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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
22,489 10,043
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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2
20,359 11,243
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
23,049 7,804
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
17,331 8,569
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
18,716 11,203
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
12,664 9,725
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
15,581 9,564
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Futurama 1999

8
13,784 8,726
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

9
19,179 9,143
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

10
15,005 8,754
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
South Park 1997

11
13,243 8,795
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Family Guy 1999

12
13,084 8,129
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Pokémon 1997

13
12,531 6,707
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
12,189 5,664
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

15
10,182 6,401
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

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16
10,386 5,778
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
9,658 5,692
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
9,449 5,998
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
9,005 4,537
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

20
10,404 6,420
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
8,219 6,180
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
9,182 5,877
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

23
9,222 4,924
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
8,951 5,877
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
9,139 5,504
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

26
8,601 4,404
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

27
8,160 4,760
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

28
7,744 4,414
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs 1993

29
8,442 5,178
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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30
10,123 5,308
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

31
7,277 4,554
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
X-Men 2011

32
8,008 4,450
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

33
9,175 5,395
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

34
6,979 3,703
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

35
6,922 3,139
The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

36
6,514 4,087
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

37
6,244 4,606
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

38
6,407 4,275
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Spider-Man 1994

39
6,327 4,032
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

40
6,281 3,894
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

41
4,981 2,899
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteri... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

42
7,411 3,531
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

43
5,866 3,754
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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44
6,026 3,449
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

45
5,717 3,464
Codename: Kids Next Door is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

46
5,832 3,874
Recess is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Recess 1997

47
5,138 3,554
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

48
6,675 1,960
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

49
4,957 3,522
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

50
4,697 3,038
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time