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List Rules Cartoon television programs that originally aired on weekend mornings in the mid 1980s or 1990s

These are the best Saturday morning cartoons from the 80s and 90s. Thankfully, with the advent of the DVD, the DVR, and even VHS tapes, Soul Train can't ruin our fun anymore. Rank your favorite 80s cartoons and 90s cartoon shows, from the original TMNT to Bucky O'Hare. What were your favorite 80s and 90s cartoons? These awesome Saturday morning cartoons made weekends just the best and seeing them now instantly brings back glorious memories of those carefree, childhood days.

This 90s cartoons list also includes some great mid 1980s cartoons that you surely enjoyed. But which on this 90s cartoons list were the best? For which did you save your bowl of sugary, soggy cereal so you could enjoy them both at the same time? Which ones had the toys that you received as gifts only from misguided aunts and uncles and then later threw in your closet never to play with again?

This list of the best Saturday morning cartoons of the 80s and 90s includes classics with awesome theme songs and persistent franchises as well as single-season cartoon series that will make you be like, "Oh yeah, I remember that!" Click rerank below to make your own version of this list and vote up the best 90s cartoon TV shows below!

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1
21,817 5,845
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

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2
23,029 2,684
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
wiabux added Looney Tunes Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

3
21,713 3,346
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

4
14,102 6,478
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

5
19,581 3,335
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Tom and Jerry Tom Kenny, Rick Zieff, Gary Cole

6
17,689 6,457
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

7
16,224 4,558
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Animaniacs Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

8
16,697 3,909
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Tiny Toon Adventures Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

9
17,722 4,128
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The Jetsons George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

10
14,832 5,214
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
X-Men Scott Porter, Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale

11
17,554 4,732
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Inspector Gadget Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

12
16,371 5,324
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
ThunderCats Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

13
15,524 4,238
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Pinky and the Brain Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

14
14,607 4,861
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The Transformers Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

15
16,002 3,460
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

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16
13,603 3,364
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The Bugs Bunny Show Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

17
13,790 4,241
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Garfield and Friends Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

18
14,489 4,476
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
noel-feliciano-febus added The Smurfs Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

19
13,039 4,341
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Darkwing Duck Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

20
11,244 5,252
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The Real Ghostbusters Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, Frank Welker

21
12,790 1,528
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Scooby-Doo Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

22
16,616 2,399
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
ZsuzsannaZsu-Zsuzsu added The Flintstones Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

23
13,985 4,074
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Alvin and the Chipmunks Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

24
9,913 4,761
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
G.I. Joe Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

25
10,370 4,964
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Spider-Man Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins

26
11,047 4,553
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Muppet Babies Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

27
10,600 4,252
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
lb313 added Gargoyles Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

28
12,196 3,394
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TaleSpin Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

29
10,576 4,719
Fraggle Rock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Fraggle Rock Rob Paulsen, John Stephenson, Bob Bergen

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30
12,664 4,315
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

31
8,845 5,398
Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Schoolhouse Rock Blossom Dearie, Jack Sheldon, Grady Tate

32
9,221 5,278
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Beetlejuice Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Tabitha St. Germain

33
7,836 5,796
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Voltron Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen

34
9,512 4,992
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music

35
9,707 4,381
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
ZsuzsannaZsu-Zsuzsu added Dexter's Laboratory Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

36
8,913 4,623
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom

37
10,602 4,861
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The Care Bears Mickey Rooney, Tara Strong, Melleny Brown

38
6,939 1,664
Wile E. Coyote and The Road Ru... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
jsluckyj added Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner Mel Blanc, Joe Alaskey, Dee Bradley Baker

39
9,133 5,395
Captain Planet and the Planete... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Captain Planet and the Planeteers David Coburn, Joey Dedio, Kath Soucie

40
9,900 4,250
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Christina Lange

41
7,173 5,688
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
She-Ra: Princess of Power Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, John Erwin

42
10,247 4,656
Doug is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Doug Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

43
7,366 4,063
The New Scooby-Doo Movies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The New Scooby-Doo Movies Casey Kasem, Heather North, Don Messick

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44
8,029 3,927
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The Magic School Bus Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

45
6,061 5,886
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

46
7,422 4,173
The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
The Addams Family Carol Channing, John Astin, Jim Cummings

47
7,852 4,821
Where in the World Is Carmen S... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Greg Lee, Lynne Thigpen, Rockapella

48
7,746 4,764
Snorks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Snorks Michael Bell, Frank Nelson, Patricia Alice Albrecht

49
7,103 4,881
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids Bill Cosby, Gerald Edwards, Erika Scheimer

50
6,704 4,715
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, David J. Fielding