Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)

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The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.

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 Mom / ... (78 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Dexter / ... (58 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Monkey / ... (52 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Valhallen / ... (47 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Dee Dee / ... (36 episodes, 1997-2003)
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 Dee Dee / ... (35 episodes, 1996-2003)
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Dexter is a Boy Genius Who has a secret lab in his room his Mom and Dad don't now about it, but his older sister Dee Dee Does and they go on wacky (yet Sci-fi) Capers Written by hailey

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Dexter's Laboratory (1996) and The Powerpuff Girls (1998) contain 78 weekly episodes apiece. See more »

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In the episode where Dexter is learning piano, the professor says they'll start on C, but they clearly start on F. See more »

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Mandark: You were almost late for work.
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After the end credits of season one they show the Cartoon Network logo and Dee-dee is dancing but then Dexter in a robot suit busts through the logo and looks to his left and right. See more »

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What hath TV wrought upon us?
1 November 2003 | by (Shermer, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Perhaps cartoons are futile in two respects. The first being that the level of detail often overwhelms the target audience--think of how the Simpsons remained popular after almost 15 years. The second is that the remaining public ignores them as "childish" despite this semi-sophistication.

Dexter's Lab, at one time the best thing on CTNW, is one of those shows, perhaps the best one since Rocky and Bullwinkle. Even the crude art styles are radically similar. Sadly, it is falling out of the inventive mode and into formula.

Overall, if you taped the earlier episodes...keep them. Animation sophistication might soon become a reality.


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