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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
8,659 4,283
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

2
10,253 2,988
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1991

3
8,560 2,807
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

4
6,312 3,599
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1999

5
7,563 3,157
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1993

6
7,757 2,605
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1987

7
7,319 2,693
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

8
6,634 3,449
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1992

9
6,065 3,648
South Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1997

10
6,244 2,678
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

11
6,940 2,445
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

12
7,488 2,246
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1996

13
5,979 2,895
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1999

14
6,515 2,704
Doug is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1991

15
4,954 2,840
Arthur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1996

16
6,685 1,946
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
thewrecker added 1995

17
6,671 2,135
Recess is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added 1997

18
5,331 2,753
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

19
5,642 2,498
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

20
5,554 2,342
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

21
5,488 1,909
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

22
5,367 2,394
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Theschizophreniclyricist added 1997

23
4,033 2,732
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added 1994

24
4,549 2,230
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
TommyWimmer added 1991

25
5,278 2,206
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

26
4,588 2,632
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

27
4,814 2,572
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1997

28
4,897 1,945
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1999

29
5,255 2,123
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added

30
3,792 3,179
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

31
4,540 1,800
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
ChloeFletcher added 1999

32
4,421 1,131
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

33
4,119 2,363
The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1998

34
4,613 2,792
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1989

35
4,476 2,079
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1990

36
3,930 2,075
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1994

37
3,118 2,468
Blue's Clues is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

38
5,172 821
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

39
3,760 2,228
The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

40
3,107 2,653
Daria is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
1997

41
2,983 2,805
Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1995

42
2,966 1,960
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
OCD Man added 1997

43
2,598 1,324
Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

44
3,735 1,085
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

45
3,142 1,826
Timon & Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1995

46
2,920 2,468
Bobby's World is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

47
3,576 1,866
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added 1994

48
2,910 1,169
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
MillieSalit added 1983

49
2,897 1,643
Goof Troop is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added 1992

50
2,075 2,211
Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added 1996