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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
36 988 18 095
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33 922 19 259
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
38 904 13 076
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
29 357 14 357
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
32 399 18 623
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20 315 16 410
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
25 558 16 246
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
22 355 15 214
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
24 194 14 909
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
22 110 14 314
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
31 422 16 095
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19 868 11 160
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21 824 13 679
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16 937 10 650
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
20 500 10 072
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17 791 9 714
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16 358 10 165
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16 126 9 394
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
13 221 10 131
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
16 080 9 930
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15 294 9 969
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15 156 7 922
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14 543 9 753
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
15 129 8 426
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12 988 7 922
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time