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The Very Best Cartoon TV Shows

Updated December 3, 2020 44.9k votes 2.2k voters 75.7k views171 items

List RulesVote up your favorite cartoon TV series.

The very best cartoon series on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest cartoon series also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular cartoon series have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining cartoon series of all time is. Don't let your favorite cartoon television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of cartoon television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Shows here include everything from Spider Riders to Scooby-Doo.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best cartoon series of all time?" and "What are the greatest cartoon series?"

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  • 1
    Tom & Jerry
    865
    314

    ActorsTom Kenny, Rick Zieff, Gary Cole

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    Looney Tunes
    558
    182

    ActorsMel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

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  • 3
    Scooby-Doo
    752
    291

    ActorsCasey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

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  • 4
    The Simpsons
    735
    300

    ActorsDan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

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  • 5
    The Flintstones
    539
    220

    ActorsAlan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

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  • 6
    The Bugs Bunny Show

    ActorsMel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

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  • 7
    The Jetsons
    470
    220

    ActorsGeorge O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

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  • 8
    DuckTales
    569
    293

    ActorsAlan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

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  • 9
    Animaniacs
    468
    235

    ActorsRob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

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  • 10
    Family Guy
    515
    280

    ActorsSeth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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  • 11
    Futurama
    530
    292

    ActorsBilly West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

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  • 12
    Pinky and the Brain

    ActorsMaurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

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  • 13
    Tiny Toon Adventures

    ActorsCharles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

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  • 14
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    ActorsSean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

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  • 15
    Batman: The Animated Series

    ActorsKevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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  • 16
    South Park
    440
    256

    ActorsTrey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes, Eliza Schneider

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  • 17
    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers

    ActorsCorey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

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  • 18
    Dexter's Laboratory

    ActorsKath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

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  • 19
    Avatar: The Last Airbender

    ActorsZach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

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  • 20
    Garfield and Friends

    ActorsLorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

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  • 21
    Justice League
    312
    188

    ActorsCarl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

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  • 22
    Yogi Bear
    313
    189

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    1958, 1961-01-30

    ActorsDaws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

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  • 23
    The Smurfs
    327
    202

    ActorsDon Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

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  • 24
    SpongeBob SquarePants

    ActorsTom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

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  • 25
    The Powerpuff Girls

    ActorsCathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

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