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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
39,725 19,601
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
36,394 20,898
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
42,282 13,969
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,797 15,519
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
35,425 19,706
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,682 17,616
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
27,124 17,553
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,597 15,476
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,844 16,101
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
24,065 16,481
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
34,068 17,045
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
21,235 11,992
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
22,125 10,846
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
18,098 11,530
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,533 14,585
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
19,163 10,433
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,482 10,826
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,249 10,056
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,723 10,623
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
14,097 10,841
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,297 10,634
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,247 8,476
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,336 9,000
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,440 10,389
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,796 8,490
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time