This Canadian cartoon aired for two years from 1998 to 2000. Flying Rhino Junior High followed the basic structure of most kids' cartoon --- there's a group of friends and then some added supernatural element. For this show, that was the fact that a spurned supergenius lived in their school basement with a machine he designed to alter reality.
Detention lasted only one season on the WB in 1999, so it's often forgotten. The show followed a group of middle schoolers who form a bond after constantly winding up in detention together for various reasons.
Kind of like the proto-Hannah Montana, Generation O! told the story of a young girl who balanced life with her family with her secon life as an international rock star. Though the show featured music by the band Letters to Cleo in each episode, it only aired one season.
For two seasons in the early '90s, kids might recall an animated spinoff series about the nephew of iconic spy James Bond.The short-lived series followed James Bond Jr. and his friends as they attended prep school and also battles the evil organization SCUM.
Though it had one of the strangest show titles ever, Biker Mice From Mars actually ran for several seasons in the mid-'90s. Similar to a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles situation, the show followed three mutated mice who fight crime.
Dog City was a particularly inventive show that aired three seasons in the mid-'90s. The show mixed animation and puppetry by having its animated storylines about a detective agency in a city of dogs be the story within a story to a canine puppet animator who created all of the drawn characters. It came from the mind of Muppets creator Jim Henson.
Lots of cartoons began as am interpretation of popular kids' toys, such as Mighty Max, based on the Polly Pocket toy series of the same name. The show followed the preteen boy Max as he travels through different dimensions to battle evil.
This cute little show about a 399-year-old gnome and his wife actually began airing in the U.S. in the late '80s and continued through most of the '90s. The Weinstein Company is even working on a reboot series called Gnomes currently.
Stand-up comedian Louis Anderson recently won an Emmy for his role on Baskets, but his most personal TV role came in the '90s cartoon Life with Louie. Anderson based the series on his childhood in Wisconsin, and it ran for three seasons between 1994 and 1998.
In the vein of anthropomorphized animal crimefighters that became a huge trend in superhero cartoons of the '90s, Street Sharks focused on a group of half-man/half-sharks who fight evil. The show ran for three seasons in the mid-'90s, and even spawned a spinoff called Extreme Dinosaurs.
Though not as well-known as its zany contemporary, Earthworm Jim and fellow WB cartoon Freakazoid ushered in a new meta, fourth-wall-breaking style of comedy into the cartoons of the mid-'90s. Earthworm Jim was actually an established character already due to his several video games, and his two-season animated series followed his adventures in battling evil.
After Animaniacs took off, the WB was looking for another wild, animated sketch comedy show to double its wins. Their answer was Histeria, which leaned very far into the educational TV realm by introducing its young viewers to a lot of historical stories while still remaining silly. The show wound up only lasting one season.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch ruled the '90s as one of the most popular teen sitcoms on air, so it seemed to make perfect sense to craft it into a kid-targeted cartoon as well. Unlike the live action series, Sabrina: The Animated Series starred the young witch as a middle schooler trying to balance her everyday life with her sometimes troublesome magical powers.
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