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List Rules Vote up your favorite cartoon shows that aired on Nick in the 1990s

Who doesn't love cartoons? Better yet, who doesn't love classic Nickelodeon cartoons from the 90s?! This list contains information about the best 90s Nickelodeon cartoons, ranked by your votes. The 90s brought a whole new crew of quirky characters onto the cartoon scene. Since we have a lot of love for Ren and Stimpy and Phil and Lil, we're compiling all the best, funniest 90s cartoons onto one list... all you have to do is vote up your favorites and add any you don't see listed! 

So what are we working with here? Which cartoons appear on this list of the top 90s Nickelodeon animated shows? Of course, Rugrats made the cut for our 90s cartoons that premiered on Nick. Rugrats was created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain. This funny 1990s Nickelodeon cartoon debuted in 1991 and ran until 2004. Rugrats even won several Daytime Emmy Awards because who doesn't love watching cartoon babies playing pranks on each other? .

Other good 90s Nick cartoon shows like The Ren & Stimpy Show and Doug also appear on this list of the best 1990s Nickelodeon cartoon shows because life as we know it wouldn't be the same without those shows. Hey Arnold! was also a favorite 1990s Nick cartoon show that aired from 1996 - 2004.

Where do your favorite 1990s Nickelodeon cartoons fall on this list? Be sure to vote them to the top and share your thoughts in the comments section!
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Rugrats


Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Nick Cartoons from the '90s
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Premiered: 1991

Actors: Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 172

creator: Paul Germain, Gábor Csupó, Arlene Klasky

Producers: Mary Harrington, Maureen Iser, Sherry Gunther, Vanessa Coffey, Kathrin Seitz, + more

Network: Nickelodeon

Genres (Tv): Animation, Animated cartoon, Children's television series, Animated series

Characters: Angelica Pickles, Tommy Pickles, Stu Pickles, Chuckie Finster, Lou Pickles, + more

Also Ranked

#26 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

#15 on The Best Cartoons of All Time

#24 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#25 on The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time

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Rocko's Modern Life


Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Nick Cartoons from the '90s
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Premiered: 1993

Actors: Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 52

creator: Joe Murray

Producers: Joe Murray

Network: Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Animation, Sitcom, Satire, Animated cartoon, + more

Also Ranked

#75 on The Best Cartoons of All Time

#81 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#51 on The Best Dramedy TV Series

#55 on The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time

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Hey Arnold!


Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Nick Cartoons from the '90s
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Premiered: 1996

Actors: Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 100

creator: Craig Bartlett

Producers: Gábor Csupó, Craig Bartlett

Network: YTV, Canal J, Nickelodeon

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Comedy-drama, Comedy, Animated series

Characters: Helga G. Pataki, Arnold, Harold Berman, Phoebe Hyerdahl, Arnold's Grandma

Also Ranked

#76 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

#37 on The Best Cartoons of All Time

#59 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#68 on The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time

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Doug


Doug is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Nick Cartoons from the '90s
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Premiered: 1991

Actors: Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 117

creator: Jim Jinkins

Network: Nickelodeon

Genres (Tv): Animation, Sitcom, Animated cartoon, Children's television series, Educational television, + more

Also Ranked

#43 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

#77 on The Best Cartoons of All Time

#78 on The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

#51 on The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time

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