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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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1
+ - 5,023 2,434
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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2
+ - 4,844 3,284
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Simpsons Homer Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Mr. Burns

3
+ - 4,720 3,201
South Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
South Park Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

4
+ - 4,372 2,033
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tom and Jerry Tom, Jerry, Spike

5
+ - 4,160 2,764
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Futurama Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

6
+ - 3,691 2,158
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scooby-Doo Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

7
+ - 3,786 2,167
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

8
+ - 5,896 2,121
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

9
+ - 2,649 2,092
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

10
+ - 3,436 3,109
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Family Guy Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

11
+ - 3,662 2,178
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

12
+ - 2,375 1,866
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

13
+ - 2,471 1,698
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Justice League Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

14
+ - 2,335 1,698
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

15
+ - 2,178 1,524
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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16
+ - 2,556 1,393
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dexter's Laboratory Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

17
+ - 2,056 1,533
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Powerpuff Girls Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

18
+ - 2,262 1,605
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

19
+ - 2,964 1,546
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dragon Ball Z Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

20
+ - 1,799 1,561
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Jetsons Mr. Spacely

21
+ - 2,095 1,406
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

22
+ - 1,989 1,376
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

23
+ - 2,260 1,338
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Pokémon Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

24
+ - 1,762 1,967
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
King of the Hill Hank Hill, Bobby Hill, Peggy Hill

25
+ - 2,020 1,501
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Rugrats Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

26
+ - 2,076 1,295
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DuckTales Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

27
+ - 1,960 1,438
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

28
+ - 1,542 489
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

29
+ - 1,758 1,420
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Phineas and Ferb Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

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30
+ - 1,873 880
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Teen Titans Deathstroke, Starfire, Robin

31
+ - 1,723 922
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Gravity Falls Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

32
+ - 1,713 1,170
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Kim Possible Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

33
+ - 1,822 1,696
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
American Dad! Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

34
+ - 1,595 1,215
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

35
+ - 1,916 1,218
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

36
+ - 1,600 1,266
Archer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Archer Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

37
+ - 1,463 1,044
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

38
+ - 1,660 1,183
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

39
+ - 1,891 1,397
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

40
+ - 1,429 1,550
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

41
+ - 1,353 1,709
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

42
+ - 940 597
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

43
+ - 1,053 1,193
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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44
+ - 1,324 1,078
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tiny Toon Adventures Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

45
+ - 1,028 637
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

46
+ - 1,211 642
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Edward Elric, Roy Mustang, Winry Rockbell

47
+ - 1,300 1,000
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ed, Edd n Eddy Ed, Edd, Jimmy

48
+ - 1,138 836
Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bob's Burgers Bob Belcher, Tina Belcher, Louise Belcher

49
+ - 1,284 1,032
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Batman Beyond Bruce Wayne, Batman, Max Gibson

50
+ - 1,165 820
Recess is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Recess Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler