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The Best Adult Cartoon Shows in TV History

Updated November 10, 2020 389.0k votes 43.9k voters 857.5k views169 items

List RulesVote up your favorite ever animated shows geared for a grown-up audience.

This is a list of the best adult cartoons that ever aired, ranked by your votes. In the 1990s, cartoons with R-rated humor became popular all over TV (what with Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin and all) and fortunately, that trend continues to this day. This list contains funny adult cartoons and action-packed animations. You can even vote on this list of the best adult cartoons to make sure your favorite adult cartoon ends up in the No. 1 spot. 

Which cartoons appear on this list of the top adult animated shows? Of course, Family Guy made our list. Family Guy is one of the funniest adult cartoons of all time. It was created by Seth MacFarlane in 1999. The series led to another cartoon for adults, The Cleveland Show, which is also on this list of cartoons with r rated humor.

Other good adult cartoon shows like Tom Goes to Mayor and Aqua Teen Hunger Force also appear on this list of cartoon shows with adult humor. Netflix adult cartoons Tuca & Bertie and Big Mouth are some of the newest adult cartoons to gain a cult following (and for good reason). They features the voices of several hilarious comedians including Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong, Nick Kroll, and John Mulaney.

Where do your favorite adult cartoon shows fall on this list? Be sure to vote up whatever you think are the best adult 'toons below!

  • 1
    Rick and Morty

    ActorsJustin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke, Dan Harmon

    CreatorJustin Roiland, Dan Harmon

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    ActorsBilly West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

    CreatorMatt Groening

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  • 3
    South Park

    ActorsTrey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes, Eliza Schneider

    CreatorTrey Parker, Matt Stone

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    ActorsH. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell, Aisha Tyler

    CreatorAdam Reed

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  • 5
    Bob's Burgers

    ActorsH. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

    CreatorLoren Bouchard, Jim Dauterive

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  • 6
    Family Guy

    ActorsSeth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

    CreatorSeth MacFarlane

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  • 7
    American Dad!

    ActorsSeth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

    CreatorMatt Weitzman, Mike Barker, Seth MacFarlane

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  • 8
    Pinky and the Brain

    ActorsMaurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

    CreatorSteven Spielberg, Tom Ruegger

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  • 9
    BoJack Horseman

    ActorsWill Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins, Aaron Paul

    CreatorRaphael Bob-Waksberg

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  • 10
    King of the Hill

    ActorsMike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

    CreatorGreg Daniels, Mike Judge

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  • 11
    Avatar: The Last Airbender

    ActorsZach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

    CreatorBryan Konietzko, Michael Dante DiMartino

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  • 12
    The Simpsons

    ActorsDan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

    CreatorMatt Groening

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  • 13
    Batman: The Animated Series

    ActorsKevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

    CreatorBob Kane, Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski

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  • 14
    The Bugs Bunny Show

    ActorsMel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

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  • 15
    Robot Chicken

    ActorsSeth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

    CreatorMatthew Senreich, Seth Green

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  • 16
    The Boondocks

    ActorsRegina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

    CreatorAaron McGruder

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  • 17
    SpongeBob SquarePants

    ActorsTom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

    CreatorStephen Hillenburg

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  • 18
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  • 19
    Adventure Time

    ActorsJeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny

    CreatorPendleton Ward

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  • 20
    Courage the Cowardly Dog

    ActorsThea White, Marty Grabstein, Simon Prebble

    CreatorJohn R. Dilworth

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  • 21

    ActorsRob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

    CreatorTom Ruegger

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  • 22
    Samurai Jack

    ActorsPhil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson

    CreatorGenndy Tartakovsky

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  • 23
    The Ren & Stimpy Show

    ActorsJohn Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

    CreatorJohn Kricfalusi

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  • 24
    F Is for Family
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  • 25
    Aqua Teen Hunger Force

    ActorsDave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder

    CreatorMatt Maiellaro, Dave Willis

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