A Bug's Life came out around the same time as Antz, another kid's movie about insects. At the time of its release, critics recognized Antz as a very adult movie, chock full of jokes and themes that probably went right over the heads of young audience members. But it wasn't the only insect movie with adult content hidden in material for children. It’s time to shine a light on the grown-up oriented moments in A Bug’s Life, which range from subtle jokes a kid wouldn't understand, to dirty humor, to outright worse-than-G violence and innuendo.
Batman: The Animated Series debuted in 1992 and was immediately recognized for its clever writing, complex characters, and solid plots. It was something of an anomaly for a children's show because it was neither simplistic nor pandering. Instead, it showed real problems and real consequences, which helped it gain a following among adults as well. And the writers didn't ignore their older audience; there are a few adult jokes in Batman: The Animated Series that you might have missed as a child. There's sexual innuendo, IRS problems, references to movies from 1946 - you know, all things five-to-eight-year-olds in 1992 would definitely understand. Some of these age-unsuitable jokes from Batman: The Animated Series are subtle - others are... not. Take a look at this list and vote up the jok
Shrek and its sequels have entertained both kids and adults for years. One reason these films have withstood the test of time is due to the hidden adult humor in Shrek movies. Parents are able to enjoy the dirty jokes in Shrek films without the little ones getting the subtle references to sex, drugs, and other stuff for grown-ups.
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Between the three Toy Story movies that have been released, there were more than a few adult jokes you may have missed. It’s not unusual for kid’s films to contain some humor for the grown-ups who may be forced to watch along with their children, so this type of thing should be expected. Let’s take a look back at some adult jokes in Toy Story, whether they were made in 1995 or 2010. Toy Story is one of Disney/Pixar's most popular and profitable properties, probably because it contains a lot of humor for both children and adults. This list focuses on the adult side of things. Vote up the best jokes you never realized were in Toy Story.
It has been nearly 15 years since the release of Monsters, Inc., and while you may remember a beloved story featuring James P. "Sulley" Sullivan and Mike Wazowski, there's actually more to it than you can recall. In the decade and a half that’s passed, you’re now older, wiser, and more capable of finding and understanding the adult jokes in Monsters, Inc.
A classic for '90s kids, especially those who enjoyed sports, Space Jam is remembered for giving us MJ, the greatest basketball player ever, in a world with cartoons. Returning to Space Jamas an adult, however, it isn't the psychedelic journey of professional athletes traveling through space with animated animals that stands out, but the adult jokes scattered throughout the film. Revist the most inappropriate moments in this children's classic.
The Powerpuff Girls is a Cartoon Network favorite, one with plenty of innuendos and adult jokes. During their original run, there were jokes. Yes, the dirty jokes on The Powerpuff Girls are abundant, and while some were more subtle than others, the grown-up humor is undeniably present throughout the animated series. Interestingly enough, the show's original development came in 1992 as a short titled "Whoopass Stew!" Obviously that concept wouldn't be geared towards children, but after a name change, the first Powerpuff Girls pilots were shown in 1995 and 1996. While the inappropriate jokes may have been watered down, the adult humor was still slyly present in almost every episode of Powerpuff Girls.