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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!

 

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1
10,176 3,658
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Azula, Zuko, Katara

2
4,788 1,653
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Nicole Clark added

3
3,259 1,236
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
nick.baumgartner added Edward Elric, Roy Mustang, Winry Rockbell

4
2,841 1,187
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
JamesEdwards added

5
3,378 1,583
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
DrGerm added Deathstroke, Starfire, Robin

6
7,317 3,767
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Tom, Jerry, Spike

7
3,403 1,682
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
dale358z added Robbie, Cute Biker, Toby Determined

8
5,283 2,699
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Vegeta, Goku, Android 18

9
7,794 4,591
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety

10
4,047 2,223
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
R20X added Ash Ketchum, Misty, Meowth

11
6,117 3,539
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
SpongeBob SquarePants, Squidward Tentacles, Patrick Star

12
6,105 3,585
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joker

13
6,082 3,684
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley

14
3,346 2,043
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Marceline the Vampire Queen, Ice King, Jake the Dog

15
3,865 2,443
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dexter, Dee Dee, Monkey

16
1,386 830
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
VanessaHawelu added Ma Bagge, Eustace Bagge, Katz

17
1,328 800
A Charlie Brown Christmas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

18
2,761 1,825
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
WarrenMitchell added Kim Possible, Shego, Ron Stoppable

19
3,180 2,134
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Scrooge McDuck, Launchpad McQuack, Magica De Spell

20
1,894 1,225
Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Faye Valentine, Spike Spiegel, Jet Black

21
3,223 2,240
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

22
3,104 2,185
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

23
1,612 1,086
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

24
3,178 2,273
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

25
3,146 2,265
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Perry the Platypus, Candace Flynn

26
4,018 2,956
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bruce Wayne, Batman, Black Canary

27
7,174 5,567
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Homer Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Mr. Burns

28
1,189 785
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

29
2,607 1,875
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Timmy Turner, Denzel Q. Crocker, Chester McBadbat

30
1,313 890
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Silver Sable

31
682 415
Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
SnowLeopard44 added Daphne Blake, Shaggy Rogers, Hot Dog Water

32
1,136 776
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charli... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy van Pelt

33
6,047 4,761
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bender, Leela, Zoidberg

34
938 611
The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Dogfather

35
1,869 1,359
Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Bob Belcher, Tina Belcher, Louise Belcher

36
3,431 2,614
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Shredder, Donatello, Raphael

37
532 305
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Daphne Blake, Shaggy Rogers, Dennis

38
2,199 1,630
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
azzy_roth added

39
6,789 5,487
South Park is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Eric Cartman, Kenny McCormick, Kyle Broflovski

40
1,747 1,279
Recess is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler

41
824 553
Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Princess Jasmine, Aladin, Iago

42
2,855 2,212
Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Korra, Azula, Asami Sato

43
1,959 1,476
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Ed, Edd, Jimmy

44
2,964 2,323
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles

45
2,482 1,937
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

46
3,163 2,532
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

47
3,177 2,575
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Mojo Jojo, Bubbles, Blossom

48
1,118 831
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Danny Phantom, Madeline Fenton, Samantha "Sam" Manson

49
1,046 769
Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Mordecai, Rigby, Skips

50
1,336 1,019
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made
Garfield, Jon Arbuckle