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Growing up, we didn’t have access to televisions like many modern children do today. I remember having play dates, exploring the African grounds, and attending parties. But once we relocated to Vietnam, the landscape shifted. We expanded our horizons beyond the VCR. A list of my favourite shows from my late youth that I still like watching follows.

Between the years of 1990 and… #GoodTimes! I have never felt anything other than secure while watching these clips. Interscope Records is the author of this “cinematic or audiovisual work,” as it is credited at the film’s end to remind us.

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1. Powerpuff Girls

Powerpuff Girls

Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, three sisters with superpowers who frequently saved Townsville from criminals like Mojo Jojo, Gang, and Him, were unintentionally created by Professor Utonium. Blossom is the toughest, Bubbles is the cutest, and Buttercup is the braggart of the trio.


2. Ed Edd & Eddie

Ed, Edd, and Eddy

Ed, Edd, and Eddy are just as confused about girls as any kid trying to survive their teens. Maybe Eddy isn’t the trio’s brains, but he’s the ideal guy who drags his buddies along. In summer adventures, Ed, Edd, and Eddy will go for part-time work, trees, and girls.


3. I R Weasel

I.M. Weasel

I.M. Weasel competes with his arch-enemy, the bumbling and brainless I.R. Baboon.


4. Cow & Chicken

Cow & Chicken

Chicken, a skinny 11-year-old, reluctantly watches his big “little” offspring, Cow, a seven-year-old cow. Because “Ren & Stimpy Show” creator David Feiss worked on “Cow and Chicken,” the look of the characters and the irresistible humour remind viewers of “Ren & Stimpy Show.”

Both young animals are the unorthodox children of two parents. They live in suburban neighbourhoods, where they struggle with school and the Red Guy, a Crimean nemesis with multiple goals to make the brothers’ lives miserable.


5. Little Lulu

Little Lulu

This animated series is freely adapted from a 1935 cómic strip of Marjorie Henderson Buell and follows Lulu Moppet’s hijinks, best pal Annie Inch and the rest of their Peekskill, N.Y. friends.


6. Johnny Bravo

Johnny Bravo

Johnny Bravo is a muscular young man who sports the hairstyle of a pompadour and believes himself to be a gift from God to women. Therefore, he chases them to fall in love with him.


7. Dexter’s Laboratory

Dexter’s Laboratory

A young genie, Dexter slips away into his secret laboratory to produce scientific inventions. However, he fails to resist his designs and experiments with Dee Dee.


8. Courage the Cowardly Dog

8. Courage the Cowardly Dog

Loyal but incredibly timid, Courage must regularly defend his owners, Eustace and Muriel, from the paranormal elements that threaten their simple existence


9. DuckTales

In this revival of the late ’80s cartoon series, Scrooge McDuck is back. When Donald Duck takes them reluctantly to the manor McDuck, he enthrals the poor three-fold: he takes charge of grandnephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie. While they live with their trillionaire relative, they learn families’ secrets from the long history of Scrooge and unleash symbolic artefacts.

The Antics of The Threesome takes the family on adventures, including Webby Vandersquack, Scrooge’s aunt, and Mrs. Beakley. The entertainment style of the series is influenced by animator Carl Barks’ classical comic designs.


10. Hey Arnold!

The adventures of Arnold, a grade-schooler who lives with his grandparents Phil and Gertrude.


11. Pinky and the Brain

Cartoon chaos with the genius mouse and his stupid sidekick who try to conquer the world each night.


12. Inspector Gadget

Inspector Gadgets now takes a route to solve the mystery rooted in America.


13. Popeye the Sailor

The Sailor is a fictional American muscular cartoonist created by Elzie Crisler Segar. On January 17, 1929, Popeye became the stripped theme, and the character first appeared in the King Features comic strip.


14. Goosebumps

This R.L live-action show. Stine’s award-winning book series puts ordinary children in an unusual alternative, where they encounter circumstances such as haunted fun parks, Halloween masks, and weird scenes.


15. Recess

Third Street School has six brave fourth-graders tasked with protecting the other children on the playground. T.J., Ashley, Vince, Gus, Gretchen, and Mikey try a fair compromise between conformity and individuality amid King Bob’s and his minions’ rule, who are imposing his laws in writing.

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