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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
34,339 16,729
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
30,939 18,035
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
36,363 12,084
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
27,022 13,323
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
30,389 17,088
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
18,885 15,231
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
22,990 15,198
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
20,330 13,938
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
22,118 13,771
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
20,397 13,277
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
29,506 14,929
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
18,420 10,325
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
20,256 12,727
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
19,051 9,204
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

15
15,404 9,929
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

16
16,394 8,988
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
15,346 9,394
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
14,995 8,994
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
14,755 8,750
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
12,180 9,424
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,276 9,268
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
13,857 7,365
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,083 7,680
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
13,548 9,033
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
13,436 8,221
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time