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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.

 

list ordered by

1
37,048 18,122
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33,977 19,292
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
38,978 13,099
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
29,406 14,384
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
32,481 18,639
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,343 16,443
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
25,588 16,280
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
22,394 15,242
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
24,232 14,937
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
22,137 14,339
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
31,471 16,111
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,896 11,183
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,854 13,706
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,961 10,672
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
20,526 10,095
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,824 9,728
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,385 10,177
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,154 9,409
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
13,242 10,148
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
16,110 9,944
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,321 9,978
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,179 7,934
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,561 9,766
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
15,157 8,439
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,003 7,932
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time