The way something smells is just as important to its viability as a product people don't hate as any other factor you can name. Generally, just looking at something will give you a pretty good idea of what it smells like. If it looks like a hobo, it probably smells like a hobo.
That's not always the case, though. Here are four things that smell nothing like you'd expect them to.
#4. Bearcat Ass Smells Like Buttered Popcorn
A bearcat looks like an alley cat that's outlived its pretty stage, and those looks are unfortunately one of its more attractive features. Bearcats can be mean-tempered, and when frightened they will release a "fine spray of liquid which has an acrid smell and which actually almost burns when inhaled."
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And yet he looks so cute.
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#8. Aliens Wear a Man's Face
The Vidiian race survives by stealing the organs of other living creatures, because why the hell not, they're aliens. In the masterfully titled episode "Faces," this handsome Vidiian fellow ...
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"On the keypad in front of you, please enter how many dicks you'd like our contestant to suck ..."