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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
37,022 18,109
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33,955 19,276
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
38,947 13,090
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
29,386 14,374
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
32,445 18,632
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
20,328 16,430
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
25,579 16,260
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
22,375 15,226
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
24,217 14,919
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
22,128 14,326
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
31,448 16,104
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,887 11,173
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,843 13,696
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,952 10,664
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
20,517 10,086
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,811 9,721
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,376 10,171
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
16,142 9,404
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
13,231 10,142
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
16,097 9,939
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
15,310 9,975
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
15,167 7,927
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,554 9,760
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
15,144 8,432
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,995 7,927
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time