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50 Best Cartoon Characters of All Time
My top 50 cartoon characters of all-time, including supeheroes, wise-cracking animals, jaundiced Springfieldians and a sponge.
Are these the 10 Funniest 'South Park' episodes?
South Park has cranked out some very funny episodes in its nearly twenty years on Comedy Central, ranging
How did Aang die? Find out what happened to the...
In 'The Legend of Korra,' we meet the new Waterbending Avatar. But what happened to Aang?
10 Classic Cartoons on DVD for Halloween
The best DVDs with Halloween specials of The Simpsons, South Park, Charlie Brown and more of your favorite TV cartoons.
Who does what voice on 'Family Guy'?
Find out which actor does the voice of your favorite characters on Family Guy.
10 Best 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Episodes
SpongeBob SquarePants is not only entertaining for children, but also adults dig it. In fact, it's one
The 10 Best 'Family Guy' Episodes Ever
Top 10 list of the best 'Family Guy' episodes, ever. Chicken fight, anyone?
Who does what voice on 'SpongeBob SquarePants'?
A list of who does what character's voice for the cast of SpongeBob SquarePants, including a few guest stars.
The 20 Most Iconic Episodes of 'The Simpsons'
What does iconic mean? These are the 20 episodes that fans of 'The Simpsons' love to quote and watch in re-runs.
Springfield Characters
Pictures of The Simpsons characters from Springfield, including Krusty the Clown, Chief Wiggum, Moe, Apu, Barney and more.
Meet the voices behind the characters on...
The American Dad cast includes a variety of talent, from newcomers to veteran. Find out who does what voice in the cast of American Dad.
Who does what voice on 'The Simpsons'?
Who does the voice of what character on The Simpsons? Here's a cast list, along with which characters each actor and actress do.
Meet Peter Griffin and the Other Hilarious...
Meet Peter Griffin, the patriarch on 'Family Guy,' his family members, and one hilarious (and creepy) neighbor.
Who Provides the Voices for the Characters of...
Breakdown of South Park voices to explain who does what voice for South Park characters, including Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
Meet the Characters of 'Futurama'
A list of Futurama characters with brief bios and pictures of each. Learn more about Fry, Bender, Leela and the others at Planet Express.
Who does what voice on 'King of the Hill'?
Meet the actors behind the voices on 'King of the Hill,' including where you've heard them before.
6 of TV's Sexiest Cartoon Characters
A picture gallery of some of primetime TV's sexiest cartoon characters.
Cel Animation: How Cartoons Are Created
An overview of using cel animation to create a cartoon, including a description of each step of the cel animation process and definitions of animation terms.
Where to Watch Cartoons Online For Free
Find out where to watch South Park, The Simpsons, Adult Swim shows and classic cartoons at these legal and official websites.
Futurama Trivia Quiz - A Trivia Quiz for Fans...
Take a trivia quiz to test your knowledge about past episodes of Futurama.
11 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Characters We Love
A list of SpongeBob SquarePants characters, including SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Plankton and more.
Could Homer Simpson win 'Survivor'?
Could Homer Simpson win Survivor? After Richard Hatch's win, the speculation is impossible to resist. Read arguments for and against Homer's victory.
Have you seen these 'South Park' Halloween...
'South Park' Halloween episodes are spooky and funny. Here's a list of episodes, as well as pictures and video clips for each South Park Halloween episode.
See the list of Emmys won by 'The Simpsons.'
A list of awards for Family Guy, including Emmy Awards. Page 5.
Family Guy Trivia Quiz
A trivia quiz about Family Guy, including questions about the family, guest stars and episodes.
"Simpsons" Characters: Your Guide to Those...
Trivia and pictures of The Simpsons characters, including Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson and other favorite characters.
How old is Homer/Marge/Bart/Lisa/Maggie Simpson?
How old is Homer/Marge/Bart/Lisa/Maggie Simpson?
We need straitjackets, STAT! Meet the craziest...
We need straitjackets, STAT! Meet the craziest villains from 'Avatar: The Last Airbender.'
Meet the 10 Sexiest Cartoon Characters on TV
A top ten list of the sexiest and hottest adult cartoon characters on TV, including some surprises from King of the Hill and The Simpsons.
'Minoriteam'
Minoriteam was a short-lived cartoon that aired on Adult Swim. Learn more about the characters and premise of Minoriteam.
Animation 101: Tips and Techniques for Beginners
A brief overview of cel animation, one of the many animation techniques discussed in this article about animated TV. Includes examples and definitions. Page 4.
Good Morning, USA! Meet the Main Characters of...
Meet the 'American Dad' characters, who range from conservative Republican to tree-hugging liberal Democrat.
Meet the characters on 'Brickleberry.'
Learn more about the characters of Brickleberry. Find out who does what voice.
Quitting Time
Picture of quitting time for Fred Flintstone on The Flintstones. Page 3.
'Futurama' Cast
Who does what voice on Futurama? Read this cast list to find out who gives voice to Fry, Leela, Bender and the other characters.
'South Park' Season 1 Recaps, Titles and Air...
South Park episode guide with titles, recaps and original air dates for the first season of South Park, including Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo.
"Treehouse of Horror" Pictures
A gallery of pictures from the Halloween Treehouse of Horror episodes of 'The Simpsons.'
Cartoon Vampires
A list of the best cartoon vampires on TV. Find out who the top cartoon vampire is, fangs down.
6 Movies from Matt Stone and Trey Parker You...
Review the film career of Matt Stone and Trey Parker, including the raunchy movies you might have missed.
Get to Know More About Seth MacFarlane, Creator...
Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, has risen fast through the ranks of animated TV. Learn more about the life and career of Seth MacFarlane.
Birth of Pebbles
Picture of the birth of Pebbles Flintstone with Wilma and Fred. Page 4.
The Grinch
The Grinch stuffs his sack in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 3.
'SpongeBob SquarePants' Pictures
SpongeBob SquarePants pictures of SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs, Gary, Sandy and more.
'American Dad' Volume One DVD
The first thirteen episodes of American Dad are coming out on DVD. This DVD set from Fox Home Entertainment features lots of fun extras.
Cartoon Character Costumes for Grown-Ups
Looking for a costume of your favorite cartoon character? These costumes for adults will get your Halloween party started, including Adventure Time and Family Guy.
Cindy Lou Who
Cindy Lou Who questions The Grinch in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 4.
6 Spooky Cartoons You Might Have Forgotten
A list of obscure cartoons, including weekly series, that are spooky enough to enjoy at Halloween.
'Avatar: The Last Airbender'
Guide to Avatar The Last Airbender cartoon that aired on Nickelodeon. Learn more about the characters, cast and episodes.
Get a complete guide to 'SpongeBob SquarePants'...
The complete guide to 'SpongeBob SquarePants' with DVD reviews, behind the scenes info and list of the funniest episodes.
Treehouse of Horror Trivia Quiz - The Simpsons
A trivia quiz about Treehouse of Horror episodes, which are The Simpsons Halloween specials.
Meet the Flintstones
A picture of The Flintstones characters in Fred Flintstone's car.
Dr. Seuss's 5 Most Memorable Characters
Meet my top 5 favorite Dr. Seuss characters from TV cartoon specials.
The Grinch Pats Cindy Lou Who
The Grinch pats Cindy Lou Who on the head in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 5.
Characters
Browse a picture gallery of Peter, Stewie, Brian, Lois, Meg and other characters from Family Guy.
'South Park' Is Gay
South Park returns with eight new episodes, beginning with a controversial (of course) show about homosexuality.
D'oh! Get the complete guide to your favorite...
Your complete guide to 'The Simpsons,' covering trivia, characters, behind the scenes and lists of the best episodes for more than 25 seasons.
"Treehouse of Horror" 101
An explanation of the basic premise of the Treehouse of Horror episodes on The Simpsons. Includes pictures, trivia and more about Treehouse of Horror episodes.
Don't miss these TV cartoons that came and went...
These hilarious and cuttin-edge TV cartoons didn't jump the shark, but they were cancelled anyway.
50th Anniversary
Picture of The Flintstones 50th Anniversary with all the main characters. Page 2.
The Town of Whoville
The town of Whoville asleep in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 2.
Meet the Belchers from 'Bob's Burgers.'
Character list and descriptions from Bob's Burgers, including brief bios for Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene and Louise.
Ann-Margrock
Ann-Margrock dancing with Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble on The Flintstones. Page 5.
Peabody and Sherman
Picture of Peabody and Sherman from Rocky and His Friends. Page 6.
'Penguins of Madagascar' Voices
A comparison of the voices from the Madagascar movies and the Madagascar cartoon titled Penguins of Madagascar. Who's who?
See a list of Homer Simpson's favorite foods,...
A list of Homer Simpson's favorite foods based on the number of times Homer Simpson has said Mmmm or referenced a food on The Simpsons.
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'
Pictures from Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas, a classic Christmas cartoon special.
Interview with Brad Neely, the creator of...
Brad Neely talks in-depth about his cartoon, 'China, IL,' that airs on Adult Swim.
How do I write to 'The Simpsons' or Matt...
How do I write to The Simpsons or Matt Groening?
Download Cartoon Theme Songs and Sounds
Looking to add some background music to your desktop? Try these lists of places to download MP3s or other sounds or songs from your favorite cartoon, like The Simpsons and Family Guy.
'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'
Guide to It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, the most famous and beloved Halloween cartoon special.
What is a "pilot episode"?
What does pilot episode mean for TV shows?
10 Best Soundtracks by Danny Elfman, 'Simpsons'...
Danny Elfman is famous for composing the award-winning theme to 'The Simpsons.' But did you know he also wrote these soundtracks?
Family Guy Writer Explains Bob's Burgers Joke
During the Space Cadet episode of Family Guy that aired on January 6, 2013, Bob's Burgers was the punchline of a goodhearted joke, shared between FOX
'Looney Tunes' Pictures
Pictures of Looney Tunes characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Yosemite Sam.
Homer Simpson Trivia Quiz
A trivia quiz about Homer Simpson and his failures and successes on The Simpsons.
How/When did "The Simpsons" begin?
: How/When did "The Simpsons" begin? : It began as a series of "bumpers" or shorts for "The Tracey Ullman
Dudley and Inspector
Picture of Dudley Do-Right and Inspector from the classic cartoon 'Rocky and His Friends.'. Page 7.
Stealing Presents
The Grinch rolls up the rug and steals all the Christmas presents in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 6.
See 11 Cartoons Perfect for Binge-Watching
A list of the best cartoons to watch on a binge. Start with episode one and work your way through the series to the end.
'Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas'
A review of Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas special, with recap and cast information.
Ninja Turtles and Cuckoo-Clock Hearts Star on...
Get DVDs made for animation fans. This month sees the release of the gorgeous 'Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart,' as well as 'Marvel Knights: The Wolverine Collection.'
Sideshow Bob
Sideshow Bob picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 5.
Meet Some Friends of Mine: The Characters of...
Profiles for the main characters of South Park, including Cartman, Kyle, Stan, Kenny, their parents and folks from their school.
Marge Simpson
A picture of Marge Simpson, from The Simpsons, with her hands clasped. Page 22.
Christmas
Picture of the Flintstones and the Rubbles at Christmas. Page 6.
'King of the Hill' Episode Guide - Season 11
'King of the Hill' returns for an eleventh season, after being a mid-season replacement (almost canceled) last year. Here's the episode guide for the 2007-2008 season.
Get the complete guide to 'Family Guy'' with...
Get the complete guide to 'Family Guy' with behind the scenes info, lists of best episodes and profiles of your favorite characters.
D'oh! Quotes, facts and trivia about Homer...
Homer Simpson quotes and trivia, including weight, age, dreams and aspirations. Quotes have episode references.
'The Flintstones'
Guide to The Flintstones, the classic cartoon starring Fred, Wilma and Pebbles, including a history of the primetime cartoon.
'The Cleveland Show' Cast List
A complete cast list for The Cleveland Show, including where you've seen or heard the actors before.
'The Amazing World of Gumball'
A list of main characters from The Amazing World of Gumball on Cartoon Network.
Meet the Powerpuff Girls and the city of...
See a guide to the Powerpuff Girls. Learn more about Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, their history and more about the cartoon.
Full Sleigh
The Grinch with a full sleigh on top of the Whoville mountain in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 9.
Boris and Natasha
Picture of Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale from the Rocky and Bullwinkle show. Page 4.
Bart Simpson Trivia Quiz
An easy trivia quiz about Bart Simpson and his adventures on The Simpsons.
Top 10 'Daria' Episodes
Top ten episodes of Daria, chosen by fans, including episode recaps.
Popular game 'Minecraft' has everything to make...
With a few tweaks to the game's characters and situations, Minecraft would make a great TV cartoon, and here's why.
11 Funniest Ball Caps on 'Squidbillies'
Early Cuyler has an impressive collection of hilarious ball caps. Here are my favorite Early Cuyler trucker hats.
Lisa Simpson Trivia Quiz
A trivia quiz about Lisa Simpson and her genius.: simpson trivia trivia quiz quiz test lisa simpson moral center
The Grinch at the Fridge
The Grinch steals all the food in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 8.
Where Is Springfield on 'The Simpsons'?
Fans have debated the true location of Springfield since the premiere of The Simpsons. Many clues have been dropped on the show and in interviews.
Profile of TV's Mike Judge
Find out more about Mike Judge, from his early days with Beavis and Butt-Head to his current projects, including 'Silicon Valley.'
Meet Mr. Magoo, the near-sighted classic...
Learn more about lovable, near-sighted Mr. Magoo. Follow the TV and movie career of this classic cartoon.
The Top 20 Guest Stars on The Simpsons
List of The Simpsons guest stars top 20, including some recurring characters, such as Sideshow Bob. Read this list of the top 20 guest stars on The Simpsons.
'The Simpsons' Quotes
Funny blackboard quotes written by Bart Simpson in the opening sequence of The Simpsons.
Stealing Stockings
Picture of The Grinch stealing the stockings from Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 7.
Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck
Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck confuse Elmer Fudd. Page 4.
'The Legend of Korra' Book One: Air
A guide to first season (Book One: Air) of The Legend of Korra with episode titles, recaps and original air dates.
Best Movies Based on TV Cartoons
A list of the best movies that were based on TV cartoons, such as The Simpsons and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Crossover episodes between live-action TV shows...
See the cast of 'Jessie' help Spider-Man save Halloween.
Krusty the Clown
Krusty the Clown picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 3.
12 Terrific Tina Episodes of 'Bob's Burgers'
Tina is the breakout character on 'Bob's Burgers.' She has a flat voice that belies her fiery personality. Here are Tina's twelve best episodes.
Max and The Grinch
Max hangs from the sleigh as the Grinch gloats in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 11.
Amazing animation technique is only one reason...
Read a review of The Amazing World of Gumball on Cartoon Network from a grown-up's perspective. Find out why this cartoon is so popular.
'Futurama' Pictures
Pictures from Futurama, including Leela, Fry, Bender, Nibbler, Zapp, Kiff, Dr. Zoidberg and the Professor.
Meet the Voices Behind 'Bob's Burgers'
Discover who does what voice on 'Bob's Burgers,' including comedians and voice-over actors you've never heard of.
'Brickleberry' tries to be shocking, but comes...
A guide and review of Brickleberry, the Comedy Central cartoon co-created by Daniel Tosh.
'Looney Tunes' Characters
Looney Tunes Characters chase each other. Page 2.
The Grinch Talks to Max
The Grinch talks to Max about packages, boxes or bags in Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Page 10.
Meet the Jedi and Bad Guys in 'Star Wars: The...
Characters and their bios for 'Star Wars The Clone Wars,' including Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker, Asajj Ventress and more.
Barney Gumble
Barney Gumble picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 9.
Sideshow Mel
Sideshow Mel picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 6.
'King of the Hill' Pictures
Pictures of the characters and episodes of King of the Hill, from creator Mike Judge.
'King of the Hill'
King of the Hill is one of the longest running animated comedies on primetime TV. Here is a guide to King of the Hill, the characters, the creator and the premise.
"Carrotblanca"
Bugs Bunny, Yosemite Sam and Tweety Bird in Carrotblanca. Page 3.
Animation Domination High-Def
Animation Domination High-Def is a late-night block of cartoons on FOX. Get synopses and cast lists for each cartoon.
Boris Shoots
Picture of Rocky and Bullwinkle enemy Boris Badenov. Page 5.
Hans Moleman
Hans Moleman picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 7.
Huey Freeman
Learn details about Huey, Riley, Granddad, Uncle Ruckus and other characters from The Boondocks on Adult Swim.
'Tripping the Rift' Characters
A list of character descriptions and pictures of Tripping the Rift characters.
Lisa Simpson
Picture of Lisa Simpson, apparently talking. Page 23.
'Adventure Time'
A revised review of 'Adventure Time,' to include more positive comments than my original, less-than-glowing, review.
Itchy and Scratchy
Picture of Itchy and Scratchy from The Simpsons. Page 2.
Moe Szyslak
Moe Szyslak picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 8.
Mr. Hankey in the Toilet
Picture of Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo in the toilet on South Park. Page 3.
Profile of Matt Stone and Trey Parker
Matt Stone and Trey Parker are the creators of South Park. Read bios and learn about the their careers and controversies.
What things are legal to put on my web site for...
So you want to make a web site for The Simpsons? Be careful. Most multimedia has a copyright, and is illegal for you to use. Find out what you can and cannot put on your fan web site.
'The Simpsons' Made Fun of these Blockbuster...
'The Simpsons' commonly parodies pop culture. These blockbuster movies are no exception. Check out 'The Simpsons' movie spoofs.
"Woodland Critter Christmas"
Picture of Stan Marsh in Woodland Critter Christmas on South Park. Page 4.
Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes: Film: Isaac Hayes as starred in several iconic movies, including Escape from New York and
Profile of Danny Elfman, 'The Simpsons' theme...
Danny Elfman has left his musical mark on many films and TV shows, including The Simpsons. Here is a profile on the composer Danny Elfman
'The Legend of Korra'
Guide to The Legend of Korra, which takes place 70 years after Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Best Cartoons of the 1980s
List of the best cartoons from the 1980s, including Spider Man and His Amazing Friends and the Smurfs.
Ned Flanders
Ned Flanders picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 23.
Michigan J. Frog
Picture of Michigan J. Frog in One Froggie Evening. Page 5.
'South Park'
A brief guide to South Park, the wonderfully obscene animated comedy series airing on Comedy Central.
Top 10 Reasons I'll Miss 'King of the Hill'
King of the Hill is underrated and under-appreciated. Here are ten reasons I will miss King of the Hill.
'The Simpsons' Family Pictures
Pictures of the Simpsons family, including Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Marge, Maggie, Lisa and Grandpa.
Matt Groening's Favorite Simpsons Episodes
Matt Groening chose his favorite episodes of The Simpsons in an issue of Entertainment Weekly to celebrate the cartoon's 10th anniversary.
Reverend Lovejoy
Reverend Lovejoy picture and trivia from The Simpsons. Page 25.
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