13 Cartoons You Let Slip From Your Childhood

13 Cartoons You Let Slip From Your Childhood

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Catch the bus before you miss it! Then, eye-down the clock until recess. Thirty minutes go by quickly and just like that, you are already back to sitting on your classroom's Magic School Bus themed carpet, waiting patiently for the bell. Okay, school is finally over. Although you either have baseball practice or cub scouts, you don't really look to the near-future optimistically. Sure, throwing a ball or learning how to start a fire from one of the gawky and musty older scouts is more entertaining than listening to your teacher.

That being said, nothing compares to flashbacks of only having a single hour of cable before mom would send you to bed, and then send you back to bed after she caught you starting the next episode of your favorite cartoon. Cartoons have the ability to catch a kids attention, which is not something that happens frequently. Although there is a stigma that cartoons and television in general is a waste of time, this is not true. Although most cartoons don't teach children information you can learn in a classroom, like the science practiced on the famous television series, Bill Nye the Science Guy, they do provide a learning purpose. This learning can range from teaching kids to be adventurous, creative, or simply to have fun with friends.

2. "Courage the Cowardly Dog"

This may be the worst case of the heebie-jeebies ever recorded.

3. "The Powerpuff Girls"

Three super-power girls show us what it takes to fight crime, known as a little girl power.

4. "Codename: Kids Next Door"

This show teaches us its our choice to grow up. Also, kids are savage.

5. "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius"

Gadgets and gizmos are created by an impressive boy genius.

6. "Ed, Edd 'n Eddy"

This infamous episode will give you the worst anxiety you may ever experience. If you know you know.

7. "The Fairly OddParents"

Magical godparents, delusional parents, and one awful babysitter.

8. "Invader Zim"

After being banned from his native planet, Irk, Zim attends elementary school while trying to conquer Earth and the human race.

9. "Dexter's Laboratory "

A boy-genius and a secret laboratory. Grind time.

10. "Total Drama Island"

A fierce battle. Who will be the last competitor standing?

11. "Rugrats"

Watch a group of toddlers take on a new adventure everyday. Hopefully you didn't forget this one.

12. "The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy"

The grim reaper is forced to befriend two children after losing a bet.

13. "CatDog"

A cat and a dog. A CatDog series. Are you not entertained?

Cartoons hold the power to introduce us to a new type of creativity we are unable to redeem anywhere else. With that being said, there are also other intentions the creators of these shows have in mind. Although some show's purpose are exclusively entertainment, it is still a mile ahead of being a cub scout, trust me.

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6 Places in New York City Every "Friends" Fan Needs To Visit

Grab a cup of coffee at Central Park.
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As a "Friends" fanatic myself, I often wonder about the places in New York City featured in the various episodes and whether I could actually visit them. Most of them are fictional or no longer exist, but there are a few places you can go to reminisce about your favorite "Friends" moments. So, here are six places in New York City you definitely need to visit as a "Friends" fan.

1. The Apartment Building, Obviously

The building used for the exterior shot of the apartments in "Friends" is real and is located at 90 Bedford Street at the corner of Grove Street in Greenwich Village. It's an obvious must-see.

2. The Pulitzer Fountain

This is the fountain that the friends danced around in for the iconic theme song, and it's located right in Central Park.

3. Bloomingdale's

This is the department where Rachel worked before she moved on to Ralph Lauren, where she met Joshua, and where she started her career in fashion.

4. The Plaza Hotel

This is where Monica and Chandler celebrated their engagement in "The One WIth Monica's Thunder," and is actually really gorgeous.

5. The Central Perk Replica

While Central Perk isn't a real coffee shop, a pop-up replica opened up in 2014 on Lafayette Street and it's definitely a must-visit.

6. Chandler's Office

The fictional Chandler works in the real Solow Building, located on West 57th street.

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5 TV Shows To Binge Watch When You Aren't Stressing About College

My top five shows to binge watch as a college student.

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Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu are a college students best friend. These are my top 5 shows you should watch while hanging out in your dorm room.

1. "The Office"

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"The Office" is definitely an easy show to binge. Its dry humor and sarcasm can be hard to grasp at first, but eventually, you'll start chuckling at everything Michael says. The characters are all different, so you'll probably be able to relate to them in your own way. Not only is it a comedy, but it also adds in some romance and drama. The things that Dwight, Jim, Pam, and the others do will make you think that working at a paper company really isn't too bad. I don't want to spoil anything for you, so you'll just have to watch it on your own. (That's what she said.)

2. "Sex and the City"

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"Sex and the City" is a total classic. I remember when I was younger I heard about the show, but there was no way I was going to watch it. When I got to college I realized there was a lot about the world I hadn't learned. I started watching this show and was instantly hooked. If you love Manhattan and the hustle and bustle of the city, you will fall in love with the show. Carrie Bradshaw and her three best friends show the true meaning of "girl power" as they take on life and love together in the big city.

3. "Gilmore Girls"

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Another classic, "Gilmore Girls," is an amazing show to watch especially if you're leaving your mom for college. Rory and her mother Lorelai are best friends. It reminded me of my own mother and I, so I ended up watching all seven seasons in one month. It seemed to be so innocent at first, but it is more drama filled than expected. It's interesting to watch her go through high school, just like I did, and experience everything a normal teen would. And who wouldn't want to watch Melissa McCarthy every episode? Of course, I won't spoil this for anyone either, but I will always be #TeamLogan.

4. "The Flash"

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I'm typically not into superhero movies or shows, but I was hooked to "The Flash." Rather than being just a basic hero who wins everything and gets the girl, Barry (The Flash) overcomes some pretty intense things throughout his life. After every season I thought the show was going to end, but they came up with so many twists. There was never a dull moment in the show, and you'll learn that not everything is as it seems. There's tragedy, romance, comedy, and a whole lot of drama. What else could you ask for in a show?

5. "Atypical"

"Atypical" is a very easy show to binge. It's honestly very fascinating and has a huge amount of drama. For Sam, life seems to be harder until he finds out that everyone's life is just as hard as his. Their family is different than most, and it taught me a lot of lessons to be a better person. You can finish one whole season in just one night with a couple of people. If you ever need a show to just watch one night with your friends, this is it.

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