Debut: September 14, 1998
Ended: March 31, 2000

Histeria! is an American animated series created by Tom Ruegger and produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Unlike other animated series produced by Warner Bros. in the 1990s, Histeria! stood out as the most explicitly educational program in order to meet FCC requirements for educational/informational content for children. Histeria! was featured on Kids' WB from 1998 to 2000. Kids WB continued to air reruns until August 30, 2001. It was to be WB's most ambitious project since Animaniacs. Like the aforementioned, there were 65 episodes that were originally going to be made, but due to being $10 million over budget, only 52 episodes were completed before production of the series was canceled in November 1998. Like other animated series produced at the time by the Warner Bros. animation, Histeria! derived most of humor from its slapstick comedy and satire, with the distinction of combining historical figures and events. Episodes would commonly feature a large cast of children and typecast adults in comedic skits and song parodies, e.g. the cause of the American Civil War sung to the tune of the Brady bunch theme.

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Librarian: "THIS IS A LIBRARY!!!! -Librarian"
Lucky Bob: "I Know A Song That Gets On Everybody's Nerves everybody's nerves everybody's nerves, I Know A Song That Gets On Everybody's Nerves, and this is how it goes! I Know A Song That-- -Lucky Bob"
Lucky Bob: "*pulls a green something from his nose* My gum looks a little like Yoda. -Lucky Bob"
Toast and World's Oldest Woman: "How would you like it if you had to wait in line for a potato?" "Yeah, and it's another line for butter and sour cream! -Toast and World's Oldest Woman"
Father Time and Loud Kiddington: "Now Loud Kiddington will do a very quiet impression of the Stock Market crashing. Please turn your volume to its loudest. (whispers) Thank you. And now a quiet impression of the stock market crashing." "(shouts) CRASH!!!! -Father Time and Loud Kiddington"
Orville Wright Charity Bazaar Wilbur Wright: "When was the last time this baby had a new diaper?' 'Do you know when the wheel was invented?' '3000 B.C?' 'Before that. -Orville Wright Charity Bazaar Wilbur Wright"
Nostradamus: "Mary had a little lamb / Its fleece was white as snow / And everywhere that Mary went / There was an evil man named Hitler! -Nostradamus"
Froggo: "I'm gonna ride that choo choo, I'm gonna ride that choo choo. -Froggo"
Mr. Smarty Pants: "Mr. Smarty Pants: His name was Thomas [giggle] Crapper. -Mr. Smarty Pants"
All Characters (Except Loud Kiddington): "I pledge Ally Sheedy, to the slag, of the united skates of Emilio, and to the repugnant, for Richard Stands, one naked, undergarments, invisible man, with Liberace and puffed rice for all!"
Cho Cho: "Because once when he put his finger in his nose, he pulled out a silver dollar."
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