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    Updated on 23 Aug 2019. Posted on 7 Nov 2017

    35 Early '00s Cartoons You May Have Forgotten About

    The golden era of cartoons tbh.

    1. My Life As A Teenage Robot

    Nickelodeon

    Why it was so good: Because it was so damn relatable! Even though Jenny was a robot, she was a teenager who went through the same awkward situations you did.

    2. Dragon Booster

    CBC

    Why it was so good: Because it had dragons, duh. And not your usual fire-breathing, flying types either, but ones that were able to use "mag-energy" and wear high-tech gear.

    3. Tracey McBean

    ABC

    Why it was so good: Because watching Tracey invent all those different contraptions to use against the dim-witted McConnolly brothers was badass.

    4. Cyberchase

    PBS

    Why it was so good: Because it actually surprised you that a show based on solving math problems could be so entertaining.

    5. Bounty Hamster

    ITV1

    Why it was so good: Because there was no better action-fighting duo than Marion and Cassie.

    6. Corneil & Bernie

    CBBC

    Why it was so good: Because the distinctive personalities of an intelligent, talking dog and his dog sitter, never failed to make you laugh.

    7. Code Lyoko

    France 3

    Why it was so good: Because even though the dubbing wasn't great, the chemistry between Ulrich and Yumi was pure fire. 🔥

    8. Winx Club

    RAI 2/4Kids

    Why it was so good: Because it fulfilled all your fantasy dreams including ending up with an ultra-cute boyfriend who was a Specialist.

    9. Class of 3000

    Cartoon Network

    Why it was so good: Because of all the dope André 3000 songs!!!

    10. Teamo Supremo

    ABC

    Why it was so good: Because even though you laughed at how ridiculous the opening was, it was still something decent to watch on a Saturday morning.

    11. Angela Anaconda

    Teletoon

    Why it was so good: Because it had one of the catchiest and most annoying theme songs ever. Oh and watching Angela's rivalries with her faux French classmate, Nanette Manoir, was the best.

    12. Martin Morning

    France 3

    Why it was so good: Because you never knew just what Martin would wake up as each episode. I mean you would try predict it, but he literally turned into a snowman one time and who would have guessed that?!

    13. Totally Spies

    Teletoon

    Why it was so good: Because they were the freshest spies with some of the best gadgets you've ever seen.

    14. Little Robots

    BBC

    Why it was so good: Because it was your jam! You were singing that theme song at school, in the shower, while you were watching the show... 24/7 really.

    15. Tutenstein

    Discovery Kids

    Why it was so good: Because Cleo's clapbacks to when Tutenstein was being a jerk were fabulous. Plus, you got to learn about Ancient Egypt while watching a cartoon. Win-win.

    16. Angelina Ballerina

    CITV

    Why it was so good: Because everything about this cartoon was beautiful. From the animation to the dancing, you loved Angelina with all your heart and soul.

    17. ChalkZone

    Nickelodeon

    Why it was so good: Because everything about ChalkZone was so creative. It made you want to whip out your Crayola crayons and start drawing with Rudy.

    18. Sitting Ducks

    Cartoon Network

    Why it was so good: Because it taught you the true value of friendship and having each other's backs no matter the situation.

    19. George Shrinks

    PBS

    Why it was so good: Because it showed you that there's a silver lining to every situation including being shrunken down to the size of an insect.

    20. Braceface

    Teletoon

    Why it was so good: Because it made you appreciate the fact that you either didn't have braces, or that your braces weren't attracted to metallic objects.

    21. Fillmore!

    Disney Channel

    Why it was so good: Because it was the only version of a crime show that you were actually allowed to watch.

    22. Codename: Kids Next Door

    Cartoon Network

    Why it was so good: Because it made you want to start up your own secret agency equipped with 2x4 technology.

    23. Yakkity Yak

    Nickelodeon

    Why it was so good: Because it was literally a show about a talking yak with a fucking pineapple for a friend.

    24. As Told By Ginger

    Nickelodeon

    Why it was so good: Because not only did the characters change clothes and have different outfits, but the entire series taught you SO many important life lessons.

    25. Jackie Chan Adventures

    Cartoon Network

    Why it was so good: Because it featured everyone's favourite action film star in cartoon form, fighting off the baddies in search of talismans.

    26. Teen Titans

    Kids' WB

    Why it was so good: Because Teen Titans was the bomb! Everything about it was incredible except its sequel Teen Titans Go!.

    27. Yu-Gi-Oh!

    4Kids

    Why it was so good: Because it made waking up early on Saturday mornings worth it. It's time to d-d-d-d-d-d-DUEL!

    28. Ozzy & Drix

    Cartoon Network

    Why it was so good: Because Osmosis Jones was the shit! And Ozzy & Drix was even better than the movie.

    29. Atomic Betty

    Teletoon

    Why it was so good: Because Betty was goals! She loved school, sung in a band, was a Galactic Guardian, AND always managed to return home before anyone noticed her absence.

    30. Danny Phantom

    Nickelodeon

    Why it was so good: Because you probably had a huge crush on Danny Phantom and wanted to join him in saving the world.

    31. The Weekenders

    ABC

    Why it was so good: Because it featured a group of teens from different backgrounds who not only changed outfits every episode, but made the most of their weekends together.

    32. Invader Zim

    Nickelodeon

    Why it was so good: Because neither Zim nor Dib were very good at their jobs resulting in some hilarious situations. For example, that time both of them got turned into BOLOGNA MEAT.

    33. Hamtaro

    Cartoon Network

    Why it was so good: Because nothing was better than watching a couple of adorably-animated, talking hamsters that made you smile.

    34. Girlstuff/Boystuff

    YTV

    Why it was so good: Because something about watching these ~hip~ teenagers made you feel ~cool~.

    35. The Koala Brothers

    ABC Kids

    Why it was so good: Because it not only had a really catchy theme song, but all the Australian-themed characters were adorable!! Plus, there was always a happy resolution at the end of every episode.

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