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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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

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

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

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Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Animaniacs Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Adventure Time Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny

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Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
RobLein added Bugs Bunny Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

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Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Dee Brewster added The Regular Show J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin

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

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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Gravity Falls Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Dee Brewster added Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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The Amazing World of Gumball is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
The Amazing World of Gumball Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr., Tamia Cerrate

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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 Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner Mel Blanc, Joe Alaskey, Dee Bradley Baker

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Freakazoid! is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Freakazoid! Paul Rugg, David Kaufman, Joe Leahy

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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Charles Adler, Christine Cavanaugh, David Eccles

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Recess is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Recess Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis

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

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

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

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

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

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Teen Titans Go! is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Zaych added Teen Titans Go! Arnold Drake, George Pérez, Marv Wolfman

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Fillmore! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Children's Cartoons with Adult Humor
Fillmore! Orlando Brown, Tara Strong, Horatio Sanz