12 Adult jokes from kids TV and movies that you totally missed when you were younger

12 Adult jokes from kids TV and movies that you totally missed when you were younger

For years, kid's cartoons have been really pushing the envelope when it comes to their content. You might not have noticed it at the time - a time where risqué jokes went right over your tiny wee head - but upon re-watching your favourite nostalgic kid's cartoons, you'll probably notice a fair number of seriously NSFW gags hidden among the wholesome entertainment. No kidding; it seems like the creators of these programs are adept at sneaking inappropriate content - the raunchy material that shocks media watchdogs and censors alike - into mediums that are intended for minors.

Often this is just a way to keep the adults entertained during the show, and sometimes these moments are unintentional, but they're always hilarious to watch. Just in case you think we're making all this up, take a look at the examples below. We've managed to curate 12 of the most shockingly dirty moments from kid's TV shows in one place for your perusal. Scroll down to take a peek.

1. Rocko's Modern Life 

2. Dexter's Laboratory 

3. Johnny Bravo

4. Adventure Time 

5. Spongebob Squarepants 

6. Rugrats

7. The Powerpuff Girls

8. Ed, Edd 'N' Eddy

9. Batman

10. Justice League

11. Looney Tunes

12. Invader Zim

Wow: I wonder how some of those quips ever made it past the censors? But if you're looking for a different kind of inappropriate content in children's entertainment - the stuff that sends shivers down your spine instead of tickling your funny bone - then check out our article all about the 10 creepiest episodes of kid's TV shows ever.