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The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons

Updated September 16, 2020 11.4k votes 919 voters 25.2k views57 items

List RulesVote up your favorite animated series that aired on TV in the '60s

These are the very best 1960s cartoons, each one an animated gem from the mid-century. From a spinach-powered sailor, to a mystery-solving rag-tag-team, to a family living in the future with a robot maid, and beyond! The top '60s animated series brought about absolute classics that remain pop culture icons to this day, and these good '60s cartoons basically ushered in a new era of TV. If you're feeling nostalgic, you should really check out these great 1960s animated series.

Which great cartoons will you find on this top 1960s animated series list? Popeye the Sailor is obviously a favorite. The Bugs Bunny Show is another one of the best animated shows that aired during the 1960s. Several 1960s cartoon characters, like Space Ghost and Scooby Doo, were resurrected in later decades - from reimagined animated series to nostalgic movies

For some throwback entertainment, viewers tuned into The Flintstones throughout the 1960s. Their space-aged counterpart, The Jetsons, was also a favorite animated series during the decade. Other good 60s animated series that appear on this list include Space Ghost, Jonny Quest and The Flash.

So, which top '60s cartoons are your favorites? Cast your vote now!

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    The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Bugs Bunny Show

    Mel Blanc, June Foray

    Premiered1960

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    The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Flintstones

    Alan Reed, Mel Blanc

    Premiered1960

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    The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Jetsons

    George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo

    Premiered1962

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  • 4
    Underdog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Underdog

    George S. Irving, Wally Cox

    Premiered1964

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  • 5
    The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

    Bill Scott, June Foray

    Premiered1959

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    The Yogi Bear Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Yogi Bear Show

    Daws Butler, Don Messick

    Premiered1958

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    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

    Don Messick, Casey Kasem

    Premiered1969

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  • 8
    The Huckleberry Hound Show is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Huckleberry Hound Show

    Daws Butler, Don Messick

    Premiered1958

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  • 9
    Jonny Quest is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Jonny Quest

    Mike Road, Tim Matheson

    Premiered1964

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  • 10
    The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Woody Woodpecker Show

    Grace Stafford, Daws Butler

    Premiered1957

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  • 11
    Mr. Magoo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Mr. Magoo

    Jim Backus, Paul Frees

    Premiered1960

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    Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Popeye the Sailor

    Mae Questel, Jack Mercer

    Premiered1933

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  • 13
    The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Pink Panther Show

    Paul Frees, Rich Little

    Premiered1969

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  • 14
    Top Cat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Top Cat

    Leo DeLyon, Allen Jenkins

    Premiered1961

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  • 15
    Snagglepuss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Snagglepuss

    Don Messick, Daws Butler

    Premiered1959

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    Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Popeye the Sailor

    Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

    Premiered1960

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    The Magilla Gorilla Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Magilla Gorilla Show

    Allan Melvin, Don Messick

    Premiered1964

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  • 18
    Wacky Races is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Wacky Races

    Daws Butler, Don Messick

    Premiered1968

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  • 19
    Atom Ant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Atom Ant

    Henry Corden, Don Messick
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    The Dudley Do-Right Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Dudley Do-Right Show

    Bill Scott, June Foray

    Premiered1969

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  • 21
    Speed Racer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Space Ghost is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Space Ghost

    Gary Owens, Johnny Carson
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  • 23
    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Spider-Man

    Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine

    Premiered1994

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    Deputy Dawg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    Deputy Dawg

    Dayton Allen, Lionel G. Wilson

    Premiered1959

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    The Archie Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest & Grooviest '60s Cartoons
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    The Archie Show

    John Erwin, Dal McKennon

    Premiered1968

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