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

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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    Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety

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  2. 2
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    - 2,692

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

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  3. 3
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    - 2,584


    Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

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  4. 4
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    - 2,260


    Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

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  5. 5
    + 3,706
    - 1,641

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    Tom, Jerry, Spike

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  6. 6
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    - 1,753


    Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

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  7. 7
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    - 1,776


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

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  8. 8
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    - 1,807


    Azula, Zuko, Katara

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    - 1,706


    Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

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  10. 10
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    - 2,573


    Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

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  11. 11
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    - 1,841


    SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

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  13. 13
    + 2,076
    - 1,418


    Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

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  14. 14
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  15. 15
    + 2,098
    - 1,431


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

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  16. 16
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    - 1,168

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    Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

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  17. 17
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    Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

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  18. 18
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    Mr. Spacely

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    - 1,273


    Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

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  20. 20
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    Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

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  22. 22
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    Daphne Blake

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

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    - 1,277


    Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

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    Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

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    Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

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  27. 27
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    Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

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    + 1,593
    - 1,474


    Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

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    - 1,045


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

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    - 972

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

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    - 1,068

    added by Ryanturcotte
    Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

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    added by azzy_roth

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    - 1,038


    Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

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    - 1,360

    often listed
    Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

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    - 1,027


    Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

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    - 749

    added by dale358z
    Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

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    - 1,487

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

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  40. 40
    + 1,579
    - 1,214


    Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

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  41. 41
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    - 1,044

    often listed & added by jbeuscher01

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  42. 42
    + 732
    - 316

    ranked low on reranks & added by Nicole Clark

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  43. 43
    + 1,174
    - 953


    Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

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  45. 45
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    - 861


    Ed, Edd, Jimmy

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  47. 47
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    Penny

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    - 1,012


    Cheetara, Lion-O, Snarf

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    - 709

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    Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler

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  50. 50
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    added by JamesEdwards

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