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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
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    Down 449

    ranked low on reranks
    Tom and Jerry

    1940 More
    95
  4. 4
    Up 932
    Down 547
    1960 More
    87
  5. 5
    Up 1019
    Down 464
    1969 More
    81
  6. 6
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Futurama

    1999 More
    76
  7. 7
    Up 777
    Down 503
    1960 More
    76
  8. 8
    Up 1020
    Down 607
    1999 More
    76
  9. 9
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    Batman: The Animated Series

    1992 More
    74
  10. 10
    Up 933
    Down 629
    1997 More
    73
  11. 11
    Up 735
    Down 448
    1993 More
    73
  12. 12
    Up 769
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    1987 More
    72
  13. 13
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    2005 More
    72
  14. 14
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    often listed
    Family Guy

    1999 More
    72
  15. 15
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Jetsons

    1962 More
    72
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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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    1997 More
    68
  21. 21
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    1995 More
    67
  22. 22
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    1991 More
    67
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Fairly OddParents

    2001 More
    66
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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
    Up 488
    Down 224
    1966 More
    65
  28. 28
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    1992 More
    65
  29. 29
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    ThunderCats

    1985 More
    64
  30. 30
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    1994 More
    64
  31. 31
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    1993 More
    63
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    Phineas and Ferb

    2007 More
    63
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    1958, 1961-01-30 More
    63
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    1983 More
    62
  35. 35
    Up 506
    Down 356
    1999 More
    60
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    1999 More
    60
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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
    58
  40. 40
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    1988 More
    57
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    1959 More
    57
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    2010 More
    57
  43. 43
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    1996 More
    57
  44. 44
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    1997 More
    56
  45. 45
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    1991 More
    56
  46. 46
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    1984 More
    56
  47. 47
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    1989 More
    55
  48. 48
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    1989 More
    55
  49. 49
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    1997 More
    54
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    2004 More
    54
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