TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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age 7+

Clever 'toon is bursting with fun for kids and adults.

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age 7+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 67 reviews

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age 6+

One of WB’s #1 cutting edge cartoons of the 90’s

Sure Nickelodeon struck it gold in the 90’s when they entered the animation industry. But, Warner Bros. also started work on OG kid-friendly shows in the 90’s too! Tom Ruegger was the first one to come up with an idea for a show... that first idea of his for a show would be centered on a new generation of Loonies with the classic Loonies serving as the teaching staff, that show was called “Tiny Toons” (which is also getting a revival). He then canned “Tiny Toons” because he got another idea for an animated series but this time featuring 3 crazy kids named Yakko, Wakko & Dot with a dog-like form whom live in the famous WB WaterTower, and that show came to be “Animaniacs”. For 5 years, the show poked fun at big celebrities, had a changing ending in the opening theme, had good Geography songs that would eventually become internet memes, and a lot of pop culture references. A Direct-to-video movie would later come just one year, one month & one week after the series ended. A revival of the series is also currently streaming on Hulu, fans of the series can be re-introduced to the main 3 and of course Pinky & Brain, A revival of fellow Spielberg series “Tiny Toons” is also currently in the works for HBO Max and CN thus bringing back WB’s 90’s Spielberg classics!
age 2+

A Retro Favourite

This Peabody Award Winner cartoon is fun for everyone! In Fair Game, there's a great message of teamwork as well as Wheel of Morality, also having a great message about dental hygiene.

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