I got really excited when my kids graduated from the cartoon Disney staples to the more live action shows. I mean, don’t get me wrong, the cartoons are great, but the older kid shows really up the plot line interest for me.
But it does make me a touch weepy to realize that they won’t grow up on the same Disney favorites that shaped my childhood. From Lizzie to Baloo the loveable pilot, I miss those guys.
My husband and I have been slowly building a collection of our 90’s favorites to share with the kids, and I don’t know who’s more excited about it: us or them.
Us. The answer is us.
I simply can’t live in a world where Drake Mallard does not exist.
How’s our collection coming along?
Darkwing Duck 1 of 6
When there's trouble just call D.W.
You can't tell me you didn't jut sing that in your head. Darkwing Duck, the OG Dark Knight, was a before-school staple for me!
Lizzie McGuire 2 of 6
True story: I've based a large part of my parenting on ma and pa McGuire. I adored Lizzie and her awesome fashion, and sometimes, I even pretended to have my own little cartoon inner monologue.
And by sometimes, I mean still.
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Tailspin 3 of 6
I was never really a Jungle Book fan, but this reincarnation was a huge hit for me. Plus, how fabulous was Rebecca's pin up hair!?
Bonkers 4 of 6
Sometimes I think, was Bonkers really a thing, or did I just imagine it or hit my head too hard? No, it was totally real, and for some reason, a bobcat working in law enforcement was a legitimate form of entertainment to me.
Goof Troop 5 of 6
Could Goofy survive a life in suburbia, without his trusting mouse and duck sidekicks and outlandish adventures? Totally, and he was the coolest dad ever.
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Kim Possible 6 of 6
Before Perry the Platypus, there was Kim Possible and her trusty sidekick Ron and his naked mole rat, Rufus. Naked mole rat > Platypus. Sorry, Perry.
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