Top Ten Worst Episodes of Good Cartoons

Please keep in mind this is all just opinion based. Please respect others thoughts and views on the subject even if you don't agree.
Also as long as it's an animated show it can be on this list. So anime is allowed
With that said let the list begin.

The Top Ten

1 One Coarse Meal - SpongeBob SquarePants

Suicide is no joke

So apparently suicide is okay to put in a kids' show? Honestly the worst SpongeBob episode along with A Pal for Gary. - codgtamk34

This is a horrible episode, it's one of the episodes where I feel bad for Plankton. To make things worse, Nickelodeon still airs this episode.

I would say that this episode is the worst because it takes a character I grew up with, and was my second favorite in the entire show (only behind Squidward) and puts him through such unrelenting torment that it is genuinely hard to watch. Not to mention that slap-in-the-face ending, which will surely leave anyone that loves this character speechless. This episode is one that shouldn't be watch by anyone that hates the show, or loves it. If you want a REALLY good modern Plankton episode, watch Plankton's Pet.

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2 A Pal for Gary - SpongeBob SquarePants

The episode is bad, yes, but does it really deserve the amount of hate it gets? - KalloFox34

I don't like this episode but I don't hate it either - Spongehouse

This is the worst episode of good cartoons ever! Like spongebob is just terrible in that episode. And Gary is being attacked by a monster, Terrible idea Nick. - TLHRules

This is a disturbing epsode that gary has been attackt by an monster and! our good sponge bob was out of charicter.

3 Everyone Knows It's Bendy - Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends

Did Lindsay Lohan and Kim Kardashian write this episode? I know Lauren Faust wrote it. But I'm just trying to think of the two most stupidest celebrities that would write a bad episode. - kcianciulli

It really didn't help that Bendy got away with everything he did. - KalloFox34

I'm Gonna Say It
The Episode "Imposters Home For Make Em Up Pals" Was Way Worse.

Bendy should be lynched! - kcianciulli

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4 No Such Luck - The Loud House


Five words: Neglect, abuse and abandonment propraganda

This episode feels stupid in my opinion.
in the first place, Lynn forces her brother Lincoln to come to her softball game
after the game, she decided to blame her own brother that he was bad luck (witch is VERY stupid)
then after that, Lincoln decided to pretend that he's bad luck so he wouldn't go to his sisters activitys
that everyone decided to not get near him
the worst part that they decided to kick him out of his own room and let him sleep outside
very abusive. - Flutterrose

Because Lincoln wants time to him self and they went too far not letting him go to fun places with the family

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5 It's A Wishful Life - The Fairly Odd Parents

When Butch Hartman makes his crew apologize for this episode, you KNOW it's awful. - KalloFox34

So mean spirited. How can Timmy just forget that everyone would be better off without him? I wouldn't. So yeah, this episode sucks

Did Kim Kardashian write this episode? - kcianciulli

Butch Hartman himself even said he hated the episode. You know an episode is bad if its own creator outright despises it like how almost everyone nearly universally hates it. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

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6 Ball Of Revenge - Courage The Cowardly Dog

This episode is the only dud in this series in my opinion - Spongehouse

Honestly Eustace should've been killed in this episode - codgtamk34

Poor Courage. Have you ever felt the pain of despair? You are too weak to protect yourself and nobody help you. It's shocking. STUPID EUSTACE! YOU ARE NOT A HUMAN! YOU ARE AN ANIMAL ABUSER!

7 Are You Happy Now? - SpongeBob SquarePants

Not after watching this episode, I'm not. - kcianciulli

The real red mist creepypasta

This episode is nothing but squid ward getting harmed in a variety of painful, unfunny, and annoying ways, - Sneslper

My personal least favorite episode of spongebob - siguy

8 Brawl in the Family - The Loud House

"You said WHAT NOW SPORTY?! " Yeah, I hate this episode.

This episode is so stupid! By far the worst episode of this show! - Spongehouse

This episode is what PUT the Loud House in my all time least favorite shows list! Because no person does terrible children's cartoons MORE than Chris Savino!

Please this is worse than no Such Luck

9 Life Of Brian - Family Guy Life Of Brian - Family Guy

Ratings trap - codgtamk34

It should've been Meg

This would work better in a show like Samurai Jack. - kcianciulli

10 Lisa Goes Gaga - The Simpsons


I saw a few clips from the episode and HATED IT

The Newcomers

? Attack of the Killer App - Futurama

This episode is disgraceful. It relies heavily on dated references and the whole thing about social media and phones. The pool filled with goat diarrhea/vomit was revolting, and Leela's butt-boil was totally unnecessary. - KalloFox34

The Contenders

11 Sun Scream - The Powerpuff Girls

I never watched this episode but I have saw clips of it, and I think I'll stay away from it - Spongehouse

Was this terrible from the start? Yes. BUT after sitting through Fresh Heir from Family Guy, and EVERY episode of Superjail!, this episode doesn't affect me as much anymore. As a result, it just becomes a boring episode. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

This episode is great! -said by nobody - spodermanfan1000

This is the only T.V.-show episode I hated for physical pain-related reasons. - alphadan12

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12 Arnold Betrays Iggy - Hey Arnold

This is just unspeakably spiteful. - KalloFox34

Who came up with the idea for this episode? A Black jock? - kcianciulli

Just... bad.

Even the creator regrets this episode.

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13 Imposter's Home For Um...Make 'Em Up Pals - Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends
14 Keep Beach City Weird - Steven Universe

Ghost Adventures in the nutshell.

Get out of my face, Ronaldo

Oh, boy, this episode

15 Brother's Little Helper - The Simpsons

I liked this one. - KalloFox34

16 Save the Date - the Loud House

I love Loud House,but worst T.V. episode EVER.

It was cool to see Lincoln and Ronnie Anne finally kiss but his friends need to realize the jokes are on them, Lincoln got a girl and they don't, and yet the bad luck goes on Lincoln. They're being jerks

I honestly felt really sorry for Lincoln. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

I Though it was Good - ChiefMudkip

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17 Squid Baby - SpongeBob SquarePants Squid Baby - SpongeBob SquarePants

The grossest episode of this whole show in my opinion, and that is saying something - Spongehouse

I hate this episode because good ol squidward is a disgusting fat. Headed baby

I Was Kind of Expecting Billions of Spongebob Episodes :P - ChiefMudkip

18 Be Careful What You Fish For - Family Guy
19 In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela - Futurama

Zapp was such a jerk in this episode, even for him. - KalloFox34

I hate zapp
he's arrogant, self-absorbed...

20 All Singing, All Dancing - The Simpsons
21 Smile for the Ed - Ed, Edd n Eddy

You Know it's bad if it sent a YouTuber through phyiatric help.

22 The Battle of Bikini Bottom - SpongeBob SquarePants

This episode is good. - KalloFox34

23 The Sewers of Bikini Bottom - SpongeBob SquarePants

This episode is not at all bad. - Svampbob164

24 Face Freeze! - SpongeBob SquarePants

I actually like this episode - Spongehouse

25 Boys of Bummer - The Simpsons Boys of Bummer - The Simpsons

I feel bad for Bart through this episode. - Tgamez

Simpsons version of "One Coarse Meal" - Spongehouse

Who came up with the plot idea for this episode? A Middle School Teacher? - kcianciulli

26 To Love a Patty - SpongeBob SquarePants

This episode was kind of disgusting. - KalloFox34

Spongebob writers trying to put in their weird fetishes strikes again!

27 Delivery of Destiny - Phineas and Ferb
28 Stuck in the Wringer - SpongeBob SquarePants Stuck in the Wringer - SpongeBob SquarePants

I hate really patrick and the bikin bottom citizens in this episode - Spongehouse

Long story short.
SpongeBobs glued to the wringer by pat, and SB can't do anything, then yells at pat, and everyone says SB is bad.

29 A Tale of Two Tables - The Loud House

This episode is not that bad in my opinion - Spongehouse

30 Any Given Sundance - The Simpsons
31 Joy of Grief - Sealab 2021
32 BOYS BE AMBITIOUS - B-Project: Kodou Ambitious
33 The Splinter - SpongeBob SquarePants
34 Seahorse Seashell Party - Family Guy

Meg is Overrated. - kcianciulli

35 Good Neighbors - SpongeBob SquarePants
36 Their Place - Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
37 The Great Parent Mystery - CatDog

That wasn't an episode. It was a movie

38 Bully for Skippy - Animaniacs

I liked this one. - KalloFox34

39 D.W.'s Very Bad Mood - Arthur
40 Super Hard PCness - South Park

Okay I'm just gonna say this right now. WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH SOME OF YOU PEOPLE. First off this is actually a good episode with a lot of laughs, second it's part one of a two larger and lastly you people would rather watch Stanley's cup or Mr garrisons fancy new vagina any day over this, are you people that stupid.

Anyways if there is a bad episode of south park I would vote high on this list it would be jakovasaurs or better yet how about ALMOST EVERY SINGLE EPISODE FROM THE FIRST THREE SEASONS.

That's better.

41 Frost & Fire - Adventure Time

Finn is supposed to save people, not manipulate them just to satisfy his own fetish. - KalloFox34

One of the reasons why I am not a big fan of Jake - Spongehouse

I think I saw this when I was younger. I don't know if I hate it or not - Flutterrose

Finn hurt his girlfriend and manipulated her into brutalizing an innocent person for a WET DREAM. You're supposed to be the hero, right? - alphadan12

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42 SquidBob TentaclePants - SpongeBob SquarePants SquidBob TentaclePants - SpongeBob SquarePants

The ending was unacceptable - Tgamez

43 The City Of Frownsville - The Powerpuff Girls

I used to like this episode when I first watched it, but after seeing a few clips of it again of the scenes where they cry so terribly, now I absolutely loathe it. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I like this episode, but it really makes no sense.

;-; I hate this episode! *cries* kill *cries more* me! - spodermanfan1000

What's wrong with this episode? I guess people can't handle a few people crying. - kcianciulli

44 Butterfly Effect - The Loud House

Are you kidding me this is the best episode of the show my highlights include Lynn and Lola driving through the desert and vampire Lucy. In my the opinions the worst episodes will have to be the green house, or the just released cover girls

Something tells me that DEEcat98 put this episode on this list, and went out of his/her way to bash this episode and considered it the worst but still manages to say Green house is better, don't listen to DEE's opinion this episode is awesome, and they just want to start drama to get us angry.

To be honest... I love this episode.

Whoever put this episodes you are so dead This is the BEST episode of the whole show

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45 The Last Power - Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny

It was so bad that Sunrise had to make a "Final Plus" OVA with a better ending just so they could recon this horrible episode from existence. - PerfectImpulseX

46 Mr. Garrison's Fancy New Vagina - South Park

I love South Park. It's one of my favorite shows, but this episode is disgusting. I couldn't watch it. It was horrid. - wubbalubbadubdub

47 Brian Griffin's House of Payne - Family Guy

Basically the Family Guy equivalent to the SpongeBob episode "Squid Baby". - KalloFox34

48 A Tattler's Tale - The Loud House

I could riff on this one all day! Where do I start? Just, how? How do so many people like this episode? I mean, it's fine if you do, but I just don't see why? Even though I do enjoy watching this one, it is technically really awful. The idea that, "Oh, you better do this for me, or I'll tell Mom and Dad you did this," has been done since the dawn of T.V.. I can forgive this if they add something new to the plot, but that's my problem here! It's just everything you've seen before in entertainment, a term I use very loosely here. Fortunately, this doesn't go on very long, so I could forgive it if the episode improves. Does it? No! It gets much worse! The ending was just sickening. Lola is clearly trying to play victim and act like it was her siblings' fault for not spending time with her. Just how she acted throughout the episode and how she tried to act like she was being unfairly treated when they threatened to tell on her spells it out for you plain and simple. She was clearly taking ...more - AlexZedKawa

49 Krusty Katering - SpongeBob SquarePants
50 Weapons Of Mass Distraction - My Life As A Teenage Robot

I can't believe Travis is voiced by the same guy who voices Robin. Scott Menville deserves a better character to voice. - kcianciulli

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Top Remixes (14)

1. Sun Scream - The Powerpuff Girls
2. No Such Luck - The Loud House
3. Keep Beach City Weird - Steven Universe
1. One Coarse Meal - SpongeBob SquarePants
2. Life Of Brian - Family Guy
3. Lisa Goes Gaga - The Simpsons
1. Any Given Sundance - The Simpsons
2. Seahorse Seashell Party - Family Guy
3. Bully for Skippy - Animaniacs

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