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The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

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List Criteria: Cartoon television programs that originally aired on weekend mornings in the mid 1980s or 1990s

These are the best Saturday morning cartoons from the 80s and 90s. Thankfully, with the advent of the DVD, the DVR, and even VHS tapes, Soul Train can't ruin our fun anymore. Rank your favorite 80s cartoons and 90s cartoon shows, from the original TMNT to Bucky O'Hare. What were your favorite 80s and 90s cartoons? These awesome Saturday morning cartoons made weekends just the best and seeing them now instantly brings back glorious memories of those carefree, childhood days.

This 90s cartoons list also includes some great mid 1980s cartoons that you surely enjoyed. But which on this 90s cartoons list were the best? For which did you save your bowl of sugary, soggy cereal so you could enjoy them both at the same time? Which ones had the toys that you received as gifts only from misguided aunts and uncles and then later threw in your closet never to play with again?

This list of the best Saturday morning cartoons of the 80s and 90s includes classics with awesome theme songs and persistent franchises as well as single-season cartoon series that will make you be like, "Oh yeah, I remember that!" Click rerank below to make your own version of this list and vote up the best 90s cartoon TV shows below!
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  1. 1
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

  2. 2
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    Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    added by wiabux
    Looney Tunes Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

  3. 3
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    DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

  4. 4
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    Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

  5. 5
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    He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    He-Man and the Masters of the Universe John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

  6. 6
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    Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Inspector Gadget Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

  7. 7
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    The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The Jetsons George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

  8. 8
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    Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Tiny Toon Adventures Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

  9. 9
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    Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Animaniacs Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

  10. 10
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    ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    ThunderCats Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

  11. 11
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    Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Tom and Jerry Tom Kenny, Rick Zieff, Gary Cole

  12. 12
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    Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

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  13. 13
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    X-Men is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    X-Men Scott Porter, Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale

  14. 14
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    The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The Transformers Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

  15. 15
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    The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The Bugs Bunny Show Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

  16. 16
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    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

  17. 17
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    Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Garfield and Friends Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

  18. 18
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    The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    added by noel-feliciano-febus
    The Smurfs Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

  19. 19
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    Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Alvin and the Chipmunks Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

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    The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The Real Ghostbusters Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, Frank Welker

  21. 21
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    The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    added by ZsuzsannaZsu-Zsuzsu
    The Flintstones Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

  22. 22
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    Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Darkwing Duck Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

  23. 23
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    Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    ranked low on reranks
    Scooby-Doo Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

  24. 24
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    Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

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  25. 25
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    TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    TaleSpin Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

  26. 26
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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Spider-Man Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins

  27. 27
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    Blossom Dearie, Jack Sheldon, Grady Tate

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    Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

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  29. 29
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    Fraggle Rock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Fraggle Rock Rob Paulsen, John Stephenson, Bob Bergen

  30. 30
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    Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    added by lb313
    Gargoyles Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

  31. 31
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    Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Beetlejuice Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Tabitha St. Germain

  32. 32
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    Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music

  33. 33
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    The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The Care Bears Mickey Rooney, Tara Strong, Melleny Brown

  34. 34
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    Voltron is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Voltron Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen

  35. 35
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    Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

  36. 36
    + 7,335
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    The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom

  37. 37
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    Captain Planet and the Planete... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Captain Planet and the Planeteers David Coburn, Joey Dedio, Kath Soucie

  38. 38
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    She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    She-Ra: Princess of Power Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, John Erwin

  39. 39
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    Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Christina Lange

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  40. 40
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    Wile E. Coyote and The Road Ru... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    added by jsluckyj
    Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner Mel Blanc, Joe Alaskey, Dee Bradley Baker

  41. 41
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    Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

    added by ZsuzsannaZsu-Zsuzsu
    Dexter's Laboratory Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

  42. 42
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    Doug is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Doug Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

  43. 43
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    The New Scooby-Doo Movies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The New Scooby-Doo Movies Casey Kasem, Heather North, Don Messick

  44. 44
    + 6,153
    - 3,249


    Carol Channing, John Astin, Jim Cummings

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  45. 45
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    Bill Cosby, Gerald Edwards, Erika Scheimer

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  46. 46
    + 6,491
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    Where in the World Is Carmen S... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Greg Lee, Lynne Thigpen, Rockapella

  47. 47
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    Snorks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Snorks Michael Bell, Frank Nelson, Patricia Alice Albrecht

  48. 48
    + 5,607
    - 4,209
    The Super Mario Bros. Super Sh... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Lou Albano, Harvey Atkin, John Stocker

  49. 49
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    Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

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    Jem is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids


    Jem Samantha Newark, Patricia Alice Albrecht, Cathianne Blore

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