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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
336 142
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

2
342 148
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

3
249 94
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

4
309 134
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

5
276 115
The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

6
288 127
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
looksharp added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

7
212 77
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

8
267 119
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

9
233 96
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

10
248 108
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
head_wizard added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

11
228 97
The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

12
210 86
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
disgoubi added Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

13
154 50
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
215 97
The Jetsons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

15
170 67
Gargoyles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jeff Bennett

16
170 68
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
257 137
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
colorok55 added Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

18
155 59
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

19
153 58
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

20
148 57
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
148 58
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
139 52
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

23
150 64
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

24
219 128
South Park is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

25
170 89
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
gillian37 added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

26
121 48
Justice League is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr

27
184 109
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
184 109
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

29
128 59
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong

30
124 56
Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

31
125 59
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

32
173 104
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson

33
118 57
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

34
181 117
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
153 97
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
anime boy added Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

36
159 103
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

37
178 127
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

38
142 94
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

39
109 61
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

40
160 113
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

41
116 69
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

42
100 59
Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany

43
99 62
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

44
93 56
Wolverine and the X-Men is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Steve Blum, Jim Ward, Nolan North

45
130 97
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North

46
93 59
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

47
154 127
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

48
115 87
The Pink Panther Show is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Ggreg Snyder added Paul Frees, Rich Little, Dave Barry

49
109 82
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

50
132 114
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer