Barely Recognizable First Drafts Of Iconic Cartoon Characters
Not every animated series is gonna see Rick and Morty success right out of the gate. Sometimes a studio just needs something quick - maybe there's a fad they have to cash in on, or they've just been informed that their most popular franchise is super racist.
A lot of these stopgap characters don't last long. But the ones that become iconic will inevitably go through a ton of changes.