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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
39,145 19,276
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
35,861 20,539
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
41,565 13,765
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
31,283 15,251
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
34,686 19,497
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,396 17,348
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
26,767 17,270
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
23,237 15,245
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,465 15,853
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
23,677 16,206
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
33,419 16,844
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
20,922 11,816
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
21,755 10,692
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
17,839 11,350
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
23,153 14,409
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
18,850 10,293
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,265 10,687
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
17,005 9,914
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,344 10,487
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
13,916 10,702
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
16,089 10,500
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
16,030 8,364
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
16,062 8,889
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,221 10,262
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,613 8,373
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time