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Sailor Moon and Reproductive Health

The feminist and LBGTQ iconic character of Sailor Moon has done more positive work for reproductive health than most people realize.

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The First 10 Aliens in "Ben 10"

The Omnitrix is said to hold approximately 1,000,912 alien species. However, only a few have been unlocked. This article will give you the first 10 aliens that Ben transformed into in the series "Ben 10."

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Bad Romance: The Problematic Ships of "Sailor Moon"

The Moonlight Carries The Message Of Love, but is the love in "Sailor Moon" really appropriate?

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Top 10 Teen Titans Episodes

These are the finest episodes of the most underrated show of the 2000’s.

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The 9 Titans of "Attack on Titan"

Learn about the nine Titans in the "Attack on Titan" universe, from the memory manipulations of the Founding Titan to the speed and endurance of the Cart Titan.

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Ranking the Elements of "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

Water, Earth, Fire, Air… long ago the four nations lived in harmony. Now, that harmony is interrupted as I rank them.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Time Squad"

The CN retrospective continues with the underrated series "Time Squad" created by Dave Wasson. Though it ran for two seasons, the show had an interesting premise with some context, caricatured animation, and a variety of historical and non-historical characters with talented voice acting.

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"The Cuphead Show!" (2022) Review: You'll Sell Your Soul for Animation This Good

The epic, award winning video game is now a hit animation series. The Cuphead Show! is now streaming on Netflix. It features astounding animation, a crazy good soundtrack, and a ton of silly humor that will entertain the kid in all of us regardless of age.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Sheep in the Big City"

Continuing the CN lineup, "Sheep in the Big City" is an animated series created by Mo Willems. Despite lasting two seasons, it is a criminally underrated show known for its meta and fourth-wall-breaking humor, UPA-art style, and bizarrely funny characters.

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7 Most Powerful "Ben 10" Aliens

Ben 10 has to be one of Cartoon Network's best franchises. This cartoon made most of our childhoods special and left us pondering the question, who is the most powerful alien? I've made a list of the most powerful aliens unlocked by Ben 10. Enjoy!

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Courage the Cowardly Dog"

Continuing the retrospective is one of my favorite shows, "Courage the Cowardly Dog," created by John R. Dilworth. This show holds up tremendously with imaginative dark scenarios, spooky and energetic visuals, laugh-out-loud humor, and memorable characters.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Mike, Lu & Og"

Continuing the Cartoon Network lineup is the short-lived and forgotten series, "Mike, Lu & Og" created by Mikhail Shindel, Mikhail Aldashin, & Charles Swenson. While the concept and animation look generic, Charles’ involvement executed and gave the show its own identity with interesting characters.

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6 Reasons Why "Arcane" Is a Good Show

"Arcane" has become a major hit and everyone is talking about it. Critics and audience alike agree that it is an outstanding example of what a video game adaptation should be.

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TV Review: "The Freak Brothers" Fly High on Tubi

Gilbert Shelton's classic counterculture comics characters, The Freak Brothers, have been brought to life in a new animated series on the Tubi streaming service.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Ed, Edd n Eddy"

The retrospective continues with one of my all-time favorites, "Ed, Edd n Eddy" created by Danny Antonucci. This was the longest-running original series with non-stop humor, unique animation, likable and entertaining characters, and a legacy that stands out among other shows at that time.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "The Powerpuff Girls"

The retrospective continues with one of the network's most successful franchise, "The Powerpuff Girls," created by Craig McCracken. Though the series went through franchise fatigue, the original remains engaging, creative, and action-packed with a wide cast of characters both good and evil.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Cow & Chicken" and "I Am Weasel"

The retrospective continues with "Cow & Chicken" and "I Am Weasel," created by David Feiss. Though strange and surreal, both of these shows stand out for their off-the-wall humor, characters, and voice acting. Sure, "I Am Weasel" didn't last long as its own show, but "Cow & Chicken" prevailed.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Johnny Bravo"

The 30th anniversary continues with “Johnny Bravo,” created by Van Partible. Though the show went through some changes back and forth, the characters, memorable episodes, and humor still hold up tremendously. It helped launch careers for new animators and featured overlooked historic moments.

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30 Years of Cartoon Network: "Dexter's Laboratory"

Starting the retrospective line-up is the network's first original and my personal favorite show, “Dexter's Laboratory.” The first half of the series was highly inventive, funny, and memorable. The second half went experimental under a new direction with mixed results. Nonetheless, it holds up well.

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"Primal" (2021) Blu-ray Review: Genndy Tartakovsky's Bloody Masterwork

The 2021 animated series "Primal" has a mixture of heart and patient, deliberate storytelling. Oh, and there's a caveman riding a T-Rex. Here's my review of Genndy Tartakovsky's latest work made for television.

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Why General Ironwood Was Right in "RWBY"

Explore several reasons why the morally ambiguous General Ironwood actually had the best plan in "RWBY" Volume 7.

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Top 10 Semblances in "RWBY"

Explore the ten most useful semblance powers in the hit show, "RWBY"!

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"Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic" (1995): Saban's Forgotten Magical Girl

Based on a real-life magician, the 1995 animated series "Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic" shouldn't be forgotten. Let the magic begin!

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10 Reasons Patrick Is a Terrible Friend to SpongeBob

Explore 10 reasons why SpongeBob SquarePants would be better off without Patrick Star!

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ABC TV's 1973 Saturday Morning Television Schedule

The 1973 Saturday morning TV schedule on ABC included cartoon characters such as Bugs Bunny, Yogi Bear, Batman and Robin, and more! Find out what else aired during this time slot.

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Series Review: "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" is one of the few spectacular shows out there that anyone of any age can be a fan of. What makes this show so astounding?

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"2 Stupid Dogs": A Simple but Revolutionary "Ren & Stimpy" Clone

On the surface, this short-lived animated series would be considered a simple "Ren & Stimpy" knock-off. In practice, however, this show not only revitalized Hanna-Barbera's legacy but launched a new legacy for the animators involved in making the show.

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Rick Sanchez: An Extremely Detailed Character Analysis

He's not a nihilist, he's a cynic. Yes, there is a difference that matters between the two. Also, he "does an arc," whether he wants to admit that or not.

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"Freakazoid!": A Zany, Overlooked Superhero Cartoon

Freakazoid! is an Emmy-winning animated series produced by Stephen Spielberg that mixes superheroes and comedy. While it may have started with a lack of focus in its format and got canceled after two seasons, it gained a cult following for its characters, animation, and non-stop humor.

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Top 10 "Kim Possible" (2002) Villains

Here are the ten most threatening villains in the 2002 American animated series "Kim Possible"!

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'Close Enough' (2020) Review: Hilariously Absurd, Adult-Oriented Perfection

Regular Show's J.G. Quintel is back with a brand new animated series called "Close Enough," filled with cursing, nudity, booze, and clown strippers.

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"The Critic" (TV Series) Review

"The Critic" is an underrated animated sitcom created by Simpsons showrunners Al Jean & Mike Reiss. Despite the show lasting only two seasons, it left a cult following with a satirical passion for parodying movies, memorable episodes, and a talented voice cast.

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Top 5 Strongest Avatars (From "Last Airbender" and "Legend of Korra")

Explore the five strongest warriors can who can bend all four elements in the Avatar franchise!

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5 Animated Series With Disabled Heroes

Disabled representation is hard to find. Here's a list of 5 heroic characters not brought down by their disabilities.

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Who Are the Characters in "South Park"?

The over-the-top, irreverent, ironic show "South Park" actually makes major statements about America. Find out what it's about.

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8 Crazy Cartoon Siblings We Just Can't Forget

Over the past years, cartoons have given us some memorable sibling relationships. From the lovable and admired ones to the crazy and unbalanced ones.

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Character Profiles: The Diamonds in "Steven Universe"

The diamonds are a big point of contention as "Steven Universe" characters. They begin as antagonists, but they change, and some fans and critics think this change happens too quickly. So what explains this 180 from dictators to loving aunts? Contains spoilers.

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"Felix the Cat" (1959) - Reviving a Cartoon Star With a Magic Bag of Tricks

"Felix the Cat" had been an icon of silent animation, but the sound era brought about his fall. However, in 1959, his television debut would bring him back into the spotlight.

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"The Jetsons: The Complete Original Series" (1962) Blu-ray Review

The Warner Archive Collection released "The Jetsons: The Complete Original Series" from 1962 and 1963 on Blu-ray in 2019. The show looks better than it's ever looked. But does the program hold up all these years later? Here's my review.

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History of Hanna-Barbera: "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" (1969)

Scooby-Doo is one of the most popular Hanna-Barbera characters, but where did it all start? It's time to travel back to 1969 to delve into the mystery behind the creation of such an iconic franchise with the first animated series "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!"

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Top 10 Strongest "RWBY" Characters

Count down the ten strongest warriors from the "RWBY" animated series!

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9 Male TV Cartoon Characters Voiced by Women

Have you ever learned that some of your favorite male cartoon characters were actually voiced by a woman? How surprised were you? In this article, learn about 9 male cartoon characters who are (or were) voiced by women.

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History of Hanna-Barbera: 'The Space Kidettes' and 'Young Samson'

Out of a partnership with a cereal company, Hanna-Barbera produced two separate series which, through decisions out of their control, were permanently joined together.

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History of Hanna-Barbera: "The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show"

Hanna-Barbera created several package series during their time being distributed by Screen Gems, but with the last of these, "The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show," the end of one era would show glimpses of the next.

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Top 10 Cartoons of the 2000s for Kids

This list takes a look at some of the best animated series aimed at kids from the years 2000-2010.

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Top 10 Best 'Futurama' Episodes All About Bender: Fox Edition

Bender is the best 'Futurama' character, so let's countdown the shiny metal robot's greatest episodes of the show with way too many humans in it.

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Top 15 Funniest Adult Cartoons of the '90s

The '90s was the decade when comedic adult cartoons really started catching on with TV viewers, and some of the animated series it gave us are still some of the best ever created.

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30 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Your Favorite '90s Cartoons

The '90s were arguably one of the greatest decades for television and cartoons. Chances are if you grew up during this time you often were watching your favorite cartoons on Cartoon Network or Nickelodeon. Let's take a trip down memory lane with some fun facts you might not know about these shows.

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History of Hanna-Barbera: "Magilla Gorilla" and "Peter Potamus" - The First Toyetic Cartoons

Cartoons produced alongside toylines were a popular trend during the 80s and 90s, but the trend starts much earlier than that. In 1964, Hanna-Barbera produced two shows, "Magilla Gorilla" and "Peter Potamus," in conjunction with the toy company Ideal Toys. Thus, the toyetic cartoon was born.

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"Spider-Man" (1967) - Spidey's First Cartoon and His Struggle Against Budget Cuts

Marvel's "Spider-Man" is one of the most iconic superheroes, and it can be argued his fame really took off after his first cartoon in 1967. However, this first foray into animation came with a great deal of growing pains, including a bankrupt studio, green-skinned foes, and recycled plots.