Top 10 Darkest Cartoon Episodes


The Top Ten

1 Blue Cat Blues - Tom and Jerry Blue Cat Blues - Tom and Jerry

What a sad episode - Flutterrose

Tom and Jerry commits suicide by sitting on a traintrack waiting to get ran over

2 Swing You Sinners! Swing You Sinners!
3 Chicken Little - Disney
4 Pluto's Judgement Day - Disney Pluto's Judgement Day - Disney
5 One Coarse Meal - SpongeBob SquarePants One Coarse Meal - SpongeBob SquarePants

Worst episode ever, suicide is no joke, its like logan paul made this

I saw this when I was like 5
I hated mr krabs in this episode a lot - Flutterrose

Hey Spongebob producers, I have several questions. - Cyri

See my comment on A Pal for Gary.

6 Balloon Land
7 The Little Pest
8 Pantry Panic - Woody Woodpecker

At the end of the cartoon after Woody and The Cat have spent most of the episode trying to eat each other when suddenly a moose shows up at the door but all they see is food mainly meat the moose realises he's in the wrong place at the wrong time like a hiker walking in on the donner party he tries to get away but dosen't get very far and Woody and Cat devour the moose leaving only the bones and the mooses head left. - egnomac

9 A Pal for Gary - SpongeBob SquarePants

I had to add this?

Dark as hell.

10 Heavenly Puss - Tom and Jerry

Dark and Weird and less chessy anyway.

The Contenders

11 Dark Harvest - Invader Zim

Someone killed another person because of this episode. - borfieworfie

An episode of an alien harvesting skoolchildrens’ organs on a kids network got through to nickelodeon, but not bloody gir? Makes sense..

This encouraged an actual harvest of organs

12 The Ghost Bride - Hey Arnold

During Geralds story the ghost bride axe murders her former fiancee and her sister, the cops show up with her in the chair next to the dead bodies while creepily singing the wedding march before jumping out the window to her death. - egnomac

13 Gang Wars - Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids
14 Are You Happy Now? - SpongeBob SquarePants

Another one I had to add.

15 Alone - Moral Orel

It really says something if Adult Swim thought it was too dark!

16 Icy Nights - We Bare Bears

It’s dark by We Bare Bears standards.

17 Haunted - Teen Titans
18 Road to the North Pole - Family Guy
19 To Love a Patty - Spongebob Squarepants

Apparently Nickelodeon loves paraphilia and animal abuse!

If The Germans in ww2 won.

This would never happened.

20 Lost - Ed, Edd N Eddy

This isn't even a real episode dumbasses.

21 Jet - Avatar the Last Airbender
22 The Mask - Courage The Cowardly Dog
23 Jerry Jerry Quite Contrary - Tom And Jerry

This episode is disturbing and mean spirited

24 The Rival - The Amazing World of Gumball

Anais is evil!

25 Neighbours - We Bare Bears

All We Bare Bear shows are relaxing and not scary - EXCEPT THIS ONE!

26 Squid's Visit - SpongeBob SquarePants

This episode honestly freaks me out. - Rocko

27 Homer's Enemy - The Simpsons Homer's Enemy - The Simpsons

One of or if so the darkest episode of The Simpsons yet. - BlueMan9

28 The Southern Raiders - Avatar the Last Airbender
29 Screams of Silence: The Story of Brenda Q - Family Guy
30 Frybo - Steven Universe Frybo - Steven Universe
31 Take this Ed and Shove it - Ed, Edd n Eddy
32 Phineas & Ferb Get Busted - Phineas & Ferb
33 Conquer - Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil

Marco dies in this episode!

34 Whatever Happened to Spongebob - Spongebob Squarepants
35 The Shadow War! - DuckTales (2017)
36 The Last Crash of the Sunchaser! - DuckTales (2017)
37 Terror of the Terra-firmians! - DuckTales (2017)
38 The Invasion of the Muppet Snackers - Muppet Babies (1984)
39 Birthmark - Teen Titans

Slade chasing Raven, torns off her cloths, then mind rape her. Showing a really dark and disturbing future. Then he throws, and says happy birthday. What meaning of this episode. It was just creepy. This is a kid show. This was just dark and not fun to watch. This episode was dark and to dark for kids.

40 Pigmalion - King of the Hill
41 An Alchemist's Anguish - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
42 Slasher - The Nutshack
43 Two-Face - Batman: The Animated Series
44 Heart Of Ice - Batman: The Animated Series Heart Of Ice - Batman: The Animated Series
45 Rapunzel and the Great Tree - Tangled: The Series

One thing: the Moon Incantation.

46 The Little Mermaid - Island of Fear

Its one of my favorite show on Disney but this eposide was dark because crab experinments by a evil mad scientist. He tried to experinement and kill Sebastian. An then he tried Danal so bad. He took Sebastian and tried to harm him. Scuttle saved him. Thank god. Than that evil mad scientist, who is going to hurt Danal, tell where he was. Luckly Ariel saved him and happy ending after those events and the scary thing we saw. this is a pretty dark eposide.

47 Speed Demon - The Powerpuff Girls
48 Game Over - Reboot
49 Code of Hero - Beast Wars
50 Astro vs. Atlas - Astro Boy (2003)
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Top Remixes

1. Blue Cat Blues - Tom and Jerry
2. Swing You Sinners!
3. One Coarse Meal - SpongeBob SquarePants
1. Swing You Sinners!
2. Chicken Little - Disney
3. Blue Cat Blues - Tom and Jerry


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