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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Cartoon Series TV series.

The very best cartoon series shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest cartoon series shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular cartoon series TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining cartoon series show of all time is. Don't let your favorite cartoon series 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 series 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 show of all time?" and "What are the greatest cartoon series shows?"
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1
353 161
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

2
342 155
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

3
257 104
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

4
293 129
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
looksharp added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

5
315 146
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

6
283 124
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

7
238 98
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

8
251 109
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

9
220 87
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

10
233 98
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

11
272 132
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

12
220 99
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

13
160 54
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

14
214 98
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
disgoubi added Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

15
262 140
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
colorok55 added Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

16
158 59
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

17
177 76
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

18
172 73
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

19
161 69
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

20
154 68
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

21
152 69
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

22
223 131
South Park is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

23
141 63
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

24
153 77
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

25
132 61
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

26
172 100
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
gillian37 added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

27
191 120
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

28
190 120
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

29
123 58
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

30
125 60
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

31
174 106
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson

32
127 68
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

33
129 70
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

34
184 128
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

35
160 106
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

36
163 116
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

37
155 109
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
anime boy added Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

38
181 138
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

39
117 73
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

40
146 105
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

41
112 72
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

42
101 64
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

43
160 131
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

44
144 116
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

45
103 71
Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany

46
97 66
Wolverine and the X-Men is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

47
95 64
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

48
112 86
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

49
132 109
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

50
119 97
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added Paul Frees, Rich Little, Dave Barry