2. Captain Planet
The power is YOURS. Forget subliminal messaging or hidden morals, this show was flat out blatant advertising for treating the planet well. Good work Captain Planet, because of you, most of us feel guilty when we use plastic bags or don’t recycle.
And I said hey, HEY! What a wonderful kind of day! No ’90s kid can say that they don’t know all the words to this song. And most of us are still trying to figure out exactly what animal Arthur is. Mouse? Monkey? Bear?
This show is hands down the No. 1 best kids show of the nineties, dare I even say of all time? Arthur and his other animal friends made us want to share, be well behaved, and treat our friends and family properly. And it had a kick ass intro theme.