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10 Animated Viral Videos You've Probably Forgotten About

...or just blocked from your memory completely.

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1. Charlie the Unicorn

Posted to YouTube by FilmCow in 2008, Charlie the Unicorn now has over 27 million views. The video follows the story of three unicorns trying to make their way to Candy Mountain - the land of sweets and joy and joyness.
Youtube / FilmCow

Posted to YouTube by FilmCow in 2008, Charlie the Unicorn now has over 27 million views. The video follows the story of three unicorns trying to make their way to Candy Mountain - the land of sweets and joy and joyness.

2. He Man - What's Going On

The He Man video was created in 2005 by Slackcircus. It was first posted on Something Awful Forums and later found it's way to YouTube where it now has over 90 million views across various channels.
Youtube / Slackcircus

The He Man video was created in 2005 by Slackcircus. It was first posted on Something Awful Forums and later found it's way to YouTube where it now has over 90 million views across various channels.

3. Nyan Cat

Nyan Cat was posted to YouTube in 2011 by Slobs. The video currently has over 135 million views.
YouTube / Slobs

Nyan Cat was posted to YouTube in 2011 by Slobs. The video currently has over 135 million views.

4. The Duck Song

Created by Bryant Oden and Forrest Whaley, The Duck Song was posted to YouTube in 2009. The video has been viewed over 215 million times.
Forrest Whaley

Created by Bryant Oden and Forrest Whaley, The Duck Song was posted to YouTube in 2009. The video has been viewed over 215 million times.

5. Badger Song

The Badger Song, first published in 2003 was created by Jonti Picking. The flash animation loops repeating the word "badger", occasionally breaking off to say "mushroom" or "snake. It's a snake".
Jonti Picking

The Badger Song, first published in 2003 was created by Jonti Picking. The flash animation loops repeating the word "badger", occasionally breaking off to say "mushroom" or "snake. It's a snake".

6. Don't Hug Me. I'm Scared

Published to YouTube in 2011, Don't Hug Me I'm Scared features various puppets and a colourful design. The video which first appears to be for children quickly takes a dark turn. Since publishing, the video has been watched over 33 million times.
This Is It

Published to YouTube in 2011, Don't Hug Me I'm Scared features various puppets and a colourful design. The video which first appears to be for children quickly takes a dark turn. Since publishing, the video has been watched over 33 million times.

7. Rejected

The animated short comedy film by Don Hertzfeldt was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2000 and received 27 awards from film festivals around the world. Rejected currently has almost 10 million views on YouTube.
Don Hertzfeldt

The animated short comedy film by Don Hertzfeldt was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2000 and received 27 awards from film festivals around the world. Rejected currently has almost 10 million views on YouTube.

8. The End of the World

The End of the World video was first published to albinoblacksheep.com in 2003. The video depicts how the world will end based on the current state of politics.
Albinoblacksheep

The End of the World video was first published to albinoblacksheep.com in 2003. The video depicts how the world will end based on the current state of politics.

9. Shrek Is Love, Shrek Is Life

Shrek Is Love, Shrek Is Life was created in 2013 by AirplaneRandy. The video has been uploaded onto YouTube by various users and currently has over 90 million views.
AirplaneRandy

Shrek Is Love, Shrek Is Life was created in 2013 by AirplaneRandy. The video has been uploaded onto YouTube by various users and currently has over 90 million views.

10. Salad Fingers

Salad Fingers is the title of an animated series created by David Firth. The series was originally publish to David's website (Fat-Pie) in 2004, with the first episode titled "Spoons".
David Firth

Salad Fingers is the title of an animated series created by David Firth. The series was originally publish to David's website (Fat-Pie) in 2004, with the first episode titled "Spoons".

So basically, the weirder the video is the more views it seems to get.

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