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List Rules Best cartoon or computer animated TV shows

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!

 

list ordered by

1
7,821 4,607
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety

2
7,198 5,584
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Homer Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Mr. Burns

3
7,353 3,780
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tom, Jerry, Spike

4
6,807 5,508
South Park is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

5
6,062 4,785
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

6
6,111 3,695
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

7
10,219 3,669
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Azula, Zuko, Katara

8
6,131 3,596
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

9
3,932 3,512
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

10
6,146 3,550
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

11
5,056 4,878
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

12
4,035 2,969
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

13
3,510 3,211
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

14
4,820 1,666
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Nicole Clark added

15
3,310 2,928
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

16
3,882 2,450
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

17
5,307 2,707
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

18
3,176 2,537
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

19
4,062 2,233
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
R20X added Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

20
3,440 2,622
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

21
2,664 2,568
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Mr. Spacely

22
3,235 2,247
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

23
3,188 2,584
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

24
3,156 2,274
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

25
3,190 2,140
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

26
3,416 1,688
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
dale358z added Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

27
2,974 2,330
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

28
3,390 1,587
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DrGerm added Deathstroke, Starfire, Robin

29
3,359 2,049
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

30
3,109 2,193
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

31
2,502 2,961
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Hank Hill, Bobby Hill, Peggy Hill

32
3,185 2,280
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

33
2,488 1,945
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

34
3,279 1,239
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
nick.baumgartner added Edward Elric, Roy Mustang, Winry Rockbell

35
2,859 1,190
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
JamesEdwards added

36
2,207 1,633
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
azzy_roth added

37
2,767 1,829
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
WarrenMitchell added Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

38
2,617 1,878
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

39
2,514 2,492
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

40
2,382 1,923
Archer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ryanturcotte added Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

41
2,862 2,216
Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

42
1,534 1,491
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

43
1,615 1,090
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

44
1,872 1,363
Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bob Belcher, Tina Belcher, Louise Belcher

45
1,902 2,174
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

46
1,857 1,557
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

47
1,425 1,723
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
jbeuscher01 added

48
1,900 1,229
Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Faye Valentine, Spike Spiegel, Jet Black

49
1,775 2,351
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Daria Morgendorffer, Beavis, Butt-head

50
1,502 1,538
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made