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There have been many fantastic animated TV shows throughout the history, but which ones are the best? Some people think that cartoons are just for children, but there are many that have frequent themes that even adults will enjoy. From classic animated series like "Looney Tunes," "The Flintstones," and "The Jetsons" to the modern day hits of "The Simpsons" and "South Park," there are many great cartoons available. For anime, check out these lists of the best anime series and the best superhero anime of all time..

The cartoon was created during the silent movie era as a short that was shown before movies. They gained even more popularity when the talkies came around, most notable of these were made by the Walt Disney company and Warner Bros with "Merry Melodies" (which later became "Looney Tunes"). With the invention of the television, cartoons and animated programs finally found a realm in which to flourish.

This is a list of the best cartoons of all time, including series that are long gone and ones that are still going today. Vote up your favorite or make your own version.

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Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Futurama 1999

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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Pokémon 1997

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
South Park 1997

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Family Guy 1999

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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

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Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Justice League is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs 1993

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
X-Men 2011

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Spider-Man 1994

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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteri... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,834 2,446
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,854 2,404
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Yogi Bear 1958, 1961-01-30

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Recess is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Recess 1997

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Codename: Kids Next Door is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time