Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Episode Endings

This list will be focusing more on how sad the ending of a cartoon episode rather than the episode as a whole, these are the endings from cartoon series that instead of giving a traditional happy ending ends up leaving the audience in tears.
The Top Ten
1 You're Getting Old - South Park
2 Mother Simpson - The Simpsons

And then comes an even sadder episode where(spoilers ahead) she comes back to visit Homer. Homer holds a grudge of his mother escaping and by the time he decided to forgive her, she was already dead and the only way he could say that is by stopping Mr Burns from launching nuclear waste into the Amazon. Sadly, the real Amazon burned down.

After finally reuniting with his mother and learning about why she had to leave they're reunion is cut short with Mr. Burns shows up at the Simpsons house to arrest her only for Homer to be tipped off by Chief Wiggum and Homer is forced to say goodbye to his mother not knowing if they will ever see each other again.

3 I Remember You - Adventure Time
4 The Luck of The Fryrish - Futurama
5 Bye Bye Butterfree - Pokemon
6 Jurassic Bark - Futurama

The rest of the list cannot even touch "Jurrasic Bark" as the most sad episode ever. If you do not cry over the final 2 minutes you do not have a heart.

7 Baby Doll - Batman: The Animated Series
8 The Crossroads of Destiny - Avatar: The Last Airbender
9 Gang Wars - Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids
10 The Library - Avatar: The Last Airbender

Appa is taken away by sand benders. The episode ends with Aang shedding a tear with the loss of his bison.

The Contenders
11 Aftershock - Teen Titans
12 Rose's Scabbard - Steven Universe

I thought this was the saddest episode so far...

13 Dipper and Mabel vs. the Future - Gravity Falls
14 Come Along with Me - Adventure Time

If you want to get into this cartoon please watch only the first 6 seasons because the miniseries mi-stakes turned it into mis-adventure time.a marceline who's got a heartbeat isn't the marceline I knew and fell in love with.

It was a good show

The end of a saga.

15 Blue Cat Blues - Tom and Jerry

I'm so glad I never watched that episode as a kid.

16 Tales of Ba Sing Se - Avatar: The Last Airbender
17 Homecoming - American Dragon Jake Long
18 The Titanium Ninja - Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

Zane sacrifices himself to destroy the digital overlord perishing in the process. He was then honoured by the entire city for his sacrifice and the episode ends with a tinge of hope that he may still be alive

I think I have this episode somewhere.

I Hope Zane will come back.

I feel sorry for Zane.

19 A Regular Epic Final Battle - Regular Show
20 The Bot - Wander Over Yonder
21 Starcrushed - Star vs. The Forces Of Evil
22 Meanwhile - Futurama
23 Life of Brian - Family Guy

The ending wasn't sad it was a happy ending that vinny became friends with Stewie, and Stewie will save Brian in a christmas episode one day.

24 Mother's Day - Rugrats

Just watch the episode I ain't got time to explain!

25 Operation I.N.T.E.R.V.I.E.W.S - Codename: Kids Next Door

Numbuh 1 is forced to say goodbye to his family and friends.

Farewell Numbuh 1 until we meet again.

This episode made me cry at the end.

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