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The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made 

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Updated August 5, 2020 692.4k votes 46.1k voters 709.7k views 484 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite cartoon or computer animated TV and streaming series.

The top animated series of all time include some of the best TV shows ever to flicker in your living room (or on your computer screen as time has gone on). The greatest cartoon series ever include cartoons from every decade of television's existence and is here so you can vote for the best animated series ever on this list of the best cartoons

TV animations like Family Guy and Simpsons are also considered to be some of the funniest animated comedies of all time as well. If you've missed out on these top rated animated shows, you can watch them on Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming sites. 

What are the best cartoons of all time? The greatest serial cartoons ever painted on acetate include classics like Looney Tunes, anime series like One-Punch Man, and modern day classics like South Park and King of the Hill. This list is a consensus of popular opinion on the ultimate ranking of awesomeness. Writing or artwork, these good series stood out in a pack of cheap, uninspired marketing tools. Real storytelling or actual humor, rank the best cartoon shows of all time and add them to the list. If you see something missing, add it!

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Nicole Clark added Starring Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell & Spencer Grammer (Adult Swim)
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Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell & Tress MacNeille (Kids' WB)
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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster & Dan Povenmire (Disney Channel)
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The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Paul Frees, Rich Little & Dave Barry (American Broadcasting Company)
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein & Seth Green (Fox)
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The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily & Tara Strong (Cartoon Network)
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The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo & Mel Blanc (American Broadcasting Company)
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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio & Tom Kenny (Cartoon Network)
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Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Charles Adler, John Kassir & Tress MacNeille (Kids' WB)
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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
dale358z added Starring Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch & Kristen Schaal (Disney Channel)
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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee & Daran Norris (YTV)
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Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge & Gregg Berger (CBS)
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Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy & Lauren Tom (Kids' WB)
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine & Roscoe Lee Browne (Fox Kids)
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Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Don Adams, Holly Berger & Frank Welker (Jetix)
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Justice League Unlimited... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Antoine M. Dillard and Natasha L. Dillard (Cartoon Network)
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Recess is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson & Jason Davis (UPN)
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Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Matt Hill, Tommy Karlsen & Sam Vincent (Cartoon Network)
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The Yogi Bear Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DomDiDom added The Yogi Bear Show
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Archer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ryanturcotte added Starring H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer & Amber Nash (FXX)
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ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney & Earl Hammond (Stöð 2)
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Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rang... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Corey Burton, Peter Cullen & Jim Cummings (Rede Globo)
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The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Frank Welker, Chris Latta & Peter Cullen (Sky1)
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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz & Eugene Mirman (Fox Broadcasting Company)
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Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield & Jeff Bennett (USA Network)