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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
39,850 19,661
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
36,493 20,977
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
42,416 14,008
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,889 15,572
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
35,559 19,742
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,740 17,659
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
27,187 17,600
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,649 15,515
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,905 16,146
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
24,121 16,535
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
34,194 17,071
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
21,286 12,027
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
22,187 10,872
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
18,133 11,567
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,601 14,619
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
19,212 10,461
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,538 10,842
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,293 10,081
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,792 10,644
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
14,131 10,871
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,340 10,658
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,292 8,498
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,386 9,023
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,480 10,412
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,832 8,521
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time