parenting The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite animated show for a children's audience

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
13,480 1,576
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 Greatest Animated Disney Villains

2
11,640 2,420
Tom and Jerry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

3
12,109 2,345
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
DuckTales 1987

4
10,674 2,429
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

5
10,697 2,497
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

6
8,842 3,277
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Animaniacs 1993

7
10,016 2,441
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

8
9,529 2,730
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

9
10,401 2,351
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 1989

10
8,631 2,686
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Tiny Toon Adventures 1990

11
7,388 2,786
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Yogi Bear 1958, 1961-01-30

12
7,923 2,958
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Inspector Gadget 1983

13
8,956 3,134
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

14
6,629 2,149
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

15
6,972 2,793
Popeye the Sailor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Popeye the Sailor 1933

The Best Nickelodeon Cartoons of All Time The Best Will-They-or-Won't-They Couples in TV History

16
6,536 1,366
Wile E. Coyote and The Road Ru... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

17
6,141 3,192
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added X-Men 2011

18
7,877 3,475
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
The Smurfs 1981

19
7,426 2,417
Alvin and the Chipmunks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Alvin and the Chipmunks 1983

20
5,758 3,265
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr added Muppet Babies 1984

21
7,645 2,879
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
7,033 2,787
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Woody Woodpecker Show 1957

23
5,740 1,562
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Sho... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

24
7,087 3,885
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

25
7,444 3,245
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Rugrats 1991

26
6,394 3,868
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Batman: The Animated Series 1992 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

27
9,050 2,601
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JosephRoccoC added TaleSpin 1990

28
5,519 1,939
Peanuts is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Peanuts

29
6,406 3,579
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
5,799 3,215
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Transformers 1984

31
6,850 2,408
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Darkwing Duck 1991

32
6,364 3,507
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

33
6,025 3,258
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 33 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

34
6,092 2,905
Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

35
4,573 2,316
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Mighty Mouse 1944-02-11

36
5,479 3,408
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

37
4,319 1,897
Sylvester and Tweety Pie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
Sylvester and Tweety Pie

38
4,553 3,071
The Berenstain Bears is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Berenstain Bears 2003

39
4,859 3,312
The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added The Care Bears 1985

40
4,777 3,522
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added G.I. Joe 1983

41
3,623 2,225
The New Adventures of Winnie t... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

42
2,808 1,322
The Scooby-Doo Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
lalispeter added The Scooby-Doo Show 1976

43
4,401 3,007
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added Justice League 2001

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44
4,344 3,031
What's New, Scooby-Doo? is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
JoshGunter added What's New, Scooby-Doo? 2002

45
4,025 2,251
Doug is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
KellieMcGuire added Doug 1991

46
3,697 3,391
Super Friends is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

47
2,460 1,497
Underdog is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
slaft added Underdog 1964

48
3,017 1,870
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
AbzoluteArtistry added Futurama 1999

49
3,232 2,943
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
MeredithJeanetteHembreeHendr added Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 1972 - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

50
1,957 1,587
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time
lalispeter added Spider-Man 1994