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29 Details From Kids Shows That Can't Be Ignored Once You Know About Them

I feel dumb for not realizing LaCienega Boulevardez was named after La Cienega Boulevard in California.

We've asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us a detail from a kids show they didn't notice until they were older. Here are their most informative replies:

1. In the Texas episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick misheard SpongeBob and thought he said, "Your penis is showing."

SpongeBob telling Patrick his genius is showing and Patrick covering his crotch are
Nickelodeon

2. On Victorious, Tori's mom seemed to be having an affair.

Tori's mom texting her husband's friend
Nickelodeon

3. Helga's mom on Hey Arnold! was always making those "smoothies" because she had a drinking problem.

Multiple screenshots from the show showing Helga drinking something and always passed out
Nickelodeon

4. The Krusty Krab on SpongeBob SquarePants is shaped like a lobster trap.

The Krusty Krab and picture of a lobster trap
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5. In The Proud Family, LaCienega and her mom, Sunset Boulevardez, were named after La Cienega Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard in California.

LaCienega and her mom, Sunset
Disney Channel

6. On Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Moze's boyfriend's name was Faymen Phorchin, which was a play on "fame and fortune."

Faymen and Mose
Nickelodeon

7. On Victorious, Jade made a joke about puberty that a lot of people missed.

Jade making a joke about going from an A to a D in eighth grade
Nickelodeon

8. On Hey Arnold! there were subtle hints that Mr. Simmons was gay, but I never picked up on it until I rewatched it years later.

Paul implying he's gay at dinner
Nickeloden

9. On SpongeBob, Patrick lived under a rock because he was dumb.

Patrick in his home under a rock
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10. In the naked episode of Rugrats, there was a moment where it seemed as if Tommy was about to ask Lil why she didn't have a penis.

Tommy naked looking at Lil concerned and asking "Can I ask you a question?"
Nickelodeon

11. In The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, London Tipton's name and character were a parody of Paris Hilton.

London Tipton talking to someone
Disney Channel

12. When Velma's cousin Marcy was flirting with Fred on What's New, Scooby Doo?, there was a joke about Marcy turning 18 and now being "legal" to date Fred.

Marcy telling Fred "I'm 18. Able to legally...vote"
Warner Bros.

13. In an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, SpongeBob wore underwear over his head and nose, which resembled an erection.

SpongeBob wearing underwear on his head and his nose poking through it
Nickelodeon

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14. In The Breakfast Club homage episode of Victorious, they swapped the word "virgin" with "vegan."

The scene from "Victorious" where Jade asks if Cat's a vegan the the scene from "The Breakfast Club" where Bender asks if Clare's a virgin
Nickelodeon / Universal Pictures

15. There was an episode of SpongeBob where he was blowing up balloons to make an inflatable Squidward and it looked like a condom.

SpongeBob blowing up a glove that looks like a condom
Nickelodeon

16. In a Gravity Falls episode, Soos met a girl at the mall while she was working at a food stand called "Meat Cute!" which was a play on the term "meet-cute."

Soos talking to a girl in a Meat Cute uniform
Disney Channel

17. In a SpongeBob SquarePants scene, SpongeBob and Patrick were caught naked while Patrick was holding money, which made it look like they were participating in sex work.

Patrick and SpongeBob naked while Patrick hands SpongeBob money
Nickelodeon

18. In the Rugrats episode "Grandpa's Bad Bug," the milkman drove in front of the Pickles' house while covered in lipstick prints.

A milkman driving away with his face covered in lipstick smooches
Nickelodeon

 —monikap6

19. In Winnie the Pooh, Kanga and Roo's combined name was "Kangaroo," and they were kangaroos.

Kanga and Roo standing by their mailbox with their names on it
Disney

"Like, how did I not notice that as a child? I was well into my 20s when I figured that out."

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20. On SpongeBob, Mr. Krabs once says, "So that's what I taste like," which implies that Krabby Patties are made from crabs.

Mr. Krabs eating a Krabby Patty and saying 'Mmm, so that's what I taste like"
Nickelodeon

21. Miss Yvonne on Pee-wee's Playhouse was always very sexually suggestive.

Miss Yvonne telling a fireman she has a smoke detector in her bedroom

22. On Jessie, a lot of Luke's behavior toward Jessie was very risqué for someone so young.

Luke pointing his camera at Jessie's chest
Disney Channe

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23. VeggieTales had a number of references to Star Trek, Monty Python, Forrest Gump, Indiana Jones, Laurel and Hardy, The Lord of the Rings, and The Grapes of Wrath.

"The Veggie Tales" characters dressed as characters from other books and movies
Big Idea

24. There was a scene on Jimmy Neutron where Hugh thought he was the last man on Earth and surrounded himself with pie. This was a reference to an episode of The Twilight Zone where the last man on Earth surrounded himself with books.

Hugh surrounding himself with pies and Henry Bemis surrounding himself with books
Nickelodeon / CBS

25. In Rugrats, Grandpa Lou rented an adult film to watch for himself called Lonely Space Vixens.

Grandpa Lou telling the boys he rented a film for them to watch — "Reptar Come Home” — and his "personal favorite," "Lonely Space Vixens," which is "for after you go to bed"
Nickelodeon

"I definitely didn't pick up on it being a porno when I was a kid."

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26. In Rocko's Modern Life, Rocko's favorite restaurant was called Chokey Chicken, which was a pun of the phrase "choking the chicken," aka masturbating.

The Chokey Chicken restaurant sign
Nickelodeon

27. Also on Rocko's Modern Life, Rocko once watched a movie called Night of the Shaved Kittens, which was a pun based on shaved private parts.

Rocko watching a movie called "Night of the Shaved Kittens"
Nickelodeon

28. In an episode of Batman Beyond, there was a sex joke in the scene where Nelson asked Blade if she wanted a ride.

Nelson asks Blade if she wants a ride; when Blade asks if he likes that car more than her, he says, "Who's talkin' about cars?"
Warner Bros. Television

 —twixie9602

29. And in a scene on Victorious, the group was trapped in a store after hours. They needed someone flat to slide under the lasers, and Jade and Trina took a step back, which was a joke about them having bigger chests.

Cat asking "Which one of us in the flattest" and Trina and Jade taking a step back
Nickelodeon

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What are other details from kids shows that you didn't notice until you were older? Let us know in the comments!