10 Lessons 'Animaniacs' Taught Us About Life That Were Actually Useful

10 Lessons 'Animaniacs' Taught Us About Life That Were Actually Useful
Source: Netflix
Source: Netflix

Calling all nostalgic '90s kids: Animaniacs is on Netflix! The beloved animated series about the "Warner Brothers" Yakko and Wakko and their sister Dot lasted for five seasons and even launched one spinoff, Pinky and the Brain

The bulk of Animaniacs' charm was in its educational musical numbers. Elsewhere, Animaniacs contained a lot of subversive, adult humor. But just as you're beginning to understand all the innuendo upon re-watching the series as an adult, many of the educational music numbers remain just as informational. Here are 10 things you probably learned while watching Animaniacs – and probably remember better due to the mnemonic qualities of their catchy songs.

Read more: 5 Best Nickelodeon TV Shows for The Nostalgic '90s Kid

The countries of the world, as well as the states and capitals of the United States

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Source: YouTube

All the planets in our solar system (before Pluto was rejected downgraded), as well as the scale of space

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Source: YouTube

All the senses – and homonyms

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The international friendship song... and a bit of German

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Healthy eating – or rather, all the preservatives and chemicals in processed foods

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All the presidents of the United States (up through Bill Clinton)

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Long multiplication

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What happens during an earthquake

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Andrew Leung

Andrew was an editorial fellow at Mic. He is based in New York and can be reached at aleungnyc@gmail.com

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