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19 Undeniable Truths About School, As Told By Cartoons

Cartoons wouldn't lie to you.

Going back to school can be nerve-wracking at times: New students, new teachers, hard classes, crappy food, the list goes on and on. Luckily, cartoons let kids know EXACTLY how school life will be.

Basically they taught us that if you show up for like two minutes, never do (or have) homework and take a test with only one question, you'll slay. So, we compiled a list of absolute truths about school all kids can expect to see this coming school year.

Tests are only one question long.

Cartoon Network

Dexter'

And you'll magically know the answer, thanks to a fluke.

Mutant creatures will run rampant on campus.

Disney

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Your field trips will be literally out of this world.

PBS

The Magic School Bus

If you're popular and rich, this will be your daily lunch getup.

Nickelodeon

The Fairly OddParents

You're going to learn extremely complicated subjects at a young age.

Cartoon Network

Powerpuff Girls

You're starting kindergarten? Prepare to learn all about temporal physics!

An alien will steal your organs to appear more human.

Nickelodeon

Invader Zim - Dark Harvest Episode

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Your textbooks will have eyes (and are actually FAIRY GODPARENTS).

Nickelodeon

The Fairly OddParents

Your teacher will regularly fall asleep in class.

Nickelodeon

Ms. Fowl - Jimmy Neutron

Which'll give you enough time to fly to Egypt in your homemade hovercraft, party with mummies and get back to school in time before she wakes up. Naturally.

There is a king, and you better obey him.

Buena Vista Television

Recess

Everyone wears the same clothes — every single day.

Nickelodeon

Doug

Outfit repeater? What's that?

Your school play will have a weird fruit theme, complete with ~fancy~ costumes.

Nickelodeon

Hey Arnold - Nickelodeon

You will literally drown in a mountain of failed papers.

Nickelodeon

Fairly OddParents

Your health science class will make you take care of a sack of flour for a week.

Nickelodeon

Danny Phantom

Your classmates will be real animals.

Nickelodeon

Franklin the Turtle

You're allowed to bring your pet monkey to school.

Nickelodeon

Dora the Explorer

And not just on "Show and Tell" day.

No one cares if your grandfather goes back to school with you.

Nickelodeon

Hey Arnold

When you take notes, you don't have to actually write words. Scribbles work just fine.

Nickelodeon

SpongeBob SquarePants

Impromptu musical numbers are not uncommon.

PBS

Arthur - PBS

Creativity? Forget about it.

Nickelodeon

The Fairly OddParents

Spell check? Not important.

Nickelodeon

Invader Zim

And finally, this is the face you'll probably be making five days a week for the next nine months.

Nickelodeon

Invader Zim

Happy back to school!

Nickelodeon

SpongeBob SquarePants