The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.
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 Mom / ... (76 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Dad / ... (66 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Dexter / ... (56 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Monkey / ... (52 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Valhallen / ... (48 episodes, 1996-2003)
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 Dee Dee / ... (36 episodes, 1997-2003)
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 Dee Dee / ... (35 episodes, 1996-2003)
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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 episode "Trapped with a Vengeance" is a parody of Die Hard (1988), including a scene where Dexter, wearing only an undershirt and pants, painfully walks over scattered potato chips, recreating the scene in where barefooted John McClane (Bruce Willis) is forced to walk on broken glass. See more »

Goofs

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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Mandark: My name is Mandark and I am Dexter's rival. He and I have been competing in science and other things for years and this race is just one more of those things where we try to beat each other, except I try to win by being sneaky and bad! My plan this time is to sabotage the Mark 5, so it doesn'twork as good as it should, then when Dexter is racing he'll most likely crash up, leaving room for me to win!
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In the episode "Sdrawkcab" (backwards), the opening credits run backwards. See more »

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What hath TV wrought upon us?
1 November 2003 | by (Shermer, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Perhaps cartoons are futile in two respects. The first being that the level of detail often overwhelms the target audience--think of how the Simpsons remained popular after almost 15 years. The second is that the remaining public ignores them as "childish" despite this semi-sophistication.

Dexter's Lab, at one time the best thing on CTNW, is one of those shows, perhaps the best one since Rocky and Bullwinkle. Even the crude art styles are radically similar. Sadly, it is falling out of the inventive mode and into formula.

Overall, if you taped the earlier episodes...keep them. Animation sophistication might soon become a reality.


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