Animated Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With  

Greg Hahn
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List Rules Vote up the animated characters you'd happily be a sidekick to if it were possible.

Behind-the-back low-fives, fist bumps, sly finger snaps - everybody loves a sweet secret handshake! And you know there's a few cartoon characters you wish were your sidekick. Yeah, some cartoon characters are so cool that it's easy to envision yourself sliding right into a secret combination of slaps, snaps, or jazz hands with them. There's no judgment here. Everyone has a few cartoon characters you wish you were friends with.

Whether these characters are from beloved cartoons from your childhood or animated shows you got into when you were older, they all display a unique coolness that screams, "I could execute a mean secret handshake." So keep your eyes on their elbows, don't practice too hard (you want to look cool doing it), and vote up which animated characters you wish you had a secret handshake with!
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724 207
Genie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Tom Islava added Aladdin, The Return of Jafar, Aladdin and the King of Thieves
2
597 405
Shaggy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Scooby-Doo, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, Scooby-Doo! Mystery
3
589 461
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Checkina Coulibaly added Family Guy, Family Guy Universe
4
514 406
Bender is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Futurama
5
470 400
Bart Simpson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show, The Simpsons Movie
6
345 284
Finn the Human is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
gdgf added Adventure Time
7
414 362
Leela is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Futurama, Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs, Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
8
406 354
Arnold is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Hey Arnold!, Hey Arnold!: The Movie
9
373 372
Gerald Martin Johanssen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Hey Arnold!, Hey Arnold!: The Movie
10
373 391
Patrick Star is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, SpongeBob SquarePants 2
11
302 307
Debbie Thornberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Wild Thornberrys, Rugrats Go Wild, The Wild Thornberrys Movie
12
351 387
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Johnny Bravo
13
297 335
Reggie Rocket is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Reggie Rocket Rocket Power
14
290 331
Jake the Dog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Adventure Time
15
272 342
Mordecai is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Regular Show
16
70 58
Gwen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Ms.green added Total Drama, The Ex-Files
17
66 56
Samantha
Ms.green added Danny Phantom, Reign Storm, The Ultimate Enemy
18
262 347
Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show, The Simpsons Movie
19
197 277
Gumball Watterson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
gdgf added The Amazing World of Gumball
20
29 13
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
cartoon lover added SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, SpongeBob SquarePants 2
21
224 333
Eliza Thornberry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Wild Thornberrys, The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Rugrats Go Wild
22
220 334
Rigby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Regular Show
23
242 372
Ed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Ed Ed, Edd, n Eddy
24
244 379
Daria Morgendorffer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Daria, Beavis and Butt-head, Is It Fall Yet?
25
217 352
Cleveland Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Cleveland Show, Family Guy