Childhood Cartoons


One of the Cartoon Network logos, provided by Creative Commons.

From the late 90’s to the early 2000’s, cartoons among different categories sparked inspiration and joy within the hearts of many. Everyone can remember a time when they laid back, relaxed, turned on the TV, and went to their favorite channel.

Cartoon Network, a television station that’s been running for the past 29 years, displays animated films and shows all day until 8 or 9 P.M., including series like Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Tom and Jerry, and Teen Titans GO. While most of these cartoons are no longer being produced, the older episodes are still being aired. 

Similarly, Nickelodeon, DisneyXD, and the Disney Channel also run children’s shows during the day. Some of the more popular programs are SpongeBob SquarePants and Gravity Falls. Entertainment directed for the youngest audiences usually airs on Nickelodeon or Nick Jr., like The Backyardigans and Fairly Odd Parents. 

The Nickelodeon logo, provided by Creative Commons.

More honorable mentions of reputable cartoons most of our generation watched as kids would be Max and Ruby, Dora The Explorer, Scooby Doo, Jimmy Neutron, Avatar, Phineas and Ferb, and Mickey Mouse.

Even though most of these have undergone changes or are no longer airing, they still hold a special place in our hearts.