Can you remember these classic '90s cartoons from just one image?

Narra Jackson

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The '90s were a great time for cartoon fans as 'toon time extended far beyond just Saturday morning to great after-school programming and entire networks like Nickelodeon and the Disney Channel devoted to kids. How many of these favorite cartoons do you remember?

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Bobby's World was originally supposed to be called "The World According to Bobby", which was going to parody "The World According to Garp." This show was created by Canadian actor-comedian Howie Mandel. Howie Mandel also provided the voice for both Bobby and his father Howard.

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Doug was almost called "The Funnies!", but Nickelodeon changed the series to Doug because they weren't into the idea of a double entendre. We agree that this was definitely a good call on their part. Doug is also left-handed! It makes total sense when you actually think about it. Even though in the initial episode Doug refers to his journal as a "diary" he only calls it a journal from there on after.

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The Ren & Stimpy Show, Doug, and Rugrats all debuted on the same exact day. Stimpy's character design was inspired by the cat in the tweety bird cartoon, mainly it was the blue bulbous nose the cat had that acted as inspiration. The idea for Ren came after John Kricfalusi saw a chihuahua in a sweater.

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Darkwing Duck was originally called Double O' Duck, and would have starred wannabe spies Launchpad McQuack and Gizmoduck. The video game of Darkling Duck actually had a different ending, if you managed to beat the game and bankrupt Scrooge, you saw the "Sad Scrooge" ending. Also, you can still play the original DuckTales online!

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For Batman: The Animated Series, while they were casting for the voice of Batman, the voice director Andrea Romano wanted a voice that was "inherently sexy." Since Batman was a rule breaker and was considered dangerous in some respects she wanted something that would appeal to women. Kevin Conroy had the perfect voice and nailed his audition in the first try.

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X-Men is and was a colossal hit and the animated series was just the beginning. There is a comic that is based solely on the animated series of X-Men, X-Men Adventures was a comic adaptation of the show and launched immediately after the series started. In addition to comics, the series inspired many spin-off games like X-Men, X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse, X-Men 2: Clone Wars, X-Men vs. Streetfighter, and the X-Men vs. Capcom series.

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Mike Judge who is the creator of the show Beavis and Butt-Head, improvised most of the dialogue during the music videos. He was also virtually all of the voices for the show besides Daria and Stewart. All of the references on the show to fire were removed permanently after the show was blamed for the death involving a five-year boy setting fire to his Oklahoma home killing his 2-year old sister. The mother said Beavis' fire-making and blatant love of arson was responsible.

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The creator of Rocko's Modern Life actually had an altercation with a television at a young age. When the creator of the show Jow Murray was five a television fell on his head. The cartoonist thinks this may explain his "slightly dislodged view" of the world. The end of the show's theme song features a television falling on the cartoon's characters, a definite callback to a previous real-life event we think.

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The show, The Critic, was written by Judd Apatow and Steve Levitan, at one point Judd Apatow wanted to get out of his writing job at Wings and write for Critic full-time but was told by his employer that he could not. Maurice Lamarche who was a huge voice on the show, once voiced 29 characters in one episode. Most of them were nameless like "taxi cab driver" and "hot dog vendor", but still!

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The inspiration for Space Ghost Coast to Coast is none other than Jay Leno and David Letterman. The animator of the show actually became the voice of Zorak by doing an excellent impersonation of him in front of the big boss. Herve Villechaize initially signed up to play Space Ghost's sidekick but sadly, this Fantasy Island actor ended up committing suicide during the pre-production stage of the series.

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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters owes its existence and success to Rugrats. The show was influenced by Blade Runner and Brazil. Cuspo who was one of the animators and creators for the show, thought that Aaahh!!! Real Monsters had a "very film noirish look" and that the city where the monster academy was located looked similar to the look of the dystopian films Blade Runner and Brazil. The Gromble's voice and look echoes The Blue Meanies in The Beatles' acid trip universe.

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The Tick is an American animated television series adapted from a New England Comics satirical superhero, The Tick. The Tick is a superhero who underwent tryouts at the National Super institute in Nevada where the superhero that pass are assigned to the best cities to protect against crime. After he passed the tryouts, he is assigned to The City where he becomes friends with a former accountant named Arthur who becomes his sidekick.

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Pinky and the Brain is a very famous cartoon about one genius scientist and another mad scientist. The Brain's voice was based on the legendary voice of actor Orson Welles. Pinky and the Brain's genes were spliced using the Acme Bagel Warmer and the Gene Splicer. Pinky and the Brain were actually a series of segments featured on the cartoon Animaniacs before they got enough traction to spin off into their own show.

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Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist features all kind of people that go on to become hugely famous stars. An especially funny one is Winona Ryder's lone session in one of the episodes. There is something absolutely hilarious about her being kicked out of group therapy because her problems weren't "real" problems. Also, she looks like an alien throughout the episode. Other famous features are Dave Chappelle, Conan O'Brien, Jeff Goldblum, Louis C.K, and Joan Rivers.

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Freakazoid! was created by Bruce Timm and Paul Dini and developed by Tom Ruegger for the Kids' WB. Freakazoid! is a manic, insane superhero who battles an array of super villains. This cartoon was the third animated series produced by the collaboration of Steven Spielberg and Warner Bros. Animation. All of these were coming out of the animation renaissance of the 1990s. The series was one of the first to debut on the new Kids' WB in 1995.

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