Many '90s kids grew up watching cartoons and eating sugary cereal on Saturday mornings. Those days may be over, but you don't have to stop watching cartoons. There are plenty ofanimated series on Netflix that adults will love. These series expertly combine the whimsy of traditional cartoons with adult humor and themes in a way that will both transport you back to your childhood and feed your desire for well-crafted, smart TV shows.
Animated series for adults have been popular for years — after all, The Simpsons is thelongest running scripted series in primetime TV history. Animation has only risen in popularity, with shows like Rick and Morty, Futurama, and Avatar: the Last Airbender becoming successful series. In the past decade, television has increased in popularity overall, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The advent of streaming networks has only increased the profile of television as a medium. And Netflix has taken the opportunity to become a platform not only for existing animated series, but to produce new original content. The streaming service is home to a number of critically-acclaimed original animated series. From BoJack Horseman to Big Mouth, the options for adults who love animated series are pretty much unlimited for anyone with a Netflix subscription.