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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
248 101
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
369 193
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
271 133
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

9
295 153
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
324 178
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
277 166
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
225 122
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
170 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 89
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
227 138
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
220 132
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
183 103
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 61
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 67
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
165 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
176 113
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
159 100
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
176 120
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
154 102
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
162 112
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
178 130
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
195 152
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

32
195 153
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
156 112
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 78
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
133 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
110 71
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

37
189 159
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Sean Schemmel, Eric Stuart, Michael Sinterniklaas

38
168 139
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

39
104 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
129 101
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 90
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
159 143
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
150 137
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

46
117 103
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 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
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
80 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
86 73
Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Terri Hawkes, Jill Frappier, Mary Long