This one was going to be a truck. It became a classy whale with a tophat:
In this one, the fuzzy edge that was going to be the fur on a Santa hat became a cloud, which led to this:
The mouth of this eel was going to be the back of a guitar. Remember that all of these were drawn by two cramped people using a touchpad to draw in a moving vehicle:
This one was actually going to be a ballerina, so the dashboard hula girl it came out as is actually pretty close to the mark.
This one was going to be just a pair of giant eyes. Now it is, according to my wife, two jolly fruits singing to baby banana Jesus. I agree with her assessment that this is better than the pair of eyes.
And, finally: This sea turtle was going to be a helicopter, and the Mad Hatter was going to be a blender. See if you can guess how