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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
37,869 18,556
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
34,653 19,808
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
40,025 13,341
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
30,152 14,728
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
33,328 18,956
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,736 16,785
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
22,577 14,670
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

8
26,013 16,664
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
22,855 15,628
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

10
24,674 15,305
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

11
32,234 16,364
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
20,286 11,399
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,020 10,290
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
17,280 10,940
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
22,349 13,972
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

16
18,218 9,940
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,716 10,364
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,609 10,127
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
16,459 9,598
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
13,472 10,373
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,621 10,168
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,463 8,107
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
15,534 8,582
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,826 9,950
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,208 8,119
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time