Top Ten Saddest Cartoon Show Episodes

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81 A New Start - Sonic X
82 So Long, Sonic - Sonic X
83 Bye Bye, Butterfree - Pokemon Indigo League
84 Appa's Lost Days - Avatar: The Last Airbender

Watching all of the stuff Appa had to go through to find Aang, and the horrible treatments he received was really difficult to watch.

85 Last of the Starmakers - Courage the Cowardly Dog
86 Coupe d'etat - Powerpuff Girls
87 Old Grey Hare - Looney Tunes
88 Tanks for the Memories - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
89 The Case Of the Missing Chicken - Muppet Babies
90 Helga on the Couch - Hey Arnold!

We get to hear Helga's backstory and boy, is it a doozy. Her home life sucks! Her parents barely acknowledge her existence. Her dad constantly addresses her by her older sister's name, 'Olga', whom her parents favor big time and who is considered the perfect daughter and someone Helga can never measure up to (in her parent's eyes). Her mother is an implied alcoholic who is always passed out on the couch or slurring her speech. They don't even care enough about her to pack her lunches and take her to school! She has to do all that herself, starting in preschool. I read a fan-theory somewhere that speculated Helga was an accidental pregnancy and that her parents didn't want her. Wow. That's some serious crap in a children's show. Lastly, we see why and how she developed a crush on Arnold. He was the only person who ever showed concern for her and was kind to her. It really is moving emotionally. This episode really shows how Helga is one of the best developed characters to come out of ...more

91 What's Opera Doc? - Looney Tunes
92 Acorn Nuts & Diapey Butts - Rugrats
93 Rose's Scabbard - Steven Universe
94 Aftershock - Teen Titans
95 Doug's Christmas Story - Doug
96 The Times They are a Changeling - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
97 The Longest Distance Relationship - American Dad
98 Stan's Best Friend - American Dad
99 The Legend Begins - F-Zero: GP Legend
100 The Last One Forever and Ever (For Real) (We Freaking Mean It This Time) - Aqua Teen Hunger Force

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