Kids Shows The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons  

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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
1,489 382
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

2
1,559 477
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

3
1,539 401
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

4
1,615 435
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987

5
1,550 355
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

6
1,294 389
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

7
1,252 385
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

8
1,183 419
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989

9
1,278 406
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981

10
1,207 399
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983

11
1,041 403
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1988 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

12
954 414
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

13
963 420
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

14
983 369
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

15
1,003 437
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

16
955 465
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

17
958 424
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

18
768 465
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

19
487 238
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

20
725 363
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

21
714 433
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

22
629 457
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

23
694 502
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

24
669 444
Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983

25
742 449
Snorks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1984

26
436 343
The Super Mario Bros. Super Sh... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
The Toxic Walrus added 1989

27
585 417
The Flintstone Kids is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1986

28
613 410
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

29
555 422
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1972 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

30
599 414
Pound Puppies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

31
241 79
The Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Michael Morris added 1976

32
683 500
Jem is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1985

33
373 266
Captain Planet and the Planete... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

34
655 487
Rainbow Brite is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

35
504 432
SilverHawks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1986

36
492 412
DangerMouse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1981

37
345 338
Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestlin... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Eric Lima added 1985

38
327 254
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
mmkmmkmmk added 1989

39
456 427
ALF: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1987

40
508 441
My Little Pony is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

41
408 433
The Wuzzles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

42
165 81
The Scooby & Scrappy-Doo/Puppy... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Brandon Pace added 1982

43
177 96
Thundarr the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Brandon Pace added 1980

44
412 411
The New Adventures of Jonny Qu... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

45
180 105
Robotech is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Brandon Pace added 1985

46
357 449
The Centurions is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

47
345 445
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

48
334 429
Challenge of the GoBots is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

49
242 177
Count Duckula is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Dustin Moore added 1988

50
366 434
Shirt Tales is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1982-09-18