The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.
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 Mom / ... (76 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Dexter / ... (56 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Monkey / ... (52 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Valhallen / ... (48 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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Trivia

At the end of episode "Blackfoot and Slim", Dexter is sporting an ear tag. The identification on the tag is "BG 1138", an obvious reference to George Lucas' THX 1138 (1971). See more »

Goofs

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: In your dreams, you freaky little gnome
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Crazy Credits

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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One Of Cartoon Network's Greatest
3 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Looking back on all these old cartoon network shows I use to watch when I was a child sure brings back tons of memories. "Dexter's Laboratory" was a funny and unique cartoon. It centered around Dexter a boy genius who built a laboratory under his house without his parents knowledge, honestly I don't know why he kept it a secret from them but any who, he has an older sister named Dee Dee but she's an Idiot. His parents names are Mom and Dad although that was common for cartoons back then. Dexter has a rival neighbor named Mandark. The episodes had great plots, excellent writing, and were produced by Hanna-Barbara. It also featured a short cartoon between each episode, either Dial M of Monkey or The Justice Friends. I found the show to be pretty interesting, and i enjoyed some of the wacky/fun episodes that the series had to offer. Some of the episodes were kind of painful to watch at times , but most of them were always full of humor and wacky adventures, which made this series good. This show is way better than Jimmy Neutron which seemed like a ripoff, that show is too boring.


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