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The Best Cartoons of All Time

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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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    the people's #1

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    + 11,451
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    most listed & ranked high on reranks
    1989

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    1940

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    - 4,331


    1969

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    1960

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    + 10,823
    - 5,791


    1999

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    + 7,974
    - 4,625


    1992

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  8. 8
    + 7,697
    - 5,268


    1999

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  9. 9
    + 11,338
    - 4,787


    2005

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  10. 10
    + 7,783
    - 3,985


    1996

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    + 7,921
    - 4,584


    1997

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  12. 12
    + 7,912
    - 5,181


    1997

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  13. 13
    + 7,359
    - 5,221


    1999

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    + 6,034
    - 3,754


    1991

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    2002

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    + 6,047
    - 3,353


    1998

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    + 5,329
    - 3,764

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    1962

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    - 3,963


    1933

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    - 3,488


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    2001

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    + 5,846
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    1960

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    + 6,012
    - 3,344


    1987

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    1993

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    1999

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    + 5,313
    - 2,574


    1987

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    - 3,437

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    2007

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    - 3,008


    1995

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    - 3,099


    1989

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    1999

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    1994

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    1966

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    1993

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    - 1,635

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    1975

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    + 4,548
    - 2,707


    2011

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    - 2,823

    often listed
    1996

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    + 3,734
    - 2,260


    2004

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    - 1,439


    1995

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    - 3,201


    2010

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    - 2,401


    1997

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    - 1,627


    1969

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    - 2,259


    2001

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    1988

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    - 1,622


    2012

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  46. 46
    + 3,344
    - 2,057


    1957

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    + 3,592
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    1958, 1961-01-30

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    - 2,407


    1997

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    - 1,956


    2002

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