The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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List Criteria: Whether it was your childhood favorite or your favorite adult pastime, vote up which cartoons from the 90s were you like the most.

The best cartoons of the 90s are those the top animated series that ran between the years of 1990 and 2000 and features Nicktoons, Saturday morning cartoons, Disney animated TV shows, and network cartoon series for both kid and adult audiences. With so many great series airing in the 90s, it's no surprise that these are also some of the best cartoons of all time.

For the most part, these best 90s cartoons are geared towards children. Those growing up in the 1990s undoubtably spent numerous hours watching the likes of "Rugrats," "Doug," "Rocko's Modern Life," and "Animaniacs." Few can deny that classic series like "Dexter's Labratory," "DuckTales," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," and "TaleSpin" are some of the best ever for Saturday morning viewing.

Then there's another breed of top 90s cartoons, those suited better for more adult audiences. "South Park" broke the mold with it's raunchiness, as did the likes of "Beavis and Butt-head" and "Family Guy." Two of those three are still popular even today with new episodes airing weekly. All feature more mature jokes, topics children wouldn't really understand and a whole lot of inappropriateness all bundled tightly in animated form.

Which cartoons from the 90s had you glued to the television and make you miss your 90s childhood? Vote for your favorites, add any we missed or re-rank the list to put it in your order. To reminisce more about the glorious decade of the 1990s, check out the most nostalgia-inducing toys of the 90s too!
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  1. 1
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    The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    the people's #1 & most listed
    The Simpsons 1989

  2. 2
    + 4,967
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    Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Rugrats 1991

  3. 3
    + 3,929
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    Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Dexter's Laboratory 1996

  4. 4
    + 4,139
    - 1,147
    Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Animaniacs 1993

  5. 5
    + 4,128
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    DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    DuckTales 1987

  6. 6
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    Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Tiny Toon Adventures 1990

  7. 7
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    Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by PeteBoyle
    Batman: The Animated Series 1992

  8. 8
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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987

  9. 9
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    Futurama is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Futurama 1999

  10. 10
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    South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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    South Park 1997

  11. 11
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    Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    ranked low on reranks & added by PeteBoyle
    Hey Arnold! 1996

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    1991

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    1989

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  14. 14
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    Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Family Guy 1999

  15. 15
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    The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    The Powerpuff Girls 1998

  16. 16
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    X-Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by NolanScripture
    X-Men 2011

  17. 17
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    Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    ranked low on reranks & added by thewrecker
    Pinky and the Brain 1995

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    Disney's Recess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by WaseemSaifi
    Disney's Recess 1997

  19. 19
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    Arthur is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Arthur 1996

  20. 20
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    Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Rocko's Modern Life 1993

  21. 21
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    Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by PeteBoyle
    Johnny Bravo 1997

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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by WaseemSaifi
    Spider-Man 1994

  23. 23
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    The Ren & Stimpy Show 1991

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    Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Kim Possible 2002

  25. 25
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    The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    The Magic School Bus 1994

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    Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by TommyWimmer
    Darkwing Duck 1991

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    CatDog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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    CatDog

  28. 28
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    Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Beavis and Butt-head 1992

  29. 29
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    - 951
    TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    TaleSpin 1990

  30. 30
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    The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by PeteBoyle
    The Wild Thornberrys 1998

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  32. 32
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    Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by Carl12
    Pokémon 1997

  33. 33
    + 1,713
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    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! 1969

  34. 34
    + 2,120
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    The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    The Angry Beavers 1997

  35. 35
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    Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by danwymer22
    Ed, Edd n Eddy 1999

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    1996

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  37. 37
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    SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by ChloeFletcher
    SpongeBob SquarePants 1999

  38. 38
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    Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by danwymer22
    Gargoyles 1994

  39. 39
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    Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by Carl12
    Dragon Ball Z 1989

  40. 40
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    - 374
    Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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    Tom and Jerry 1940

  41. 41
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    Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by Carl12
    Sailor Moon 1995

  42. 42
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    Bobby's World is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Bobby's World 1990

  43. 43
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    Daria is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Daria 1997

  44. 44
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    1995

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    Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    ranked low on reranks & added by MillieSalit
    Inspector Gadget 1983

  46. 46
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    - 726
    Goof Troop is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by danwymer22
    Goof Troop 1992

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    King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by OCD Man
    King of the Hill 1997

  49. 49
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    Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

    added by Carl12
    Aaahh!!! Real Monsters 1994

  50. 50
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    Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s


    Rocket Power 1999

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