The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.
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Dexter is a Boy Genius Who has a secret lab in his room his Mom and Dad don't now about it, but his older sister Dee Dee Does and they go on wacky (yet Sci-fi) Capers Written by hailey

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The actor who voices Mandark, Eddie Deezen, looks a lot like his character in real life. In WarGames (1983), a younger Deezen looks so much like Mandark that perhaps the "Dexter's Laboratory" producers cast him and created the Mandark character as an allusion to "Wargames". See more »

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In the episode where Dexter is learning piano, the professor says they'll start on C, but they clearly start on F. See more »

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[repeated line]
Dee Dee: Oooh! What does THAT button do?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits of the 2001 season, Dexter and Dee-Dee are inside the Cartoon Network logo, Dee-Dee presses a button that makes Dexter explode. See more »

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Referenced in Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 5 (2012) See more »

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One Of Cartoon Network's Greatest
3 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Looking back on all these old cartoon network shows I use to watch when I was a child sure brings back tons of memories. "Dexter's Laboratory" was a funny and unique cartoon. It centered around Dexter a boy genius who built a laboratory under his house without his parents knowledge, honestly I don't know why he kept it a secret from them but any who, he has an older sister named Dee Dee but she's an Idiot. His parents names are Mom and Dad although that was common for cartoons back then. Dexter has a rival neighbor named Mandark. The episodes had great plots, excellent writing, and were produced by Hanna-Barbara. It also featured a short cartoon between each episode, either Dial M of Monkey or The Justice Friends. I found the show to be pretty interesting, and i enjoyed some of the wacky/fun episodes that the series had to offer. Some of the episodes were kind of painful to watch at times , but most of them were always full of humor and wacky adventures, which made this series good. This show is way better than Jimmy Neutron which seemed like a ripoff, that show is too boring.


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