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

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.

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.

Usually, I expect suicide jokes from Family Guy, but this? I lost hope on this.

Writers: Let’s make a episode about plankton getting super paranoid, having scary nightmares, and getting tortured by Mr. Krabs. Kids will love it! (Unsurprisingly, it turns out that everyone disliked this episode)

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2 A Pal for Gary - SpongeBob SquarePants

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 No Such Luck - The Loud House

I didn't find this episode that bad because Lincoln brought all that happened to him onto himself

I agree for the most part. Kicking him out of the house was too much, though, and so was selling his furniture, but that second part was funny, so I don't mind it. - AlexZedKawa

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

This episode not only put yet another blemish on the sisters and parents, this episode put a huge blemish on Loud House altogether.


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

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

Well, it's a parody of a Christmas movie It's a Wonderful Life. But the next time you watch that movie for Christmas, just burn the DVD copy into the microwave and BAM! That's how you blame this movie for this episode.


5 Are You Happy Now? - SpongeBob SquarePants

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

The real red mist creepypasta

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

Let's not forget the fact that so many fans of the show hated this episode that Lauren Faust, the person who wrote this episode, apologized for writing this episode. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Thank God Bendy is a forgotten character


I dunno why, but I keep getting reminded of this.
"Everyone knows it's Butters! " and this song called Everyone knows it's windy. Maybe they are referencing that for the title or something.
Although I hate this episode.
Bendy looks like a rejected Dr Seuss character. His smile is just as creepy. I just don't want to look at him when he smiles like a creepy pedophile.
And that foyer scene makes no sense because BENDY AND BLOO DON'T HAVE THE SAME VOICES. HECK, THEY'RE EVEN VOICED BY DIFFERENT VOICE ACTORS! (If I'm wrong, oops.)

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7 Brawl in the Family - The Loud House

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

This episode is so stupid - Spongehouse


8 Arnold Betrays Iggy - Hey Arnold

Even the creator regrets this episode. - naFrovivuS

Just... bad.

9 Sun Scream - The Powerpuff Girls

This episode is great! -said by nobody - spodermanfan1000

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


10 Keep Beach City Weird - Steven Universe

Ghost Adventures in the nutshell.

Get out of my face, Ronaldo

Oh, boy, this episode

The Newcomers

? Opposite Day - The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy

If you're looking for a Grim torture porn then this is basically it. - Cbailey21

The Contenders

11 Ball Of Revenge - Courage The Cowardly Dog
12 Brother's Little Helper - The Simpsons
13 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.

What is this doing on here?

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14 In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela - Futurama

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

15 The Sewers of Bikini Bottom - SpongeBob SquarePants

This episode is not at all bad. - Svampbob164

16 Frost & Fire - Adventure Time

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

It hurts to see Ice King get hurt, and Finn sent letters to Flame Princess pretending to be Ice King, so that they will fight? Ugh, this episode.

I think Ice King best summed up how much this episode screwed up: "You blew it, man." - ModernSpongeBobSucks

17 Be Careful What You Fish For - Family Guy
18 The Limit - The Amazing World of Gumball

Well yeah I didn't want to see the kids bang there frosts on the floor, but hey we had our meltdowns once in a while. The visuals were nice though and Nicole face paint was awesome, and I did find the kids getting candy at the end very funny. I'm just such a big gumball fan that I would define him no questions asked I would defined his actions in "the hero" I'm so dedicated. Go ahead and judge me but I see a lot of me in Gumball and I'm willing to support him even if it kills me

Personally I really hate this episode. I don't know if anyone else feels the way I do about this episode but I hate it with a passion. I feel like it's nothing more than Gumball, Darwin, and Aniese acting like complete brats and being out of character, and their mom gritting punished for pretty much doing nothing. - Sneslper

Nicole's face painting gave me nightmares for today. This episode really came out from the horror movies. Also, the part where Nicole saw her reflection, her inner demon was gone. I just felt wonder if this is a Constantine movie or something

If it's a Gumball episode that is on the list, where is The Girlfriend and The Worst?

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19 The Battle of Bikini Bottom - SpongeBob SquarePants
20 Face Freeze! - SpongeBob SquarePants
21 Squid Baby - SpongeBob SquarePants Squid Baby - SpongeBob SquarePants

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

22 Boys of Bummer - The Simpsons Boys of Bummer - The Simpsons
23 Love Loaf - Breadwinners

Breadwinners is a horrible show to begin with!

This is a good show?

24 Delivery of Destiny - Phineas and Ferb
25 Weapons Of Mass Distraction - My Life As A Teenage Robot
26 Their Place - Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
27 A Tale of Two Tables - The Loud House

This episode is not that bad in my opinion - Spongehouse

28 The Splinter - SpongeBob SquarePants
29 Any Given Sundance - The Simpsons
30 SquidBob TentaclePants - SpongeBob SquarePants SquidBob TentaclePants - SpongeBob SquarePants
31 BOYS BE AMBITIOUS - B-Project: Kodou Ambitious
32 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.

33 Seahorse Seashell Party - Family Guy
34 Little Big Girl - The Simpsons

In my opinion one of the worst Simpsons episodes. - Sneslper

Boys of Bummer is worse


35 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

36 D.W.'s Very Bad Mood - Arthur
37 Imposter's Home For Um...Make 'Em Up Pals - Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends
38 The Great Parent Mystery - CatDog
39 The Green House - The Loud House The Green House - The Loud House
40 Bully for Skippy - Animaniacs
41 Town And Out - The Powerpuff Girls

This episode was bad but it has a good ending

This episode needs to get banned!

42 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

43 Brian Griffin's House of Payne - Family Guy
44 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

45 Krusty Katering - SpongeBob SquarePants
46 Lisa Goes Gaga - The Simpsons

I saw a few clips from the episode and HATED IT


47 Arthur's Big Hit - Arthur

This episode has such a mixed message and is completely out of line from the series. - naFrovivuS

This should be Number 1

48 Neutopia - Futurama
49 All Singing, All Dancing - The Simpsons
50 Mario & Juliet - The Super Mario Bros Super Show
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Top Remixes (11)

1. Sun Scream - The Powerpuff Girls
2. No Such Luck - The Loud House
3. Keep Beach City Weird - Steven Universe
1. Any Given Sundance - The Simpsons
2. Seahorse Seashell Party - Family Guy
3. Bully for Skippy - Animaniacs
1. Be Careful What You Fish For - Family Guy
2. In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela - Futurama
3. Boys of Bummer - The Simpsons

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