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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
23,210 10,432
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
20,996 11,627
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
23,851 8,058
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
17,894 8,867
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
19,391 11,560
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
13,028 10,055
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
16,053 9,888
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Futurama 1999

8
19,862 9,415
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

9
14,234 9,017
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

10
13,693 9,076
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Family Guy 1999

11
15,430 9,055
South Park is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
South Park 1997

12
13,575 8,423
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Pokémon 1997

13
12,920 6,906
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
12,680 5,874
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

The 10 Strangest, Most Terrifying Creatures Ever Found

15
10,522 6,613
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

16
10,747 5,983
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
9,762 6,198
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
9,960 5,901
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
9,316 4,730
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

20
10,680 6,613
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
8,436 6,398
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

22
9,459 6,077
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

23
9,563 5,101
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
9,326 6,074
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
9,396 5,681
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

26
8,849 4,555
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

27
8,419 4,925
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

28
8,003 4,578
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs 1993

Actors of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air: Where Are They Now?

29
8,734 5,353
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

30
10,499 5,513
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

31
7,502 4,733
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
X-Men 2011

32
8,333 4,612
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

33
9,514 5,592
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

34
7,193 3,844
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

35
6,770 4,247
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

The Best After School Shows from the '90s

36
6,483 4,764
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

37
7,172 3,242
The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

38
6,612 4,404
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Spider-Man 1994

39
6,524 4,159
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

40
6,527 4,041
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

41
5,151 3,018
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteri... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

42
7,748 3,695
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

The Greatest Discontinued '90s Foods And Beverages

43
6,074 3,888
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

44
6,233 3,581
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

45
5,946 3,596
Codename: Kids Next Door is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

46
6,047 4,008
Recess is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Recess 1997

47
7,135 2,122
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

48
5,300 3,686
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

49
5,086 3,642
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

50
4,874 3,152
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time