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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
39,700 19,585
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
36,373 20,878
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
42,256 13,959
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,774 15,505
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
35,384 19,696
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,671 17,603
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
27,107 17,542
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,576 15,471
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,827 16,091
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
24,053 16,466
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
34,023 17,041
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
21,222 11,982
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
22,108 10,842
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
18,090 11,524
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,520 14,581
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
19,155 10,427
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,474 10,822
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,236 10,051
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,702 10,619
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
14,091 10,835
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,289 10,630
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,238 8,473
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,325 8,997
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,428 10,386
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,789 8,488
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time