Can You Match These Cartoon Duos to Their Show?

By: Emily Maggrett

Can You Match These Cartoon Duos to Their Show?
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About This Quiz

How well do you know your Disney Channel shows? What about Nickelodeon, ABC Family, Cartoon Network or anime series? If you're very familiar with 2000s cartoons, are you weak on those '90s classics? Or is any animated series made after 2010 more your speed?

Older millennials, young millennials and Gen Z kids alike will find at least a few of their favorites in this supersized cartoon duo quiz, which highlights your favorite pairings from across decades of quality TV. Couples, best friends, twins, step-brothers and evil henchman are all represented here, along with some of the greatest cartoons ever to hit the air. Whether you stan a certain pairing from "The Legend of Korra" or miss the crazy shenanigans of those wiggly "Rugrats" kids, you'll enjoy taking this quiz, which celebrates the world's best animated offerings while pushing your cartoon knowledge to its outer limits! 🌌 

Are you ready to find out whether you're a cartoon expert or a cartoon noob? To be honest, if you get even 40% of these questions right, we'll be impressed. So don't be intimidated! Instead, we suggest that you roll up your sleeves, start humming the "SpongeBob" theme song and dive deep into this quiz!




SpongeBob and Patrick These best friends both work at the Krusty Krab. Their show is called what?
"6teen"
"Wallace and Gromit"
"Lilo & Stitch: The Series"
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
Who can forget SpongeBob and Patrick? These best friends are truly #squadgoals, as the love and loyalty they're willing to show toward each other seem to have no limits. Patrick may be kind of an airhead, but SpongeBob appreciates him just as he is.

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Scooby Doo and Shaggy These best friends are both idiots, but we love them anyway. Which show do they appear on?
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated"
Scooby Doo and Shaggy go together like peanut butter and jelly. Over the course of the many different "Scooby Doo" shows, their dynamic has remained the same: they're both fearful, they're both hungry and they both don't like ghosts! We relate, guys, we relate.
"My Little Pony"
"Phineas and Ferb"

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Arnold and Gerald This Nickelodeon series about a city kid and his grandparents featured one of the greatest best-friend pairings ever. Know which show we're talking about?
"Codename: Kids Next Door"
"Hey Arnold!"
A nerdy but ethical dreamer, Arnold Shortman is best friends with Gerald Johanssen, a cool kid who's a leader both in and out of school. "Hey Arnold" follows them as they deal with the ups and downs of life in the fictional large city of Hillwood.
"El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera"
"The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy"

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Yzma and Kronk Scheming Yzma and her henchman Kronk try to steal the throne from Kuzco on this show, which is called ... ?
"The Emperor's New School"
A Disney Channel show that aired from 2006 to 2008, "The Emperor's New School" follows Incan Emperor Kuzco as he faces his greatest challenge yet: high school. With his enemy Yzma as his principal and her lackey Kronk posing as his friend, Kuzco has his hands full!
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera"
"Sanjay and Craig"

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Chuckie and Tommy One of these tots is a scaredy-cat; the other is way too adventurous. They appear on which of these shows?
"Angelina Ballerina"
"The Mighty B!"
"Rugrats"
Chuckie and Tommy are the two main characters of "Rugrats," the squiggly-lined Nickelodeon show that helped redefine cartoon storytelling. Although Chuckie is hilariously fearful, he usually goes along with Tommy's schemes.
"The Wild Thornberrys"

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Wallace and Gromit "Shaun the Sheep" is a spinoff of this show, which stars a wacky inventor and his brilliant dog. Do you know the show?
"My Little Pony"
"Dora the Explorer"
"Wallace and Gromit"
The ultimate in bumbling English charmers, Wallace probably couldn't survive life without his lovable dog Gromit. These stop-motion buddies are almost as emblematic of Britain as the Queen! Produced since the late '80s, "Wallace and Gromit" cartoons have been watched by many generations of children.
"Phineas and Ferb"

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Timon and Pumbaa They were best known as sidekicks, until the Disney Channel gave them their own show! Can you remember its name?
"6teen"
"Gravity Falls"
"The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa"
We first met wily meerkat Timon and goofy warthog Pumbaa in "The Lion King" cartoon. In 1995, the Disney Channel gave this Hakuna Matata-obsessed duo their own TV series, which aired for three fun-filled seasons.
"My Little Pony"

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Dexter and Dee Dee The clashes of this brother and sister fuel the plot of this show, which is named ... ?
"Lilo & Stitch: The Series"
"Sanjay and Craig"
"Dexter's Laboratory"
Dexter's a sour scientist. Didi's his excitable dancing sister. All he wants is to be left alone, and all she wants is company! Their squabbles are heavily featured on "Dexter's Laboratory," a Cartoon Network series that ran from 1998 to 2003.
"The Wild Thornberrys"

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Charlie and Lola This brother-sister pair stars on a show that pre-schoolers go gaga for. What's its name?
"Gravity Falls"
"Adventure Time"
"Rugrats"
"Charlie and Lola"
Age test! If you know who Charlie and Lola are, we're guessing that you're either under 18 or have kids of your own. A sensation among the rugrat set, "Charlie and Lola" is about two British siblings who are also very good friends.

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Lilo and Stitch She's a good-hearted Hawaiian girl; he's a genetically engineered alien. Which show are they from?
"Kim Possible"
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"The Mighty B!"
"Lilo & Stitch: The Series"
We all remember "Lilo & Stitch" the movie, but did you know that this dynamic duo also had their own TV show? Running on ABC and the Disney Channel from 2003 to 2006, "Lilo & Stitch: The Series" gave naughty alien Stitch and brave, spirited Lilo the chance to help alien animals who had been experimented on.

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Maya and Miguel These twins frequently disagree on what the right thing to do is, but they both always mean well. Who are we talking about?
"Gravity Falls"
"My Little Pony"
"The Emperor's New School"
"Maya & Miguel"
Maya and Miguel Santos of "Maya & Miguel" are twins who are still learning about the world. Maya loves to get up in the business of others, while Miguel has a more laidback approach. Their show aired for five seasons on PBS, from 2004 to 2007.

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Cosmo and Wanda They're his fairy godmother and godfather. They appear on the show ... ?
"The Fairly OddParents"
Cosmo and Wanda are the titular godparents on "The Fairly OddParents." Blessed with the ability to grant main character Timmy's wishes, they tend to give him what he wants ... with often dangerous results!
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"Ben 10"
"Phineas and Ferb"

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Mr. Wink and Mr. Fibb Mr. Wink and Mr. Fibb menaced child spies on this show, which was called ... ?
"Rugrats"
"Kim Possible"
"Dexter's Laboratory"
"Codename: Kids Next Door"
Also known as The Funky Brothers, Mr. Wink and Mr. Fibb are major villains on "Codename: Kids Next Door," the Cartoon Network series that follows the trials and tribulations of five crime-fighting ten-year-olds. Though they're easily defeated, Mr. Wink and Mr. Fibb nonetheless plague the Kids Next Door for the run of the series.

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Pinky and the Brain Every night, they try to conquer the world. Remember who we're talking about?
"Pinky and the Brain"
They're both mice, but eponymous "Pinky and the Brain" characters Pinky and the Brain are otherwise total opposites! Pinky is not so bright, while Brain is a genius schemer. Nonetheless, none of their plans for world domination ever work out.
"Kim Possible"
"Sanjay and Craig"
"The Fairly OddParents"

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Phineas and Ferb These stepbrothers are never afraid to think big. We're talking, of course, about ... ?
"Phineas and Ferb"
Every summer vacation, step-brothers Phineas and Ferb try to entertain themselves by coming up with various schemes. The show "Phineas and Ferb" depicts how those schemes inevitably fail. If it doesn't also make you nostalgic as heck for summer, you're not human!
"Rugrats"
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"Sanjay and Craig"

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Ben 10 and Grandpa Max This grandpa and grandson both have a keen sense of adventure. Which cartooon have you seen them on?
"Codename: Kids Next Door"
"Pinky and the Brain"
"Recess"
"Ben 10"
There are no less than five shows in the "Ben 10" franchise, but in all of them, Ben Tennyson and his Grandpa Max have an unbreakable bond. Using a device called the Omnitrix, Ben transforms into various aliens in order to fight his enemies, while Grandpa Max and Ben's cousin Gwen back him up.

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Goten and Trunks Goten and his best friend Trunks are always getting up to shenanigans on this show, which is named ... ?
"Xiaolin Showdown"
"Rugrats"
"Dragon Ball Super"
The sequel to "Dragon Ball Z," "Dragon Ball Super" still follows Goku and his companions, including his son Goten and Goten's rambunctious friend Trunks. In order to become more powerful in battle, Goten and Trunks sometimes fuse to form a single mighty being, Gotenks.
"Inuyasha"

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Danny Phantom and Sam Manson He's a human-ghost hybrid; she's a vegetarian goth. Together, they appeared on which show?
"Codename: Kids Next Door"
"Danny Phantom"
Nickelodeon show "Danny Phantom" had many great plotlines, but none was as interesting as the romance that developed between half-ghost Danny and his best friend, activist Sam Manson. Hesitant to ruin their friendship, they both hid their feelings until the last possible moment.
"Inuyasha"
"Ben 10"

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Samurai Jack and Ashi Although she was the daughter of his enemy, love blossomed between them anyway. Whose show are we talking about?
"Dragon Ball Super"
"Samurai Jack"
A prince who must battle an evil demon who rules overs a dystopian futurescape, Samurai Jack doesn't have the happiest life to begin with. But when he falls in love with the demon's daughter Ashi, his life gets a lot more complicated. Still, we stan this gorgeous couple.
"Inuyasha"
"Avatar: The Last Airbender"

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Miroku and Sango A not-so-holy monk, he annoys a no-nonsense demon slayer. Which show features their love-hate relationship?
"Avatar: The Last Airbender"
"Dragon Ball Super"
"Inuyasha"
Flirty monk Miroku and sensible warrior Sango end up in the end, but first, she lets him know that he needs to watch his ways around her. It was one of the major romances depicted on "Inuyasha," and Miroku and Sango's love story ends happily, with marriage and children.
"Samurai Jack"

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Finn and Jakes A boy and his dog live in the post-apocalyptic Land of Ooo. Their show is called what?
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"Adventure Time"
These adoptive brothers are also best friends, even though one is a 28-year-old magical dog and the other is a 12-year-old boy. A dark comedy about a post-nuclear realm, "Adventure Time" follows Finn and Jake as they strive to help its residents.
"The Emperor's New School"
"Ben 10"

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Angelina Mouseling and Alice Nimbletoes A dancer and a gymnast are best friends. The name of their British series is what?
"My Little Pony"
"Wallace and Gromit"
"Angelina Ballerina"
A very cute British show, "Angelina Ballerina" features Angelina Mouseling and Alice Nimbletoes, two small mice with big dreams. Angelina strives (sometimes too much) to become a prima ballerina, while fun-loving Alice is more interested in making it in the gymnastics realm.
"Dora the Explorer"

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Billy and Mandy She's bossy, he's curious and they're both friends with Death himself. We're talking about which of these shows?
"Lilo & Stitch: The Series"
"The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy"
Besties Billy and Mandy have somehow enslaved the Grim Reaper into being their friend. "The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy" depicts how Billy and Mandy force Grim to take them to the Underworld, introduce them to monsters and otherwise entertain them.
"Gravity Falls"
"The Mighty B!"

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Snips and Snails These two male equines are residents of Ponyville. The name of their cartoon is what?
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic"
Doltish colts Snips and Snails are always stirring up trouble on "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic." Hungry, greedy and thirsty for attention, they annoy the nicer ponies, such as Apple Bloom.
"Angelina Ballerina"
"The Fairly OddParents"

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Ash and Pikachu The adventures of a trainer and his tiny pocket monster create the plot of this show. Can you name it?
"Inuyasha"
"Gravity Falls"
"Dragon Ball Z"
"Pokémon"
Ash and Pikachu are a classic pairing for a reason. Pikachu is the first Pokemon who Ash collects — and he's the most important one. After they learn to trust each other, this friendship becomes iconic.

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T.J. and Spinelli He may be the leader of their group, but she's the toughest kid in it. Know which cartoon we're talking about?
"El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera"
"Recess"
T.J. may be the mellow leader of the "Recess" gang, but Spinelli is its enforcer. Ready to fight at the drop of a hat, she's not someone you want to mess with. However, like T.J., she truly cares about anyone she sees as an underdog. Maybe that's why they have crushes on each other?
"The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy"
"Ben 10"

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Dora and Boots She's an adventurer; he's a monkey. We're talking, of course, about ... ?
"The Fairly OddParents"
"Recess"
"The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy"
"Dora the Explorer"
On "Dora the Explorer," Dora is a young adventurer and Boots is her trusty animal companion. Easily discouraged, Boots often has bad ideas, but Dora is usually able to talk him out of them.

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Eliza Thornberry and Darwin She can talk to animals; he's a sophisticated chimpanzee. They appear on which show?
"Kim Possible"
"Recess"
"Angelina Ballerina"
"The Wild Thornberrys"
The relationship between Eliza Thornberry and Darwin lies at the the core of safari cartoon "The Wild Thornberrys." In most episodes, Eliza makes an ill-considered plan and Darwin tries to talk her out of it. Luckily for Eliza, he often accompanies her on her adventures. He's saved her life many times.

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Sanjay and Craig This boy and his snake get into all kinds of fun trouble. The name of their show is what?
"Rugrats"
"SpongeBob SquarePants"
"Sanjay and Craig"
Sanjay and Craig star on "Sanjay and Craig," a recent Nickelodeon show about an excitable, curious boy and his talking pet snake Craig, who is a master of disguise. The series follows their attempts to keep Craig's powers a secret.
"Maya & Miguel"

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Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable She's very competent; he's ... not so competent. Together, they try to save the world on which show?
"Kim Possible"
Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable fight mad scientist Dr. Drakken on "Kim Possible." The Disney Channel series that dares to ask, "What if a cheerleader were in charge of defeating the world's most dangerous criminals?" Known as Team Possible, Kim is definitely the team's leader, while Ron is more of a sidekick.
"Codename: Kids Next Door"
"The Emperor's New School"
"The Mighty B!"

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Manny and Frida She's a rebellious rocker; he's a fierce maybe-hero. What show are they on?
"Kim Possible"
"Maya & Miguel"
"El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera"
Created by husband and wife team Jorge R. Gutierrez and Sandra Equihua, Manny and Frida of "El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera" are based on Gutierrez and Equihua's younger selves. 13-year-old Manny must decide how he will use his El Tigre superpowers, while Frida displeases her family by singing in a band.
"Danny Phantom"

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Cut Man and Guts Man These robots were originally designed for land reclamation work, before Dr. Willy reprogrammed them. We're referring to characters from the show ... ?
"Inuyasha"
"Ben 10"
"Mega Man: Fully Charged"
On "Mega Man: Fully Charged," Cut Man and Guts Man are evil robot masters, who Mega Man has to fight in order to keep Silicon City safe. Cut Man is a natural gardener while Guts Man is basically a walking garbage disposal. Even though they're bad guys, we think they're kinda cute!
"Samurai Jack"

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Aang and Katara Aang and Katara were #relationshipgoals on this show, which aired on Nickelodeon. What was it?
"Codename: Kids Next Door"
"Pokemon"
"Avatar: The Last Airbender"
Running on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008, "Avatar: The Last Airbender" is the thrilling predecessor to "The Legend of Korra." Its main characters, Aang and Katara, fell in love slowly, their affection for each other growing with each challenge they faced. We stan this unforgettable couple!
"Inuyasha"

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Korra and Asami Their friendship grows slowly into something more. Which show does this heartwarming couple grace?
"Inuyasha"
"Avatar: The Last Airbender"
"The Legend of Korra"
Korra and Asami don't get together until the final shot of the series, but fans understand that these "The Legend of Korra" characters fell for each other far before that. An engineer and pilot, Asami naturally gravitates toward bold, caring Avatar Korra.
"Samurai Jack"

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Dipper and Mabel These Oregon twins are spending the summer investigating local mysteries. What's the name of the cartoon?
"Codename: Kids Next Door"
"The Emperor's New School"
"Ben 10"
"Gravity Falls"
Siblings Dipper and Mabel Pines go to the strange town of Gravity Falls, Oregon for their summer vacation. Once there, they find out this sleepy town is anything but boring! Instead, it's full of paranormal forces.

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Jason and Joanie Jason and Joanie are always making out in the background of this show about mall employees. What's it called?
"6teen"
Remember "6teen"? A Canadian cartoon sitcom, it followed six teens with afterschool jobs at the Galleria Mall. Jason and Joanie were famous in the world of show for being THAT couple — so wrapped up in each other, they didn't notice anyone else!
"Angelina Ballerina"
"Danny Phantom"
"The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy"

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Jake Long and Rose Because of her secret identity, she should be hunting him. Instead, they're dating! Which show is this couple from?
"Kim Possible"
"American Dragon: Jake Long"
Jake Long is secretly a dragon. His crush on his classmate Rose seems innocent ... but given that she's secretly a dragon-slayer, it could prove deadly. The conflict between Jake and Rose's bond and their secret identities is a big part of what makes "American Dragon: Jake Long" so good.
"Xiaolin Showdown"
"Inuyasha"

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Penny Proud and Dijonay Jones These best friends are in sort of a love triangle with their good friend Sticky. Know which show they're on?
"Recess"
"Rugrats"
"The Proud Family"
Penny Proud and Dijonay Jones have an exciting (if somewhat contentious) friendship on "The Proud Family." The 14-year-olds are both interested in singing and poetry. Eventually, however, Penny gets fed up with Dijonay's gossipy ways.
"Maya & Miguel"

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Bessie and Happy She's an ambitious scout; he's a stray dog with a torn ear. Know which show these best friends hail from?
"Kim Possible"
"Dexter's Laboratory"
"6teen"
"The Mighty B!"
Created for Nickelodeon by its lead vocal actor, Amy Poehler, "The Mighty B!" tells the story of Bessie Higgenbottom, a Honeybee scout who wants to become a superhero. Accompanied by her dog Happy, she's on a mission to collect ALL the Honeybee badges. We love these best friends!

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Inuyasha and Kagome He may be half dog-demon, but she just can't quit him. We're talking about a couple from ... ?
"Dragon Ball Super"
"Inuyasha"
On "Inuyasha," Inuyasha and Kagome have a passionate relationship. Despite the fact that she thinks he's horribly rude (and he initially rejects her), Kagome can't resist Inuyasha. Likewise, Kagome makes Inuyasha want to be a better person.
"American Dragon: Jake Long"
"Xiaolin Showdown"

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