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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
39,204 19,306
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
35,919 20,577
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
41,643 13,783
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,339 15,274
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
34,764 19,513
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,425 17,370
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
26,803 17,295
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,271 15,268
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,504 15,882
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
23,719 16,235
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
33,493 16,866
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
20,960 11,827
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
21,793 10,708
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
17,867 11,367
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,195 14,425
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
18,887 10,303
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,283 10,698
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,034 9,925
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,387 10,497
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
13,933 10,711
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,116 10,513
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,054 8,379
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,093 8,901
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,244 10,273
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,629 8,390
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time