While growing up as 90’s kids, we didn’t have many choices. Except to watch everything that came on Television. And it was nothing like these dumb cartoons nowadays that they are forced to endure. There was some amazing stuff to watch. Here is the list of some animated TV shows that prove that the ’90s were the golden age of cartoons. Let’s check it out:
Technically the show stopped airing in 1990. But in the early 2000s, Indian kids got to enjoy it and it was damn good and hilarious. Well, I hope you all remember the iconic theme song of the show.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
This show is practically made of turtles and it was way too cool. Donatello, Michaelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo were the best superheroes while growing up. These were the geeks who made it look amazing.
Jack was an unnamed Samurai who was sent to the dystopian future after defeating the ultimate evil Aku which was ruled by the shape-shifting demons. Each episode was so engrossing that it made you glued to the edge of your seat.
Batman: The Animated Series
This is the best adaptation of the Batman show. The show revolves around the Dark Knight of the comics with some relatable characters and villains. This show dealt with some very powerful sentiments.
Blossom, Buttercup, and Bubbles were cute little girls who could be fierce warriors when the situation comes. Earlier, this might be the first and only show that started teaching us about feminism.
Johnny Bravo was a boorish, muscular young man who tried hard to get women to dating him but failed miserably and often. This might be the first show of adult humor with pop culture references.
SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron
Agents Chance ‘T-Bone’ and Jake ‘Razor’ Clawson patrol Megakat City as the SWAT Kats after being discharged from the Enforcers, defending it against all its threats. Their enemies include the robotic gangsters the Metallikats, the evil genius Doctor Viper, the undead sorcerer Pastmaster, and Dark Kat.
This series focuses on 6 elementary school students and their interactions with the teachers and other kids during recess at the schoolyard. The students would form their own society during this time and complete it with class structure and governments. The show was way ahead of its time.
The show revolves around a group of babies named, Angelica, Lil, Phil, Chukie, Tommy, and their day-to-day lives. They share their common life experiences and see it through from the point of all the babies. It is an award-winning show.
This show was so popular that even those kids who were born after the 90s have also watched it at some point. Dexter was a genius but Dee Dee was hard to handle.
The Warner siblings lived in Burbank, California among the other characters. The episodes of this show were always in different places and periods of time. It also had pop culture icons and mythological characters to get you glued.
Courage The Cowardly Dog
This was a horror-comedy series that featured Courage who was a pink anthropomorphic dog living with an elderly couple. In each episode, the trio would experience a series of bizarre misadventures which involve the supernatural.
This show actually gave us what the X-men were supposed to be, unlike the X-Men movie franchise. They were diverse and colorful in every way possible. This show was jam-packed with superhero activities.
This show was based on the adventures of bush pilot Baloo the bear. His air cargo freight business, ‘Baloo’s Air Service’, was poached upon his default on delinquent bills with the bank. This show took many famous Disney characters and gave them a universe of their own.
Arnold is a fourth-grader in a boarding house who lived with his grandparents. The show focuses on the experiences he gets along the way while finding his feet in a big city by solving the problems he and his friends encounter.