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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
39,135 19,272
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
35,851 20,532
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
41,551 13,764
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,271 15,247
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
34,675 19,492
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,390 17,343
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
26,762 17,264
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,233 15,238
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,460 15,850
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
23,672 16,204
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
33,407 16,842
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
20,918 11,813
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
21,748 10,690
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
17,837 11,346
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,145 14,407
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
18,845 10,291
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,259 10,686
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,000 9,912
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,340 10,485
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
13,913 10,698
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,087 10,498
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,026 8,363
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,058 8,889
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,218 10,261
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,611 8,372
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time