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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
39,737 19,610
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
36,402 20,911
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
42,294 13,975
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,804 15,529
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
35,436 19,715
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,687 17,621
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
27,126 17,560
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,604 15,479
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,847 16,105
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
24,067 16,486
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
34,078 17,047
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
21,239 11,995
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
22,130 10,849
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
18,103 11,532
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,538 14,588
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
19,168 10,437
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,488 10,828
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,254 10,057
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,730 10,625
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
14,101 10,844
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,298 10,637
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,250 8,477
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,339 9,004
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,443 10,392
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,798 8,493
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time