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The Best 80s Cartoon Theme Songs  

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List Rules Theme songs from the intros of classic 1980s cartoons. Vote up the greatest 80s cartoon theme songs.

If you're a child of the 80s, you’re well aware of how many hit TV cartoons there were! Who doesn’t remember Saturday mornings, watching cartoons, and even more importantly, singing along to their catchy theme songs? What are the best 80s cartoon theme songs? This list of cartoon theme songs from the 1980s, with videos, will take you back to those lazy mornings when you could just be a kid. 

The shows on this list became some of the most popular cartoons of all time and even helped to shape many future cartoon programs. Each of these cartoons is memorable not just for the characters and stories, but for their distinct theme songs as well. Do you remember singing along to the DuckTales theme? How about the theme song from the Care Bears? Did you drive your older siblings nuts with the tune from My Little Pony? Go ahead and listen again to some of the best kid theme songs of all time - you know you want to. 

This list features the best 80s theme songs from cartoon programs including classics like Inspector Gadget, Thundercats, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Vote up the best, most memorable 80s cartoon theme songs below to see how your favorites rank.

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#3 of 368 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time #19 of 779 on The Best Cartoons of All Time #2 of 251 on The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids #6 of 129 on The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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#8 of 368 on The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time #61 of 779 on The Best Cartoons of All Time #15 of 251 on The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-'80s — '90s Kids #18 of 129 on The Best Cartoons of the '90s

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