Kids Shows The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons  

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Get ready to feel some serious nostalgia after reading through this list of the top 80s cartoons. Let's face it. The best cartoons of the 1980s helped to shape an entire generation. Whether we were dreaming of hanging out with chipmunk brothers or becoming a stealthy turtle who loves eating pizza in gutters, the 80s made for some pretty amazing television. This list contains funny 80s cartoons and action-packed 80s animations. 

Was there ever a better cartoon than The Simpsons? This show chronicles the lives of The Simpsons, a family from Springfield, IL., who always seem to make life a little more interesting (thanks, Homer). Created by Matt Groening in 1989, this classic timepiece is still on the air today, and it's the one 80s animation that holds the record for the longest running American animation of all time.  
 

Other good 80s shows like DuckTales and The Gummi Bears also appear on this list of 1980s cartoon shows. The Transformers was a favorite 1980s TV show and it eventually became a series of blockbuster films. The Transformers aired from 1984-1987.

Where does your favorite 1980s show fall on this list? You can even vote on this list of the best cartoons of the 1980s to make sure your favorite 80s cartoon ends up in the No. 1 spot! Woohoo! GO 80s. 
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1
1,445 371
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

2
1,518 465
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

3
1,497 390
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

4
1,576 428
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987

5
1,505 348
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

6
1,264 377
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

7
1,253 393
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981

8
1,211 378
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

9
1,156 413
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989

10
1,174 388
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983

11
1,017 392
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
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12
928 406
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

13
936 413
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

14
963 360
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

15
986 426
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

16
935 455
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

17
940 412
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

18
753 451
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

19
465 229
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

20
696 359
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

21
703 419
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

22
611 446
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

23
670 494
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

24
726 440
Snorks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1984

25
648 435
Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983

26
422 333
The Super Mario Bros. Super Sh... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
The Toxic Walrus added 1989

27
569 407
The Flintstone Kids is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1986

28
592 401
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

29
535 414
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
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30
580 406
Pound Puppies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

31
671 487
Jem is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1985

32
643 477
Rainbow Brite is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

33
223 74
The Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Michael Morris added 1976

34
355 260
Captain Planet and the Planete... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

35
485 400
DangerMouse is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1981

36
489 427
SilverHawks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1986

37
334 331
Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestlin... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Eric Lima added 1985

38
445 421
ALF: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1987

39
308 246
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
mmkmmkmmk added 1989

40
500 431
My Little Pony is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

41
402 422
The Wuzzles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

42
166 89
Thundarr the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Brandon Pace added 1980

43
402 403
The New Adventures of Jonny Qu... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

44
150 76
The Scooby & Scrappy-Doo/Puppy... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Brandon Pace added 1982

45
347 442
The Centurions is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

46
168 97
Robotech is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Brandon Pace added 1985

47
327 420
Challenge of the GoBots is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

48
336 437
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

49
361 424
Shirt Tales is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1982-09-18

50
231 171
Count Duckula is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Dustin Moore added 1988