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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
39,738 19,612
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
36,403 20,913
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
42,294 13,977
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,805 15,530
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
35,437 19,715
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,687 17,623
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
27,127 17,563
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,604 15,481
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,849 16,107
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
24,069 16,488
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
34,083 17,048
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
21,240 11,996
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
22,132 10,850
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
18,103 11,534
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,539 14,590
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
19,168 10,439
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,489 10,828
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,255 10,058
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,731 10,626
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
14,102 10,845
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,299 10,638
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,250 8,479
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,341 9,005
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,445 10,393
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,800 8,494
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time