The Weekenders Did A Good Job Preparing Me For Life, And I Am Eternally Grateful

Every other cartoon kids’ show, Imma let you finish, but The Weekenders was the greatest kids’ show of all time. No other show expected more from its audience, delivered better jokes, or kept us as entertained. The writers of The Weekenders deserve some kind of award— I mean, at least an Emmy or something.

Tino, Lor, Carver, and Tish were all super well-developed characters. I could relate to each of them in some way. This show was actually full of valuable life lessons presented in a way that wasn’t condescending or patronizing. Keep reading to learn why every kid ever should watch every episode of The Weekenders (even though it’s been off the air since 2004).

The Show Was Super Meta

The Weekenders was way ahead of its time in terms of artistic flair— at least, it was way ahead of its target demographic. Tino regularly broke the fourth wall. In fact, the show was structured around his fourth wall breaking.

Photo Credit: wiki images
Photo Credit: wiki images

The show was also full of meta, self-aware comments. It expected more engagement from its young viewers, and we rose to the challenge.