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
    + 4,066
    - 2,602

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

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  3. 3
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    - 2,482


    Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

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  4. 4
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    - 2,165


    Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

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  5. 5
    + 3,584
    - 1,573

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    Tom, Jerry, Spike

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  6. 6
    + 3,024
    - 1,677


    Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

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  7. 7
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    - 1,706


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

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  8. 8
    + 2,259
    - 1,639


    Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

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    - 1,743


    Azula, Zuko, Katara

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  10. 10
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    - 2,483

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

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  11. 11
    + 2,955
    - 1,775


    SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

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  12. 12
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    - 1,488


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  13. 13
    + 2,017
    - 1,357


    Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

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  14. 14
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    - 1,224


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  15. 15
    + 2,029
    - 1,378


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

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    - 1,126

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    Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

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    - 1,244


    Mr. Spacely

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  18. 18
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    - 1,302


    Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

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  19. 19
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    - 1,223


    Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

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  20. 20
    + 1,670
    - 1,119


    Daphne Blake

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  21. 21
    + 2,369
    - 1,229


    Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

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  22. 22
    + 1,519
    - 1,609

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

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  23. 23
    + 1,749
    - 1,141


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  24. 24
    + 1,768
    - 1,041


    Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

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  25. 25
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    - 1,036

    added by R20X
    Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

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    - 1,231


    Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

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  27. 27
    + 1,382
    - 1,153


    Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

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  28. 28
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    - 1,198


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    + 1,556
    - 1,418


    Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

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  30. 30
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    - 1,013


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    - 693

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

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    - 924

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

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    - 996


    Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

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  34. 34
    + 1,256
    - 1,319

    often listed
    Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

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    - 866

    added by azzy_roth

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  36. 36
    + 1,191
    - 1,437

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

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  37. 37
    + 1,300
    - 1,022

    added by Ryanturcotte
    Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

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  38. 38
    + 917
    - 1,013

    often listed & added by jbeuscher01

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  39. 39
    + 1,525
    - 1,160


    Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

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  40. 40
    + 1,469
    - 990


    Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

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  41. 41
    + 1,129
    - 715

    added by dale358z
    Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

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  42. 42
    + 1,141
    - 926


    Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

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  43. 43
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    - 857


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  44. 44
    + 839
    - 507


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  45. 45
    + 972
    - 951


    Penny

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  46. 46
    + 1,037
    - 980


    Cheetara, Lion-O, Snarf

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  47. 47
    + 864
    - 959

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Gargamel, Papa Smurf, Brainy Smurf

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  48. 48
    + 1,048
    - 830


    Ed, Edd, Jimmy

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  49. 49
    + 944
    - 681

    ranked low on reranks
    Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler

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  50. 50
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    - 283

    added by Nicole Clark

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