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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
36,077 17,609
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33,071 18,789
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,937 12,757
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,568 13,995
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,599 18,130
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,845 16,012
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,875 15,855
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,709 14,795
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,515 14,544
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,501 13,992
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,668 15,736
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,373 10,892
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,258 13,357
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,484 10,400
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,974 9,818
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,315 9,487
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,001 9,918
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,628 9,202
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,891 9,906
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,655 9,663
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,928 9,759
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,712 7,759
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,167 9,546
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,748 8,214
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,629 7,754
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time