Who was the tall red guy from fosters home for imaginary friends?

Wilt is the tall red guy from Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends.

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Wilt is tall and his arm is missing. His left eye is kinda wonky but even though life's been a little rough to Wilt, he's incredibly upbeat, optimistic and helpful, almost to a fault.

Of all the fantastical things television brings into our lives, nothing indulges the imagination quite like cartoons. Whether timely (South Park) or timeless (Looney Tunes), cartoons can truly take us anywhere. The rules — and the budgets — of conventional TV don't apply. In short, we just can't help being drawn to them.

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Updated on Tuesday, July 15 2014 at 05:30AM EDT