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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
6,333 2,660
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

2
7,494 1,953
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Rugrats 1991

3
5,982 1,913
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

4
5,606 1,656
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

5
5,899 1,901
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Animaniacs 1993

6
5,908 1,649
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
DuckTales 1987

7
4,584 2,380
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Futurama 1999

8
4,772 2,367
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added Batman: The Animated Series 1992

9
5,265 1,749
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

10
4,466 2,726
South Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
South Park 1997

11
4,564 1,990
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

12
5,616 1,579
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added Hey Arnold! 1996

13
5,259 1,808
Doug is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Doug 1991

14
4,304 2,209
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Family Guy 1999

The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids

15
5,304 1,277
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
thewrecker added Pinky and the Brain 1995

16
5,009 1,514
Recess is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added Disney's Recess 1997

17
4,478 1,603
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

18
4,036 1,986
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
X-Men 2011

19
3,586 2,108
Arthur is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Arthur 1996

20
4,437 1,760
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

21
3,959 1,845
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Theschizophreniclyricist added Johnny Bravo 1997

The Best Doctors of Doctor Who

22
4,032 1,452
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

23
2,911 2,122
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
WaseemSaifi added Spider-Man 1994

24
3,685 1,515
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
TommyWimmer added Darkwing Duck 1991

25
3,685 1,944
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

26
3,827 1,746
Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

27
3,043 2,344
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

28
3,956 1,632
CatDog is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added CatDog

The Greatest Nick Cartoons from the '90s

29
3,268 1,732
The Wild Thornberrys is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
PeteBoyle added The Wild Thornberrys 1998

30
3,436 2,003
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Pokémon 1997

31
3,386 1,517
Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Ed, Edd n Eddy 1999

32
2,999 810
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

33
3,693 1,446
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
TaleSpin 1990

34
2,836 1,397
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
ChloeFletcher added SpongeBob SquarePants 1999

35
3,284 2,188
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Dragon Ball Z 1989

60+ of Your Greatest Childhood Fears

36
3,032 1,477
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Gargoyles 1994

37
3,039 1,625
The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

38
3,510 640
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

39
2,308 1,932
Blue's Clues is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

40
2,388 2,099
Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Sailor Moon 1995

41
2,646 1,895
Daria is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Daria 1997

42
2,478 1,796
Bobby's World is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

The Greatest Sitcoms of the 1990s, Ranked

43
2,274 1,369
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
OCD Man added King of the Hill 1997

44
2,431 1,392
Timon & Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Timon & Pumbaa 1995

45
1,682 862
Rocket Power is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

46
2,607 802
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s

47
2,206 711
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
MillieSalit added Inspector Gadget 1983

48
2,373 1,169
Goof Troop is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
danwymer22 added Goof Troop 1992

49
2,947 1,392
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
Carl12 added Aaahh!!! Real Monsters 1994

50
1,619 710
Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoons of the '90s
crazyforLiLo added Aladdin 1994