The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made TV Programs

The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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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 Criteria: Best cartoon or computer animated TV shows

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  1. 120
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Boondocks

    2005 More
    32
  2. 43
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    Archer

    2009 More
    46
    added by: Ryanturcotte
  3. 53
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    ranked low on reranks
    Dragon Ball Z

    1989 More
    43
  4. 110
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    Down 50

    niche appeal
    Dragon Ball

    1986 More
    34
  5. 77
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    1994 More
    39
  6. 70
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    Down 44

    ranked low on reranks &niche appeal
    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers

    1989 More
    40
  7. 34
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    1983 More
    50
  8. 72
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    often listed
    The Tick

    1994 More
    40
  9. 117
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    ranked high on reranks
    George of the Jungle

    1967 More
    32
    added by: Countermoon
  10. 23
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    1959 More
    57
  11. 124
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    Down 17

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    The Pink Panther

    1993 More
    31
  12. 103
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    Batman: The Brave and the Bold

    2008 More
    35
  13. 9
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    Batman: The Animated Series

    1992 More
    73
  14. 46
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    ranked low on reranks
    Batman Beyond

    1999 More
    45
  15. 37
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    Justice League Unlimited

    2004 More
    49
  16. 14
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    2005 More
    63
  17. 47
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    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    Avatar: Legend of Korra

    2012 More
    45
  18. 36
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    2001 More
    49
  19. 22
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    ranked low on reranks
    DuckTales

    1987 More
    58
  20. 59
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    Down 40

    ranked low on reranks
    A Charlie Brown Christmas

    42
  21. 118
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    1966 More
    32
  22. 68
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    The Venture Bros.

    2003 More
    40
  23. 56
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Arthur

    1996 More
    42
  24. 121
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    DangerMouse

    1981 More
    31
  25. 52
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    Hey Arnold!

    1996 More
    43
  26. 31
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    1998 More
    52
  27. 41
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    2007 More
    47
  28. 91
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    1999 More
    37
  29. 26
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    1969 More
    56
  30. 95
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    2004 More
    37
  31. 79
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Penguins of Madagascar

    2008 More
    39
    added by: R20X
  32. 113
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    about to drop off &ranked high on reranks
    Duckman

    1994 More
    33
    added by: bojanthebest
  33. 51
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    ranked low on reranks
    Gargoyles

    1994 More
    44
  34. 20
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    ranked low on reranks
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    1987 More
    59
  35. 101
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    ranked high on reranks &niche appeal
    Neon Genesis Evangelion

    1995 More
    35
  36. 81
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    Down 12

    ranked high on reranks
    Star Trek: The Animated Series

    1973 More
    39
    added by: jbeuscher01
  37. 27
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    ranked low on reranks
    Dexter's Laboratory

    1996 More
    55
  38. 29
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Samurai Jack

    2001 More
    54
  39. 57
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    Down 98

    ranked high on reranks &niche appeal
    Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    2008 More
    42
  40. 78
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    Down 41

    niche appeal
    Teen Titans

    2002 More
    39
    added by: DrGerm
  41. 63
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    often listed
    Daria

    1997 More
    41
  42. 19
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    King of the Hill

    1997 More
    59
  43. 136
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    1994 More
    27
  44. 126
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    Down 86

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Rocket Power

    1999 More
    30
  45. 130
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    Down 36
    1974 More
    28
  46. 109
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Real Ghostbusters

    1986 More
    34
  47. 38
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    controversial
    The Transformers

    1984 More
    49
  48. 100
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    2010 More
    35
    added by: SnowLeopard44
  49. 132
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    1991 More
    28
  50. 28
    Up 215
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    1969 More
    55
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