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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
36,090 17,617
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

2
33,085 18,796
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

3
37,948 12,764
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

4
28,578 13,999
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

5
31,610 18,137
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

6
19,852 16,018
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

7
24,880 15,861
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

8
21,716 14,801
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1999

9
23,523 14,549
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

10
21,507 13,999
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

11
30,679 15,745
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

12
19,376 10,898
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

13
21,271 13,360
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1997

14
16,487 10,404
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1991

15
19,981 9,820
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

16
17,319 9,492
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

17
16,007 9,921
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

18
15,630 9,206
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

19
12,894 9,907
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

20
15,661 9,664
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

21
14,931 9,761
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

22
14,715 7,761
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time
1987

23
14,171 9,548
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

24
14,751 8,216
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time

25
12,631 7,755
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of All Time