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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
2,033 637
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
2,080 568
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987

3
2,032 549
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

4
2,053 476
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

5
1,970 527
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

6
1,662 522
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

7
1,504 548
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989

8
1,609 515
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

9
1,616 526
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981

10
1,599 522
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983

11
1,279 562
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

12
1,236 555
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

13
1,310 536
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
365 44
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940

15
1,253 481
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

16
1,236 608
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

17
313 45
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added

18
1,229 549
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

19
1,243 561
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

20
995 594
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

21
743 350
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

22
1,006 457
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

23
858 581
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

24
923 556
Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983

25
314 59
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1962