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List Rules Whether it was your childhood favorite or your favorite adult pastime, vote up which cartoons from the 90s were you like the most.

The best cartoons of the 90s are those the top animated series that ran between the years of 1990 and 2000 and features Nicktoons, Saturday morning cartoons, Disney animated TV shows, and network cartoon series for both kid and adult audiences. With so many great series airing in the 90s, it's no surprise that these are also some of the best cartoons of all time.

For the most part, these best 90s cartoons are geared towards children. Those growing up in the 1990s undoubtably spent numerous hours watching the likes of "Rugrats," "Doug," "Rocko's Modern Life," and "Animaniacs." Few can deny that classic series like "Dexter's Labratory," "DuckTales," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," and "TaleSpin" are some of the best ever for Saturday morning viewing.

Then there's another breed of top 90s cartoons, those suited better for more adult audiences. "South Park" broke the mold with it's raunchiness, as did the likes of "Beavis and Butt-head" and "Family Guy." Two of those three are still popular even today with new episodes airing weekly. All feature more mature jokes, topics children wouldn't really understand and a whole lot of inappropriateness all bundled tightly in animated form.

Which cartoons from the 90s had you glued to the television and make you miss your 90s childhood? Vote for your favorites, add any we missed or re-rank the list to put it in your order. To reminisce more about the glorious decade of the 1990s, check out the most nostalgia-inducing toys of the 90s too!

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1
8,962 4,471
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

2
10,663 3,112
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1991

3
8,889 2,937
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

4
7,844 3,279
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1993

5
6,530 3,773
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1999

6
8,033 2,701
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1987

7
7,554 2,771
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

8
6,877 3,566
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1992

9
6,270 3,785
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1997

10
7,780 2,323
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1996

11
7,215 2,516
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

12
6,471 2,789
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

13
6,180 3,018
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1999

14
6,734 2,780
Doug is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1991

15
6,926 2,022
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
thewrecker added 1995

16
5,138 2,953
Arthur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1996

17
5,544 2,852
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

18
6,927 2,212
Recess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added 1997

19
5,708 1,983
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

20
5,837 2,578
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

21
5,744 2,419
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

22
5,558 2,483
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Theschizophreniclyricist added 1997

23
4,192 2,828
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added 1994

24
4,751 2,716
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

25
4,775 1,885
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
ChloeFletcher added 1999

26
4,713 2,304
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
TommyWimmer added 1991

27
5,486 2,284
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

28
5,019 2,663
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1997

29
5,104 2,031
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1999

30
5,459 2,194
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added

31
3,936 3,287
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

32
4,278 2,430
The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1998

33
4,620 1,181
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

34
4,806 2,892
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1989

35
4,639 2,146
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1990

36
4,111 2,148
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1994

37
5,393 870
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

38
3,230 2,555
Blue's Clues is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

39
3,896 2,293
The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

40
3,207 2,751
Daria is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1997

41
3,089 2,900
Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1995

42
3,098 2,034
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
OCD Man added 1997

43
2,764 1,394
Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

44
3,920 1,132
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

45
3,263 1,904
Timon & Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1995

46
3,017 2,553
Bobby's World is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

47
3,715 1,926
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1994

48
3,051 1,222
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
MillieSalit added 1983

49
2,996 1,714
Goof Troop is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1992

50
2,168 2,296
Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1996