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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    the people's #1 &most listed
    The Simpsons

    1989 More
    100
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    Looney Tunes

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    1960 More
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    1969 More
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    1991 More
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    King of the Hill

    1997 More
    59
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    Dexter's Laboratory

    1996 More
    58
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    1992 More
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    1987 More
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    1969 More
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    1959 More
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    added by: jbeuscher01
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    1990 More
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    added by: azzy_roth
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    1985 More
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    1958, 1961-01-30 More
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    Dragon Ball Z

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    1984 More
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    added by: Ryanturcotte
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    added by: WarrenMitchell
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