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The 1990s was a time when all types of cartoons were introduced to the general public and thrived within the the realm of pop culture. 90s cartoon characters are some of the most beloved of all time and certainly some of the most iconic. Characters range from more mature characters like Homer Simpson to Beavis and Butthead to classic children's cartoon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, Blue, Rocko, and Doug Funnie.

During the '90s, mature cartoons started to become popular with many teens and young adults. Mike Judge was at the forefront of this movement creating the aforementioned Beavis and Butthead TV show along with King of the Hill, whose main character Hank Hill can be seen on this list. These famous cartoons are the forefathers to characters like Peter Griffin, Stan Smith and the rest of the Seth MacFarlane universe. The same goes for the Nickelodeon cartoons of the same time period.

Anyone can contribute to this list of who the best cartoon characters of the '90s is, which makes this ranking an accurate, real-time reflection of the crowd's collective opinion.If you have a favorite–boy or girl, blue, green, black, or yellow– that is not on the list, be sure to add it. It can be disputed that the '90s was the best time for edgy cartoon characters and this Ultimate List sets out to settle the dispute over who was the best character of that time. Rank your favorites or add whoever you see missing.

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Homer Simpson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Homer Simpson The Simpsons

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Pinky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Pinky Pinky and the Brain

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Bart Simpson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Bart Simpson The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Dexter Dexter's Laboratory

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants

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The Brain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
The Brain Pinky and The Brain

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Bender is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Bender Futurama

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Scrooge McDuck is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Scrooge McDuck Duck Tales

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Tommy Pickles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Tommy Pickles Rugrats

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Stimpson J.
Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat The Ren & Stimpy Show

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Wakko is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Wakko Yakko, Wakko, and Dot

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Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Johnny Bravo Johnny Bravo

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Buster Bunny is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Buster Bunny Tiny Toon Adventures

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Fry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Fry Futurama

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Rocko is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Rocko Rocko's Modern Life

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Yakko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Yakko Yakko, Wakko, and Dot

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Chuckie Finster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Chuckie Finster All Grown Up!, Rugrats

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Hank Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Hank Hill King of the Hill

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Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Butt-head Beavis and Butt-head

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Dot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Dot Yakko, Wakko, and Dot

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Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Eric Cartman South Park

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Ren Höek is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Ren Höek Ren and Stimpy

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Beavis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Beavis Beavis and Butt-head

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Taz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Taz

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Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic X, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

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Launchpad McQuack is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Launchpad McQuack Duck Tales

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Daria Morgendorffer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Daria Morgendorffer Beavis and Butt-head

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Kenny McCormick is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Kenny McCormick South Park

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Max Goof is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Max Goof Goofy

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Babs Bunny is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Babs Bunny Tiny Toon Adventures

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Goliath is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Goliath Gargoyles

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Doug is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Doug Flight of the Conchords

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Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Lisa Simpson The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

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Leela is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Leela Futurama

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Arnold is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Arnold Hey Arnold!

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Plucky Duck is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Plucky Duck Tiny Toon Adventures

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Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Kyle Broflovski South Park

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Ickis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Ickis Real Monsters

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Stan Marsh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Stan Marsh South Park

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NegaDuck is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
NegaDuck Darkwing Duck

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Krusty the Clown is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Krusty the Clown The Simpsons

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Butters Stotch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s

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Angelica Pickles is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Angelica Pickles All Grown Up!, Rugrats

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Dee Dee is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Dee Dee Dexter's Laboratory

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Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Stewie Griffin Family Guy

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Bubbles is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Bubbles The Powerpuff Girls

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Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Harley Quinn Birds of Prey

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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s
Peter Griffin Family Guy

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoon Characters of the 90s