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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
309 140
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
looksharp added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

2
254 101
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
374 195
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

4
252 106
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
359 186
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
GreivinLopezPaniagua added Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

6
261 117
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
235 102
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
277 134
Tom & Jerry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Tom & Jerry

9
302 153
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
331 178
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

11
271 147
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
169 65
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
286 166
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
230 124
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
177 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
180 92
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
224 135
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
188 105
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
228 142
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
136 62
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
171 98
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

22
139 70
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
165 100
TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

24
161 102
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
177 118
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
179 123
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
kuzronk added Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

27
151 97
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
CosmicCastaway added Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

28
173 122
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

29
202 153
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
165 115
Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
xandermartin98 added Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

31
200 152
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SadinoelSidirodoeht added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

32
181 133
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
gillian37 added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

33
161 114
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
140 93
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
125 80
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
114 72
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
194 160
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
108 68
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

39
172 139
The Smurfs is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

40
134 101
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
133 104
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
119 91
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
187 172
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
154 138
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell

45
160 146
Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
anime boy added Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

46
121 104
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
85 63
Muppet Babies is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

48
131 122
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
99 83
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
liplip added Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

50
137 136
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cartoon Series TV Shows
SalmanKhan1 added Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North