Are cartoons better when you were a kid than they are now?

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Are cartoons better when you were a kid than they are now?

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I have 2 boys and watch cartoons alot, but I've noticed I really like the cartoons I grew up with better than the ones they have now a days. It made me wonder what others thought.
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I know; I feel the same way! Maybe it's just because I'm not at that "magical" age that's so receptive to cartoons in general...maybe. But for my taste, the older cartoons like Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, Woody Woodpecker, and even Gummy Bears, really were better. Which ones did you like?
emilia emilia
today cartoons are so bad my kids like the old ones better
beachluv51800 beachluv51800
the older cartoons are better. My daughter is watching a lot of Nick, Jr., but when that stage wears off, as far as Sat. morning cartoons go, I'll have to pop in oldies like Bugs Bunny, Gummi Bears, Jem and classics because Sat. morning cartoons are horrible!
GravyCakes GravyCakes
there are 2 or 3 today that i like, but for the most part, the 1s that were popular when i was a kid were much better. i especially feel that way when i watch them now b/c i pick up so much more of the adult jokes.
Dusk Dusk
I feel like most of the cartoons these days are just...dumb.
ToyTimeTim ToyTimeTim
Older cartoons for sure. Back then you knew they were, well, cartoons. I knew that the Road Runner was not as tall as the Coyote and Buggs was not as tall as Elmer. Loony Tunes, Tom and Jerry, Flintstones and the Jetsons will always have a place with me.

Teenage mutant power yugio ed and eddie can just go away.
Katastophy Katastophy
The new cartoons make me want to slam my head against a wall. They rot your brain. I miss the Looney Toons. ):
Ash1141 Ash1141
I can't stand most of the new cartoons. I don't even "get" them.
meitman meitman
Older cartoons are the best! I'm currently getting my kids hooked on my childhood favorites. It's a great time for us all.
Kkay Kkay
Depends on the cartoon.
TameTemptress TameTemptress
I definitely like the older cartoons better.
Peggi Peggi
Even as a kid I couldn't stand many of the cartoons. I found them plain and boring. I think that I would've preferred most of what comes on Adult Swim now, as opposed to what they had when I was a kid. And anime, I needed some ANIME as a kid!

Something that shows guns and blood, more realistic life or death situations than anvils dropped on heads, and characters who can actually die and stay dead. That is what I wanted. That's why I switched to more adult shows before 1st grade. The kid stuff was just too boring to me.

But, I was an odd kid, and stayed that way
Pink Jewel Pink Jewel
The older cartoons are better
kellyg kellyg
I think I enjoy cartoons more now that I am older..I like the older cartoons as well as a few new ones..
Errant Venture Errant Venture
There are some good cartoons - or so I've been told. Avatar is quite good. But, yeah, generally they're not as good as what I remember. Though admittedly I may be looking back with rose-tinted glasses.
slynch slynch
The older "classic" cartoons were better. (Warner Brothers)
married with children married with children
no, I think that the cartoons now days are better. Maybe not story wise. The adult cartoons like family guy and american dad are so much better then what was on when I was a kid.
Gary Gary
There are some good ones on now, but they are often less accessible. The new CN Batman cartoon is great, but I think its a Friday night cartoon. That being said I am a way bigger fan of the old cartoon. Thundercats is probably my favorite.
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