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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
2,288 730
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983
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2
2,289 627
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

3
2,327 659
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987

4
2,323 551
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

5
2,209 564
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

6
1,866 591
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

7
1,672 618
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989

8
1,793 589
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981

9
1,782 587
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

10
1,802 578
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983

11
561 89
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940

12
501 70
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
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13
1,382 623
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

14
1,428 634
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

15
1,468 591
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1988
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16
1,397 545
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

17
1,383 671
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

18
1,368 610
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

19
1,379 625
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

20
1,110 670
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

21
853 410
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

22
1,133 513
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

23
482 96
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1962

24
972 653
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

25
1,053 624
Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983