So why the heck are all the toys of Sulley so gosh darn ugly? In particular, I'm referring to his eyes. For whatever reason, every toy of Sulley insists on giving him big bulging bug-eyes that invariably look terrible.
See this is what Sulley is supposed to look like:
There, see? He has nice cartoony eyes. They are friendly and inviting. They aren't pressed together, nor are they perfectly circular, nor are they bulging out of his face.
Now let's look at some toys released back with the original film in 2001:
Okay, so that was 2001. That was twelve years ago. Toys have come a long way when in comes to being on-model in recent years. Just take a look at how far the Toy Story toys have come over the years. Last year Disney re-released Monsters Inc to theaters in 3D and a few new toys were released to go with it. Let's see how twelve years of progress has benefited Sulley:
Okay, so maybe when it comes to the original film, they struck out across the board. But Monsters University is right around the corner. Surely Disney is planning to sell lots of toys to promote it, so I'm sure they pulled out all the stops to make Sulley look as good as possible...