Parenting The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids  

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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
23,897 6,978
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

2
25,713 3,219
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
wiabux added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

3
24,045 3,956
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

4
15,858 7,436
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

5
21,795 3,891
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Tom Kenny, Rick Zieff, Gary Cole

6
18,297 4,508
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

7
19,360 7,251
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

8
16,529 5,903
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann

9
19,650 4,674
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

10
17,990 5,257
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

11
19,112 5,355
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

12
18,045 5,933
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

13
17,135 4,814
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

14
15,972 5,518
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

15
17,689 3,919
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

16
16,051 5,002
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
noel-feliciano-febus added Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

17
14,930 3,825
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

18
15,258 4,710
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

19
18,399 2,703
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
ZsuzsannaZsu-Zsuzsu added Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

20
14,435 4,851
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

21
12,317 5,908
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, Frank Welker

22
14,925 1,803
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

23
15,245 4,551
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

24
11,134 5,346
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

25
11,406 5,504
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins

26
11,905 4,813
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
lb313 added Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

27
12,227 5,104
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

28
13,508 3,813
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Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

29
13,973 4,839
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

30
11,571 5,272
Fraggle Rock is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Rob Paulsen, John Stephenson, Bob Bergen

31
9,789 5,937
Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Blossom Dearie, Jack Sheldon, Grady Tate

32
8,713 6,419
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen

33
10,121 5,900
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Tabitha St. Germain

34
10,582 5,517
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music

35
8,156 1,992
Wile E. Coyote and The Road Ru... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
jsluckyj added Mel Blanc, Joe Alaskey, Dee Bradley Baker

36
9,862 5,137
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom

37
10,748 4,899
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
ZsuzsannaZsu-Zsuzsu added Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

38
11,638 5,348
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Mickey Rooney, Tara Strong, Melleny Brown

39
10,032 5,995
Captain Planet and the Planete... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
David Coburn, Joey Dedio, Kath Soucie

40
10,904 4,733
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Christina Lange

41
7,859 6,253
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, John Erwin

42
11,203 5,143
Doug is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

43
8,230 4,510
The New Scooby-Doo Movies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Casey Kasem, Heather North, Don Messick

44
9,004 4,378
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

45
6,869 6,578
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

46
8,658 5,342
Where in the World Is Carmen S... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Greg Lee, Lynne Thigpen, Rockapella

47
8,070 4,701
The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Carol Channing, John Astin, Jim Cummings

48
8,573 5,253
Snorks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Michael Bell, Frank Nelson, Patricia Alice Albrecht

49
7,292 1,997
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
MikeBarnes added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

50
7,784 5,386
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Bill Cosby, Gerald Edwards, Erika Scheimer