It's hard to hit it out of the park on the first try. Usually the final product you see had to go through a battery of people with different views, rounds of revisions, censors -- the whole nine yards. Sometimes, though, in an amazing display of talent and creativity, you do get it right the first time.
These ... are not those times. With the help of Auntiememe, we pulled together some iconic characters in pop culture that would have been anything but if someone didn't step back and say, "Hm. That might could definitely use a shit ton of work."