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Great Babies of History

Posted April 09, 2010 to photo album "Great Babies of History"

With Babies in theaters, we take look back on some of the most memorable babies of all time.

Slide 1: Introduction - Great Babies of History
Slide 2: The Child of God - The Baby Jesus
Slide 3: The Children of Empire - Romulus and Remus
Slide 4: Child of Hope - Keith Haring's Radiant Baby
Slide 5: Child of Commerce - The Gerber Baby
Slide 6: Child of Legend - Hercules
Slide 7: Child of Fantasy - Mowgli
Slide 8: Child of Power - Bronzino’s Portrait of Giovanni de' Medici
Slide 9: Child of Racism - Tar baby
Slide 10: Child of Cinema - The baby in Rescued from an Eagle Nest
Slide 11: Child of Capitalism - Baby Herman
Slide 12: Child of Comics - Swee'Pea
Slide 13: Child of Crime - The Lindbergh baby
Slide 14: Child of Horror - The It's Alive baby
Slide 15: Child of Persistence - Baby Huey
Slide 16: Children of Television - Rugrats
Slide 17: Child of the Coen brothers - Junior from Raising Arizona
Slide 18: Child of Satan - Rosemary's Baby
Slide 15: Child of Persistence - Baby Huey

Slide 15: Child of Persistence - Baby Huey

While Baby Huey is best known as a star of Paramount Pictures’ Famous Studios cartoons, he first appeared in a Casper the Friendly Ghost comic book. But after his television debut in the 1950 toon “Quack a Doodle Doo,” the oversized duckling became a comic fixture, appearing in many cartoons and even getting his own comic book, and many years later a direct-to-video feature film. Yet despite so many appearances, his storyline stayed pretty much the same. After being humiliated by other kids because of his awkward size, he returns to save them by using that same awkward size. As an unexpected hero, Huey proved an inspiration for people like U.S. President Bill Clinton. In 1993, Clinton remarked, "I'm a lot like Baby Huey. I'm fat. I'm ugly. But if you push me down, I keep coming back."