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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. 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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4,718 3,301
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Yogi Bear 1958, 1961-01-30

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52
4,587 2,662
The Grim Adventures of Billy a... is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

53
4,231 3,617
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
The Smurfs 1981

54
4,287 2,744
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutro... is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

55
3,559 2,167
The Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
The Peanuts

56
4,103 2,464
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

57
4,057 3,536
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

58
4,078 3,273
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

59
3,759 2,647
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

60
3,427 2,515
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

61
3,968 3,542
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

62
4,007 3,275
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

63
3,331 3,086
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

64
3,524 2,601
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

65
3,146 2,557
Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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66
3,288 2,386
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

67
2,899 2,986
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

68
3,640 2,636
Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

69
3,555 2,649
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

70
3,323 3,189
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

71
3,465 2,677
Ben 10 is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Ben 10 2005

72
3,325 3,041
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

73
2,902 2,358
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

74
3,391 2,741
Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
SanctusLupus added Avatar: Legend of Korra 2012

75
2,674 2,562
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

76
2,851 2,527
Arthur is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Arthur 1996

77
2,770 2,438
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

78
2,062 1,509
Taz-Mania is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
SanctusLupus added Taz-Mania 1991

79
2,421 2,026
The Daffy Duck Show is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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80
2,526 2,444
Doug is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Doug 1991

81
2,855 2,675
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

82
2,651 2,653
Archer is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Archer 2009

83
2,817 2,890
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

84
2,219 1,866
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
ChudiObi added Young Justice 2010

85
2,116 1,498
Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
emilymjewell added Aladdin 1994

86
2,765 2,188
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Gargoyles 1994

87
2,829 2,406
Jackie Chan Adventures is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

88
2,214 1,920
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
TaleSpin 1990

89
2,002 1,574
The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

90
2,149 1,543
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
ChrisHein added Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003

91
2,303 1,692
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

92
2,188 1,582
Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
BrandonGarner added Bob's Burgers 2011

93
1,894 2,324
Wacky Races is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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94
2,026 2,326
Underdog is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Underdog 1964

95
1,854 2,199
Top Cat is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Top Cat 1961

96
2,203 1,634
Steven Universe is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
miki-mcdonals added Steven Universe 2013

97
2,003 2,015
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Mighty Mouse 1944-02-11

98
2,323 2,532
The Penguins of Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

99
2,140 2,054
The Huckleberry Hound Show is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

100
1,968 2,332
Jonny Quest is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time