“You are what you eat,” as the old saying goes. Food can drastically impact your life and lifestyle. If you indulge in protein and lean meat, you’ll become a meat machine yourself. If you indulge in cake, you’ll likely be as soft and sweet. Pizza? You’ll be all over the place. But what if the thing you consume the most is popular culture?

There are several characters in the world of film, television, and video games that are people food or food people. Heroes, villains, anti-heroes, and just plain mascots have all been represented by some sort of confection, meal, entree, side dish, or processed snack. In many cases, they’re more entertaining to watch than to eat themselves, to be honest.

We here at Cracked have put together this list of some of the most notable edible characters to have ever hit your screen in a movie, TV show, video game, or ad.

Pizza Steve from 'Uncle Grandpa'

Anthropomorabic food Pizza Steve from Uncle Grandpa Some Millennial drew a slice of pizza with sunglasses on as a kid, and got it into a Cartoon Network cartoon. Kudos to them for making a spiral notebook drawing's dream into reality! CRACKED.COM

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Ice Cream Kitty from 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Anthropomorphic food Ice Cream Kitty from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles A mutant cat made of ice cream is the dream companion of all depressed loners out there. Every studio apartment should have one living in the freezer. CRACKED.COM

TMNT Wiki

Gingerbread Man from 'Shrek'

Anthropomorphic food Gingerbread Man from Shrek Say what you want, but this cookie is no snitch! Не won't talk even if you threaten to pluck his gumdrop buttons! CRACKED.COM

WikiShrek

Eggplant Wizard from Nintendo

Anthropomorphic feld Eggplant Wizard from Nintendo Kid Icarus and Captain N: The Gamemaster never questioned why or how an eggplant gained sentience, has one eye, mastered magic, or what any of that has to do with Greek mythology, so we won't speculate here. CRACKED.COM

Captain N Wiki

Can of Vegetables from 'Wet Hot American Summer'

Anthropomorphic food Can of Vegetables from Wet Hot American Summer Dozinsky's Quality MIXED VEGETABLES Therapeutic breakthroughs can come from the oddest places, even from a can of veggies with the same voice as Sterling Archer and Bob Belcher. CRACKED.COM

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