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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
36,064 17,602
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33,060 18,781
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,920 12,755
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,555 13,992
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,592 18,126
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,840 16,007
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,867 15,851
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,706 14,787
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,510 14,540
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,496 13,988
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,660 15,734
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,368 10,890
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,250 13,353
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,480 10,398
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,971 9,814
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,312 9,485
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
15,995 9,916
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,626 9,198
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,887 9,905
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,650 9,662
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,925 9,757
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,708 7,758
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,166 9,543
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,746 8,212
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,625 7,754
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time