The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

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List Criteria: Vote up your favorite animated show for a children's audience

This list contains information about the best kids cartoons, ranked by your votes. Over the years, there have been tons of good cartoons for kids. This list contains funny childrens cartoons and action-packed kids animations. You can even vote on this list of the best kids cartoons to make sure your favorite childrens cartoon ends up in the No. 1 spot!

Which cartoons appear on this list of the top kids animated shows? Of course, Tom and Jerry made our list. Tom and Jerry is one of the best clean cartoons for kids of all time. It was created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera in 1940 and originally ran for 17 years. Dora the Explorer is also a good kids show, thanks to its emphasis on education, its catchy jingles, and adorable characters

There are other good childrens cartoon shows like Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles also appear on this list of cartoon shows with clean humor. Adventure Time is one of the newest kids cartoons to gain a cult following with children, as well as their parents. It was created by Pendleton Ward and premiered on Cartoon Network in 2010.

Where do your favorite kids cartoon shows fall on this list? Be sure to vote it to the top and share your thoughts in the comments section!
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  1. 1
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    - 1,354

    the people's #1 & most listed
    1930

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  2. 2
    + 11,636
    - 1,977


    1987

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  3. 3
    + 10,637
    - 2,231


    1940

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    + 10,127
    - 2,195


    1960

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  5. 5
    + 10,098
    - 2,034

    added by JoshGunter
    1989

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  6. 6
    + 8,429
    - 2,953

    added by JoshGunter
    1993

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  7. 7
    + 9,993
    - 2,307


    1969

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  8. 8
    + 9,569
    - 2,214


    1962

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  9. 9
    + 8,314
    - 2,405

    added by JoshGunter
    1990

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  10. 10
    + 9,134
    - 2,442


    1987

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  11. 11
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    - 2,692

    added by JoshGunter
    1983

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  12. 12
    + 8,587
    - 2,894


    1995

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  13. 13
    + 7,029
    - 2,580

    added by JoshGunter
    1958, 1961-01-30

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  14. 14
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    added by JoshGunter
    2011

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  15. 15
    + 6,583
    - 2,611

    added by JoshGunter
    1933

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  16. 16
    + 6,859
    - 3,623


    1985

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  17. 17
    + 7,550
    - 3,248


    1981

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  18. 18
    + 6,031
    - 1,230

    ranked low on reranks & added by LarryRomo

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  19. 19
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    - 2,680


    1988 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    + 5,543
    - 2,996

    added by MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr
    1984

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  21. 21
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    1989

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  22. 22
    + 8,852
    - 2,351

    added by JosephRoccoC
    1990

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  23. 23
    + 6,725
    - 2,601

    added by JoshGunter
    1957

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  24. 24
    + 6,079
    - 3,659

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    1992 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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  25. 25
    + 5,172
    - 1,796
    Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time


    Peanuts

  26. 26
    + 7,070
    - 3,051


    1991

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  27. 27
    + 7,142
    - 2,220

    added by JoshGunter
    1983

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  28. 28
    + 5,338
    - 1,452


    1976

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    + 5,832
    - 3,042

    added by RonPierce
    1983 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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  30. 30
    + 5,608
    - 2,993

    added by JoshGunter
    1984

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    + 6,656
    - 2,193

    added by JoshGunter
    1991

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  32. 32
    + 6,025
    - 3,442


    1969 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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  33. 33
    + 6,133
    - 3,337

    added by slaft
    1959

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  34. 34
    + 3,737
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    added by JoyM.Brown
    1983 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    added by JoshGunter
    1985

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  36. 36
    + 4,627
    - 3,320

    added by JoshGunter
    1983

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  37. 37
    + 3,995
    - 1,792
    Sylvester and Tweety Pie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time


    Sylvester and Tweety Pie

  38. 38
    + 5,200
    - 3,248


    1996

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  39. 39
    + 5,824
    - 2,750


    1973

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    + 4,319
    - 2,902

    added by JoshGunter
    2003

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    + 4,395
    - 2,142

    added by JoshGunter
    1944-02-11

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  42. 42
    + 4,174
    - 2,846

    added by JoshGunter
    2001

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  43. 43
    + 2,787
    - 1,669

    added by AbzoluteArtistry
    1999

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  44. 44
    + 3,828
    - 2,071

    added by KellieMcGuire
    1991

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  45. 45
    + 3,559
    - 3,207


    1973

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  46. 46
    + 2,291
    - 1,340

    added by slaft
    1964

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  47. 47
    + 3,098
    - 2,746

    added by MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr
    1972 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    + 3,367
    - 2,082
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  49. 49
    + 4,050
    - 2,893

    added by JoshGunter
    2002

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  50. 50
    + 3,252
    - 1,802

    added by KellieMcGuire
    1994

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