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4 Disturbing Theories About Kids’ Cartoons

The Rugrats are dead, Spongebob Squarepants is the product of nuclear testing and more.

We've already revisited the creepiest kids' tv shows in our 7 Disturbing Kids Shows That Will Scar You For Life article, but there's still a stone that we haven't unturned – the disturbing theories surrounding some otherwise perfectly harmless childhood favourites. These theories – some created by fans, some by the likes of Reddit and 4Chan, some seemingly out of thin air – may cause you to think a little differently about these classic kids cartoons.