23 Truly Upsetting Moments In Cartoons

Dumbo's mother comforting him from her cage = please take me off this earth.

Try to think back to the first time you watched that scene in The Lion King. If you don't know what we're talking about, don't make us describe it - we don't have time to lie in a dark room right now.

In other words, imagine if someone drove needles into your heart, then threw it off a cliff.

While it's tempting to think that such devastating moments in our childhood cartoons were because of our fragile, childish minds, unfortunately they're just as soul destroying today.

So a bunch of Redditors got together and gathered the most memorable. 

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