The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made TV Programs
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The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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" 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!
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