TV Shows for Teens Who Like "Rick and Morty"

Cartoons aren't just for kids anymore. In fact, many animated shows are definitely not appropriate for younger viewers. But for tweens and teens looking for a good laugh, there are tons of hilarious shows for those who've outgrown kid-focused cartoons. Shows like Rick and Morty have gained intensely loyal fans with their smart, edgy, and slightly surreal style of animation. But the range of content on Adult Swim, Netflix, and more could leave your kids exposed to raunchy topics before they're ready. That's why we've compiled this list of some of the best animated shows for teens. Keep in mind that these shows can get rude and crude, so consider watching with your teens first. And for more animated fun, try our list of the Best Cartoons for Kids or Anime TV for Teens and Tweens.

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Pinky and the Brain TV Poster Image
Clever toon is great fun for both kids and adults.
Network: Toon Disney
(2006)
(1995)
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Adventure Time: Distant Lands - BMO TV Poster Image
Worthy extension of classic cartoon is cute and familiar.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
(2020)
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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
(2012)
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Hilda TV Poster Image
Whimsical books-based show celebrates adventure, friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Twelve Forever TV Poster Image
Wonderfully weird show has heart; expect weapons, fighting.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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We Bare Bears TV Poster Image
Hilarious bear bros. try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
(2015)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
(2010)
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The Dragon Prince TV Poster Image
Captivating fantasy tale has positive themes, broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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Steven Universe TV Poster Image
Quirky cartoon values family, fun, and finding your purpose.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
(2013)
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Steven Universe: Future TV Poster Image
Deceptively simple series about real, powerful emotions.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2019)
(2019)
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Steven Universe: Wanted TV Poster Image
Steven Universe's world goes dark in game-changing special.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2017)
(2017)
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Regular Show TV Poster Image
Quirky animated series has some drinking, crude humor.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
(2010)
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Aggretsuko TV Poster Image
Curious animated series a treat for post-Hello Kitty teens.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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The Simpsons TV Poster Image
Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.
Network: Fox
(2004)
(1989)
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Bob's Burgers TV Poster Image
Satirical, sometimes naughty humor on animated comedy.
Network: Fox
(2011)
(2011)
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King of the Hill TV Poster Image
Wickedly funny at times, but not for all tastes.
Network: Fox, FX, Syndicated
(2004)
(1997)
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Futurama TV Poster Image
The Jetsons meet The Simpsons.
Network: Comedy Central
(2004)
(1999)
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Daria TV Poster Image
Biting social commentary has mature themes.
Network: TeenNick
(2005)
(1997)
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Disenchantment TV Poster Image
Series from Simpsons creator has strong women, violence.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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F Is for Family TV Poster Image
'70s-set animated comedy is spicy but surprisingly nuanced.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
(2015)
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Home Movies TV Poster Image
Witty animated show about young filmmaker is best for teens.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2007)
(1999)
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Big Mouth TV Poster Image
Raunchy but sweet animated comedy has sex jokes galore.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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BoJack Horseman TV Poster Image
Talking animals too crass for the kids it might attract.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
(2014)
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Family Guy TV Poster Image
Contrary to its title, this isn't a family show.
Network: Fox, Syndicated
(2004)
(1999)
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South Park TV Poster Image
Outrageous, shocking humor carries a message.
Network: Comedy Central, UPN
(2005)
(1997)
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Tuca & Bertie TV Poster Image
Energetic animated series tackles complex adult topics.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Aqua Teen Hunger Force TV Poster Image
Oddball humor is OK for teens ... but is it funny?
Network: Cartoon Network
(2005)
(2000)
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Robot Chicken TV Poster Image
Quirky animated series is too edgy for young kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
(2005)
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American Dad TV Poster Image
Racy parody mocks American family life; mature teens only.
Network: Fox
(2005)
(2005)
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The Boondocks TV Poster Image
This cutting-edge cartoon is for adults only.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
(2005)
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Super Drags TV Poster Image
Stereotypes, rude humor, strong LGBT love in campy cartoon.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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The Venture Bros. TV Poster Image
A reminder of how good cartoons can be for adults.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2006)
(2003)
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Archer TV Poster Image
Animated spy spoof will amuse older viewers; not for kids.
Network: FX
(2010)
(2010)
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Animals TV Poster Image
Animals observe, imitate humans in crude animated comedy.
Network: HBO
(2016)
(2016)
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Close Enough TV Poster Image
Adult animated comedy features profanity, sex jokes.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
(2020)
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