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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
295 131
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
looksharp added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

2
356 176
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

3
345 169
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
254 109
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

5
239 100
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
236 98
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
319 160
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

8
260 118
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

9
286 138
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
223 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
221 103
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
273 148
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
263 142
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
160 60
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

15
163 67
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
216 113
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
174 80
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 90
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
224 133
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 85
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 62
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
155 83
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

23
126 58
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

24
152 85
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

25
174 108
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson

26
142 78
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
154 93
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

28
175 114
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
191 136
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
190 136
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

31
161 108
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

32
127 76
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

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
186 143
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 86
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 84
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
159 117
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

38
119 77
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

39
182 154
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
155 125
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
163 136
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

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
147 121
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

44
98 66
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

45
114 86
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

46
114 87
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
104 87
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
133 125
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

49
98 82
Wolverine and the X-Men is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

50
121 111
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