The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.
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Series cast summary:
Kath Soucie ...  Mom / ... 76 episodes, 1996-2003
Jeff Bennett ...  Dad / ... 69 episodes, 1996-2003
Christine Cavanaugh ...  Dexter / ... 58 episodes, 1996-2003
Frank Welker ...  Monkey / ... 52 episodes, 1996-2003
Tom Kenny ...  Valhallen / ... 49 episodes, 1996-2003
Kat Cressida ...  Dee Dee / ... 39 episodes, 1997-2003
Allison Moore Allison Moore ...  Dee Dee / ... 35 episodes, 1996-2003
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

Cartoon Network | Cartoon Network | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dexter's Lab See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Color

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4:3
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Trivia

The Dexter family's last name is never revealed. 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 »

Quotes

Dee Dee: Dexter, what's wrong?
Dexter: I have no friends, and I am totally unpopular.
Dee Dee: Duh.
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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 atomictoyzSee 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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