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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
35,988 17,558
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
32,987 18,737
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,851 12,716
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,486 13,955
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,527 18,087
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,807 15,971
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,800 15,824
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,655 14,751
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,446 14,515
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,453 13,966
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,604 15,711
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,342 10,865
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,209 13,334
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,447 10,375
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,928 9,797
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,276 9,461
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
15,971 9,897
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,597 9,178
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,857 9,883
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,615 9,641
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,890 9,745
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,675 7,743
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,139 9,530
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,721 8,190
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,595 7,739
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time