Masklophobia, or the fear of costumed characters, is a very real and diagnosed phobia. It seems funny, but you can't really blame people for being petrified of mascots. They're creepy as hell. Yet, for some reason we shove our terrified children into their furry arms? Maybe that reason is because scaring cute children is truly hilarious. Here are nine of the funniest freak outs from kids who were supposed to be having fun. 

1. You thought your kids would love Mickey Mouse to show up at their house. You thought wrong.