The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.
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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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The first original series for Cartoon Network. 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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Dexter: You fool! Mothers do not get sick; they take care of the sickly!
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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 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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