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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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2,271 621
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

2
2,273 726
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
2,312 652
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1987

4
2,311 547
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

5
2,193 563
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

6
1,856 587
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

7
1,661 613
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1989

8
1,783 584
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1981

9
1,773 584
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

10
1,790 575
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1983

11
486 68
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added

12
543 88
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1940

13
1,374 619
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

14
1,420 631
Voltron is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1984

15
1,455 589
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
1988
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16
1,390 540
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

17
1,376 665
Disney's Adventures of the Gum... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

18
1,363 604
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

19
1,372 621
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

20
1,107 664
She-Ra: Princess of Power is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

21
1,128 509
Spider-Man and His Amazing Fri... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

22
843 408
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons

23
469 94
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
Marci Dotson added 1962

24
966 647
M.A.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1985

25
1,047 619
Dungeons & Dragons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Unforgettable '80s Cartoons
SteveFerrara added 1983