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    24 Times Your Favorite Kids' Cartoons Suddenly Got Really Deep

    "Life is so hard, Tommy. Sometimes I think it's the hardest thing there is."

    1. When Stu Pickles lost the meaning in his own life.

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    2. When Timmy Turner's dad's words hit a little too close to home.

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    3. When Angelica casually brought up the fact that none of us will ever be kids again.

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    4. When Adventure Time just straight up messed with your head.

    5. When Helga's mom alluded to dealing with depression.

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    6. When Chuckie said it best:

    7. When Ice King brought up an important question.

    8. When Filbert got a scarily accurate fortune.

    9. When Dib didn't even realize he was talking about life itself.

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    10. When Pigeon Man explained his disconnect with people.

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    11. When Rocko was quite literally and violently flung into the Real World.

    12. When Spongebob lost his spark.

    13. When this Bikini Bottom citizen worked a 9-5 just like the rest of us.

    14. And when Squidward got hopelessly bored with his daily routine.

    15. When grown-up Angelica learned about the pains of unrequited love.

    16. When the Professor from The Powerpuff Girls faced his crippling loneliness.

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    17. When Squidward's dating life matched your own.

    18. And when Ed had his first heartbreak.

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    19. When Courage the Cowardly Dog got very real.

    20. When Ms. Grotke talked about our nation's dark history:

    21. And again:

    22. When Tommy enlightened us all.

    23. When AT managed to freak you out while also being reassuring:

    24. And when Jake taught us that sadness is OK: