The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time TV Programs

The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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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 it's live action shows in the 80s and early 90s, it started to shift it's programming focus over to cartoons. They even created their own cartoon company, "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.

What are the best shows on Nickelodeon? 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 also is the creator of some cutting edge programming like "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and it's 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 Nickelodeon Cartoon here.

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

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    the people's #1
    Rugrats

    1991 More
    99
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    SpongeBob SquarePants

    1999 More
    95
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    2005 More
    95
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    2001 More
    92
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    1996 More
    81
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    1993 More
    80
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    Invader Zim

    2001 More
    80
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    1991 More
    77
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    2002 More
    76
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    CatDog

    74
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    1997 More
    73
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    Danny Phantom

    2004 More
    70
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    Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

    1994 More
    68
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    often listed
    The Wild Thornberrys

    1998 More
    67
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    2012 More
    66
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    Ren & Stimpy

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    Rocket Power

    61
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    1995 More
    59
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    ChalkZone

    1998 More
    58
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    often listed
    All Grown Up!

    2003 More
    58
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    2007 More
    53
    added by: mohid
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    1991 More
    51
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    2008 More
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    KaBlam!

    1996 More
    49
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    niche appeal
    As Told by Ginger

    1998 More
    44
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

    2011 More
    43
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    Action League Now

    41
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    niche appeal
    T.U.F.F. Puppy

    2010 More
    35
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    El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera

    2007 More
    30
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    new! Sanjay and Craig

    2013 More
    29
    added by: kuzronk
    2013
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    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    Wayside

    2007 More
    27
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    The X's

    2005 More
    26
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    controversial
    Fanboy and Chum Chum

    2009 More
    23
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