Doug (Nickelodeon, 1991 – 1994)

Doug was an American animated series that focused on 11-year-old Doug Funnie. The series was a coming of age comedy and dealt with many real life issues. In fact, many of the 117 episodes were focused on Doug’s attempts at wooing classmate Patti Mayonnaise. As well, most episodes started with Doug writing in his journal.

The series premiered August 11, 1991 and ran until June 5, 1999. Wait, what? Okay, the series originally aired until 1994 on Nickelodeon. It was then moved to Disney in 1996 in its Saturday morning programming and ran until 1999. Part of its popularity from Disney provided a feature-film release, Doug’s First Movie in 1999.