Nostalgia 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
24,094 7,052
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
25,951 3,259
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
24,253 3,998
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
16,005 7,524
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
21,980 3,931
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
19,505 7,312
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
John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

7
18,442 4,554
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

8
16,683 5,966
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
18,149 5,306
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

10
19,808 4,719
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids
George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

11
19,250 5,406
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
18,200 5,981
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
17,268 4,863
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
16,097 5,568
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
17,846 3,955
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
16,180 5,041
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
15,054 3,853
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
15,379 4,744
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
18,538 2,727
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
14,554 4,895
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
12,418 5,952
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
15,088 1,823
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
15,347 4,591
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
11,246 5,385
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
11,492 5,542
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
12,019 4,864
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
12,324 5,143
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
13,634 3,843
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Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

29
14,074 4,879
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
11,648 5,315
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
9,853 5,977
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
8,808 6,465
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
10,196 5,943
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
10,677 5,555
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
8,255 2,017
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
9,941 5,176
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
10,821 4,946
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
11,741 5,376
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
10,113 6,045
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
10,994 4,773
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
7,919 6,301
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
11,281 5,188
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
8,297 4,542
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
9,097 4,414
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
6,944 6,640
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
8,733 5,376
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
8,121 4,738
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
8,645 5,285
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
7,380 2,021
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
7,830 5,434
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