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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
37,834 18,534
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
34,619 19,786
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
39,972 13,330
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
30,119 14,712
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
33,297 18,940
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,716 16,772
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
22,556 14,656
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

8
25,994 16,647
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
22,837 15,610
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

10
24,652 15,287
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

11
32,190 16,353
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
20,276 11,387
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
20,995 10,282
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
17,268 10,925
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
22,325 13,960
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

16
18,203 9,927
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,701 10,353
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,584 10,119
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
16,445 9,591
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
13,464 10,362
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,611 10,158
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,455 8,097
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
15,518 8,575
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,816 9,941
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,200 8,110
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time