Top 10 Good Cartoons That Went Bad

These great cartoons that got bad over time, make us wish that somebody had pulled the plug earlier. We’ll be looking at some of the animated giants that started out strong, then just lost their zing along the way. They could’ve dipped in quality, overstayed their welcome, or could’ve just ended on an abysmal note. WatchMojo ranks the greatest cartoons that got bad over time. Which great cartoon do you think went downhill? Let us know in the comments!
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  • Does kick buttouski count

    Danny Daddy Pimp. MDanny Daddy Pimp. MGün önce
  • I love Animes not cartoons 😊😊😊

    Poke Beast XPoke Beast X3 gün önce
  • Family Guy went bad when Brian was killed off then later brought back

    Faith ArmbusterFaith Armbuster5 gün önce
  • What about voltron legendary defender? That show started great but got worse and worse over time and had a rubbish ending.

    Jenna R 2005Jenna R 200511 gün önce
  • I’m clicking on this and thinking of adventure time is here you people got problems

    Dry BlizzardDry Blizzard11 gün önce
  • Actually i think jonny test was awesome at seasons 1-2-3 and then it got more for... kids

    JackieLieJackieLie11 gün önce
  • Here's another good example of a great cartoon that went bad. The Max Steel 2013-2015 reboot series. Max Steel was the bomb. Max Steel was one of if not the greatest cartoon animated superhero show that didn't originate from Marvel, DC, or other comic books. The storylines were great, the animation was great, the art style was great, the characters were great, the villains were great, the style was great, the quality was great, the concept was great, the continuity was great, the 2 seasons were great, the movie trilogy were great. Everything about Max Steel was great. It even had a great website from 2013-2015 with great games and bonus videos. When I first saw it on Disney XD I immediately fell in love with it. I could literally binge watch Max Steel from season 1 to season 2 to the 2015 trilogy and both seasons have 26 episodes while the 3 movies were each split into 2 parts. Max Steel was one of the few cases where the reboot was better than original. Max Steel was at its best in season 1, season 2, and the 2015 trilogy. The Max Steel reboot should've ended with the 2015 trilogy, which I thought it did. Max Steel was this great superhero show but after the 2015 trilogy, it lost its edge and got bad over time. They should've pulled the plug after the 2015 trilogy of Max Steel. Max Steel started off strong and then it just lost its zing along the way. Max Steel overstayed its welcome and the quality dipped. In season 1, season 2, and the 2015 trilogy Max Steel 2013-2015 was awesome but afterwards it went downhill. They ruined Max Steel by changing it and making it suck. This all happened with 4 movies, team turbo, team turbo fusion tek, turbo charged, and turbo warriors. These 4 movies ruined Max Steel and over time they only got worse. One both the animation and the art style was terrible, and everything about the movies made no sense. The new characters made no sense, the villains made no sense, the storylines made no sense, the continuity made no sense, and the concept made no sense. They also killed off the important concepts and characters of the show. Since those 4 movies take place two years after the trilogy, one can say that they take place in an alternate timeline. Being a big fan of Max Steel myself I declare those 4 movies and everything in them and relating to them non existent. I'm still a huge fan of Max Steel since season 1, season 2, and the 2015 trilogy were great, but I hate what they did to the series and I hate those 4 movies that ruined the series and even the website. As the ultimate realest and biggest fan of Max Steel I say the real Max Steel reboot series goes from 2013-2015 in season 1, season 2, and the 2015 trilogy and those 4 movies that ruined ruined the series aren't part of the real Max Steel and have nothing to do with it. Only a real Max Steel fan would agree with that.

    Student AthleteStudent Athlete12 gün önce
  • I know they used the scene at 11:19 as an example on how the shows humor changed but I actually found that bit quite funny

    AGS 15AGS 1513 gün önce
  • Star vs the forces of evil was great. The finale was the worst

    Azul GamalloAzul Gamallo14 gün önce
  • I would say that spongebob went bad arounnd 2013

    Red Gamer99Red Gamer9915 gün önce
  • Family guy was never good

    Alex the remote control fridgeAlex the remote control fridge15 gün önce
  • where is BEN 10? it's the worst of all!!!

    مناهل عربية ar.manahillمناهل عربية ar.manahill15 gün önce
  • Spongebob is just too fast paced now and most of the time i don't even know what the hell is going on.

    Fast Boi productionsFast Boi productions16 gün önce
  • One piece cough cough

    Jenny BruneJenny Brune16 gün önce
  • Get pissed simpsons is perfect how it is

    McStormMcStorm17 gün önce
  • voltron legendary defender should be here tbh

    『 moondxny 』『 moondxny 』17 gün önce
  • How did superjail get bad overtime? i thought it god better overtime tbh

    kdoesthingskdoesthings17 gün önce
  • I think Thundercats would be a good example here

    Donny ShieldsDonny Shields17 gün önce
  • I thought that star vs the forces of evil is going to be here

    Krystel PinesKrystel Pines18 gün önce
  • btw teen titans doesnt count the original and go are diffrent shows

    the killer sandvichthe killer sandvich19 gün önce
  • why is family guy in here it was always bad

    the killer sandvichthe killer sandvich19 gün önce
  • Even the bakugan og series went downhill. It was great at first, but as the series went on, each season became more and more of a drag. They soon had to cancel season 5.

    LeonidasLeonidas20 gün önce
  • 5:06 thanks for the flash warning. I got a headache

    Yo FfgYo Ffg25 gün önce
  • 9:51 Is that Star Butterfly knock-off?

    MarcustzbMarcustzb27 gün önce
  • I don't like original titans but I like the reboot Prob because original ended a year before I existed

    Kate Gacha life and moreKate Gacha life and more27 gün önce
  • SpongeBob season 4 isn't that bad

    Xave LanceXave Lance28 gün önce
  • I think that if Samurai Jack and Star Wars the Clone wars can get a final season then so can Teen Titans they could even have it be on the DC streaming service.

    kish45kish4529 gün önce
  • Spongebob Squarepants is just trying to be silly now, and The Simpsons lost its charm but I still enjoy the newer seasons.

    Shiveer YipyapsShiveer YipyapsAylar önce
  • The Simpsons went to shit when every episode became about Lisa. Every damn episode. Constantly.

    Johnny SJohnny SAylar önce
  • Seth McFarlane, if you’re reading this, I feel really sorry for you. I hope Fox realise that they’re going too far and need to not only cancel Family Guy for GOOD, but also close down and be owned by a BETTER company, which is NOT DISNEY, NOT MATTEL, NOT EA, and NOT ANY BLEEDING COMPANY WHO DESERVES TO BE SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY!!! Sorry for that ranting. I just hate that it’s happening at the moment. You deserve better. If you were to find better opportunities, that would certainly be amazing. Stay well McFarlane, you’ll get there one day.

    Daniel FotheringhamDaniel FotheringhamAylar önce
  • Gargoyles and Batman should be here

    bruce liknessbruce liknessAylar önce
  • I don't think spongebob, fairly oddparents, simpsons and family guy are bad!, I think they have improved!

    Gabriels BeybladesGabriels BeybladesAylar önce
  • I disagree with you!

    Gabriels BeybladesGabriels BeybladesAylar önce
  • I’m really sad spongebob and fairly odd parents stopped being good

    Joshua BraedenJoshua BraedenAylar önce
  • I don’t like spongebob as much now. It seems kinda cringy and there’s to many dumb jokes. Oh and I feel like every time something happens there faces and body goes every way.

    Joshua BraedenJoshua BraedenAylar önce
  • The sad part is I know a lot of these shoes I used to like

    Joshua BraedenJoshua BraedenAylar önce
  • I was waiting for tdi

    1,000 subs No videos1,000 subs No videosAylar önce
  • I’m upset about high school DXD censorship of season 4 That’s my only problem with it YEAH I know I’m a perv

    Kid CoolKid CoolAylar önce
  • I hate the fact I grew up with TTG and not TT

    Momma StevenMomma StevenAylar önce
  • Honestly as a child I loved the Boondocks and as an adult I came to see that Huey was right and had an amazing mindset. I wish that they would've been able to make another season

    Queen Thina GamingQueen Thina GamingAylar önce
  • Somehow I just knew the fairly odd parents would be on this list.

  • Man Space Ghost coast to coast was ahead of its time.

    RoyFizzleRoyFizzleAylar önce
  • @7:36 The animators so wrong for that lmaooo

    Jared McKenzieJared McKenzieAylar önce
  • So you really just sat here and put boondocks and family guy on the list😐

    Known SelloutKnown SelloutAylar önce
  • Superjail was never good

    Dr Kirb Kenneth kirbyDr Kirb Kenneth kirbyAylar önce
  • the new scooby doo is bad too

    SpoltorsSpoltorsAylar önce
  • Most cartoons have alot of Ups and Downs over the years!

    Dexter The Nostalgia ToonsterDexter The Nostalgia ToonsterAylar önce
  • personally I like the newer seasons of the Simpsons.

    Gregory EggoryGregory EggoryAylar önce
  • Avatar was always shit.

    Jack CottleJack CottleAylar önce
  • I disagree with Teen Titans being on the list. Some episodes may be stronger/weaker than others but it was a good, solid show from front to back in my opinion. Just because a series got abruptly cancelled doesn't mean it degraded in quality over time like The Simpsons, Spongebob, or Family Guy for example. Plus I view Teen Titans Go! as its own separate thing anyway.

    Colby StearnsColby StearnsAylar önce
  • What a surprise ! Simpsons at the #1 ! I actually didn't even watch but I know it'll be

    omniscient omnipresentomniscient omnipresentAylar önce
  • John Kricfalusi is pronounced like Krick not Kris. The first season of Ren & Stimpy was the best. The second season was tame compared to the first. That was because John made the censors very uncomfortable with his cartoons, and Cartoon Network tried to put him on a short leash. John and the network clashed a lot because John wanted to push the boundaries. Ultimately, John got sidelined and lost his artist’s rights. He just sat out of the production entirely until the network decided to fire him.

    Dino FlagellaDino FlagellaAylar önce
  • Poor Fairy OddParents not get chance to redeem just like Spongebob

    John DonaldJohn DonaldAylar önce
  • Let’s all take a minute to mourn Teen Titans...because in my opinion they got the worst reboot ever

    Loud Ninja2.oLoud Ninja2.oAylar önce
  • How is Total drama island not here. The show got ruined when they introduced total dramarama!

    Angel- Brawl StarsAngel- Brawl StarsAylar önce
  • Boondocks didn’t go that bad, only season 4 was bad because Aaron mcgruder wasn’t in it. But, season 5 might actually be good because Aaron is back.

    yggonyiiyggonyiiAylar önce
  • RIP Pops

    Phemelo MurrayPhemelo MurrayAylar önce
  • Another good cartoon I feel went bad was Star vs the Forces of Evil. Season 4 was rushed as hell.

    FastCarsNoRules220FastCarsNoRules220Aylar önce
  • Oh I ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ Space Ghost, so freaking hilarious.

    Miranda LopezMiranda LopezAylar önce
  • Family Guy ALWAYS sucked

    Katie AllenKatie AllenAylar önce
    • It gets boring. The old episodes are much better.

      assembled 18assembled 18Aylar önce
  • Fairly Odd Parents, SpongeBob, Simpsons and Family Guy are the ones I would say.

    live for Jesuslive for JesusAylar önce
  • Hey family guy is good

    Mellow EntityMellow EntityAylar önce
    • But it gets boring

      assembled 18assembled 18Aylar önce
  • Thumbnail earned yall an automatic dislike.

    Anthony StephensAnthony StephensAylar önce
  • Sadly, in this day and age, it's more about quantity rather than quality. These days, it's about raking in as much profit and revenue as possible, even if the magic is lost and the art suffers (like Fairly Oddparents.)

    David S.David S.Aylar önce
  • Spunge bob will NEVER END . NEVER!!!!!!!

    Alexander MainAlexander MainAylar önce
  • The Fairy Odd Parents came back

    TeckmanTeckmanAylar önce
  • I See Riley Freeman, I Click

    XIA ArtistXIA ArtistAylar önce
  • Teen titans was shot down because the audience got gender--and age mixed.

    Hoi im temmieHoi im temmieAylar önce
  • Nothing is perfect. Unless you somehow find a perfect animated series, I say that you should give these shows a break because everyone takes a misstep or two in the world of cartoon creations.

    Hannah LoweHannah LoweAylar önce
  • RWBY got boaring

    Jason GreenJason Green2 aylar önce
Top 10 Good Cartoons That Went Bad