In the era of the 90s, weekends were all about watching cartoons and relaxing. The life of entertainment has changed a lot now. The cartoon channels have changed, so cartoons have also evolved, and we have almost forgotten the old times of cartoons. In the new era of the 2000s, we often see our small cousins and children watching cartoons.
It might amaze you at some point that we used to watch cartoons in the same way, and now we are all grown up and caught up with the world and its jobs. So, let’s start with a list of 90’s cartoons. This list might give you nostalgia, and you will look for an episode of your favorite cartoon on YouTube.
Cartoons are something that keeps our inner child alive and never let it die. You can watch your favorite cartoon now anywhere and anytime in this digital life of living.
The 90’s cartoons will take you back to your childhood days when you came home from school and looked for a remote and a television. It was hard to think about anything else in this world when you were watching your favorite cartoon and involved in that world of reality.
Everyone moves on with life and time, but great cartoons are always there. They are evergreen, so here is a list of the 20 best all-time cartoons that give nostalgia to every kid of the 90s generation.
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This superhit and entertaining cartoon were one of the weird cartoons that kids used to watch altogether. In this cartoon, there were three main characters named Ickis, Oblina, and Krumm. The three together attended a school so that they could learn how to scare humans. It was a school for monsters to learn the trick of how to scare humans, and it was like getting an education for them.
It was fun to watch, and even adults were into this cartoon. The cartoons come with total humor and a dose of entertainment for all. Nonetheless, as time passed, children moved on to other cartoon genres.
Dragon Tales was a series that lasted for three seasons and ended in 2005. These tales are about two kids named Max and Emmy. Both kids have a secret where they rub a magic stone and go back to the adventure of a new world every time.
In that adventure, they meet different dragons of different sizes and shapes with different magical powers. In this show, the agenda behind it was to let the kids and viewers know how to overcome problems in life and how to face them.
This show received positive feedback from viewers and remained on the air for more than two seasons.
Cow and Chicken
Well, a cow and a chicken can be siblings, and this type of bonding you can see only in cartoons because it doesn’t depend on reality and imagination, which has now reached its endpoint when it comes to the cartoon world. In this Cow and Chicken cartoon, a cow and a chicken are two siblings. From 1997 to 1999 era, it was popular amongst kids. It has a more interesting cartoon too.
Cow and Chicken go on adventures and fun trips that are interesting to watch. Kids love their bonding and the plots they perform together. They captured many hearts and made weekends memorable.
After school days, it was time for relaxation. They chose this cartoon to be relaxing. Weekends are very special in everyone’s lives, and they want to be relaxed and free from their worries and stress. For kids, the definition of relaxing is watching cartoons. The Cow and Chickens cartoon is the best choice to watch.
Bear in the big blue house
This cartoon shows a bear and his friend daily coming on screen, and an adventure in the big blue house starts happening here. The adventures end with the moral of the story, where the show teaches the kids what is right and what is wrong. The song Goodbye is famous in the show, and at the end of the show, the bear and moon sing together. We believe that the audience remembers this song very well.
The bear usually tries to find ways to solve adventures, and in the show, there is a unique song that makes it unique from other shows too.
This cartoon revolved around a family of robots with different shapes, mostly spherical shapes. Their whole family lived in a teapot-shaped house. On their own planet, there are a lot of robots and robotic lifestyles.
There is a galaxy of robots and robotic tasks to complete. Rolie Polie Olie is one of the first 3D animations in cartoon history, filled with various episodes, most with a theme focused on learning lessons for kids.
The robot life is interesting to watch for kids. Those kids who are interested in robots might be a good one to watch because cartoons are kids’ first way to develop an interest in what they like later in life. This show might still give nostalgia to the kids of the 90s when they used to watch this cartoon all day.
Pepper A cartoon revolves around a girl named Pop who is basically all confused and trying to understand the adolescence phase, which is hardly understandable in the first place. This show was a super hit and was on television for five seasons. Peeped a witty and charming personality that won’t break many hearts. Every Saturday, kids looked forward to watching cartoons.
Pepper found it hard to live and survive in a society that was thinking about how someone should live and behave. She believed in herself and her way of living. This cartoon comes with a message to kids to be themselves.
Pepper, through her unique way of living, finds ways to be herself and doesn’t mind older people’s advice. Pepper is a happy girl and very much aware of what to do and what not to do. The show was relatable to the kids who were going through the same phase of their lives, but it was hard for them to explain.
One of the comedy shows from 1955, which lasted until 1997 in the television era of comedy cartoons. Dexter Douglas, who is a geek child and transformed into a superhero named Freakazoid, saves the world from the terror of villains named Cobra Queen and Lobe. Kids at that time wanted to be Freakazid and wanted to live their lives. The impact of Frakazoids was immense on kids at the time.
Freakazoid was the most-watched all-time cartoon by kids in that era of the 90s. This show made their weekends extra special. watching cartoons on your weekdays and holidays without any burden of homework and stress was very relaxing at that time when television was the only source of getting entertainment.
J. Otter and PB
A musical television show that aired on the Disney Channel in 1998 and sadly ended in the year 2000 after possibly finishing all episodes. The cartoon revolves around an otter family with three otter children named Jelly, Peanut, and Butter. The show won awards for its performance in the television era.
The three otters in the family face new adventures and try to find solutions for themselves. There is hit background music in the show, which makes the audience happy and gives them joy by watching and listening.
Tiny Toon Adventures
This cartoon was among the hits, as ducks, rabbits, and birds were the main characters to entertain kids. Pigs and dogs are also the main characters there to entertain the audience. This show has been on the Disney Channel for more than a decade and never disappoints its viewers; it always comes up with an amusing story.
In the series, there is a fictional town named Acme Acres where Looney Toon Charles lives with others. They are at a university to learn how to be funny. The show maintained a theme and revolved around showing moral topics in a fun way so that kids could learn about them through cartoons instead of books.
The show has a total of 3 seasons and 98 episodes, and Tiny Toon Adventure started in 1992. This show still makes me nostalgic for the 90’s so far.
Another hit Disney cartoon list with duck cartoon charters produced and created by Disney animation aired on television around 1987. In this cartoon, the ducks are full of adventures and passion, but in real life, kids might see ducks doing different things. In this adventure cartoon, the ducks are superheroes in their own show, which makes it interesting to watch. Their money-hungry uncle, the Scrooge, always wants money and is quite greedy.
There is a trio of ducks and an old duck who is incredibly greedy for money. Every episode is fun to watch and enjoy.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
It was a 1987 hit cartoon with 10 seasons and 193 episodes recorded on the television screen. There are four mutant super advances in martial arts turtles who eat pizza and save the world from the villains named Shredder and another villain, Krang. They lived in New York City together and spent their days fighting and learning more about martial arts.
With their martial arts, they save the world from the dangers and evils of the show. Kids watching these 4 groups are inspired by them, and it would say that their friendship bond is something that makes kids watch more. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles first aired in 1987 and ran for ten seasons and 193 episodes.
Brain and Pinky
An animated series created and directed by Tom Ruegger basically revolves around the adventures of mice. Two genetically evolved mice with many adventurous activities are there to perform in the show. They are not like normal mice; they are more evolved and more advanced, so it is obvious that they might be better and unique. On the other hand, they both have different personalities. One is there to take care of the world, and the other is there to cause evil.
Pinky is warm-hearted, and on the hero side of the show, The brain of wears is both intelligent and evil. Pinky, on the one hand, wants to save the world, but the brain has other plans, mostly evil plans to accomplish. This show has 4 seasons and 66 episodes. Pinky and Brain started in 1995 era.
The longest-running all-time show in American television history is an animated series. The Simpsons have made Auidece laugh and cry over the decade. It has more than 32 seasons, and 718 total episodes have been recorded.
This show made 90’s kids nostalgic on another level. This is a family drama that never fails to entertain its audiences. Their all-time best dialogues are now used in the reels of Instagram to make content for fun purposes.
The story revolves around the animated series in which a family is entertained by their plot and dialogue. The dialogue of the series is the main thing that amused viewers a lot and kept them glued to the screens for a very long time.
Tom Ruegger Fox created and directed this animated television series. The best thing about the series is that it involved the pop culture and other interests of adults as well, making it a watchable cartoon for the whole family.
Adults generally dislike watching cartoons with children because they are boring, but Animaniacs is unique in that it provides great leisure and quality time with family; for example, a family can watch Animaniacs while eating breakfast together. It lasted a long time for 5 seasons and 99 episodes of the show. Started in 1995 era. The show consists of three Mikeys.
If you are one of those kids that watch shows with their toddler, then this show is always on your mind when it comes to watching a cartoon again. It is a nostalgic show. The Rugrats’ story centres around a group of interesting toddlers with a passion for living life to the fullest with the help of their creative imagination. Their parents and older siblings think that they are crazy for their age and that it is so uneven to behave like this. They always want to make fun of their joy and sabotage them.
In the series, toddlers are in their own imagination and always get into trouble because of it. They beat everyone’s minds with it. Rugrats has 9 seasons and started in 1991 with a total of 172 completed episodes.
No one forgets the Dexter’s Laboratory cartoon from the ’90s. Dexter is a brilliant and intelligent boy with a remarkable IQ level. Dexter is like a kid scientist who invents many meaningful devices as well as gadgets. The main villain in the story of Dexter is his own sister, Dee-Dee, who tries to make a plan to ruin his plans and research. An animated series that adults can also watch because it has a lot to watch. There is more science and more entertainment that no one could resist watching.
Dexter’s Laboratory has a total of 4 seasons and 78 episodes. It is an animated series that was invented and aired on television in 1997 era. It must be sad for 90’s kids that they can’t be able to make time to watch it again as they are now adults with jobs and families to feed with responsibility.
An animated series with a lot of fun and comedy to watch. Hey, Arnold was created and directed by Craig Bartlett and ran from 1996 era to 2004 only. The show’s story revolves around Arnold, a short man who lives in a fictional town named Hillwood in Washington with his paternal grandparents.
The show is all about how Arnold and his friends are facing challenges in the urban world and solving their day-to-day challenges so far. The show is usually entertaining to watch because Arnold always comes up with a new plot to watch, and the viewers can’t stop watching more and more. The show has a total of five seasons and 100 episodes, starting in 1996.
The Powerpuff Girls
No one can forget this three-girl group of the Powerpuff Girls with magical powers. The shows show the girls with magical powers and braveness, which is something everyone in that era wants in their life. Three girls named Bubbles, Buttercup, and Blossom saved another town from the monsters by fighting with other magical powers.
Apart from other superheroes’ lives where they save the world, they also have schools to go to and do normal things like human beings. They perform all the normal activities as well as all the tigers they go through as a kid of that age has to. The Powerpuff Girls have a total of 6 seasons and 78 episodes to watch. The series started in 1998 and has won audiences’ and fans’ hearts with its creativity so far.
Well, everyone has watched the Batman movie twice, but when it comes to its animation part, no one can resist. A DC comic-based superhero was something that kids in the 1990s wished to be, and its artistic presentation sets it apart from other superhero cartoons. Batman saves Gotham City from the villains, and everyone becomes his fan following.
The interesting part is that no one knows who Batman is or where he lived in the story. The anonymity of Batman is something that makes it more interesting to watch. Batman has completed 2 seasons and 85 episodes of the animated series that started in the 1992 era. Now the kids of the ’90s have a different story to tell their kids about Batman so far!
Courage, the Cowardly Dog
Well, the definition of a dog is being courageous and saving their human from every single bit of trouble possible, and here in this cartoon named Courage the Cowardly Dog, it hits different when it comes to the point that the dog in the show is very afraid of heights and every single thing that is unique to him. Courage lived with an elderly couple who lived in a small house outside of the town, in an area that is haunted and scary to live in. As a result, fear became the dog’s greatest fear.
The series is full of adventurous happenings no one can resist watching. In the show, the courageous dog is loyal and sacred at the same time but somehow finds ways to save his human beings. Well, there is always a way! The show has 4 seasons and 52 episodes completed successfully on the television show so far. Courage, the cowardly dog, comes with humor from the 19976 eras.
How time has changed a lot through the definition of old cartoons
Well, It might surprise you to read about some of your almost-forgotten favorite Unit cartoons, and it also brings nostalgia! Rewatching your favorite cartoons is one way to relive your childhood. No matter what decade we are in, some shows remain in our hearts for eternity, and the best part is no other show can replace them.
There are many online platforms now to rewatch your all-time favorites, and the most popular platform is probably Youtube. So if you are still waiting to rewatch, then watch with your kids and someone from the same era, most probably your siblings.
Let’s bring that era of cartoon nostalgia outside. The new era has arrived, with a plethora of digital distractions, and we can assume that in the generation of social media kids nowadays, kids rarely watch cartoons.
Mobile phones are the new way of getting entertainment, and one can carry their source of entertainment with them wherever they go. We see kids glued to their phones. They are active on social media more than in real life, though. So it’s natural for 90’s kids to be nostalgic for their favorite cartoons. There is no harm in rewriting them once again. No one is judging you. Go for it. It might be your happiness dose.