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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
304 138
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
looksharp added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

2
249 101
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

3
370 193
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

4
355 185
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

5
247 106
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

6
257 116
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

7
231 101
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

8
272 133
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

9
296 153
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

10
325 178
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

11
269 144
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
colorok55 added Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

12
165 63
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

13
278 166
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

14
226 122
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

15
171 83
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

16
176 90
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

17
227 139
South Park is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

18
220 133
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
disgoubi added Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

19
183 104
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

20
130 62
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

21
136 68
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

22
166 97
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

23
176 114
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson

24
160 100
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

25
176 121
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

26
155 102
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

27
162 113
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

28
178 131
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
gillian37 added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

29
168 121
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

30
144 96
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

31
196 152
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

32
196 153
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

33
156 113
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

34
122 79
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

35
134 93
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

36
190 159
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

37
110 71
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

38
169 139
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

39
105 68
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

40
130 101
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

41
130 103
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

42
116 91
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

43
184 172
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

44
159 144
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
anime boy added Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

45
151 137
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

46
117 104
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

47
99 82
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

48
128 122
Clifford the Big Red Dog is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
John Ritter, Grey DeLisle, Cree Summer

49
81 63
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

50
134 135
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North