a classic.

It features our favourite football-headed character which hopefully you're able to remember fondly at this moment in time because what you're about to see can't be unseen I'm afraid.

Look at Arnold and Gerald as 'real-life' humans. Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee
Look at Arnold and Gerald as 'real-life' humans. Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee

Miguel Vasquez, a 3D artist, has answered all the questions we ask ourselves about what our beloved childhood cartoon characters would look like as real people.

If you didn't ask yourselves any such things, well, tough shit - if I've seen these you can bet your bottom dollar I'm going to try and shove them on to as many people as possible.

So here are a few more of these little delights - bulging eyes and all.

How creepy is this? Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee
How creepy is this? Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee

Seems most people share the same sentiments as I do, one commented: "hell naw that's just plain freaky," with another adding: "dude I saw this. & I am traumatized af". I feel this way, too.

And let's not forget the lovely IRL version of Gerald as well. We wouldn't want to leave him out now, would we?

There are no words. Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee
There are no words. Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee

If you hadn't already guessed this isn't Miguel's first rodeo. Oh no, the bloke's been ruining lives for some time now.

Back in August, it was the turn of The Simpsons characters. Miguel, who is based in Ontario, Canada, decided to create a 3D re-imagining of Homer specifically and it's actually frightening.

If it doesn't look like a rejected X-Men character, it looks like the lovechild of SpongeBob and Kermit the Frog.

While most people would be shocked by what they've seen - and rightfully so - not everyone hates the 3D look. To be fair, there are a lot of people on social media that actually admire the artist's work.

One Twitter user wrote: "This is why l [love] your work. I am both scared out my mind and very intrigued."

Another user commented on Instagram: "Very impressive ZBrush skills! Scary as hell, but super cool!"

Of course he's ruined Spongebob and Patrick - why wouldn't he have? Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee
Of course he's ruined Spongebob and Patrick - why wouldn't he have? Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee

Look, we don't know if Vasquez is on a mission to damage people's love and appreciation for different characters, but it'll no doubt scar any person who is brave enough to venture through the artist's Instagram account.

He's done versions for Ed, Edd n Eddy, SpongeBob SquarePants and even Nigel Thornberry. Just when we thought nothing could change our view of the Thornberrys.

Well done, Miguel, well done. Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee
Well done, Miguel, well done. Credit: Instagram/marvelous_mikee

From what we can tell, Family Guy and American Dad! fans can take solace in the fact that Peter Griffin and Stan Smith haven't been hit by the same fate. Well, for now at least. Watch this space.

Featured Image Credit: Nickelodeon

Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd is a Journalist at LADbible. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class BA in Journalism. Becky previously worked as Chief Reporter at Cavendish Press, supplying news and feature stories to national newspapers and women's magazines.

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