The half-hour animated series Samurai Jack was the full fruition of a dream long held dear by creator Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter's Laboratory). As Tartakovsky explained to an interviewer from the Sequential Tart online magazine, "I love action and I … see full wiki
Who says you need fancy animation and CGI to make a successful animated TV show?
Samurai Jack clverly meshes different genres, sci-fi, fantasy, westerns, samurai films and even comedy to drive its simple premise. The way it develops its core premise with the development of its characters through its stories have made this animated series one of the most entertaining ever. The animation is also pretty original and made me crack up a number of times.
Proof that nothing beats good characters and strong stories.