Modern Cartoons
         A lot of the most popular modern Nickelodeon cartoons are SpongeBob, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Fairly Oddparents, Batman, and Transformers. A few other popular cartoon shows are Cartoon Network's Ben 10: Omniverse, Ben 10:Ultimate Alien, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Last but certainly not least are popular Disney shows such as Phineas and Ferb, Mickey Mouse Club House, Jake and The Neverland Pirates, Fish Hooks, Gravity Falls, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, and Tron: Uprising, but before you start reading I think you should know what my favorite modern day quotes is it is the genie from the Disney movie The Return of Jafar. It is, "Today's special moments are tomorrow's memories."

Nickelodeon:

         SpongeBob SquarePants is an animated television series from America that was created by Stephen Hillenburg. Most of this show is about Spongebob and his multiple friends in the underwater city of Bikini Bottom. The popularity of the series has helped make its position as Nickelodeon's highest rated show

         an American animated television series that was on air for three seasons is Avatar: The last Airbender. Nickelodeon was the network that aired it from 2005 to 2008. The series was created and produced by Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko Michael who both served as executive producers along with Aaron Ehasz.

         The Fairly OddParents is an Emmy-award Winning Canadian and American animated television series. Butch Hartman created it for Nickelodeon. This show is about a boy named Timmy Turner and his fairy godparents.

         One show that I count as recent is Batman: The animated series. It is a television show basedfrom the Batman DC comics. It aired on the Fox Network from September 5, 1992 up until September 15, 1995. Even though it was on Fox it was produced by Warner Bros.

         The first animated television series in the Transformers franchise is The Transformers. In this series there is a war with giant robots that can turn into vehicles and other objects. It was animated in Japan and South Korea, but was written and recorded in America.

         Rugrats is a show about 4 babies, Tommy Pickles, Phil, Chuckie Finster, and Lil Deville. We get to see them talk as we watch their lives unravel. This series created by Gabor Csupo, Arlene Klasky, and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon.

Cartoon Network:

         The third reincarnation is the American animated television series Ben 10 is Ben 10: Ultimate Alien. It is part of Cartoon Network's Ben 10 franchise produced by Cartoon Network Studios and created by Man of Action. Then, becomes the fourth reincarnation of Ben 10, Ben 10: Omniverse comes into play. It is an American animated television series currently airing on the television station Cartoon Network, in the United States.

         Star Wars: Clone Wars is an Annie Award winning and Emmy Award winning American animated series set in the Star Wars universe. As the clone wars are spreading throughout the galaxy, The Jedi Knights work to restore order and peace.

Disney:

         An animated comedy series is Phineas and Ferb. It was originally previewed on August 17, 2007, but didn't come out until February 1, 2008. on Disney Channel. This series stars Phineas Flynn and his english stepbrother Ferb Fletcher. During their summer they make crazy inventions along with their friends. Candace, their older sister, is in charge in the afternoons and tries to bust them to their parents every afternoon.

         Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is an Animated, Interactive, and CGI children's television series. It was created on May 5, 2006 and is currently airing on Disney Junior.

         A child's musical interactive show that came out recently is Jake and the Neverland Pirates. This is an Annie Award winning show that is part of the Disney franchise. Disney has put a twist on the famous Peter Pan. In this show Peter Pan is called Jake and is a pirate. It is the first show to switch from Playhouse Disney to Disney Junior.

         Another American animated television series is Fish Hooks created by Noah Z. Jones. It first premiered on September 24, 2010

         Gravity Falls is a Disney Channel animated series. Mabel and Dipper Pines are twins that go on a summer journey with their great uncle. They go live with him in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.

         Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil is an Animated television series created by the animator Sandro Corsaro. It is about a boy named Kick Buttowski. His goal is to be the world’s greatest daredevil. It became Disney XD first animated series.

         The Tron franchise recently came out with a new show, Tron: Uprising. It is an American television show that aired on June 7, 2012 for Disney XD in the United States. Adam Horowitz, Justin Springer, and Edward Kitsis served as consulting producers to the director Charlie Bean.

         One American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network is Adventure Time. One of my favorite facts about this show is that it was originally called Adventure Time With Finn and Jake.This series main characters are Finn the dog (voiced by Jeremy Shada), a dog with the powers to change shape and size at will and a 14-year-old human boy named Jake (voiced byJohn DiMaggio). Finn and Jake live in the land of Ooo and travel it on their many adventures.

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