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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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    1940 More
    95
  3. 3
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    most listed
    The Simpsons

    1989 More
    95
  4. 4
    Up 908
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    1960 More
    87
  5. 5
    Up 987
    Down 457
    1969 More
    81
  6. 6
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Futurama

    1999 More
    76
  7. 7
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    1960 More
    76
  8. 8
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    1999 More
    76
  9. 9
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    Batman: The Animated Series

    1992 More
    74
  10. 10
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    1997 More
    73
  11. 11
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    1993 More
    72
  12. 12
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    1987 More
    72
  13. 13
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    Avatar: The Last Airbender

    2005 More
    72
  14. 14
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Jetsons

    1962 More
    72
  15. 15
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    often listed
    Family Guy

    1999 More
    72
  16. 16
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    Scooby-Doo

    1969 More
    71
  17. 17
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    1996 More
    71
  18. 18
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    2001 More
    71
  19. 19
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    The Bugs Bunny Show

    1960 More
    70
  20. 20
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    often listed
    Pokémon

    1997 More
    68
  21. 21
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    1995 More
    67
  22. 22
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    Down 346
    1991 More
    67
  23. 23
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    2001 More
    66
  24. 24
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    DuckTales

    1987 More
    66
  25. 25
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    2002 More
    65
  26. 26
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    1998 More
    65
  27. 27
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    1992 More
    65
  28. 28
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    1966 More
    65
  29. 29
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    1994 More
    64
  30. 30
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    1985 More
    64
  31. 31
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    1993 More
    63
  32. 32
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    Phineas and Ferb

    2007 More
    63
  33. 33
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    1958, 1961-01-30 More
    63
  34. 34
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    1983 More
    62
  35. 35
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    1999 More
    61
  36. 36
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    1999 More
    60
  37. 37
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    The Smurfs

    1981 More
    59
  38. 38
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    2004 More
    58
  39. 39
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    1957 More
    57
  40. 40
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    1988 More
    57
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    1959 More
    57
  42. 42
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    2010 More
    57
  43. 43
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    1996 More
    56
  44. 44
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    1997 More
    56
  45. 45
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    1991 More
    56
  46. 46
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    1989 More
    56
  47. 47
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    1984 More
    55
  48. 48
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    1989 More
    55
  49. 49
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    2004 More
    55
  50. 50
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    1983 More
    54
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