The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made TV Programs

The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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The top animated series of all time include some of the best TV shows ever to flicker in your living room (or on your computer screen as time has gone on). The greatest cartoon series ever include cartoons from every decade of television's existence and is here so you can vote for the best animated series ever on this list of the best cartoons. 

What are the best cartoon shows of all time? The greatest serial cartoons ever painted on acetate include classics like "Looney Tunes" and modern day classics like "South Park" and "King of the Hill". This list is a consensus of popular opinion on the ultimate ranking of awesomeness. Writing or artwork, these series stood out in a pack of cheap, uninspired marketing tools. Real storytelling or actual humor, rank the best cartoon shows of all time and add them to the list. If you see something missing, add it!

List Criteria: Best cartoon or computer animated TV shows

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    The Simpsons

    1989 More
    100
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    1997 More
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    Family Guy

    1999 More
    79
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    1960 More
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    1969 More
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    1992 More
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show

    1991 More
    59
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    1987 More
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    DuckTales

    1987 More
    58
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    1959 More
    57
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    1992 More
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    1960 More
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    added by: azzy_roth
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    ThunderCats

    1985 More
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    1983 More
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    1958, 1961-01-30 More
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    The Transformers

    1984 More
    48
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    Robot Chicken

    2005 More
    48
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    2009 More
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    added by: Ryanturcotte
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    Doug

    1991 More
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    1991 More
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    1964 More
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    2002 More
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    added by: WarrenMitchell
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