Top 10 Facts about Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network hasn't been around as long as its rival channel Nickelodeon has, but it has been around since 1992, nearly 30 years now so of course there can still be some interesting funny and/or weird pieces of trivia about the shows themselves or the characters. Anyway here are the Top 10 facts about Cartoon Network.
The Top Ten
1 Regular Show doesn't have a script Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park.

JG Quintel, creator of Regular Show, stated in a 2014 interview that the show was improvised and did not have a script. He said, "Because we're an outline-driven show, we don't have any scripts for the dialogue. A lot of our board artists come from a comics background, and they're there to put that dialogue in and make acting choices that you wouldn't necessarily have done yourself." I think it's insane how they were able to do this and how they made up the hilarious things as they went along.

2 Finn and Jake from Adventure Time appeared in Futurama Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of a boy named Finn (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (voiced by John DiMaggio)—a dog with the magical power to change shape... read more

They appeared in the episode "Leela and the Genestalk." I haven't seen that episode yet, but that's kind of cool. Also, another fun fact: the voice actor for Jake is also the voice actor for Bender. How did I not notice that?

This is very surprising since it's extremely rare for a children's show to crossover on an adult show (aside from parodies). I wish people would do this a bit more often.

3 Courage the Cowardly Dog was based on a scary event Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American animated horror comedy television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network as part of the network's Cartoon Cartoons block.

The Middle of Nowhere was a real place in New Mexico. There was an elderly couple who lived there and they owned a dog. They reported a sighting of a creature that they identified as a skin walker (now I have not heard "skin walker" in a long time). After that, they all disappeared except for the dog. That's horrifying to me.

4 Billy from Billy and Mandy is literally stupider than a shovel and some candy bracelets The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (also known as Billy & Mandy) is an American animated television series created by Maxwell Atoms for Cartoon Network, and is the 14th of the network's Cartoon Cartoons (albeit namely when it was part of Grim & Evil; the show is considered separate from Cartoon Cartoons... read more

This is a funny moment in the show. Billy takes an IQ test and he gets -5, while a shovel and candy bracelets got 17. How is that even possible?

5 King Star King was aired on Toonami King Star King is an American animated web series created by JJ Villard and Eric Kaplan for Adult Swim. The series aired on the network's online video streaming service Adult Swim Video on June 15, 2014.

This happened only once, and it occurred because of daylight savings time. I'm sure this is what EVERY Toonami viewer wanted to watch.

6 Warner Bros. wanted to make a live-action adaptation of Johnny Bravo but it never happened

During the middle of the show's life, Warner Bros thought, "Hey, you know what would be cool? A Johnny Bravo live-action movie," and, well, it never happened. Something that's quite interesting about this movie that never happened though is the fact that none other than DWAYNE "THE ROCK" JOHNSON was going to play Johnny! Yes, I am serious! The Rock. Apparently, he's a huge fan of the show and the producers took note of that. I have a question though, would YOU like to see a Johnny Bravo movie?

7 The Amazing World of Gumball mocked Tumblr and SJWs in an episode The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

I'm sure many people are aware of this, but for those who aren't, in the episode "The Best" there's a funny commentary on Tumblr and SJWs. You should watch the episode just because of that. I think it's genius.

8 The Amazing World of Gumball's characters are not original The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

The creator Ben Bocquelet didn't create some of the characters for Gumball. He reused characters that were rejected while he was working in advertising, and that doesn't bother me at all. I'm just surprised honestly.

9 The Powerpuff Girls were originally called the "Whoop-Ass Girls" The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network. The main characters of this show are Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. The show is about the Professor Utonium creating three little superhero girls that save the day from villains... read more

The girls first appeared in a student film at CalArts titled "Whoop-ass Stew." In that film, they got their powers from that stew. At the time, they were known as the "Whoop-ass Girls." I think that's kind of funny.

10 Ed, Edd n Eddy is Cartoon Network's longest running show Ed, Edd n Eddy is a Canadian-American animated comedy television series created by Danny Antonucci for Cartoon Network, and the sixth of the network's Cartoon Cartoons. The series revolves around three preteen boys: Ed, Edd "Double D," and Eddy—collectively known as "the Eds"—who live in a suburban... read more

I love this show, but Teen Titans Go may surpass it for the longest-running show since it now has over 300 episodes. I'm honestly surprised a long-hated show got so many episodes.

It ran for ten years. That's not surprising considering how popular this show was. I think Teen Titans Go could surpass it though.

It's a good achievement, but my show will later become the new longest-running show on Cartoon Network.

The Contenders
11 Finn and Jake are now dead
12 Evil clones of Dee Dee and Dexter got banned because of their bleeped out cussing. Then that episode was shown on Adult Swim
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