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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
22,556 10,071
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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2
20,415 11,275
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
23,112 7,821
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
17,377 8,594
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
18,776 11,228
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
12,696 9,748
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
15,615 9,588
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Futurama 1999

8
13,824 8,748
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

9
19,221 9,163
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

10
15,036 8,778
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
South Park 1997

11
13,286 8,814
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Family Guy 1999

12
13,123 8,146
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Pokémon 1997

13
12,560 6,722
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
12,226 5,677
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

15
10,200 6,418
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

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16
10,412 5,792
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
9,683 5,701
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
9,466 6,011
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
9,027 4,551
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

20
10,426 6,430
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
8,233 6,193
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
9,204 5,892
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

23
9,251 4,939
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
8,977 5,895
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
9,160 5,517
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

26
8,626 4,415
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

27
8,178 4,771
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

28
7,767 4,423
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs 1993

29
8,465 5,192
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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30
10,148 5,323
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

31
7,290 4,567
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
X-Men 2011

32
8,026 4,465
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

33
9,207 5,405
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

34
6,995 3,715
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

35
6,941 3,148
The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

36
6,534 4,100
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

37
6,254 4,618
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

38
6,418 4,287
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Spider-Man 1994

39
6,336 4,043
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

40
6,297 3,907
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

41
4,990 2,908
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteri... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

42
7,430 3,545
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

43
5,882 3,765
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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44
6,044 3,458
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

45
5,735 3,477
Codename: Kids Next Door is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

46
5,844 3,887
Recess is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Recess 1997

47
5,153 3,561
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

48
6,712 1,969
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

49
4,968 3,528
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

50
4,707 3,049
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time