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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
35,953 17,542
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
32,943 18,717
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,816 12,704
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,458 13,937
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,500 18,066
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,789 15,960
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,768 15,810
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,630 14,725
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,416 14,497
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,427 13,954
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,579 15,696
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,321 10,856
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,189 13,322
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,429 10,365
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,908 9,787
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,267 9,447
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
15,955 9,892
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,579 9,174
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,843 9,878
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,600 9,627
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,877 9,736
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,655 7,739
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,126 9,521
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,707 8,182
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,580 7,733
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time