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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
37,702 18,460
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
34,503 19,700
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
39,795 13,293
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
30,001 14,653
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
33,162 18,893
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,666 16,704
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
22,486 14,603
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

8
25,927 16,588
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
22,761 15,551
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

10
24,590 15,233
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

11
32,064 16,313
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
20,218 11,357
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
20,908 10,258
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
17,231 10,887
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
22,250 13,923
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

16
18,152 9,895
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,654 10,327
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,395 9,566
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
16,508 10,099
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
13,438 10,324
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,574 10,128
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,415 8,067
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,778 9,908
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
15,460 8,554
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,173 8,075
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time