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 / ... (35 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Dee Dee / ... (35 episodes, 1997-2003)
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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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He skips grades. She just skips. See more »


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In the episode "Sdrawkcab", Dexter speaks backwards a few times in the show. Here are some things he says backwards: In the scene which Dexter keeps falling up and down, he says "That was close" in reverse. After Mom yells at Dexter about how she thought he was taking out the trash, he says "I did!" backwards. 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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Dexter: You fool! Mothers do not get sick; they take care of the sickly!
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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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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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