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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
39,305 19,368
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
36,035 20,641
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
41,764 13,822
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,444 15,326
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
34,885 19,557
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,477 17,424
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
26,867 17,355
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,332 15,320
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,572 15,936
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
23,798 16,291
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
33,618 16,902
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
21,010 11,868
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
21,863 10,730
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
17,919 11,402
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,265 14,464
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
18,938 10,333
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,333 10,722
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,081 9,954
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,448 10,528
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
13,967 10,742
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,148 10,545
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,100 8,404
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,155 8,926
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,289 10,302
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,672 8,419
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time