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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    Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety

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  2. 2
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    - 2,264

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

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  3. 3
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    - 2,105


    Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

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  4. 4
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    - 1,343

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    Tom, Jerry, Spike

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  5. 5
    + 3,104
    - 1,870


    Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

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  6. 6
    + 2,672
    - 1,429


    Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

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    - 1,465


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

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    - 1,395


    Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

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    - 2,162


    Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

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  10. 10
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    - 1,537


    Azula, Zuko, Katara

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    - 1,533


    SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

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    - 1,289


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  13. 13
    + 1,805
    - 1,156


    Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

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  15. 15
    + 1,763
    - 1,189


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

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  16. 16
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    - 1,078


    Mr. Spacely

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    Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

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  18. 18
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    - 1,133


    Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

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    Daphne Blake

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  20. 20
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    - 1,055


    Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

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  21. 21
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    - 1,042


    Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

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

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    - 892


    Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

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    Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

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    Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

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    - 1,235


    Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

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    - 1,018


    Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

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    - 1,162


    Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

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

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    - 869


    Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

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    added by azzy_roth

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    added by Ryanturcotte
    Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

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    - 803

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

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

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  38. 38
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    - 893

    often listed & added by jbeuscher01

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  39. 39
    + 1,017
    - 829


    Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

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  40. 40
    + 1,325
    - 1,015


    Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

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  41. 41
    + 877
    - 830


    Penny

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  42. 42
    + 1,224
    - 854

    ranked low on reranks
    Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

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  43. 43
    + 775
    - 841

    often listed
    Gargamel, Papa Smurf, Brainy Smurf

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  44. 44
    + 920
    - 875


    Cheetara, Lion-O, Snarf

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    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Max Gibson

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    - 601

    added by dale358z
    Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

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    Ed, Edd, Jimmy

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  50. 50
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    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Superman

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