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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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500 201
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
352 143
Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Dee Brewster added J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin

3
414 208
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

4
280 139
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

5
312 173
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

6
336 185
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
291 137
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal

8
205 77
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
234 127
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

10
239 118
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

11
214 108
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

12
244 123
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
196 105
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
232 126
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
181 90
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
167 96
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
197 112
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
127 65
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
135 58
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
162 106
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
159 118
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
165 100
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
117 97
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
122 109
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
55 32
Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
ZachBaum09 added Zootopia