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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
35,910 17,513
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
32,873 18,702
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,773 12,688
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,424 13,915
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,466 18,041
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,767 15,940
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,713 15,797
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,596 14,706
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,378 14,484
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,408 13,935
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,560 15,671
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,298 10,843
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,166 13,306
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,410 10,350
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,892 9,771
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,251 9,432
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
15,942 9,881
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,557 9,169
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,828 9,869
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,592 9,612
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,866 9,725
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,638 7,730
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,117 9,506
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,696 8,172
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,561 7,725
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time