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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    - 2,516

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

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  3. 3
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    - 2,373


    Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

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  4. 4
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    - 2,075


    Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

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  5. 5
    + 3,488
    - 1,516

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    Tom, Jerry, Spike

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  6. 6
    + 2,937
    - 1,603


    Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

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  7. 7
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    - 1,636


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

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  8. 8
    + 2,207
    - 1,573


    Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

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    - 1,694


    Azula, Zuko, Katara

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  10. 10
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

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  11. 11
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    - 1,704


    SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

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  12. 12
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    - 1,426


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    + 1,979
    - 1,294


    Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

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  14. 14
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    - 1,322


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

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    - 1,085

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    Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

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    Mr. Spacely

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    Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

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    - 1,180


    Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

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  20. 20
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    - 1,071


    Daphne Blake

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

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    + 2,286
    - 1,184


    Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

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    + 1,730
    - 994


    Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

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    Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

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    - 1,191


    Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

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    - 1,161


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    - 1,112


    Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

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  29. 29
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    - 1,366


    Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

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  30. 30
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    Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

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    added by Ryanturcotte
    Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

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    - 891

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

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    - 1,273

    often listed
    Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

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

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    - 1,387

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

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  37. 37
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    - 832

    added by azzy_roth

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  38. 38
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    - 974

    often listed & added by jbeuscher01

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  39. 39
    + 1,471
    - 1,111


    Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

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  40. 40
    + 1,124
    - 896


    Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

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    + 1,415
    - 957


    Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

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  42. 42
    + 1,052
    - 685

    added by dale358z
    Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

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  43. 43
    + 956
    - 915


    Penny

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  44. 44
    + 849
    - 919


    Gargamel, Papa Smurf, Brainy Smurf

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  45. 45
    + 1,018
    - 944


    Cheetara, Lion-O, Snarf

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    - 483

    ranked low on reranks

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  48. 48
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    - 852


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Max Gibson

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  49. 49
    + 962
    - 925


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Superman

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    - 798


    Ed, Edd, Jimmy

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