With the proliferation of the "gritty reboot," everyone from Batman to Peter Pan to Dorothy is getting a more down-to-earth and darker retelling. So why would the favorite cartoons from the Nickelodeon archives be any different?

They shouldn't, dammit.

So someone went ahead and gave them ALL gritty reboots, and managed to do so in a pretty authentic fashion. That is to say, the images look like what the TV shows themselves would have done to give their characters a facelift, rather than just making Rocko look like a character in Sin City.

Here are the pics: