tv The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time  

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Charles Adler, Christine Cavanaugh, David Eccles

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Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 17 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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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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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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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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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awes... is listed (or ranked) 31 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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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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T.U.F.F. Puppy is listed (or ranked) 33 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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El Tigre: The Adventures of Ma... is listed (or ranked) 34 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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Winx Club Liza Jacqueline, Caren Manuel, Helena Evangeliou

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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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The Mighty B! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Mighty B! Amy Poehler, Dee Bradley Baker, Grey Griffin

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Wayside is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Wayside Mark Rendall, Kedar Brown, Denise Oliver

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The Loud House is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Loud House Grey Griffin, Liliana Mumy, Caitlin Carmichael

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The X's is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The X's Jansen Panettiere, Patrick Warburton, Wendie Malick

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Mr. Meaty is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Mr. Meaty Bill Farmer, Arthur Holden

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Tak and the Power of Juju is listed (or ranked) 42 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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Planet Sheen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Planet Sheen Soleil Moon Frye, Rob Paulsen, Thomas Lennon

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Sanjay and Craig is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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Robot and Monster is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time

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Pelswick is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
Pelswick David Arquette, Tony Rosato, Robert Tinkler

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The Adventures of Pete & Pete is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time
The Adventures of Pete & Pete Michael C. Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Judy Grafe