Top 10 Reasons Why Dexter's Laboratory is Better Than the Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

People say that Jimmy Neutron is better than Dexter's Laboratory, when really it's the other way around.

The Top Ten

1 Dexter's Laboratory was a fan favorite

It's true. It may not be my number one favorite Cartoon Network show, but I do love it for what it is. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

2 Even the Chris Savino era (seasons 3 and 4) has more dignity

I know Chris Savino and the new creative crew didn't do as good of a job as Genndy Tartakovsky and the original creative crew, but seasons 3 and 4 weren't THAT bad as a whole. Sure, they may have lackluster episodes, but they still delivered a number of great ones, such as My Dad vs. Your Dad and Dexter the Barbarian for example. THIS is why I don't get how people say Jimmy Neutron is better than Dexter's Lab. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

You actually had the NERVE to say Dexter’s Laboratory is actually BETTER than Jimmy Neutron?! Yes, Dexter’s Laboratory was good, BUT ONLY IF IT WAS RUN BY GENNDY TARTAKOVSKY! Haven’t you seen the Media Wiz’s video on Dexter vs Jimmy Neutron?! Jimmy Neutron is better than Dexter’s Laboratory, because it got better in the later seasons, with character development AND STORY ARCS! THIS is why I don’t watch Cartoon Network much in the 2000s! Because MOST Cartoon Network shows prior to Adventure Time and Regular Show AGE EVEN WORSE THAN DISNEY CHANNEL SITCOMS! Chris Savino ruined Dexter’s Laboratory, and THAT is also why I hate the Loud House! Chris Savino ruined what made Dexter’s Laboratory and the Powerpuff Girls fun, and THAT, along with Ed, Edd n Eddy, is why Cartoon Network SUCKED in the 2000s! 2000s Nickelodeon is better than Cartoon Network 2000s and Disney Channel 2000s, because it was more creative and diverse. - Grojfan101

3 Jimmy Neutron is just Nickelodeon's copycat of Dexter's Laboratory

People say that Johnny Test is a rip-off of Dexter's Laboratory, despite some similarities, when really, that show is just a clone of the Fairly OddParents! Jimmy Neutron is the REAL poor man's Dexter's Laboratory. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

Actually, Jimmy Neutron was in the works before Dexter's Lab came out. - KalloFox34

Even if I didn’t like the last two seasons of Dexter’s Laboratory that much, I agree that Jimmy Neutron is worse. Jimmy Neutron never aged well for a Nickelodeon show in the 2000s, so I may as well prefer to watch Dexter’s Laboratory more. - RegularShowFTWSuperjailFTL

4 Dexter's Laboratory is funnier

Unlike Jimmy Neutron, Dexter's Lab has a lot of funny jokes - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

5 Dexter is likable

That's the thing. Johnny is just a horrible person, and Jimmy can be pretty insufferable (even if the show itself is decent), but Dexter's justified, considering the hell Dee Dee puts him through and messing up his lab. - KalloFox34

He may be a boy stereotype, but at least he's not Jimmy Neutron, Johnny Test, OR Ben Tennyson. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

At least Jimmy didn't try to kill Santa. - kcianciulli

6 Cindy Vortex is nasty

Most definitely in personality. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

7 Dee Dee is funny

As an individual that grew watching both shows; I can safely say that I have never found Dee Dee funny, but more irritating. - nintendofan126

She actually does not annoy the audience. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

No, I find her somewhat irritating. - KalloFox34

8 Jimmy, Carl, and Sheen are incredibly annoying

They never shut up! - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

9 Dexter's Laboratory's animation looks very artistic while Jimmy Neutron's is abysmal

Even if season 3's and 4's art doesn't look as good as seasons 1 and 2, the character designs, and even backgrounds, look way better than Jimmy Neutron's. Why is Jimmy Neutron's animation bad? The characters look WAAY too plasticy. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

10 Dexter's Laboratory launched the careers of very well-known animators

I mean, Craig McCracken, Rob Renzetti, and Butch Hartman worked on this show! Yes, Seth MacFarlane too, but his shows are not as good. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

Why Butch Hartman? I thought you said on another list that the Fairly OddParents aged horribly. - KalloFox34

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Top Remixes

1. Dexter's Laboratory was a fan favorite
2. Even the Chris Savino era (seasons 3 and 4) has more dignity
3. Jimmy Neutron is just Nickelodeon's copycat of Dexter's Laboratory


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