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List Rules 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

TV animations like Family Guy and Simpsons are also considered to be some of the funniest animated comedies of all time as well. If you've missed out on these top rated animated shows, you can watch them on Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming sites. 

What are the best cartoon shows of all time? The greatest serial cartoons ever painted on acetate include classics like Looney Tunes, anime series like One-Punch Man, 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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Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck Tweety

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Simpsons Homer Simpson, Lisa Simpson Mr. Burns

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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

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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Futurama Bender, Leela Zoidberg

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

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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

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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Avatar: The Last Airbender Azula, Zuko Katara

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The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Flintstones Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble The Great Gazoo

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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

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

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Justice League is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Justice League Bruce Wayne, Batman Black Canary

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Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 14 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) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dexter's Laboratory Dexter, Dee Dee Monkey

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The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Powerpuff Girls Mojo Jojo, Bubbles Blossom

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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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The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Jetsons Mr. Spacely

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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dragon Ball Z Vegeta, Goku Android 18

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X-Men is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Pokémon Ash Ketchum, Misty Meowth

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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DuckTales Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack Magica De Spell

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Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Rugrats Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles Stu Pickles

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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
King of the Hill Hank Hill, Bobby Hill Peggy Hill

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Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Phineas and Ferb Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus Candace Flynn

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Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Kim Possible Kim Possible, Shego Ron Stoppable

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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
American Dad! Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad! Francine Smith

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The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Teen Titans Deathstroke, Starfire Robin

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Archer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Archer Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt Pam Poovey

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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Gravity Falls Robbie, Cute Biker Toby Determined

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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Adventure Time Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King Jake the Dog

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

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Fairly OddParents Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker Chester McBadbat

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Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Avatar: Legend of Korra Korra, Azula Asami Sato

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The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Ren & Stimpy Show Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

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+ - 1,248 1,521
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Beavis and Butthead Daria Morgendorffer, Beavis Butt-head

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The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tiny Toon Adventures Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit Byron Basset

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Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ed, Edd n Eddy Ed, Edd Jimmy

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The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Batman Beyond Bruce Wayne, Batman Max Gibson

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Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Justice League Unlimited Bruce Wayne, Batman Superman

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Recess is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Recess Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler