This Is What Your Favorite Childhood Cartoon Characters Would Look Like As Adults Now (Photos)

This Is What Your Favorite Childhood Cartoon Characters Would Look Like As Adults Now (Photos)
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Ah, there’s nothing better than occasionally catching an episode of your favorite childhood cartoon. But, what if the characters on the show grew older as time passed, instead of just wearing the same clothes and staying child-like forever?

Well, they’d probably look a lot like these illustrations of updated cartoon characters created by artist Isaiah Stephens.

In this awesome photo series, Stephens brought it back to our favorite 90s cartoons like “Hey Arnold!,” “Recess,” and the “Rugrats.”

This project demonstrates realistic growth, maturity and change. Would you rather your favorite cartoons stay the same age forever, or grow old with you? Check them out below for a closer look!

‘Hey Arnold!’


‘Rugrats’


‘Rocket Power’


‘Recess’


‘Wild Thornberrys’


‘South Park’


‘The Powerpuff Girls’


‘Dexter’s Laboratory’

Photos courtesy of Isaiah Stephens

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Anthony Selden

Anthony is a New York-based writer and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a passion for exploring the cooler things in life. Always eager to inform, Anthony is the lifestyle editor at Elite Daily and is knowledgeable about pretty much anything within the walls of awesomeness: from the latest Lamborghini, to the most absurd burgers around. He also enjoys spontaneous skateboarding sessions on New York City's Upper East Side. Much like writing, it's what keeps the guy alive.

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