Top Ten Most Mean Spirited Cartoon Episodes


The Top Ten

1 Boys of Bummer (The Simpsons) Boys of Bummer (The Simpsons)

Plot: Bart loses his baseball team the championship game and EVERYONE in town hates him for it. To the point where they take him away in a police car and encourage him to commit suicide.

I absolutely HATE chief wiggum. He drives Bart back into the stadium so people can throw their trash at him and tells Bart to jump from the water tower, which he does

Wait so basically Bart,a CHILD is taking by the police and forced to commit suicide just for losing the baseball team? The Police are meant to stop crimes not commit them!

I'm so glad this is #1

2 Arnold Betrays Iggy (Hey Arnold)

I agree with this. Sid and Stinky are jerks. They should be sorry for what they did, but no they're not. - Delgia2k

After I saw this, I screamed. One time, I dared myself to watch this again, and I nearly went insane. I know that's weird, but really, I almost did.

It's the most Mean-Spirited episode I ever saw when I was younger
iggy was also being punished for it, I hate this episode

3 Benderama (Futurama)
4 Your Ed Here (Ed Edd n Eddy)

I would have used the same scam the Eds used in The Big Picture Show on those kids! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This might have worked if kevins was marrium why did you punish edd

5 I Only Have Suprise for You (Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends)

I especially agree with this one. Poor Mac! Why would Bloo do that?! - cosmo

I thought I was the only one who felt poor for Mac! I'm glad I'm not the only one! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

6 Laugh Quake (Sanjay and Craig)

It's the only episode from that bad show that is considered to be very mean-spirited. And they did'nt give no remorse or guilt of other characters in the show. Mostly some characters like Arnold from that episode Arnold Betrays Iggy where Arnold was humiliated for wearing that bunny costume. You may felt bad for Arnold. But for this show, you will never know which character will feel bad for. Nothing. But what's the point of the title called Laugh Quake.

It's like the Earth just laughed? Or the ground shakes because of laughter?
I'll show that joke:

Yo Mama so Fat, when she laughed it gets earthquake.

Everyone is being jerks about how Sanjay and Craig laugh. But then they turn the tables, and they start mocking other peoples laughs. - Snackfan

I may hate sanjay and craig but this was mean-spirited - Sponebobsthebest

7 A Pal for Gary (SpongeBob SquarePants)
8 Stuck in the Wringer (Spongebob Squarepants) Stuck in the Wringer (Spongebob Squarepants)

I could barely handle SpongeBob suffering. Like writers, why would you want to show us viewers unnecessary amounts of cruelty? ☹️

9 One Coarse Meal (Spongebob Squarepants)

Plankton almost killed HIMSELF. This episode should be banned. And Krabs Needs to get arrested.

Why isn't this higher? There was a SUICIDE attempt by Plankton!

Suicide is not funny. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

10 A Tale of Two Santas (Futurama)

The Contenders

11 Dexter vs Santa Claws (Dexter's Laboratory)

You know it's bad when the moral is "Christmas is all about presents".

12 Little Yellow Book (SpongeBob SquarePants)

I hate every character in this episode except for spongebob and mr. Krabs. Everyone else is either a jerk, hypocrite or police officer who will arrest you for reading a DIARY!

I actually liked that episode, just not the ending

Although I do admit that what Squidward did was wrong, I hate how everybody in town does it worse. They enjoy the diary until SpongeBob runs off crying. The rest of the episode is Squidward being hated by everyone, making front page news, losing his house, and being arrested and publicly humiliated all because he read someone DIARY!

I have a reason to be upset. In Bikini Bottom, not only can you be arrested for reading someone's diary and teaching a student who destroys half the town, but it's perfectly okay to stalk someone and even sell fish meat on the open market.

Well the only hilarious scene was:
When Spongebob hears the Bikini Bottom National Anthem he take all of his clothes and dance in his underwear.

Yeah, the episode was bad. The episode's message was about gossiping.
Getting arrested for telling secrets at anybody else (especially a diary) was sad.
But at least Squidward was happy at the end.
So let's hope to imagine Bikini Bottom to an Ancient China.

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13 Demolition Doofus (SpongeBob SquarePants)
14 Let's Play Justice Masters (Kaeloo)

The plot of the episode is that Mr. Cat goes to the doctor and the doctor tells him that he's really stressed. The audience finds out that it's because he has to hang out with Kaeloo, Stumpy and Quack Quack all the time. He goes home and tells the other three that he needs to rest for a while. They try to "help". Mr. Cat gets tortured for the rest of the episode to the point where he almost cries. - DesiredUsernameTaken

What sadist wrote this episode?

I really felt sorry for Mr. Cat in this episode. He did nothing in the episode to deserve all that pain and misery.

To me, this episode was even worse than "Let's Play Courtroom Drama" (the most hated episode among the fandom).

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15 Everyone Knows It's Bendy (Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends)
16 The Battle of Bikini Bottom (SpongeBob SquarePants)


17 Funny Pants (SpongeBob SquarePants)
18 It's a Wishful Life (The Fairly Odd Parents)

Why Isn't this Higher?

19 If It Smells Like An Ed (Ed, Edd n Eddy)

One of the most mean-spirited episodes, where in this episode, the Eds got blamed for committing crimes they didn't do, get chased and beaten by the neighborhood kids, get taped on a fenced wall and have fruit thrown at them, and get dragged away by the Kanker sisters to get sexually harassed. It's all thanks Jimmy, who framed not only Eddy who really embarrassed him through a wedgy, but also unfairly Ed and Double-D. Everyone, even Nazz, were extremely mean and cruel to the Eds and quickly accused inaccurately. And the most infuriating part: the Eds failed to get their names cleared, every character except the Eds wins, Jimmy gets away Scott-free (despite slipping a banana peel), and the Eds suffered overly large amounts of HELL!

Makes me cringe

20 Butterfly Effect (The Loud House)

How is this mean spirited?

21 Someone's In the Kitchen With Sandy (SpongeBob SquarePants)
22 Ren Seeks Help (Ren and Stimpy: Adult Party Cartoon)

I put this here because of all the crap Ren does in this episode.

SHOULD BE NO. 1 - Sassy13crown

23 Adventures in Winslowland (CatDog)
24 InSPONGEiac (SpongeBob SquarePants)
25 American Fung (American Dad)
26 The Last Mabelcorn (Gravity Falls)

Great episode... Dispite that one unicorn though...

Celestabethabelle should get beaten up by Kaeloo or raged at by Unikitty!

I want to Unikitty rage all over those fake poonicorns!

In words of Mr Enter(ish)

"Seriously, this episode can go screw itself" - santibros2002

27 Herpe, the Love Sore (Family Guy)
28 Gone (SpongeBob SquarePants)
29 No Such Luck (The Loud House)

Lynn Jr forces Lincoln to go to her baseball game via threatening him with a bat. When she loses said game, Lincoln tries to apologize, only for her to say he is bad luck. For some dumb reason, he goes along with it. Things get bad when his whole family excludes him from things, lock him out of his room, and eventually, lock him out of the house. He confesses, but they still don't believe him. Lincoln wins their trust back by dressing in a squirrel suit. Then, Rita blatantly admits that they sold his furniture and poor Lincoln is left to wear the squirrel suit on the beach. Easily the WORST episode of Loud House. The backlash this got was off the charts.

30 Seahorse Seashell Party (Family Guy)
31 Not All Dogs Go to Heaven (Family Guy)
32 Smoothe Jazz at Bikini Bottom (Spongebob SquarePants)
33 A Double Dilemma (Pokémon)

Tate and Liza are creepy

34 Man's Best Friend (The Ren & Stimpy Show)

Actually, Ren had a reason to beat the crap out of George...HE WAS GETTING DRIVEN CRAZY BY THE ABUSE!

Ren beats the crap outta his owner with an oar - Goatworlds

35 The Third (The Amazing World of Gumball)

Gumball was uncontrollable in this episode.

Basically Darwin treats Gumball like he is crap and that douche Tobias hasnt been a jerk and is now his best friend. - Snackfan

36 Sorry, Wrong Ed (Ed, Edd n' Eddy)
37 The Laziest (The Amazing World of Gumball)
38 Whatever Happened To Spongebob? (Spongebob Squarepants)
39 Yearbook Madness (Teen Titans Go)
40 My Friend, Nermal (The Garfield Show)
41 The Friend Zone (Braceface)

Not that this episode is bad, but those stereotypical British asses rudely told Sharon and her friends to get out of the pool, stole the pool from them, got into an argument, beat each other up, and both got kicked out. They're even worse than Nina Harper.

42 Blame It On Bendy (Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends)

Actually it's called "Everyone Knows It's Bendy".

Is this a actual episode? I can't find it anywhere

43 So U Can Think U Can Stank (Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja)
44 Best Day Ever (SpongeBob SquarePants)
45 Party Pooper Pants (SpongeBob SquarePants)
46 House Fancy (SpongeBob SquarePants) House Fancy (SpongeBob SquarePants)
47 Squid-Wood (SpongeBob SquarePants)
48 Putting Your Hoof Down (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)

Fluttershy Was Such An A$$hole In This Episode

49 Between Brothers (Robot and Monster)
50 Helicopter Dad (Littlest Pet Shop)
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Top Remixes (8)

1. A Pal for Gary (SpongeBob SquarePants)
2. Little Yellow Book (SpongeBob SquarePants)
3. Demolition Doofus (SpongeBob SquarePants)
1. Boys of Bummer (The Simpsons)
2. Your Ed Here (Ed Edd n Eddy)
3. Arnold Betrays Iggy (Hey Arnold)
1. Boys of Bummer (The Simpsons)
2. Benderama (Futurama)
3. Arnold Betrays Iggy (Hey Arnold)

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