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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
296 133
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
looksharp added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

2
358 185
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

3
347 177
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

4
241 100
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

5
254 111
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

6
236 100
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

7
319 168
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

8
287 146
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

9
260 126
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

10
223 100
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

11
263 143
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
222 111
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

13
160 61
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

14
273 156
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

15
174 82
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

16
164 75
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

17
216 121
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
disgoubi added Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

18
225 134
South Park is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

19
178 93
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
162 90
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

21
133 64
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
127 59
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

23
174 110
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
155 92
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
153 93
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

26
142 87
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

27
175 123
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
gillian37 added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

28
161 109
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

29
154 102
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

30
166 118
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

31
191 144
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

32
190 144
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

33
166 121
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

34
127 84
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

35
119 78
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

36
186 151
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
130 94
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

38
128 92
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

39
163 137
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

40
104 71
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

41
182 162
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

42
156 133
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
anime boy added Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

43
98 67
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

44
115 87
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

45
147 129
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

46
114 95
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
96 81
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
86 71
Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Terri Hawkes, Jill Frappier, Mary Long

49
78 61
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
134 132
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North