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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 Dad / ... (66 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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An episode made early on in the show's run was banned from television before it even aired. Entitled "Rude Removal," its main plot centered around Dexter and Dee Dee accidentally making evil clones of themselves. The clones constantly swear and create havoc; the title card even features Dexter mooning the audience while Dee Dee gives them the middle finger. A movement was started in 2012 to air the episode. Adult Swim, a section of Cartoon Network, managed to gain the tape and now has the episode on their website to watch freely. 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: Thank you, dark forces, oh, THANK YOU!
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After the credits of the 2001 season, Dexter and Dee-Dee are inside the Cartoon Network logo, Dee-Dee presses a button that makes Dexter explode. See more »

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Featured in Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion (2011) See more »

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One of the Very Best
6 April 2004 | by (Alexandria, Virginia) – See all my reviews

A truly great cartoon. Don't look here for great art, its classic, simple lines and bright colors are perfect for the cartoon medium. The stories are varied enough to keep one's attention and the plots are character, not "gag" driven so they bear repeated watching. The writing is hilarious and insightful and the foibles of the main characters are those any adult could identify with. If you have any perspective on the art of cartooning, or even a sense of humor, you'll LOVE Dexter's Laboratory. Along with the Powerpuf Girls, Rocko's Modern Life, Real Monsters, Doug, Wild Thornberries, As Told By Ginger, and even Ren and Stimpy, it is a modern classic. Dexter's Laboratory is a MUST WATCH.


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