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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
356 170
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

2
344 164
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
294 131
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
looksharp added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

4
318 155
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

5
259 113
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

6
253 109
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
239 99
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
285 133
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
235 98
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

10
222 99
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
220 98
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

12
273 142
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

13
263 141
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
colorok55 added Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

14
162 62
Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan

15
159 60
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

16
215 108
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
disgoubi added Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

17
173 79
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

18
178 85
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

19
224 132
South Park is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

20
162 79
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
155 78
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

22
133 62
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

23
152 80
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

24
126 58
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

25
142 73
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

26
154 88
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

27
174 108
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson

28
175 109
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
191 131
He-Man and the Masters of the ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary

30
190 131
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

31
127 71
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

32
161 107
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

33
166 116
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

34
186 138
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
130 81
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

36
128 79
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

37
119 74
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

38
154 117
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

39
182 149
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

40
155 120
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
anime boy added Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

41
147 116
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

42
104 70
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
163 136
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

44
114 82
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

45
98 66
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

46
114 86
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

47
104 82
Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany

48
98 77
Wolverine and the X-Men is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

49
133 120
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
121 106
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