parenting The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time  

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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
13,309 1,526
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

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2
11,442 2,381
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

3
12,005 2,287
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

4
10,562 2,456
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

5
10,570 2,381
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

6
8,761 3,221
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Animaniacs 1993

7
10,337 2,293
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 1989

8
9,444 2,676
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

9
8,571 2,635
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Tiny Toon Adventures 1990

10
9,946 2,403
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

11
7,870 2,908
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Inspector Gadget 1983

12
7,321 2,751
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Yogi Bear 1958, 1961-01-30

13
8,879 3,095
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

14
6,529 2,109
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

15
6,451 1,337
Wile E. Coyote and The Road Ru... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

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16
6,910 2,766
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Popeye the Sailor 1933

17
6,095 3,139
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added X-Men 2011

18
7,815 3,436
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
The Smurfs 1981

19
5,713 3,218
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr added Muppet Babies 1984

20
7,046 3,836
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

21
7,584 2,849
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Garfield and Friends 1988 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

22
9,019 2,555
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JosephRoccoC added TaleSpin 1990

23
7,366 2,388
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Alvin and the Chipmunks 1983

24
6,336 3,831
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Batman: The Animated Series 1992 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

25
6,982 2,752
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Woody Woodpecker Show 1957

26
7,380 3,210
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

27
5,673 1,536
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Sho... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

28
6,333 3,555
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
The Pink Panther Show 1969 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

29
5,453 1,915
Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Peanuts

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30
6,813 2,371
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Darkwing Duck 1991

31
5,766 3,181
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Transformers 1984

32
5,996 3,218
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
RonPierce added He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 1983 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

33
6,323 3,480
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

34
6,048 2,881
Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

35
5,430 3,378
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

36
4,510 3,043
The Berenstain Bears is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Berenstain Bears 2003

37
4,541 2,288
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Mighty Mouse 1944-02-11

38
4,270 1,877
Sylvester and Tweety Pie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Sylvester and Tweety Pie

39
4,754 3,488
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added G.I. Joe 1983

40
4,817 3,281
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Care Bears 1985

41
4,368 2,975
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Justice League 2001

42
4,285 3,007
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added What's New, Scooby-Doo? 2002

43
3,996 2,217
Doug is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
KellieMcGuire added Doug 1991

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44
3,673 3,359
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

45
3,577 2,196
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

46
2,752 1,301
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
lalispeter added The Scooby-Doo Show 1976

47
2,968 1,844
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
AbzoluteArtistry added Futurama 1999

48
2,430 1,469
Underdog is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
slaft added Underdog 1964

49
1,917 1,559
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
lalispeter added Spider-Man 1994

50
3,391 3,150
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Powerpuff Girls 1998