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Premiere September 9, 1995
Finale June 1, 1997
Network/Provider The WB
Style 30-minute animated comedy
Company Amblin Entertainment,
Warner Bros. Animation
Seasons 2
Episodes 24
Origin USA

Freakazoid! was a breakout cartoon backed by Steven Spielberg. No stranger to cartoons, Spielberg produced hit shows like Animaniacs and Tiny Toon Adventures before taking up the cartoon production racket with Freakazoid!. In the show, Dexter Douglas is a mild-mannered computer nerd. After accidently executing a flaw in his new computer chip by deleting a random string of characters created when his cat walked across his keyboard, Dexter was sucked into the internet and transformed into the Freakazoid, a superhero with lacking amounts of sanity. As Freakazoid, Dexter fights criminals like the Lobe, Longhorn and Candle Jack with his girlfriend Steph and his buddy Cosgrove.

Freakazoid! ran for two seasons on Kids WB before being cancelled and making its way to Cartoon Network for reruns.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2
Paul Rugg Freakazoid * *
Joe Leahy Our Announcer * *
Edward Asner Sgt. Mike Cosgrove * *
David Kaufman Dexter Douglas * *
Tress MacNeille Debbie Douglas * *
John P. McCann Douglas Douglas * *
Googy Gress Duncan Douglas * *
Frank Welker Mr. Chubbikins * *
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2
Tracy Rowe Stef * *
Craig Ferguson Roddy MacStew * *


Season  Premiere Finale #
The WB
Season One September 9, 1995 February 17, 1996 13
Season Two September 7, 1996 June 1, 1997 11


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
Season 1 July 29, 2008 2


Season 2 April 21, 2009 2


External Sites