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List Rules 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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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids The Best Princess Movies

2
+ - 6,160 1,604
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Rugrats 1991

3
+ - 4,910 1,531
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

4
+ - 5,068 1,518
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Animaniacs 1993

5
+ - 4,870 1,265
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

6
+ - 5,067 1,297
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
DuckTales 1987

7
+ - 3,821 1,957
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Futurama 1999

8
+ - 3,936 1,981
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

9
+ - 4,541 1,454
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

10
+ - 3,792 2,319
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
South Park 1997

11
+ - 3,850 1,705
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

12
+ - 4,720 1,334
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

13
+ - 4,585 1,516
Doug is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Doug 1991

14
+ - 3,707 1,825
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Family Guy 1999

15
+ - 3,913 1,340
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

The Greatest Nick Cartoons from the '90s The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

16
+ - 3,452 1,696
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
X-Men 2011

17
+ - 4,584 1,062
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

18
+ - 4,238 1,282
Recess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

19
+ - 3,834 1,499
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

20
+ - 3,045 1,805
Arthur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Arthur 1996

21
+ - 3,405 1,575
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

22
+ - 2,471 1,844
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Spider-Man 1994

23
+ - 3,449 1,242
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

24
+ - 3,230 1,271
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

25
+ - 3,236 1,673
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

26
+ - 3,207 1,544
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

27
+ - 3,343 1,412
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

28
+ - 2,663 2,008
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

29
+ - 2,811 1,515
The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

The Most Crude and Classic '90s Adult Cartoons Things Your Mother Told You... That She Was Right About

30
+ - 2,790 1,293
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

31
+ - 2,843 1,769
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Pokémon 1997

32
+ - 3,248 1,234
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
TaleSpin 1990

33
+ - 2,416 667
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

34
+ - 2,582 1,265
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Gargoyles 1994

35
+ - 2,660 1,398
The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

36
+ - 2,248 1,149
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

37
+ - 2,858 550
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

38
+ - 2,692 1,944
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

39
+ - 2,064 1,832
Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

40
+ - 1,995 1,689
Blue's Clues is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

41
+ - 2,333 1,646
Daria is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Daria 1997

42
+ - 2,231 1,561
Bobby's World is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

43
+ - 1,938 1,146
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

The Best Talk Shows of the '90s The Best Pudding Brands

44
+ - 2,111 1,205
Timon & Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

45
+ - 1,263 669
Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

46
+ - 2,152 674
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

47
+ - 1,819 564
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

48
+ - 2,082 983
Goof Troop is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Goof Troop 1992

49
+ - 2,599 1,217
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

50
+ - 1,297 527
Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Aladdin 1994