Parenting The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite children's cartoon that has the best humor for adults.

The absolute best children’s cartoons with adult humor, ranked from the most popular to the least based by the Ranker community. This list has the best children's cartoons that can be funny for adults too.

Oftentimes when kids are watching their favorite cartoons on TV, parents are watching too, or at least, forced to listen in. Fortunately for them, these cartoons have jokes for adults written into them, making them a little more tolerable for everyone involved. But which one is the most kid-and-adult-friendly? That's up for you to decide. Vote up your favorite cartoons that include the best adult humor, and vote down the ones that are more exclusive to kids. Don't see your favorite? Feel free to add it. 
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493 185
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

2
407 176
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

3
273 128
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

4
304 141
Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Dee Brewster added J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin

5
304 169
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

6
328 180
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny

7
230 125
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

8
197 74
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
RobLein added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

9
232 116
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

10
277 136
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal

11
206 106
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

12
235 122
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

13
188 104
The Grim Adventures of Billy a... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Greg Eagles, Richard Steven Horvitz, Grey Griffin

14
223 125
Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dan Povenmire

15
177 87
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

16
163 93
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe

17
189 110
The Amazing World of Gumball is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr., Tamia Cerrate

18
120 63
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Dee Brewster added Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

19
128 57
Wile E. Coyote and The Road Ru... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
RobLein added Mel Blanc, Joe Alaskey, Dee Bradley Baker

20
156 104
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

21
153 116
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

22
161 99
Hey Arnold! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta

23
112 96
The Angry Beavers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Richard Steven Horvitz, Nick Bakay, Charlie Brissette

24
118 107
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

25
52 30
Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
ZachBaum09 added Zootopia

26
92 92
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Charles Adler, Christine Cavanaugh, David Eccles

27
110 93
Recess is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis

28
77 98
Freakazoid! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Paul Rugg, David Kaufman, Joe Leahy

29
71 70
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
RobLein added Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees

30
77 104
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

31
50 74
Underdog is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
RobLein added George S. Irving, Wally Cox, Allen Swift

32
64 101
Clarence is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Tom Kenny, Sean Giambrone, Katie Crown

33
8 3
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
psychicmoon added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

34
4 2
The Loud House is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
JB Guy added Grant Palmer, Collin Dean, Catherine Taber

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1 0
Steven Universe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Zach Callison, Deedee Magno, Estelle

36
0 0
The Spectacular Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, Joshua LeBar

37
0 0
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

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0 0
Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
CurtParmenter added Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

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0 0
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

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0 0
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

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0 0
Over the Garden Wall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Elijah Wood, Collin Dean, Melanie Lynskey

42
17 28
Teen Titans Go! is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Zaych added Arnold Drake, George Pérez, Marv Wolfman

43
29 110
Fillmore! is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Orlando Brown, Tara Strong, Horatio Sanz