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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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+ - 16,783 4,733
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 12,334 5,349
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 12,931 6,940
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 9,318 6,204
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
+ - 9,328 5,630
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 13,636 5,731
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 9,049 6,285
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Futurama 1999

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+ - 9,362 5,514
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Pokémon 1997

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+ - 9,077 4,779
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 9,247 6,044
South Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
South Park 1997

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+ - 8,524 6,138
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Family Guy 1999

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+ - 8,460 3,688
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 7,067 4,441
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

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+ - 8,039 4,543
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,974 3,938
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 7,242 3,946
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,109 4,368
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,883 3,887
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,864 4,083
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,409 3,275
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,654 2,957
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,170 3,047
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

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+ - 7,200 3,848
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,485 4,013
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 5,711 3,496
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 5,194 3,128
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs 1993

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+ - 6,030 3,648
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 7,216 3,672
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 5,202 3,167
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
X-Men 2011

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+ - 5,358 2,495
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 5,079 2,000
The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,677 3,719
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,781 3,048
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Spider-Man 1994

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+ - 4,584 2,690
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,657 1,802
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteri... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,386 3,291
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,678 2,823
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,980 2,056
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,397 2,688
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,445 2,308
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,836 2,407
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,496 1,964
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,247 2,619
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,000 2,311
Codename: Kids Next Door is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,978 2,569
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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+ - 3,785 2,504
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,216 2,786
Recess is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Recess 1997