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List Rules Vote up your favorite animated shows that aired on TV or a streaming service in the 2010s

These are the best 2010s animated series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The decade was truly a great period for animated shows. With the expansion of streaming services, animated shows were able to become even more irreverent than ever, and irreverence is a common theme amongst the best 2010s animated series. Some of the top  animated series are comedies and other good cartoons are action driven. There are even a few great 2010s animated series that garnered enough acclaim to be made into animated films.

So, which great cartoons are on this top 2010s animated series list? Bob's Burgers definitely appears near the top of this list. The show's hilarious cast of voice actors, including H. Jon Benjamin, Eugene Mirman and Kristen Schaal, have even been known to take the show on the road with live performances. Rick and Morty is another great animated series from the 2010s.

Several classic cartoons like The Simpsons, South Park and Family Guy are still running strong in the 2010s, years after they originally premiered. Other great shows featured on this top 2010s animated series list include Robot Chicken, Adventure Time and then Brendan Small cult classic, Metalocalypse.

Which great 2010s animation is the best? Vote for your favorites now!

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Rick and Morty Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more

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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Bob's Burgers H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, ...more

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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal Futurama is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series follows the ...more

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Archer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Archer H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more

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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Adventure Time Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of Finn, a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive ...more

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more

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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
American Dad! Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox. American Dad! is the first ...more

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In the small town of South Park, four boys get caught up in all sorts of bizarre ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more

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Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Andrew Peterson0 added Regular Show J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a ...more

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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
King of the Hill Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon King of the Hill is an American adult animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010 on Fox. It centers on the Hills, a middle-class ...more

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Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Robot Chicken Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer Robot Chicken (Adult Swim, 2005) is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series created by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich. Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion ...more

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The Boondocks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
The Boondocks Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim. Created by Aaron McGruder, based upon McGruder's comic strip of the same name, ...more

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The Venture Bros. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
The Venture Bros. Christopher McCulloch, Michael Sinterniklaas, James Urbaniak The Venture Bros. (Adult Swim, 2004) is an American adult animated television series created by Christopher McCulloch. The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty ...more

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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
The Fairly OddParents Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the everyday adventures of Timmy Turner, a boy who is granted ...more

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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Gravity Falls Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal Gravity Falls is an American animated television series created by animator Alex Hirsch for Disney Channel, now on Disney XD. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin ...more

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Metalocalypse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Metalocalypse Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small, Mark Hamill Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers on the larger ...more

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation with the division Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, Lucasfilm ...more

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. The series chronicles the adventures and endeavors of ...more

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Steven Universe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Jake Mourelatos added Steven Universe Zach Callison, Deedee Magno, Estelle Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar, former storyboard artist, writer, and composer for Adventure Time. It is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, ...more

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Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
BenHawkes113 added Avatar: Legend of Korra Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino Book One: Air is the first season of the U.S. animated TV series The Legend of Korra created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. Consisting of twelve episodes, it was initially ...more

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series

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The Cleveland Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
The Cleveland Show Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, and Mike Henry for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy. The series centers ...more

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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Phineas and Ferb Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dan Povenmire Phineas and Ferb is an American animated comedy-musical television series. Originally broadcast as a one-episode preview on August 17, 2007 and again previewed on September 28, 2007, the series ...more

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Bojack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Bojack Horseman Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more

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The Amazing World of Gumball is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
The Amazing World of Gumball Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr., Tamia Cerrate The Amazing World of Gumball is a British–American animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network. Produced primarily by Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe, it ...more

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Superjail! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Wesley Bays added Superjail! David Wain, Teddy Cohn, Christopher McCulloch Superjail! is an American animated television series produced by Augenblick Studios in its first season, and by Titmouse, Inc. in its second and third seasons. A fourth season was confirmed on ...more

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Squidbillies is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
but chickens double d added Squidbillies Dana Snyder, Unknown Hinson, Daniel McDevitt Squidbillies is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. An unofficial pilot for the series aired on April 1, 2005; the series later ...more

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Brickleberry is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Brickleberry Daniel Tosh, Roger Black, David Herman Brickleberry is an American adult animated sitcom that premiered on Comedy Central on September 25, 2012. The series was created by Roger Black and Waco O'Guin and executive produced by Black, ...more

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Arthur is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Arthur J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Arthur is a Canadian/American animated educational television series for children, created by Cookie Jar Group and WGBH for the Public Broadcasting Service. The show is set in the fictional ...more

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We Bare Bears is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
We Bare Bears Eric Edelstein, Demetri Martin, Bobby Moynihan We Bare Bears (Cartoon Network, 2015) is an American animated sitcom created by Daniel Chong. Three bear siblings, Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear, awkwardly attempt at integrating with the human ...more

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Home Movies is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Haydden Teague added Home Movies Brendon Small, H. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky Home Movies is an American animated television sitcom created by Loren Bouchard and Brendon Small. The show centers eight-year-old Brendon, who makes videos with his friends Melissa Robbins and ...more

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The Loud House is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
The Loud House Grant Palmer, Collin Dean, Catherine Taber The Loud House (Nickelodeon, 2016) is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino. As the only boy and middle child, Lincoln Loud makes creative plans to improve his life ...more

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Axe Cop is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Axe Cop Axe Cop is an American animated series based on the webcomic of the same name that was created by Ethan Nicolle and Malachi Nicolle. It premiered on Fox on July 21, 2013, as a part of the ...more

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Black Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Black Dynamite Snoop Dogg, Michael Jai White, Kym Whitley Black Dynamite is an American animated television series based on the 2009 film of the same name, although the series follows a separate continuity, with some back-references to the film. The ...more

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
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Dan Vs. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Dan Vs. Curtis Armstrong, Paget Brewster, Dave Foley Dan Vs. is an American Flash animated television series created by Dan Mandel and Chris Pearson. The series spanned three seasons, airing on The Hub from January 1, 2011, to March 9, 2013.

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Back at the Barnyard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Back at the Barnyard Tino Insana, Chris Hardwick, Jeffrey Garcia Back at the Barnyard is a Nickelodeon computer-animated television series that is a spin-off from the 2006 film, Barnyard. The debut series premiered on September 29, 2007 on Nickelodeon. The ...more

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Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Napoleon Dynamite Jon Heder, Aaron Ruell, Efren Ramirez Napoleon Dynamite is a 2012 American animated sitcom television comedy series based on the 2004 film of the same name. Set in the small town of Preston, Idaho, it follows the adventures of the ...more

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
ahmed-maklad added Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American 3D rendered computer animated television series that premiered on Nickelodeon September 29, 2012. It is the third animated Teenage Mutant Ninja ...more

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WordGirl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
WordGirl Dannah Feinglass Phirman, Ryan Raddatz, Maria Bamford Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial WordGirl is an American children’s animated television series produced by the Soup2Nuts animation unit of Scholastic Entertainment for PBS Kids. The show began as a series of shorts entitled The ...more

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Sanjay and Craig is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Sanjay and Craig Sanjay and Craig is an American animated television series produced by Nickelodeon. The show is about a 12-year-old boy named Sanjay Patel who owns a talking pet snake named Craig. The series ...more

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Star vs. The Forces of Evil is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
CabbageKinsella added Star vs. The Forces of Evil Tamia Cerrate, Eden Sher, Adam McArthur

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VeggieTales is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
VeggieTales Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer, Lisa Vischer VeggieTales is a tv program.

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Star Wars Rebels is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
ahmed-maklad added Star Wars Rebels Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall Star Wars Rebels is an American 3D CGI animated television series produced by Lucasfilm and Lucasfilm Animation. Set fourteen years after Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and five ...more

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Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
ahmed-maklad added Ultimate Spider-Man Drake Bell, Chi McBride, Ogie Banks Ultimate Spider-Man is an American animated television series based on the Spider-Man comics published by Marvel Comics, including some elements of Marvel's Ultimate line of books. The series is ...more

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Lucas Bros. Moving Co. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series

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Dora the Explorer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Dora the Explorer Fatima Ptacek, Regan Mizrahi, Alexandria Suarez Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Dora the Explorer is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner. Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000. The show is carried ...more

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Marvel's Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
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Olivia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best 2010s Animated Series
Olivia Yvonne Craig, Katie Leigh, Brianna McCracken Olivia is a British-American children's animated television series produced by media company Chorion and based on Ian Falconer's books. It is seen on Nick Jr. in the US, Milkshake!, Nick Jr. in ...more