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List Rules 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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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Avatar: The Last Airbender Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids Shows That May Be Just Too Scary For TV

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Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

3
+ - 5,340 2,256
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Fairly OddParents Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

4
+ - 5,652 3,160
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

5
+ - 4,567 2,356
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutro... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen

6
+ - 5,852 1,932
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Hey Arnold! Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta

7
+ - 4,997 2,801
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Danny Phantom David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

8
+ - 4,045 2,525
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
CatDog Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui

9
+ - 3,837 2,806
Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Invader Zim Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

10
+ - 4,295 2,130
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Rocko's Modern Life Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

11
+ - 4,557 1,948
Doug is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Doug Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

12
+ - 3,241 1,959
The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Wild Thornberrys Lacey Chabert, Jodi Carlisle, Tim Curry

13
+ - 3,446 1,883
Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Rocket Power Lauren Tom, Jennifer Hale, John Kassir

14
+ - 3,173 2,032
The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Angry Beavers Richard Steven Horvitz, Nick Bakay, Charlie Brissette

15
+ - 3,124 2,139
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Ren & Stimpy Show John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

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+ - 2,808 2,926
Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino

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+ - 3,138 1,783
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Charles Adler, Christine Cavanaugh, David Eccles

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Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

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+ - 2,019 2,256
All Grown Up! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
All Grown Up! Elizabeth Daily, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie

20
+ - 2,061 2,251
My Life as a Teenage Robot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
My Life as a Teenage Robot Chad Doreck, Janice Kawaye, Candi Milo

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+ - 2,111 2,225
iCarly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
iCarly Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress

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+ - 2,018 2,114
ChalkZone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
ChalkZone Elizabeth Daily, Candi Milo, Hynden Walch

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+ - 2,528 1,180
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Kim Possible Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

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+ - 1,465 2,374
The Penguins of Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Penguins of Madagascar Kevin Michael Richardson, Tara Strong, Diedrich Bader

25
+ - 1,850 1,895
As Told by Ginger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
As Told by Ginger Melissa Disney, Jeannie Elias, Tress MacNeille

26
+ - 1,446 1,226
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

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Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Tiny Toon Adventures Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

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+ - 1,530 1,804
KaBlam! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
KaBlam! Mischa Barton, Billy West, John Walsh

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+ - 852 2,231
Catscratch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Catscratch Rob Paulsen, Wayne Knight, Kevin McDonald

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+ - 919 2,158
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awes... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Lucy Liu, Maria Bamford, Simon Helberg

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+ - 1,206 1,480
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 1,122 1,847
Action League Now! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Action League Now Veronica Alicino, Robyn Carlsson, Alyssa Grahm

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+ - 708 2,183
El Tigre: The Adventures of Ma... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Alanna Ubach, Grey Griffin, Eric Bauza

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+ - 735 2,213
T.U.F.F. Puppy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
T.U.F.F. Puppy Grey DeLisle, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett

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+ - 452 1,709
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Winx Club Liza Jacqueline, Caren Manuel, Helena Evangeliou

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+ - 862 1,759
Back at the Barnyard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Back At The Barnyard Tino Insana, Chris Hardwick, Jeffrey Garcia

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+ - 323 2,162
Wayside is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Wayside Mark Rendall, Kedar Brown, Denise Oliver

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+ - 472 1,629
The Mighty B! is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Mighty B! Amy Poehler, Dee Bradley Baker, Grey Griffin

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+ - 439 2,084
The X's is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The X's Jansen Panettiere, Patrick Warburton, Wendie Malick

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+ - 137 199
The Adventures of Pete & Pete is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Adventures of Pete & Pete Michael C. Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Judy Grafe

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The Loud House is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Loud House Grey Griffin, Liliana Mumy, Caitlin Carmichael

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+ - 227 1,252
Mr. Meaty is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Mr. Meaty Bill Farmer, Arthur Holden

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+ - 389 1,897
Sanjay and Craig is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 228 1,110
Tak and the Power of Juju is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Tak and the Power of Juju Patrick Warburton, John DiMaggio, Hal Sparks

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+ - 244 1,164
Planet Sheen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Planet Sheen Soleil Moon Frye, Rob Paulsen, Thomas Lennon

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+ - 108 1,142
Robot and Monster is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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+ - 45 1,143
Pelswick is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Pelswick David Arquette, Tony Rosato, Robert Tinkler