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The Best 1970s Animated Series  

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These are the very best 1970s animated series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The animated series of the 1970s are largely remembered for their family entertainment value. Not as much adult content as later generations of cartoons, but these shows still packed in plenty of humor. The top 70s animated series aren't just revered for their comedy however, these good 70s cartoons are forever a part of the cultural zeitgeist because of their wild imaginations. So, check out this list of great 1970s animated series.

Which great cartoons will you find on this top 1970s animated series list? The Scooby-Doo Show is one of the best animated shows of the 70s and beyond. In 2002, this good cartoon came to life in the live action film Scooby-Doo starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. Josie and the Pussycats is another classic 1970s animated series.

For viewers who wanted to get educated while being entertained, Schoolhouse Rock provided the best of both worlds. Other great shows that appear on this good 70s animated series list include Hong Kong Phooey, Jabberjaw and Deputy Dawg.

What 1970s animated show do you like best? Vote for your favorites right away!
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The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Mel Blanc, June Foray, Bea Benaderet
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The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus
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The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Casey Kasem, Frank Welker, Don Messick
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Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Tom Kenny, Rick Zieff, Gary Cole
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Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Blossom Dearie, Jack Sheldon, Grady Tate
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Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Sherry Alberoni, Norman Alden, Danny Dark
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The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Paul Frees, Rich Little, Dave Barry
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Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Bill Cosby, Gerald Edwards, Erika Scheimer
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Hong Kong Phooey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Scatman Crothers, Joe E. Ross, Don Messick
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The Adventures of Batman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Casey Kasem, Ted Knight, Olan Soule
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Underdog is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
comicspies1 added George S. Irving, Wally Cox, Allen Swift
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Josie and the Pussycats is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Janet Waldo, Jackie Joseph, Barbara Pariot
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Jabberjaw is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Tommy Cook, Barry Gordon, Julie McWhirter
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Captain Caveman and the Teen A... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
John Astin, Julie Bennett, Ted Cassidy
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The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons
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The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
comicspies1 added Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees
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The All-New Super Friends Hour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Casey Kasem, Ted Knight, Ted Cassidy
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Harlem Globetrotters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Scatman Crothers, Eddie Anderson, Robert DoQui
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The Banana Splits Adventure Ho... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Don Messick, Daws Butler, Paul Winchell
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Deputy Dawg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
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The Jackson 5ive is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Diana Ross, Paul Frees, Donald Fullilove
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Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
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Davey and Goliath is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Hal Smith, Dick Beals, Ginny Tyler
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Star Trek: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
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Yogi's Gang is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1970s Animated Series
Daws Butler, Josh Albee, Julie Bennett