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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.

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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  1. 51
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    Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    Inspector Gadget 1983

  2. 52
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    Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Gravity Falls 2012

  3. 53
    + 2,689
    - 2,162
    The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    The Smurfs 1981

  4. 54
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    Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Justice League Unlimited 2004

  5. 55
    + 2,435
    - 1,334
    Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    Tiny Toon Adventures 1990

  6. 56
    + 2,318
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    The Grim Adventures of Billy a... is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy 2003

  7. 57
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    ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    ThunderCats 1985

  8. 58
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    The Adventures of Jimmy Neutro... is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 2002

  9. 59
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    The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    The Magic School Bus 1994

  10. 60
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    - 1,319
    Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Batman Beyond 1999

  11. 61
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  12. 62
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    The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show 1959

  13. 63
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    Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Alvin and the Chipmunks 1983

  14. 64
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    - 1,810
    The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    The Transformers 1984

  15. 65
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    The Daffy Duck Show is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    The Daffy Duck Show 1978

  16. 66
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    - 1,521
    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 1989

  17. 67
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    - 1,951
    American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    American Dad! 2005

  18. 68
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    The Ren & Stimpy Show 1991

  20. 70
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    He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 1983

  21. 71
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    1986

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  22. 72
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    Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

    added by SanctusLupus
    Avatar: Legend of Korra 2012

  23. 73
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    - 1,351
    Arthur is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Arthur 1996

  24. 74
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    - 1,357
    Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Darkwing Duck 1991

  25. 75
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    1991

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  26. 76
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    1991

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  27. 77
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    Ben 10 is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Ben 10 2005

  28. 78
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    - 939
    TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    TaleSpin 1990

  29. 79
    + 1,561
    - 1,370
    Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Invader Zim 2001

  30. 80
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    - 1,439
    Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Regular Show 2010

  31. 81
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    - 1,308

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    1964

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  32. 82
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    Top Cat is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Top Cat 1961

  33. 83
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    - 1,319

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    2000

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  34. 84
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    1993

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  35. 85
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    - 1,049
    Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    Mighty Mouse 1944-02-11

  36. 86
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    - 1,319

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    1968

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  37. 87
    + 1,498
    - 1,395
    The Penguins of Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    The Penguins of Madagascar 2008

  38. 88
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    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    Aladdin 1994

  39. 89
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    - 1,564
    King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    King of the Hill 1997

  40. 90
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    - 1,116


    1958

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  41. 91
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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChrisHein
    2003

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  42. 92
    + 1,221
    - 1,280
    Jonny Quest is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Jonny Quest 1964

  43. 93
    + 1,328
    - 1,001
    Wolverine and the X-Men is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

    added by ChudiObi
    Wolverine and the X-Men 2009

  44. 94
    + 1,570
    - 1,755
    Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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    Beavis and Butt-head 1992

  45. 95
    + 1,665
    - 1,258
    Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time


    Gargoyles 1994

  46. 96
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    - 779

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    1988

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  47. 97
    + 1,326
    - 1,595
    Archer is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Archer 2009

  48. 98
    + 1,025
    - 735
    Lilo & Stitch: The Series is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

    ranked low on reranks
    Lilo & Stitch: The Series 2003

  49. 99
    + 1,257
    - 1,122


    1958

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  50. 100
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    The Porky Pig Show is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

    ranked low on reranks
    The Porky Pig Show 1964

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