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List Rules The best theme songs from cartoon programs. Vote up the best, most memorable animated TV series themes.

For entire generations of kids, some of their most fond memories are of watching Saturday morning cartoons. The animated shows that became instant classics entertained children across the country and most had a special theme song that was so catchy, kids just couldn't forget it. What are the greatest cartoon theme songs of all time?
 
The cartoons on this list, especially those with the top 10 cartoon theme songs have some of the most memorable musical intros in television history. They kept kids hooked on the show and still resonate even today.
 
This list features the greatest theme songs from cartoons including, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Flintstones, Duck Tales, Rainbow Brite, The Legend of Zelda, My Little Pony, The Transformers, The Care Bears, The Simpsons, and The Smurfs. Vote up the best cartoon theme songs of all time below and be sure to sing along.
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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe

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1,605 443
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The Flintstones Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

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1,432 511
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The Pink Panther Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner

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1,117 440
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The Jetsons George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

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1,431 492
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DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

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1,078 476
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The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

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901 416
The Looney Tunes Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added The Looney Tunes Show Kristen Wiig, Jennifer Esposito, Fred Armisen

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1,175 425
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Inspector Gadget Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

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1,110 456
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

10
1,009 458
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Pinky and the Brain Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

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1,058 443
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Animaniacs Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

12
507 236
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Desiree Smith-Adams added Tiny Toon Adventures Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

13
895 409
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Popeye the Sailor Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello

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734 400
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Alvin and the Chipmunks Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

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1,005 660
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Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

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825 405
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Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

17
607 353
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

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413 280
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alyson-nagel added What's New, Scooby-Doo? Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn

19
503 328
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added ThunderCats Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

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653 417
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Darkwing Duck Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

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701 497
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Kim Possible Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

22
329 272
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
george-langley added The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees

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611 392
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The Smurfs Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

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611 396
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Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

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454 302
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
dennis-jansson added Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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456 346
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Christina Lange

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562 412
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Spider-Man Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

28
361 236
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Garfield and Friends Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

29
545 399
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added The Magic School Bus Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

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592 407
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George of the Jungle June Foray, Paul Frees, Daws Butler

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450 325
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Muppet Babies Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

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348 235
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Emarquez626 added X-Men Scott Porter, Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale

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254 223
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Emarquez626 added King of the Hill Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

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249 168
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Simi Socks added Teen Titans Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

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564 341
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TaleSpin Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

36
224 136
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
DarlaStokes added The Woody Woodpecker Show Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

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371 244
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RobLein added Yogi Bear Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

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354 299
Speed Racer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
MitchellWolstein added Speed Racer

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415 331
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
LouiseBar added Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

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446 366
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Underdog George S. Irving, Wally Cox, Allen Swift

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449 347
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Hong Kong Phooey Scatman Crothers, Joe E. Ross, Don Messick

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318 252
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added The Real Ghostbusters Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, Frank Welker

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231 169
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Son Goku added Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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350 262
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
RobLein added Mighty Mouse

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392 306
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
WallySokolowski added The Road Runner Show Mel Blanc, June Foray, Bea Benaderet

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340 329
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
mdeezy added Danny Phantom David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

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348 273
The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
WallySokolowski added The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show Mel Blanc, Julie Bennett, Ben Frommer

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370 297
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Beetlejuice Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Tabitha St. Germain

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440 324
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The Transformers Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

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199 134
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Cablogula added He-Man and the Masters of the Universe John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary