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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
36,061 17,599
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33,055 18,780
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,917 12,753
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,551 13,989
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,586 18,124
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,837 16,005
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,864 15,848
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,704 14,784
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,509 14,536
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,493 13,985
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,654 15,734
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,367 10,886
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,247 13,352
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,477 10,397
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,968 9,813
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,309 9,484
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
15,994 9,914
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,624 9,196
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,885 9,903
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,648 9,661
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,923 9,755
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,706 7,757
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,163 9,541
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,744 8,210
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,624 7,753
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time