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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.

 

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1
37,844 18,538
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
34,629 19,790
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
39,983 13,333
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
30,129 14,716
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
33,306 18,944
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,724 16,775
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
22,562 14,662
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

8
26,001 16,650
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
22,842 15,615
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

10
24,659 15,292
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

11
32,200 16,356
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
20,279 11,390
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,001 10,284
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
17,273 10,929
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
22,334 13,964
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

16
18,208 9,931
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,705 10,355
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,592 10,121
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
16,448 9,595
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
13,465 10,364
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,615 10,159
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,456 8,099
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
15,521 8,577
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,817 9,943
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,201 8,113
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time