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The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made 

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Updated October 3, 2019 630.6k votes 42.4k voters 681.2k views 483 items

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!

 

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Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Tom Kenny, Rick Zieff, Gary Cole (CBS)
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Avatar: The Last Airbend... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman (Nickelodeon)
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Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
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Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North (USA Network, Boomerang, American Broadcasting Company)
5
Batman: The Animated Ser... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (Fox Kids, Fox Broadcasting Company)
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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke (Nickelodeon)
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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris (Fuji Television)
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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern (Toon Disney, Disney Channel)
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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Nicole Clark added Starring Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer (Adult Swim, Cartoon Network)
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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DrGerm added Starring Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão, RTP 2)
11
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh (YTV, Discovery Channel, Teletoon)
12
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
R20X added Starring Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart (TV Tokyo)
13
Scooby-Doo, Where Are Yo... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe (Cartoon Network, CBS, American Broadcasting Company)
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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner (Fox)
15
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson (Cartoon Network)
16
X-Men: The Animated Seri... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann (G4)
17
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
dale358z added Starring Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal (Disney Channel)
18
Teenage Mutant Ninja Tur... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen (CBS)
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Justice League is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr (Cartoon Network)
20
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny (Cartoon Network)
21
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
WarrenMitchell added Starring Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright (Disney Channel)
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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal (Comedy Central, Fox Broadcasting Company)
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The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dan Povenmire (Disney Channel)
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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Starring Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris (YTV, Nickelodeon (Greece), Canal Panda)