Some people will tell you that the worst Pokemon designs are the ones based on real-world items, rather than animals. Those people are wrong. Actually, some of the best creatures in the pocket monster roster are ones based on inanimate objects.
Chinese bootleg Transformers are a dime a dozen. The "robots in disguise" are so popular here that we can seldom go a few months without another Chinese fan making a legion of the robots, and now we have a set that's so bad, they're slightly good!