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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
2,510 759
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987
2
2,500 691
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
3
2,497 801
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983
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4
2,549 617
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
5
2,418 607
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
6
2,019 663
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
7
1,806 698
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989
8
1,971 632
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983
9
1,951 649
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981
10
1,940 649
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
11
664 112
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
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12
724 141
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940
13
1,512 678
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
14
1,519 601
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
15
1,562 692
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984
16
1,503 734
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
17
1,595 633
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1988
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18
1,483 669
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
19
1,508 669
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
20
1,215 727
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
21
615 133
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1962
22
958 456
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
23
1,240 554
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
24
1,077 705
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985
25
747 599
The Super Mario Bros. Super Sh... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
The Toxic Walrus added 1989