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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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1
5,400 2,062
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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2
6,243 1,622
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Rugrats 1991

3
4,980 1,556
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

4
5,129 1,543
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Animaniacs 1993

5
4,921 1,292
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

6
5,139 1,319
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
DuckTales 1987

7
3,876 1,982
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Futurama 1999

8
3,981 2,014
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added Batman: The Animated Series 1992

9
4,592 1,476
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

10
3,836 2,352
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
South Park 1997

11
3,909 1,723
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

12
4,781 1,354
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added Hey Arnold! 1996

13
4,637 1,533
Doug is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Doug 1991

14
3,757 1,851
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Family Guy 1999

15
3,966 1,355
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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16
3,483 1,726
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
NolanScripture added X-Men 2011

17
4,640 1,074
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
thewrecker added Pinky and the Brain 1995

18
4,296 1,298
Recess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added Disney's Recess 1997

19
3,881 1,515
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

20
3,090 1,825
Arthur is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Arthur 1996

21
3,456 1,595
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Theschizophreniclyricist added Johnny Bravo 1997

22
2,501 1,867
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added Spider-Man 1994

23
3,491 1,257
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

24
3,267 1,291
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
TommyWimmer added Darkwing Duck 1991

25
3,266 1,697
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

26
3,258 1,561
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

27
3,396 1,428
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added CatDog

28
2,697 2,029
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

29
2,851 1,531
The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added The Wild Thornberrys 1998

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30
2,832 1,316
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Ed, Edd n Eddy 1999

31
2,879 1,796
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Pokémon 1997

32
3,287 1,250
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
TaleSpin 1990

33
2,467 680
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

34
2,617 1,282
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Gargoyles 1994

35
2,693 1,418
The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

36
2,300 1,165
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
ChloeFletcher added SpongeBob SquarePants 1999

37
2,914 557
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

38
2,718 1,972
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Dragon Ball Z 1989

39
2,089 1,853
Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Sailor Moon 1995

40
2,023 1,706
Blue's Clues is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

41
2,358 1,665
Daria is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Daria 1997

42
2,260 1,580
Bobby's World is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

43
1,969 1,165
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
OCD Man added King of the Hill 1997

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2,136 1,225
Timon & Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Timon & Pumbaa 1995

45
1,298 682
Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

46
2,187 685
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

47
1,846 582
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
MillieSalit added Inspector Gadget 1983

48
2,106 1,002
Goof Troop is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Goof Troop 1992

49
2,629 1,232
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Aaahh!!! Real Monsters 1994

50
1,323 545
Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
crazyforLiLo added Aladdin 1994