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The Best Animated Series On Netflix Are Really Just Prestige Comedies For Any Age

Esquire Logo By Lauren Kranc, Emma Carey of Esquire | Slide 1 of 13: Animated television has always held a timeless appeal. From our first forays into the Berenstain Bears as children to being scolded for watching Family Guy in our youth, everyone knows the pleasure of getting lost in the cartoon world. And it’s not just because CGI has done wonders on the Mystery Gang’s wrinkles.From two-dimensional cartoons, to claymation, CGI, and beyond, animation has had a special way of advancing without losing its analogue appeal. There’s something about curling up in front of a cartoon that rekindles our inner child, with imaginative storytelling and visual stimulation as good as any live action offering.Thankfully, animated television has advanced in its targeted age range, too, and there is now a plethora of adult series ranging further than The Simpsons. Whether you’re looking for an animated series that speaks to you in adulthood, an old classic from your childhood, or a happy-medium for family viewing, Netflix has got you covered.

Animated television has always held a timeless appeal. From our first forays into the Berenstain Bears as children to being scolded for watching Family Guy in our youth, everyone knows the pleasure of getting lost in the cartoon world. And it’s not just because CGI has done wonders on the Mystery Gang’s wrinkles.

From two-dimensional cartoons, to claymation, CGI, and beyond, animation has had a special way of advancing without losing its analogue appeal. There’s something about curling up in front of a cartoon that rekindles our inner child, with imaginative storytelling and visual stimulation as good as any live action offering.

Thankfully, animated television has advanced in its targeted age range, too, and there is now a plethora of adult series ranging further than The Simpsons. Whether you’re looking for an animated series that speaks to you in adulthood, an old classic from your childhood, or a happy-medium for family viewing, Netflix has got you covered.

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