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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
2,421 706
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987
2
2,401 768
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
2,397 661
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
4
2,437 588
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
5
2,324 586
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
6
1,944 625
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
7
1,738 660
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989
8
1,871 619
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981
9
1,884 608
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983
10
1,860 621
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
11
577 95
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
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12
644 121
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940
13
1,462 572
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
14
1,508 661
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984
15
1,453 652
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
16
1,447 702
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
17
1,530 616
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1988
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18
1,427 638
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
19
1,444 650
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
20
1,168 697
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
21
548 116
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1962
22
904 433
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
23
1,187 533
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
24
713 569
The Super Mario Bros. Super Sh... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
The Toxic Walrus added 1989
25
1,024 682
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985