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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 cartoon shows 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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1
5,369 2,713
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety

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2
5,200 3,547
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Simpsons Homer Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Mr. Burns

3
4,745 2,267
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tom and Jerry Tom, Jerry, Spike

4
5,055 3,503
South Park is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
South Park Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

5
4,457 3,013
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Futurama Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

6
3,993 2,368
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scooby-Doo Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

7
6,552 2,305
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Avatar: The Last Airbender Azula, Zuko, Katara

8
4,123 2,343
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Batman: The Animated Series Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

9
2,834 2,280
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Flintstones Fred Flintstone, Betty Rubble, The Great Gazoo

10
4,009 2,354
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

11
3,677 3,355
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Family Guy Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Lois Griffin

12
2,528 2,043
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

13
2,677 1,844
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Justice League Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

14
2,489 1,849
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Pinky and the Brain Jimmy Joe Jr., Francis 'Pip' Pumphandle

15
2,760 1,522
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dexter's Laboratory Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

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16
2,333 1,656
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

17
2,240 1,675
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Powerpuff Girls Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

18
1,922 1,704
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Jetsons Mr. Spacely

19
2,405 1,743
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

20
3,298 1,693
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dragon Ball Z Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

21
2,147 1,497
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

22
2,234 1,401
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DuckTales Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

23
2,246 1,518
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

24
2,123 609
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Nicole Clark added Rick and Morty

25
2,178 1,608
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Rugrats Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

26
2,488 1,458
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
R20X added Pokémon Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

27
1,947 1,514
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Phineas and Ferb Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

28
1,870 2,108
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
King of the Hill Hank Hill, Bobby Hill, Peggy Hill

29
2,148 1,524
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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30
2,072 959
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DrGerm added Teen Titans Deathstroke, Starfire, Robin

31
1,996 1,000
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
dale358z added Gravity Falls Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

32
1,720 1,296
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

33
1,558 1,120
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
azzy_roth added Popeye the Sailor

34
2,148 1,313
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Adventure Time Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

35
1,864 1,254
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
WarrenMitchell added Kim Possible Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

36
1,941 1,820
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
American Dad! Stan Smith, Roger: American Dad!, Francine Smith

37
1,805 1,260
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Fairly OddParents Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

38
1,732 1,354
Archer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ryanturcotte added Archer Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, Pam Poovey

39
2,067 1,491
Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Avatar: Legend of Korra Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

40
1,518 1,634
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
The Ren & Stimpy Show Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat

41
1,402 1,151
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tiny Toon Adventures Elmyra Duff, White Rabbit, Byron Basset

42
1,110 1,265
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
jbeuscher01 added The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

43
1,108 699
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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44
1,113 1,083
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

45
1,267 891
Recess is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Recess Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler

46
1,421 1,801
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Beavis and Butthead Daria Morgendorffer, Beavis, Butt-head

47
1,448 711
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
nick.baumgartner added Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Edward Elric, Roy Mustang, Winry Rockbell

48
1,160 1,169
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

49
1,389 1,095
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Batman Beyond Bruce Wayne, Batman, Max Gibson

50
1,404 1,069
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ed, Edd n Eddy Ed, Edd, Jimmy