The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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List Criteria: Cartoons and animated series that originally aired on Nickelodeon or Nick Jr.

Nickelodeon cartoons are some of the best on cable and have made Nickelodeon the go-to source of basic cable children's entertainment. While Nickelodeon was known for its live action shows in the 80s and early 90s, it started to shift its programming focus over to cartoons. They even created their own cartoon company called, "Nicktoons." 

"Nicktoons" introduced the world to such famous Nickelodeon cartoons as Rugrats, Ahhhhh Real Monsters, Doug, and much more. It wasn't until 2000 that Nickelodeon really started to pick up steam with their massive hit, Spongebob Squarepants. Spongebob was so popular it became synonymous with cartoons in general. In addition to Spongebob there are many of other memorable Nickelodeon cartoon characters from these Nick cartoons.

Since then Nickelodeon has made cartoon hits as well as some off-kilter toons like The Fairly Odd Parents, Invader Zim, and Ren and Stimpy. Nick is also the creator of some cutting edge programming like Avatar: The Last Airbender and its current follow up, Avatar: Legend of Korra.

Nickelodeon might not make the live action shows that some of us grew up loving anymore, but they certainly have made up for it by producing some of the best cartoons around. Vote for your favorite old and new Nickelodeon cartoons here on this Nickelodeon shows list! 
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    Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

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    Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

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    Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

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    Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

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    Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen

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    Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta

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    David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

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    Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui

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    Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

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    Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

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    Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

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    Lacey Chabert, Jodi Carlisle, Tim Curry

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    Richard Steven Horvitz, Nick Bakay, Charlie Brissette

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    Lauren Tom, Jennifer Hale, John Kassir

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    John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

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    Charles Adler, Christine Cavanaugh, David Eccles

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    Elizabeth Daily, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie

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    Elizabeth Daily, Candi Milo, Hynden Walch

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    Kevin Michael Richardson, Tara Strong, Diedrich Bader

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    Melissa Disney, Jeannie Elias, Tress MacNeille

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    Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

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    Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

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    Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

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    Rob Paulsen, Wayne Knight, Kevin McDonald

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    Lucy Liu, Maria Bamford, Simon Helberg

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    Grey DeLisle, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett

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    Liza Jacqueline, Caren Manuel, Helena Evangeliou

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    Alanna Ubach, Grey Griffin, Eric Bauza

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    Amy Poehler, Dee Bradley Baker, Grey Griffin

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    Tino Insana, Chris Hardwick, Jeffrey Garcia

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    Mark Rendall, Kedar Brown, Denise Oliver

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    Jansen Panettiere, Patrick Warburton, Wendie Malick

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    Bill Farmer, Arthur Holden

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    Patrick Warburton, John DiMaggio, Hal Sparks

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    Soleil Moon Frye, Rob Paulsen, Thomas Lennon

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    David Arquette, Tony Rosato, Robert Tinkler

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