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1996 1997 1998

In 1997, three new original Cartoon Network cartoons premiere, Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken and I Am Weasel.

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Cartoon Network Original Series

# Cartoon Name Premiere Date End Date
4 Johnny Bravo July 7, 1997 August 27, 2004
5 Cow and Chicken July 15, 1997 July 24, 1999
6 I Am Weasel July 15, 1997 July 29, 2000

January

26

  • A 3-hour 2 Stupid Dogs marathon, titled the Stupid Bowl, airs on Superbowl Sunday.

31

  • A special 2-hour marathon of Animaniacs airs on Cartoon Network.

March

15-16

  • A special weekend marathon, titled Superheroes Weekend, airs in preparation for the premiere of the new action programming block, Toonami.

17

  • The action programming block, Toonami, premieres at 4/5c.

April

1

  • A marathon of the 1944 Screwy Squirrel short "Happy-Go-Nutty" airs for 12 straight hours.

5

May

11

17

June

July

7

  • Cartoon Network's 5th original series, Johnny Bravo, premieres.

15

  • Cartoon Network's 6th original series, Cow and Chicken, premieres.
  • The first I Am Weasel segment airs as part of the first Cow and Chicken episode. It would later be made into its own series.

21

  • Scooby Doo and the gang meet Johnny Bravo in a crossover episode called Bravo Dooby Doo

October

25

31

November

28-30

December

7

31

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