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    Updated on Apr 5, 2020. Posted on Apr 5, 2020

    12 Famous Cartoons That Look Astonishingly Different In Their First And Last Episodes

    From Family Sigh to Family FLY.

    1. We all know Mickey Mouse – well here is his first ever outing in animated short Plane Crazy, first screened on 15 May 1928!

    Celebrity Productions

    2. Now check him out in this animated short "Mickey's Carnival Caper!" released on 6 March 2020 as a part of Mickey Mouse: Hot Diggity-Dog Tales.

    Disney Junior

    I'd certainly call that a glow-up – although I think I prefer the simple charm of 1920s Mickey over his twentieth-century GGI appearance!

    3. Here is the first ever appearance of The Simpsons in an animated short for The Tracey Ullman Show, which originally aired on 19 April 1987!

    Fox

    4. And here is the most recent episode from Season 31 entitled "Highway to Well". The episode aired on 22 March 2020.

    Fox

    These guys went from plain scribbles to fully-formed 3D figures! But I do like that their style pretty much stayed the same.

    5. The first ever episode of iconic children's show Arthur was called "Arthur's Eyes". It aired on 7 October 1996!

    PBS

    6. And here is the most recent episode of Arthur, "When Duty Calls" from season 23, which aired last year on 19 October!

    PBS Kids

    Arthur always had heart, but I gotta say i have a lot of time for this updated clean-cut version.

    7. The first ever episode of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! aired wayyyy back 13 September 1969 and was called "What a Night for a Knight"!

    CBS

    8. While its newest series, Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?, aired its most recent episode just last year on 24 September! The episode was entitled "The Nightmare Ghost of Psychic U!"

    Boomerang Italy

    I'm glad that not too much has changed here, but it's a definite upgrade from simple sketching!

    9. You may remember the very first episode of Family Guy "Death Has a Shadow". It aired back on 31 January 1999!

    Fox

    10. Well here is a still from "Baby Stewie", the most recent episode from Season 18 which aired on 15 March 2020!

    Fox

    Everybody's favourite lewd household went from Family Sigh to Family Fly.

    11. The very first episode of The Tom and Jerry Show entitled "No Way, Stowaways" aired back in 6 September 1975!

    MGM Television

    12. Now look at the new series, and a still from the episode "Birds of a Feather", which aired on 7 July 2014. The series is still running today!

    Boomerang

    I gotta say I like OG Tom and Jerry! It wasn't as sleek as the new one but it was cute as hell.

    13. Everyone loves Spongebob Squarepants! Here is a frame from the very first episode "Help Wanted", which aired on 1 May 1999.

    Nickelodeon

    14. And here is a still from episode 266, "Escape from Beneath Glove World", which aired on 18 January 2020!

    Nickelodeon

    Spongebob, my my how you've grown! If I didn't know any better I'd say the oceans were more polluted back in the '90s.

    15. The Bugs Bunny Show hit TV screens waaaay back in October 1960. It was the first TV series starring Warner Brothers' beloved Looney Tunes characters!

    ABC

    16. Well just look at it now! This episode entitled "Dynamite Dance" was uploaded to YouTube as a trailer for the new HBO series on 12 June 2019.

    Warner Bros. TV

    1960's Bugs Bunny walked so 2020s Bugs Bunny could run! Quite literally, Looney Tunes was a game changer in the animation industry.

    17. Here is the pilot episode for everyone's cult animated series Adventure Time, which aired on 11 January 2007.

    Nicktoons

    18. And here is a still from the very last episode, "Come Along with Me", which aired on 3 September 2018.

    Cartoon Network

    Finn and Jake were always cute, but they look even better in HD!

    19. Here is the pilot episode for American Dad, which aired on 6 February 2005!

    Fox

    20. And here it is now on episode 276, "The Hand That Rocks the Rogu". This episode aired on 26 August 2019.

    TBS

    This series has always been funny, but I for one and super glad they worked on the style.

    21. Here is Snoopy's first ever televisual appearance in a Ford commercial that aired during The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show in 1959!

    NBC

    22. And here he is again in Snoopy in Space, the episodes of which all dropped on 1 November 2019!

    Apple TV+

    Aw just as cute without changing too much. I like this progression. The Snoopy we know and love!

    23. And finally, check out the first ever episode of South Park, "Cartman Gets an Anal Probe", from 13 August 1997.

    Comedy Central

    24. Well here is "Christmas Snow", the finale episode of Season 23, which aired on 11 December 11 2019!

    Comedy Central

    I don't know about anyone else, but this transformation makes me wanna binge watch all 23 seasons!

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