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
    + 3,802
    - 2,373

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

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  3. 3
    + 3,756
    - 2,233


    Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

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  4. 4
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    - 1,964


    Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

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  5. 5
    + 3,306
    - 1,430

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    Tom, Jerry, Spike

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  6. 6
    + 2,787
    - 1,514


    Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

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  7. 7
    + 2,808
    - 1,544


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

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  8. 8
    + 2,104
    - 1,483


    Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

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  9. 9
    + 3,992
    - 1,608


    Azula, Zuko, Katara

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  10. 10
    + 2,719
    - 2,272


    Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

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  11. 11
    + 2,699
    - 1,629


    SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

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  12. 12
    + 1,871
    - 1,356


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  13. 13
    + 1,884
    - 1,219


    Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

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  14. 14
    + 1,864
    - 1,255


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

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  15. 15
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  16. 16
    + 1,455
    - 1,141


    Mr. Spacely

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  17. 17
    + 1,965
    - 1,036


    Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

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  18. 18
    + 1,832
    - 1,187


    Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

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    - 1,480

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

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  20. 20
    + 2,125
    - 1,111


    Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

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  21. 21
    + 1,559
    - 1,122


    Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

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  22. 22
    + 1,533
    - 1,026


    Daphne Blake

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  23. 23
    + 1,648
    - 939


    Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

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  24. 24
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    - 928

    added by R20X
    Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

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    - 1,143


    Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

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  27. 27
    + 1,459
    - 1,304


    Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

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  28. 28
    + 1,370
    - 1,107


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    + 1,229
    - 1,060


    Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

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    - 934


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    - 925

    added by Ryanturcotte
    Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

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    - 1,215

    often listed
    Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

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    - 1,316

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

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  34. 34
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    - 907


    Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

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    - 798

    added by azzy_roth

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    + 1,220
    - 840

    added by WarrenMitchell
    Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

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  37. 37
    + 856
    - 935

    often listed & added by jbeuscher01

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  38. 38
    + 1,254
    - 623

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

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  39. 39
    + 1,314
    - 899


    Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

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  40. 40
    + 1,051
    - 864


    Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

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  41. 41
    + 1,391
    - 1,059


    Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

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  42. 42
    + 905
    - 873


    Penny

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  43. 43
    + 953
    - 639

    added by dale358z
    Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

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  44. 44
    + 1,001
    - 805


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Max Gibson

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  45. 45
    + 966
    - 906


    Cheetara, Lion-O, Snarf

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  46. 46
    + 807
    - 880


    Gargamel, Papa Smurf, Brainy Smurf

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    + 839
    - 789


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    - 455

    ranked low on reranks

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  49. 49
    + 922
    - 889


    Bruce Wayne, Batman, Superman

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  50. 50
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    - 763


    Ed, Edd, Jimmy

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