These are the best darkest animated shows, if you can handle them. For this list, we’ll be taking a look at some of the darkest, most disturbing animated shows, including Happy Tree Friends, South Park, Rick and Morty, Samurai Jack, and comparing their darkest moments to see which took it too far. Did we miss a dark animated show that should’ve been on the list? Let us know in the comments!

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List Entries and Rank:
10. “South Park” (1997-)
9. “Happy Tree Friends” (1999)
8. “Courage the Cowardly Dog” (1999-2002)
7. “Samurai Jack” (200104; 2017)
6. “Æon Flux” (1991-95)
5. “Gargoyles” (1994-97)
4. “Rick and Morty” (2013)
3, 2, 1: ???

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