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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    the people's #1 & most listed
    1930

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  2. 2
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    1987

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    1940

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    1960

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    1969

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    1989

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    1962

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  8. 8
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    added by JoshGunter
    1993

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    added by JoshGunter
    1990

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    1987

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    1983

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    1995

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    added by JoshGunter
    1958, 1961-01-30

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    1988 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    1985

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    1981

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    added by JoshGunter
    2011

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    ranked low on reranks & added by LarryRomo

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    added by JoshGunter
    1933

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    added by JoshGunter
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    1990

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    1992 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    1989

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    often listed & added by MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr
    1984

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    1991

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    Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time


    Peanuts

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    1976

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    often listed & added by JoshGunter
    1984

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    added by JoshGunter
    1991

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    added by JoshGunter
    1983

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

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    added by slaft
    1959

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    Sylvester and Tweety Pie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time


    Sylvester and Tweety Pie

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    1996

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    1983 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    1983

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    added by JoshGunter
    1985

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    added by JoshGunter
    1944-02-11

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    added by AbzoluteArtistry
    1999

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    added by JoshGunter
    2003

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    + 4,145
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    added by JoshGunter
    2001

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  44. 44
    + 3,542
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    1973

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    + 3,085
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    added by MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr
    1972 Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    + 4,032
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    added by JoshGunter
    2002

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    + 2,279
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    added by slaft
    1964

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    added by JoshGunter
    1985

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    1986

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