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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
37,852 18,545
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
34,636 19,795
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
39,993 13,337
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
30,135 14,721
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
33,316 18,947
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,731 16,777
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
22,566 14,666
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

8
26,009 16,653
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
22,849 15,618
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

10
24,665 15,297
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

11
32,212 16,359
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
20,282 11,394
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,010 10,286
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
17,278 10,933
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
22,341 13,967
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

16
18,211 9,935
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,709 10,360
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,599 10,124
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
16,453 9,597
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
13,470 10,367
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,619 10,162
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,460 8,103
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
15,527 8,579
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,822 9,945
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,207 8,114
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time