Okay, if you're expecting this to be another respective "TV Sucks Now" article, think again. This article is going to focus on a few specific cartoons that I am just sick and tired of (as well as some that I'd rather watch over them). These are all cartoons that are just driving me crazy with their popularity. Just a forewarning, if you like any of the shows I rant about, I totally respect that, but remember that this is all my opinion. Also, for your enjoyment, I'm going to say everything in sort of a humorous style.

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You know what I'm sick of?

Scooby-Doo!

I can't stand this dumb dog! I never liked him. What I don't understand is that he's been around since the 70's, and he's still overwhelmingly popular! How does he do that? What is there about this dog? Well, he's horribly comedic, you can't understand a word he's saying, he has an annoying laugh, he has a bottomless stomach, and he's always finding a way to steal the spotlight. So, what kind of a dog is Scooby-Doo? He is not a dog! Well, he's supposed to be a great dane, but he doesn't look a thing like one. Scooby has a ton of different TV series. There's "Scooby-Doo Where Are You?". Then there's "The Scooby-Doo Show", which is basically the same thing. Then we've got "The New Scooby-Doo Movies", which is basically a 1-hour version where they meet all these guest stars like Don Knotts. "Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo" which introduced Scooby's nephew; this show went through numerous variations: it started with just Scooby, Scrappy and Shaggy, then later, Daphne was added, then finally, the rest of the gang came in. Then there was "The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo", which had those two ghosts who looked like the Cheese Head mascot. Then there was "A Pup Named Scooby-Doo", which was a younger version of Scooby. Now we've got a new series called "What's New, Scooby-Doo?" Don't you think that's enough Scooby shows? What is his secret? He also had a handful of movies throughout the years. The only movie I find enjoyable is the live-action Scooby-Doo, which was an insult to the canine, and that's why I liked it.

You know what I'd rather watch?

101 Dalmatians.

Now this is a canine show that is entertaining to watch. I'd rather see cute little dalmatians trying to save their home then watch a "great dane" with a bad sense of humor solve mysteries. If you thought this show was an insult to the movie, then go choke yourself! This cartoon series is worthy of coming out on DVD, but lots of people don't seem to be getting their hopes up. It really sucks that this show only lasted half a year while Scooby's been an active character since 1969!

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You know what I'm sick of?

Winnie the Pooh!

Okay, so he may not be too bad for a Disney character, but I don't think it's necessary to be seeing him all over the place. This bear stole the Country Bears' home at Disneyland! A bear of very little brain he is for certain! You know what else kinda bugs me? He's a stuffed animal. He always seems to get these so-called "rumblies in his tumbly", and he eats nothing but honey. One cannot live on honey alone. That just creeps me out that not only did they bring a stuffed animal to life, but they gave him a digestive system! Many of us have all been wondering where all that honey goes. It also amazes me that he made it through all those battles he had with swarms of bees. Remember the classic Pooh shorts? Yeah, those were his glory days, back when Sterling Holloway was doing his voice. Over the years, it seems like Pooh was just gradually getting worse. Today, he's got that horrible computer-animated show, "My Friends Tigger and Pooh". Gosh, will that bear ever leave us alone?

You know what I'd rather watch?

Lilo & Stitch.

Winnie the Pooh may be a cartoon icon beloved around the world, but so is Stitch. Stitch is much cooler and cuter than that orange bear will ever be! Stitch and Lilo make an excellent team. I really hope Disney makes more movies and shows with Lilo and Stitch, but if they start going CG on me, things will start to look pretty ugly.

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You know what I'm sick of?

Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends!

The Cartoon Cartoons on Cartoon Network are now a thing of the past. Today, we have to deal with shows like this! "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends" is a completely boring show with no plot and no entertainment. It was created by Craig McCracken, the creator of "The Powerpuff Girls". What annoys me is that there are so many people who like this show; they keep saying that it's incredible and way better than "The Powerpuff Girls", but they're not giving a valid explanation as to why! It's just like giving bad criticism on TV these days ("It sucks, period!"). So, somebody give me a GOOD reason as to why this show is so good, and maybe I'll start watching it, and if I start to enjoy it, this will be removed from my list.

You know what I'd rather watch?

The Powerpuff Girls.

"The Powerpuff Girls" should have stayed! This show has tons of action and comedy, but that's not all. There's a special kind of touch this show has. There's just something about "The Powerpuff Girls" that always left a happy feeling in my heart. "Foster's" doesn't do the same, so that's why I think Craig McCracken should have continued with the Powerpuffs and not moved on to something like "Foster's".

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You know what I'm sick of?

The Fairly Odd Parents!

Okay, I admit, there are a lot of fans of this show. Just to be fair, this isn't really a horrible show. I've watched a lot of episodes, and it is pretty entertaining. However, I am totally sick of the fact that I'm seeing Fairly Oddparents merchandise all over the shops! This obviously indicates that it's a popular show, and I will tend to grow sick of it! I'm surprised that Nick hasn't made a Fairly Oddparents movie yet. Still, I admit that it is sometimes a funny show. Overall, this one's not bad.

You know what I'd rather watch?

Dexter's Laboratory.

This show is genius! Not only because Dexter is a genius, but every episode is packed full of entertaining stuff, and it's so original. I mean, in "The Fairly Oddparents", Cosmo and Wanda give Timmy whatever he wishes for, but Dexter gets whatever he wishes for on his own just from making something in his lab! This show is just classic. People of any age can enjoy this cartoon while "Fairly Odd Parents" is aimed more at kids.

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You know what I'm sick of?

Spongebob Squarepants!

What is it about Spongebob that makes him so gosh darn popular? Moreover, why do we have to see Spongebob in every little nook and cranny in the Universe? It's not like he's the only entertaining character on the planet, but I want to know what the deal is with Spongebob! There are tons of people I know who actually like this show, but like "Foster's", they're not giving any valid explanation as to why the show is so good. Okay, so he's a square-shaped sponge. That's original, I guess, but he's annoying! I'm sick of looking at his overly happy face and hearing that irritating voice of his! I won't go too far on the fact that there are so many Spongebob fans, because there are plenty of Spongebob haters out there too.

You know what I'd rather watch?

CatDog.

Was this really the start of Nickelodeon's downfall? From my perspective, no. "CatDog" was a pretty good show. I was actually a fan of this show when it was active. This is a Nicktoon that I believe is worth watching. Heck, I'm a fan of Steven Banks, who wrote some of the episodes (he writes for "Spongebob" too). Sure, it may not be "Ren and Stimpy", but at least it's more worth watching then "Spongebob". In fact, I'd choose just about any cartoon over "Spongebob" any day!

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You know what I'm sick of?

Dora the Explorer!

"Dora the Explorer" is just another wacky scheme that Nickelodeon set up just so they can make money off of useless toys. The show itself is just as annoying as the amount of merchandise. I said this before in my "There's Nothing Good on TV" article, but every episode is just dragged out and tedious. Man, education these days is just not at it's finest anymore. It's one thing to teach kids a little Spanish, but to scream at the top of their lungs? Isn't that something you're not supposed to do? And what's with all these toys that they're making? We've got a Dora who sings "The Happy Song", a Dora the Explorer kitchen, a Dora who turns into a mermaid. Do you recall any of that happening in the show? Why don't I ever see Boots toys anywhere? Boots is way more entertaining of a character than Dora is!

You know what I'd rather watch?

Care Bears.

This was my source of education when I was little. Rainbow-colored bears, each with his/her own personality, who taught children how important it was to express your feelings and care about others. That's what I call education at it's finest. The cartoon series may not be the best cartoon series, but the movies are far more superior. When I have kids, I'm going to raise them on the Care Bears, not Dora the Explorer!

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You know what I'm sick of?

The Simpsons!

Okay, all you hard core Simpsons fans, please don't freak out or downvote this article just because I'm mentioning this; remember, this is just my opinion! This is just unbelievable! This cartoon series has been in production since 1989, and it's the longest-running cartoon series in history! It's still just as popular as it ever has been! What gives here? How does it stay so popular? What is Matt Groening's secret? This show is very VERY overrated! It's meant to be a sit-com, so I can understand why there are so many fans, but I think it's amazing that a lot of fans know so much about the series. This series has been running for ages, and there's an enormous ammount of episodes! Primarily, this show is all about Homer Simpson, because he literally gets all the laughs. I'm sure there are some haters of this show, and there are plenty of old-school Simpsons fans who think the show isn't funny anymore. In the summer of 2007, a Simpsons movie was finally made after an almost 20 year run and high popularity. When I first heard about it, I thought that it would flop and lead to the show's cancelation (that's what always happens with TV series'). Well, is that what happened? No. "The Simpsons Movie" actually turned out to be a huge hit, and the show is still in production! Why am I not surprised? Because it's the freaking Simpsons! Those Simpsons will never lose their popularity! That show will never be cancelled as long as Matt Groening is still living! They rule the freaking world!

You know what I'd rather watch?

Family Guy.

Now, this is what I call an entertaining animated sit-com. "Family Guy" is a lot more realistic than "The Simpsons" because, well, they're not yellow. While this show is popular as well, I think people are guaranteed to laugh harder at "Family Guy" then they are "The Simpsons". Everything on "Family Guy" that I've witnessed seems to be very original, while "The Simpsons" tends to be a little cliche. From my perspective, you can't go wrong with "Family Guy", because there's always something on the show that'll make you laugh.

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Well, those are all the cartoons I want to rant about. I just can't stand it anymore! I don't want to deal with these popular cartoons! They're driving me crazy! I just...



I just...



Grrr! I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE! I GOTTA LET OUT MY AGGRESSIONS!!!

Note: The pic above was drawn for me by my friend and our fellow member, TreyVore, who gave me permission to use this pic for my article.


Sorry, I couldn't resist.

Alright, I'm all done with my rantings. I'm sure there are plenty of you who are fans of the shows I said I'm sick of, but no offense. I respect everyone's fandom, but this is just my point of view. I just hope you all understand how I feel. Thank you, and I will appreciate your comments when I read them.