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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
2,047 552
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

2
2,092 572
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987

3
2,046 644
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

4
2,070 481
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

5
1,987 529
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

6
1,674 527
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

7
1,513 552
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989

8
1,623 520
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

9
1,627 530
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981

10
1,611 526
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983

11
1,246 558
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

12
1,288 567
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

13
1,320 537
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
375 48
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940

15
1,261 484
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

16
1,241 612
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

17
326 46
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added

18
1,239 552
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

19
1,250 564
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

20
999 597
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

21
749 352
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

22
1,014 459
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

23
866 584
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

24
324 61
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1962

25
908 545
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984