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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
37,760 18,493
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
34,558 19,738
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
39,883 13,308
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
30,050 14,680
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
33,220 18,916
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,691 16,734
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
22,517 14,628
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

8
25,955 16,613
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
22,796 15,576
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

10
24,618 15,257
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

11
32,120 16,333
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
20,245 11,371
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
20,949 10,269
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
17,245 10,906
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
22,282 13,939
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

16
18,176 9,906
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,673 10,336
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,542 10,109
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
16,421 9,575
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
13,450 10,335
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,588 10,140
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,431 8,076
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,795 9,923
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
15,483 8,561
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,186 8,089
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time