6 Shows Like Summer Camp Island
Cartoon Network kicks off its summer programming.
The hit animated show Summer Camp Island got caught in Max’s poorly received content cuts last year, but it’s finally coming back after a lengthy hiatus. Cartoon Network will re-air Summer Camp Island episodes on weekdays at 12 p.m. ET starting June 5, and it’ll also premiere Summer Camp Island season 6 on July 31.
But if you can’t wait that long (or need something to tide you over between reruns), check out our picks for animated shows that hit a similar sweet spot to Summer Camp Island.
Over the Garden Wall
Created by animator Patrick McHale, the Emmy-winning animated miniseries follows two young boys who must escape an enchanted forest. The show’s voice cast includes Elijah Wood, Melanie Lynskey, and Christopher Lloyd.
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Based on the British graphic novel series by Luke Pearson, Hilda stars Bella Ramsey as a young girl who deals with magic, monsters, and myths in the fictional city of Trolberg.
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Apple TV+ is home to a lot of great animated family shows, and Wolfwalkers is one of the streamers’ best features. The 2020 Irish animated film follows a young wolf hunter in 17th-century Ireland, and it was nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA award.
The Cartoon Network hit chronicled the adventures of Finn the Human and Jake the Dog in the mythical Land of Ooo. The show also ran for 10 seasons and led to two spinoffs (Adventure Time: Distant Lands and the upcoming Fionna and Cake) on Max.
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Bee and PuppyCat
Former Adventure Time storyboard artist Natasha Allegri created this hit YouTube and Netflix series, which follows the misadventures of a woman and cat-dog who work for an intergalactic temp agency.
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Costume Quest follows four preteens who use magic powers within their Halloween costumes to save their town from danger. The animated series is based on the 2010 video game series from developer Double Fine Productions.