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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
2,625 812
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987
2
2,620 841
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983
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3
2,625 729
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
4
2,541 632
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
5
2,670 656
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
6
2,107 698
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
7
1,882 742
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989
8
2,042 675
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981
9
2,049 664
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983
10
2,019 686
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
11
753 139
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
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12
812 167
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940
13
1,577 708
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
14
1,582 632
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
15
1,665 665
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1988
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16
1,568 769
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
17
1,626 731
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984
18
1,544 698
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
19
1,576 697
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
20
1,266 755
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
21
1,022 479
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
22
679 163
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1962
23
1,297 578
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
24
1,127 738
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985
25
785 632
The Super Mario Bros. Super Sh... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
The Toxic Walrus added 1989