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16 Cartoon Characters That Are Low-Key Creepy

What am I watching?!

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1. Handsome Squidward (SpongeBob Squarepants)

Nickelodeon

No. You never thought you'd miss Squidward's face until you've seen him look so weirdly smooth and shiny in a really terrible leotard. Bring back Normal Squidward! Besides, since when is that up there more handsome than THIS?

2. Backpack (Dora the Explorer)

Nickelodeon / Univision

Backpack, whose parents were obviously a bit uncreative, is a talking, singing backpack. A backpack with feelings, with dreams. So how does this sentient, singing entity feel when it is worn on someone's back and constantly STUFFED FULL OF OBJECTS?

3. Goofy & Pluto (Various)

Disney

This image brings up so many disturbing questions. If Pluto and Goofy are both dogs, then is Goofy a sort of Dr. Moreau experiment keeping a fellow canine as a slave? How come Goofy can talk and Pluto is left to groan and whimper senselessly into the void?

4. The Red Guy (Cow And Chicken)

He walks on his butt, which is never clothed. Ever. Cultivate an iota of chill, pls.

5. CatDog (CatDog)

Nickelodeon

How do they pee and/or poop?

6. Freaky Fred (Courage the Cowardly Dog)

He lured a young dog into the bathroom to shave him. So. The less said about this guy, the better.

7. The Blue Thing (also from Courage the Cowardly Dog)

Cartoon Network

As if vaguely depressed but ultimately correct trumpet ghosts aren't bad enough, this one sort of looks like a fetus with a man face.

8. This Cow (Adventure Time)

What is that and why is it smiling and also where did it buy those tiny glasses?

9. Old Man Hunger (Ren & Stimpy)

Nickelodeon

So besides being perpetually naked and prone to nibbling on people, the creepiest thing about this dude is the question of WHY his butt is bandaged. What was he... up to?

10. Wilbur H. Cobb (also Ren & Stimpy)

Is Mr. Cobb dead? He has a habit of literally falling to pieces, so it's not out of the question.
Nickelodeon

Is Mr. Cobb dead? He has a habit of literally falling to pieces, so it's not out of the question.

11. Nanny (Muppet Babies)

We never get to see Nanny's face. While this might be because we, the viewer, are exploring the Muppets' lives and adventures through a "baby's eye" point of view, another possible reason is that Nanny is a faceless demon-woman holding various animal/human hybrids captive in her nursery of horrors. WHERE ARE THEIR PARENTS?
The Jim Henson Company

We never get to see Nanny's face. While this might be because we, the viewer, are exploring the Muppets' lives and adventures through a "baby's eye" point of view, another possible reason is that Nanny is a faceless demon-woman holding various animal/human hybrids captive in her nursery of horrors. WHERE ARE THEIR PARENTS?

12. Brett (Turbo Teen)

ABC / USA Cartoon Express

Brett is a teen with the ability to turn into a sports car. Which prompts the question: What happens to his bones and internal organs when he transforms? IS HE A CAR FULL OF BLOOD?

13. Heffer (Rocko's Modern Life)

Nickelodeon

:( Do you ever find yourself thinking, "I really hope that's an udder"? :(

14. Hiram Wolfe (also Rocko's Modern Life)

Nickelodeon

Would he just... gum his victims to death?

15. Ed, Ed, and Eddy (Ed, Edd n Eddy)

Cartoon Network

According to a fairly persuasive fan theory, this trio of friends might actually be dead.

16. Peppa Pig (Peppa Pig)

Girl, your face is a dick.
Nick Jr.

Girl, your face is a dick.

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