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The Greatest Cartoon Cartoons Ever

Updated October 11, 2019 8.2k votes 1.4k voters 20.2k views13 items

List RulesVote up your favorite TV shows from Cartoon Network's Cartoon Cartoon era.

As this list makes clear, "Cartoon Cartoons" are among the best animated series ever. It all started in 1995 with a half-hour showcase of animation called What a Cartoon, which featured the first appearances of Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls, and a Seth MacFarlane-helmed toon called Larry and Steve, about a dimwit and his hyper-intelligent dog (the prototypes for Family Guy's Peter & Brian).

Soon, some of the more successful shorts (like the examples above) spun off into their own shows in Cartoon Network's block of original programming known as Cartoon Cartoons, which ran until 2002. Cartoon Cartoons still rank among the best shows ever on the network and the finest animated shows for kids.

So take a gander, vote up your favorites, and revel in the greatness (and occasional not-so-greatness) of the now classic block of television known as Cartoon Network's Cartoon Cartoons.