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    I Used AI To Transform 14 Cartoon Characters From The 2000s Into "Real People" And...Wow

    Debbie Thornberry is a viiiiiiibe.

    I grew up in the late '90s, considered by most to be the absolute best time to grow up in the history of forever. (No need to fact check me on that.)

    One of the best parts about it was that we were in the Golden Age of animated television (again, don't fact check me), and we got to spend hours and hours watching SpongeBob SquarePants, The Powerpuff Girls, and Kim Possible.

    So, using AI technology, I turned all of your Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Disney Channel faves into real-life humans — or at least what they'd probably look like IRL.

    1. Here's what Johnny looks like in Johnny Bravo:

    Johnny Bravo

    Now here's what he would look like IRL:

    AI Johnny Bravo

    And here they are side-by-side:

    2. Here's Eliza from The Wild Thornberrys:


    Here she is if she existed IRL:

    AI Eliza

    And now here they are together:

    3. Now let's look at Eliza's sister, Debbie, also from The Wild Thornberrys:


    Here's her real-life version:

    AI Debbie

    Moody no matter the form:

    4. Here's Aang from Avatar: The Last Airbender in animated form:


    And here's what he would look like in our world:

    AI Aang

    Here they are side-by-side:

    5. Now time for his pal, Katara, a fan fave from Avatar: The Last Airbender:


    Here she is looking a bit more realistic:

    AI Katara

    All together now:

    6. What about Dexter from Dexter's Laboratory?


    This is what he'd look like after a "realification" experiment:

    AI Dexter

    And the comparison:

    7. Now Penny from The Proud Family:

    Penny Proud

    Looking good as a real-life human:

    AI Penny Proud

    And we obviously gotta see 'em side-by-side:

    8. Now time for Penny's rival, LaCienega Boulevardez:

    LaCienega Boulevardez

    Abracadabra, let's see you IRL:

    AI LaCienega Boulevardez

    A true frenemy in 2D and 3D:

    9. Let's go even further back, and take a look at Doug Funnie from Doug:

    Doug Funnie

    Now here's how he'd look in real life:

    AI Doug Funnie

    You know the drill by now:

    10. And here's the love of Doug's life, Patti Mayonnaise:

    Patti Mayonnaise

    Equally crushable in human form:

    AI Patti Mayonnaise

    And side-by-side:

    11. On to Professor Utonium from The Powerpuff Girls:

    Professor Utonium

    Lookin' like a zaddy IRL:

    AI Professor Utonium

    Actually, he's a zaddy no matter what:

    12. Call her, beep her — it's Kim Possible:

    Kim Possible

    And here she is if she existed in the real world:

    AI Kim Possible

    Now, compare and contrast:

    13. What about her trusty sidekick, Ron Stoppable?

    Ron Stoppable

    Let's see Ron all IRL-ed up:

    AI Ron Stoppable

    Always dependable no matter the medium:

    14. And finally, here's Handsome Squidward from SpongeBob SquarePants:

    Handsome Squidward

    And unfortunately, here's how he'd appear IRL:

    AI Handsome Squidward

    Now, enjoy never sleeping again:

    Any favorite animated characters you would have liked to see get the IRL treatment? Let us know in the comments!