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The Best Cartoons of All Time

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List of the Best Cartoon Shows of All Time. There have been many fantastic animated TV shows throughout the history of the medium, but what 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.

The cartoon was created during the silent movie era as something 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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    the people's #1
    Looney Tunes

    100
  2. 2
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    most listed
    The Simpsons

    1989 More
    96
  3. 3
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    ranked low on reranks
    Tom and Jerry

    1940 More
    94
  4. 4
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Flintstones

    1960 More
    85
  5. 5
    Up 500
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    1997 More
    75
  6. 6
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Futurama

    1999 More
    75
  7. 7
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    1992 More
    75
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    ranked low on reranks
    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

    1969 More
    75
  9. 9
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    often listed
    Popeye the Sailor

    1960 More
    74
  10. 10
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    1987 More
    73
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    1999 More
    73
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Jetsons

    1962 More
    72
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    The Pink Panther

    1993 More
    71
  14. 14
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    often listed &controversial
    Family Guy

    1999 More
    71
  15. 15
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    1960 More
    71
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    often listed &ranked low on reranks
    Pinky and the Brain

    1995 More
    68
  17. 17
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    often listed
    Justice League

    2001 More
    68
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    2005 More
    68
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    often listed
    Dexter's Laboratory

    1996 More
    67
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    DuckTales

    1987 More
    67
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    X-Men

    1992 More
    66
  22. 22
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    1969 More
    65
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    Animaniacs

    1993 More
    64
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    often listed
    ThunderCats

    1985 More
    63
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Inspector Gadget

    1983 More
    62
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Fairly OddParents

    2001 More
    62
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    The Powerpuff Girls

    1998 More
    62
  28. 28
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    1997 More
    62
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    The Road Runner Show

    1966 More
    62
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

    1959 More
    61
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    often listed
    Garfield and Friends

    1988 More
    61
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    1958, 1961-01-30 More
    61
  33. 33
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    Rugrats

    1991 More
    61
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    often listed &ranked low on reranks
    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers

    1989 More
    60
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Phineas and Ferb

    2007 More
    60
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Ed, Edd n Eddy

    1999 More
    59
  37. 37
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    The Woody Woodpecker Show

    1957 More
    59
  38. 38
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    2002 More
    59
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Ren & Stimpy Show

    1991 More
    58
  40. 40
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    1984 More
    58
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    ranked low on reranks
    Justice League Unlimited

    2004 More
    58
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    often listed
    The Smurfs

    1981 More
    57
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    ranked low on reranks
    Courage the Cowardly Dog

    1999 More
    57
  44. 44
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Rocko's Modern Life

    1993 More
    57
  45. 45
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    ranked high on reranks
    Spider-Man

    1994 More
    56
  46. 46
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Alvin and the Chipmunks

    1983 More
    56
  47. 47
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    ranked low on reranks
    Darkwing Duck

    1991 More
    56
  48. 48
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    ranked low on reranks
    Johnny Bravo

    1997 More
    56
  49. 49
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    Tiny Toon Adventures

    1990 More
    54
  50. 50
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    1997 More
    54
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