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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
22,590 10,087
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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2
20,450 11,289
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
23,158 7,831
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
17,403 8,605
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
18,817 11,245
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
12,718 9,764
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
15,637 9,603
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Futurama 1999

8
13,852 8,762
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

9
19,254 9,180
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

10
15,060 8,791
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
South Park 1997

11
13,312 8,831
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Family Guy 1999

12
13,155 8,162
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Pokémon 1997

13
12,583 6,728
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

14
12,252 5,687
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

15
10,222 6,428
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

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16
10,433 5,800
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
9,700 5,710
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
9,484 6,015
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
9,050 4,557
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

20
10,441 6,439
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
8,245 6,203
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
9,219 5,899
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

23
9,269 4,946
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
9,001 5,901
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
9,180 5,525
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

26
8,641 4,422
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

27
8,195 4,777
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

28
7,782 4,431
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Animaniacs 1993

29
8,485 5,198
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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30
10,179 5,332
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

31
7,308 4,572
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
X-Men 2011

32
8,045 4,474
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

33
9,231 5,414
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

34
7,010 3,722
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

35
6,957 3,152
The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

36
6,548 4,110
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

37
6,269 4,625
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

38
6,431 4,290
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Spider-Man 1994

39
6,350 4,046
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

40
6,315 3,914
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

41
5,005 2,912
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteri... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

42
7,453 3,552
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

43
5,895 3,775
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

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44
6,058 3,463
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

45
5,750 3,485
Codename: Kids Next Door is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

46
5,859 3,893
Recess is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
Recess 1997

47
5,165 3,571
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

48
6,739 1,977
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

49
4,977 3,535
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

50
4,721 3,056
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time