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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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2,035 638
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

2
2,082 569
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987

3
2,037 550
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

4
2,056 477
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

5
1,972 527
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

6
1,664 524
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

7
1,505 550
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989

8
1,612 517
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

9
1,619 528
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981

10
1,602 523
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983

11
1,282 564
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

12
1,239 556
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

13
1,313 537
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1988 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

14
369 46
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940

15
1,256 483
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

16
1,237 611
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

17
317 46
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added

18
1,231 551
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

19
1,244 563
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

20
997 594
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

21
745 350
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

22
1,009 457
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

23
860 581
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

24
925 557
Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983

25
905 545
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984