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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
38,659 18,978
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
2
35,395 20,228
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
3
40,946 13,597
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
4
30,837 15,045
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
5
34,096 19,307
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
6
21,174 17,109
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
7
26,505 17,019
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
8
22,966 15,027
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
9
25,178 15,639
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
10
23,370 15,983
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999
11
32,884 16,694
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
12
20,673 11,670
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
13
21,416 10,572
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
14
17,639 11,187
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991
15
22,793 14,262
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997
16
18,604 10,159
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
17
17,065 10,571
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
18
16,804 9,794
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
19
17,044 10,366
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
20
13,789 10,564
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
21
15,904 10,383
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
22
15,850 8,267
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987
23
15,853 8,788
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
24
15,052 10,163
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
25
13,487 8,282
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time