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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
7,597 4,423
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety

2
7,030 5,359
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Homer Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Mr. Burns

3
7,101 3,623
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tom, Jerry, Spike

4
6,662 5,328
South Park is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

5
5,925 3,557
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

6
5,951 4,644
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

7
9,905 3,513
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Azula, Zuko, Katara

8
5,975 3,459
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

9
3,848 3,405
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

10
5,945 3,456
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

11
4,934 4,749
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

12
3,924 2,844
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

13
3,439 3,076
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

14
4,539 1,576
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Nicole Clark added

15
3,246 2,840
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
3,789 2,376
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

17
5,149 2,589
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

18
3,109 2,443
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

19
3,358 2,517
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

20
3,152 2,154
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

21
2,619 2,502
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Mr. Spacely

22
3,935 2,166
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
R20X added Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

23
3,110 2,523
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

24
3,062 2,216
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
3,122 2,048
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

26
2,920 2,274
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

27
3,292 1,634
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
dale358z added Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

28
3,267 1,500
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DrGerm added Deathstroke, Starfire, Robin

29
3,251 1,948
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
3,035 2,141
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

31
3,122 2,190
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

32
2,461 2,898
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Hank Hill, Bobby Hill, Peggy Hill

33
2,417 1,855
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

34
3,116 1,196
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
2,152 1,610
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
azzy_roth added

36
2,687 1,148
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
JamesEdwards added

37
2,538 1,801
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

38
2,693 1,794
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
WarrenMitchell added Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

39
2,338 1,881
Archer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ryanturcotte added Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

40
2,472 2,451
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

41
2,810 2,116
Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

42
1,582 1,060
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

43
1,505 1,460
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

44
1,877 2,140
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

45
1,827 1,525
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

46
1,824 1,334
Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bob Belcher, Tina Belcher, Louise Belcher

47
1,412 1,684
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
jbeuscher01 added

48
1,861 1,192
Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Faye Valentine, Spike Spiegel, Jet Black

49
1,750 2,314
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Daria Morgendorffer, Beavis, Butt-head

50
1,377 1,540
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Gargamel, Papa Smurf, Brainy Smurf