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Adult Dexter's Laboratory Jokes You Didn't Catch as a Kid

List RulesVote up the dirty Dexter's Laboratory jokes you can't believe the cartoon got away with.

Dexter's Laboratory is full of inappropriate jokes not aimed at the target audience. The Dexter's Laboratory innuendos on this list might surprise you. After all, when you think of the classic animated series, you probably remember a grumpy redheaded boy genius and his irrepressible sister. You don't think of winking references to sex.

Whiles fans don't immediately remember the adult jokes on Dexter’s Laboratory, there are plenty of moments that grown-ups would've found funny. Some cartoons do them subtly, others make it very clear, and Dexter’s Laboratory did a little bit of both. With some dirty jokes, you’ll have "aha" moments, while others will make you wonder how you could’ve missed them.
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    367 VOTES

    Dexter Makes a Grown-Up Joke

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    Dexter tells a short joke, but the point of it is that negatively charged hydroxyl ion is OH-, or HO-. So the person in the joke is essentially saying, “That’s no ho, that’s my wife.”
    Did you miss this as a kid?
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    500 VOTES

    Dexter’s Parents Make Some Sexual Innuendo

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    It turns out they’re just playing Twister, but since they're mostly out of frame and all that's visible are limbs akimbo and intertwined body parts, the assumption is obvious. In case it's not, his mom even says “Honey, I don’t think that’s gonna fit" as the two shiver and grunt.
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    346 VOTES

    Pure, Uncut Flour

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    In “The Beard to be Feared,” a package filled with a white, powdery substance is cut open with a knife as someone says, “I can assure you it is 100% pure.” It's not cocaine, but it's definitely portrayed like cocaine. Bonus for the pun joke about “rolling in the dough” because flour/money.
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    427 VOTES

    Pushing Dexter's Buttons Fires Him Up

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    In “Replacement Sisters,” the busty blonde Dexter hires asks, “What does this button do?” repeatedly in a sensual voice. Dexter has to excuse himself, and it sounds like he walks off screen to dump cold water on himself, but who knows what might’ve been happening. All that’s for certain is he returns soaking wet.
    Did you miss this as a kid?