The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made TV Programs
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The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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" 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 is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    The Simpsons

    1989 More
    100
  2. 2
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    Looney Tunes

    95
  3. 3
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    1997 More
    91
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    1999 More
    85
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    1940 More
    82
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    1999 More
    79
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    1960 More
    76
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    1969 More
    75
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    1992 More
    73
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    1960 More
    67
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    2005 More
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    1993 More
    65
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    1995 More
    63
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    63
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    1987 More
    63
  17. 17
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    1962 More
    62
  18. 18
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    1991 More
    61
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    Beavis and Butthead

    1992 More
    60
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    1991 More
    59
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    Dexter's Laboratory

    1996 More
    59
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    King of the Hill

    1997 More
    59
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    1992 More
    58
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    1987 More
    58
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    1969 More
    58
  26. 26
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    1959 More
    57
    added by: jbeuscher01
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    1969 More
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    56
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    1998 More
    55
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    1990 More
    54
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    1960 More
    53
    added by: azzy_roth
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    1985 More
    51
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    2007 More
    51
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    1983 More
    51
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    2001 More
    50
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    1958, 1961-01-30 More
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    1999 More
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    Dragon Ball Z

    1989 More
    49
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    1981 More
    49
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    1984 More
    48
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    1991 More
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    2009 More
    47
    added by: Ryanturcotte
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    1991 More
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    1964 More
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    1996 More
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    Gargoyles

    1994 More
    45
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