Ed, Edd, and Eddy were a fan-favorite addition to the groundbreaking age of cartoons on Cartoon Network. Iconic series like Johnny Bravo, Powerpuff Girls, Courage the Cowardly Dog, and Dexter’s Laboratory all have a place on the shelf next to the exploits of the three mischievous pals as they plot to generate money and purchase jawbreakers. The Danny Antonucci-created sitcom ran on Cartoon Network for an astonishing nine years, from 1999 to 2008, airing a total of 80 episodes. Its distinct aesthetic, highlighted by bright yellows, greens, and pinks, suggested a world that had aged and accumulated a touch of mold, like perishables left in the fridge for too long. The story focused on Eddy’s never-ending attempts to make money and the monotony of life in a tiny town. Using swamps, toxic pipes, and trailer parks as backdrops, the presentation showed how creativity and play could break up the monotony. The jazz-influenced music score further contributed to the show’s charisma. Everyday life was interspersed with surreal and abstract sequences in Ed, Edd n Eddy, serving as a constant reminder that we were seeing animated beings. The guys would pull their usual pranks on the other youngsters in the area, using fake shows of power. The episode “Take This Ed and Shove It” was supposed to wrap up the fourth season, but it ended up taking a darker tone than expected. Eddy slipped into a hole and was squished by various objects; he emerged from the hole a very elderly man. The plot portrayed the characters’ unwillingness to become adults and their dread of growing up. The program managed to stay upbeat and optimistic despite its underlying nihilism. The sitcom was renewed for a second and third season after its cancellation was unexpectedly successful. There were major plot and aesthetic shifts in Season 5 of the show. The Eds had started going to class, and the animation had evolved from cell animation to digital ink and paint on a computer. Ed, Edd n Eddy was one of the last Western television series to update to color television. Season 6, the second of three finales, included three episodes, all of which were specials that had previously shown separately. This choice was taken because the show’s creators wanted to focus on making the upcoming Ed, Edd, and Eddy movie. Finally, in November 2009, Cartoon Network aired the series conclusion, titled Ed, Edd n Eddy’s Big Picture Show. A feature film felt like an appropriate ending for a show as acclaimed as Ed, Edd n Eddy, following in the footsteps of other popular cartoons such as Dexter’s Laboratory, the Powerpuff Girls, Pokemon, and The Simpsons.