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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
35,921 17,525
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
32,893 18,707
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,783 12,694
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,435 13,920
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,475 18,049
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,774 15,944
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,728 15,801
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,604 14,708
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,386 14,487
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,414 13,940
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,564 15,678
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,305 10,845
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,171 13,311
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,419 10,352
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,895 9,776
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,256 9,435
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
15,946 9,884
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,563 9,171
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,834 9,871
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,593 9,618
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,869 9,728
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,642 7,734
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,120 9,510
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,701 8,173
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,567 7,727
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time