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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721 206
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
596 404
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
584 461
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
513 404
Bender is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Futurama
5
467 400
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
345 283
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
414 361
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
405 354
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
372 372
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
301 306
Debbie Thornberry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Wild Thornberrys, Rugrats Go Wild, The Wild Thornberrys Movie
11
369 391
Patrick Star is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
SpongeBob SquarePants, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, SpongeBob SquarePants 2
12
350 387
Johnny Bravo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Johnny Bravo
13
297 334
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
288 330
Jake the Dog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Adventure Time
15
271 342
Mordecai is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Regular Show
16
69 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
261 347
Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show, The Simpsons Movie
18
65 56
Samantha
Ms.green added Danny Phantom, Reign Storm, The Ultimate Enemy
19
194 277
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
224 332
Eliza Thornberry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
The Wild Thornberrys, The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Rugrats Go Wild
21
25 13
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 21 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
22
219 334
Rigby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Regular Show
23
244 378
Daria Morgendorffer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Daria, Beavis and Butt-head, Is It Fall Yet?
24
240 372
Ed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cartoon Characters You Wish You Had a Secret Handshake With
Ed Ed, Edd, n Eddy
25
217 351
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