Huffpost Taste

Mr. Clean's Makeover Is Creeping Us All Out (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:

Mr. Clean did need a bit of a makeover -- he always had a bit of a "Right Said Fred" look that was about two paces behind the times. But did he have to go in a "Yul Brynner meets Polar Express" direction? We can all agree that this style of animation, when applied to human characters, is unsettling.

Especially when it's a child. A child version of Mr. Clean.

mr clean makeover

Thanks to the helpful Redditors who pointed it out, I can't get this image out of my head. It'll haunt my dreams forever.

Watch the video above (which gives us an unnecessary backstory for Mr. Clean), to see it all in motion.

Have something to say? Check out HuffPost Home on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.


Do you have a home story idea or tip? Email us at (PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)

Also on The Huffington Post

The Best Cleaning & Organizing Tips
Share this
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Mr. Clean - The Origin - YouTube

Mr. Clean | Facebook

Ad of the Day: The Origin Story of Mr. Clean | Adweek

Mr. Clean - Procter & Gamble

Mr. Clean (RealMrClean) on Twitter

Mr. Clean Car Wash: Home