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The Best Cartoons of All Time

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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  1. 1
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    the people's #1
    Looney Tunes

    100
  2. 2
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    most listed
    The Simpsons

    1989 More
    95
  3. 3
    Up 1114
    Down 358
    1940 More
    93
  4. 4
    Up 730
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    1960 More
    86
  5. 5
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    1969 More
    78
  6. 6
    Up 592
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    1960 More
    76
  7. 7
    Up 768
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    1999 More
    76
  8. 8
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    1999 More
    75
  9. 9
    Up 815
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    1992 More
    73
  10. 10
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    1997 More
    73
  11. 11
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    2005 More
    72
  12. 12
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    1999 More
    72
  13. 13
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    1993 More
    71
  14. 14
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    1987 More
    71
  15. 15
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Jetsons

    1962 More
    71
  16. 16
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    Dexter's Laboratory

    1996 More
    71
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    2001 More
    70
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    1969 More
    69
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    1960 More
    68
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    Pokémon

    1997 More
    68
  21. 21
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    2002 More
    66
  22. 22
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    1992 More
    65
  23. 23
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    1987 More
    65
  24. 24
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    1995 More
    65
  25. 25
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    1998 More
    65
  26. 26
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    1991 More
    65
  27. 27
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    1985 More
    64
  28. 28
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    2001 More
    63
  29. 29
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    1994 More
    63
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    ranked low on reranks
    Animaniacs

    1993 More
    63
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    Phineas and Ferb

    2007 More
    62
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    1999 More
    62
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    1958, 1961-01-30 More
    61
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    1966 More
    61
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    1999 More
    61
  36. 36
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    1983 More
    60
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Smurfs

    1981 More
    59
  38. 38
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    2004 More
    58
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    1997 More
    57
  40. 40
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    2010 More
    57
  41. 41
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    1988 More
    57
  42. 42
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    1959 More
    57
  43. 43
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    1984 More
    56
  44. 44
    Up 224
    Down 145
    1996 More
    56
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    Down 182
    1957 More
    55
  46. 46
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    1989 More
    55
  47. 47
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    1991 More
    54
  48. 48
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    1983 More
    54
  49. 49
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    2004 More
    54
  50. 50
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    ranked low on reranks
    Tiny Toon Adventures

    1990 More
    53
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