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There have been many fantastic animated TV shows throughout the history, but which ones are the best? Some people think that cartoons are just for children, but there are many that have frequent themes that even adults will enjoy. From classic animated series like "Looney Tunes," "The Flintstones," and "The Jetsons" to the modern day hits of "The Simpsons" and "South Park," there are many great cartoons available. Both classic cartoons and current animated series make this list of the best cartoons of all time. For anime, check out these lists of the best anime series and the best superhero anime of all time..

The cartoon was created during the silent movie era as a short that was shown before movies. They gained even more popularity when the talkies came around, most notable of these were made by the Walt Disney company and Warner Bros with "Merry Melodies" (which later became "Looney Tunes"). With the invention of the television, cartoons and animated programs finally found a realm in which to flourish.

This is a list of the best cartoons of all time, including series that are long gone and ones that are still going today. Vote up your favorite or make your own version.

 

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1
37,059 18,127
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33,985 19,302
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
38,990 13,102
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
29,417 14,387
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
32,489 18,648
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,353 16,445
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
25,594 16,292
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
22,401 15,252
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
24,236 14,950
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
22,146 14,344
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
31,483 16,116
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,905 11,187
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,859 13,712
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,967 10,677
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
20,533 10,098
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,826 9,735
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,391 10,180
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,158 9,414
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
13,245 10,152
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
16,117 9,947
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,324 9,983
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,184 7,938
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,564 9,772
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
15,163 8,442
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,009 7,936
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time