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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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+ - 16,770 4,725
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
+ - 12,321 5,343
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 12,920 6,932
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 9,316 6,191
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
+ - 9,320 5,621
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 13,619 5,723
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 9,037 6,282
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Futurama 1999

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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Pokémon 1997

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Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 8,517 6,132
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Family Guy 1999

13
+ - 9,237 6,041
South Park is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
South Park 1997

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+ - 8,451 3,684
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 7,058 4,437
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

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+ - 8,036 4,536
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 7,237 3,943
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,107 4,365
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,969 3,935
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,861 4,079
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,880 3,884
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,650 2,955
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,404 3,273
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 7,199 3,843
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,163 3,044
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

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+ - 6,476 4,009
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 5,704 3,494
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 5,191 3,127
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs 1993

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+ - 5,868 2,942
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 6,025 3,646
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 5,198 3,165
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
X-Men 2011

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+ - 5,073 1,998
The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,780 3,045
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Spider-Man 1994

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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,580 2,687
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,655 1,799
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteri... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,380 3,290
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,673 2,822
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,970 2,050
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,390 2,686
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,439 2,306
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,495 1,961
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,834 2,406
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,243 2,616
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,993 2,308
Codename: Kids Next Door is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 3,978 2,565
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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+ - 3,783 2,500
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 4,211 2,785
Recess is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Recess 1997