Those of you who cherished Tickle Me Elmo as a child should really look away now. Because the Canada Science and Technology Museum has shared a video of the popular mid-1990s toy - minus the fur.
And, there's no way to sugar coat this - it's somewhat terrifying.
Is there anything I could have done/can do to help the situation?
Tickle Me Elmo has been one of the cuddliest, most popular toys of the last two decades — but parents might think twice about tucking their kids into bed with the talking Sesame Street toys once they see how utterly nightmarish it looks without its fur on.
Therefore, the above video (of Tickle Me Elmo) (shaved) (and naked) (and debased) (and oblivious) (and still laughing) is worth 14,000 alternating "nopes" and "whys." Enjoy?
In a hauntingly disturbing video shared on Twitter, the toy — now all plastic parts and a demonic, skeleton-like mouth — writes and protests, 'That tickles! The Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa shared the clip on the account for its Science Mobile, which takes science on the road in a mobile museum.'Ever wondered what #tickleme Elmo looks like without fur?This furry stroke of marketing brilliance has amply measured up to the award's usual high standards.With eight days until Christmas, it is absolutely unavailable and the mere mention of it triggers general hysteria.“From dating, to marriage, to the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, to pick-up techniques of the geriatric set, this hilarious revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost, to those who have fallen on their face at the portal of romance, and to those who have dared to ask, ‘Say, what are you doing Saturday night?’” Janine said will go through your funny bone and straight to your heart.“That missing piece was Makenzie Hagerman, who is the cherry on top of our fun, irreverent, politically incorrect, laugh-out-loud funny musical sundae.