parenting The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time  

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This list contains information about the best kids cartoons, ranked by your votes. Over the years, there have been tons of good cartoons for kids. This list contains funny childrens cartoons and action-packed kids animations. You can even vote on this list of the best kids cartoons to make sure your favorite childrens cartoon ends up in the No. 1 spot!

Which cartoons appear on this list of the top kids animated shows? Of course, Tom and Jerry made our list. Tom and Jerry is one of the best clean cartoons for kids of all time. It was created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera in 1940 and originally ran for 17 years. Dora the Explorer is also a good kids show, thanks to its emphasis on education, its catchy jingles, and adorable characters. 

There are other good childrens cartoon shows like Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles also appear on this list of cartoon shows with clean humor. Adventure Time is one of the newest kids cartoons to gain a cult following with children, as well as their parents. It was created by Pendleton Ward and premiered on Cartoon Network in 2010.

Where do your favorite kids cartoon shows fall on this list? Be sure to vote it to the top and share your thoughts in the comments section!
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1
13,388 1,543
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids The Best and Worst Disney Animated Movies

2
11,522 2,396
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

3
12,043 2,306
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

4
10,615 2,468
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

5
10,609 2,394
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

6
8,791 3,242
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Animaniacs 1993

7
10,358 2,313
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 1989

8
9,476 2,696
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

9
8,597 2,654
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Tiny Toon Adventures 1990

10
9,967 2,417
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

11
7,896 2,923
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Inspector Gadget 1983

12
7,352 2,760
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Yogi Bear 1958, 1961-01-30

13
8,909 3,113
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

14
6,575 2,125
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

15
6,479 1,347
Wile E. Coyote and The Road Ru... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

16
6,930 2,779
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Popeye the Sailor 1933

17
6,110 3,161
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added X-Men 2011

18
7,839 3,450
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
The Smurfs 1981

19
5,736 3,230
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr added Muppet Babies 1984

20
7,059 3,854
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

21
7,613 2,857
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Garfield and Friends 1988 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

22
7,417 3,220
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

23
9,030 2,574
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JosephRoccoC added TaleSpin 1990

24
7,398 2,396
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Alvin and the Chipmunks 1983

25
6,357 3,847
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Batman: The Animated Series 1992 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

26
6,998 2,767
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Woody Woodpecker Show 1957

27
5,699 1,546
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Sho... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

28
5,479 1,923
Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Peanuts

29
6,360 3,566
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
The Pink Panther Show 1969 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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30
6,827 2,385
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Darkwing Duck 1991

31
5,778 3,191
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Transformers 1984

32
6,007 3,231
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
RonPierce added He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 1983 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

33
6,341 3,488
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

34
6,065 2,887
Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

35
5,453 3,388
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

36
4,532 3,052
The Berenstain Bears is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Berenstain Bears 2003

37
4,556 2,297
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Mighty Mouse 1944-02-11

38
4,290 1,883
Sylvester and Tweety Pie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Sylvester and Tweety Pie

39
4,761 3,500
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added G.I. Joe 1983

40
4,837 3,290
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Care Bears 1985

41
4,377 2,990
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Justice League 2001

42
4,312 3,015
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added What's New, Scooby-Doo? 2002

43
4,010 2,228
Doug is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
KellieMcGuire added Doug 1991

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44
3,678 3,375
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

45
3,599 2,204
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

46
2,780 1,307
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
lalispeter added The Scooby-Doo Show 1976

47
2,986 1,857
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
AbzoluteArtistry added Futurama 1999

48
2,442 1,479
Underdog is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
slaft added Underdog 1964

49
1,928 1,570
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
lalispeter added Spider-Man 1994

50
3,416 3,158
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Powerpuff Girls 1998