The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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List Criteria: Best cartoon or computer animated TV shows

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", anime series, 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 good 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!
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  1. 1
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    The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    the people's #1 & most listed
    The Simpsons Homer Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Mr. Burns

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    Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    ranked low on reranks
    Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety

  3. 3
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    South Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    South Park Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

  4. 4
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    Futurama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Futurama Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

  5. 5
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    Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    ranked low on reranks
    Tom and Jerry Tom, Jerry, Spike

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    Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Scooby-Doo Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

  7. 7
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    Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Batman: The Animated Series Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

  8. 8
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    The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Flintstones Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

  9. 9
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    Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Avatar: The Last Airbender Azula, Zuko, Katara

  10. 10
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    Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Family Guy Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

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    SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

  12. 12
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    Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Animaniacs

  13. 13
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    Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Pinky and the Brain Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

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    The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Bugs Bunny Show

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    Justice League is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Justice League Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

  16. 16
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    The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Jetsons Mr. Spacely

  17. 17
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    Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Dexter's Laboratory Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

  18. 18
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

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    King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    King of the Hill Hank Hill, Bobby Hill, Peggy Hill

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    The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Powerpuff Girls Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

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    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Daphne Blake

  22. 22
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    Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Dragon Ball Z Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

  23. 23
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    DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    DuckTales Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

  24. 24
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    X-Men is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    X-Men

  25. 25
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    Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    added by R20X
    Pokémon Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

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    Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Rugrats Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

  27. 27
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    American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    American Dad! Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

  28. 28
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    Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Samurai Jack

  29. 29
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    Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Phineas and Ferb Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

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    The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Pink Panther Show

  31. 31
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Ren & Stimpy Show Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

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    Beavis and Butthead is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Beavis and Butthead Daria Morgendorffer, Beavis, Butt-head

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    The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Fairly OddParents Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

  34. 34
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    Archer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    added by Ryanturcotte
    Archer Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

  35. 35
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    The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    often listed & added by jbeuscher01
    The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

  36. 36
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    Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    added by azzy_roth
    Popeye the Sailor

  37. 37
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    Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Kim Possible Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

  38. 38
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    Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    ranked low on reranks & added by DrGerm
    Teen Titans Deathstroke, Starfire, Robin

  39. 39
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    Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Adventure Time Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

  40. 40
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    Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Tiny Toon Adventures Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

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    Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Avatar: Legend of Korra Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

  42. 42
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    Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Inspector Gadget Penny

  43. 43
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    Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

    added by dale358z
    Gravity Falls Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

  44. 44
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    The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Smurfs Gargamel, Papa Smurf, Brainy Smurf

  45. 45
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    ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    ThunderCats Cheetara, Lion-O, Snarf

  46. 46
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    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Max Gibson

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    Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Yogi Bear

  48. 48
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    Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Justice League Unlimited Bruce Wayne, Batman, Superman

  49. 49
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    Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    Ed, Edd n Eddy Ed, Edd, Jimmy

  50. 50
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    The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made


    The Road Runner Show

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