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List Rules The best theme songs from cartoon programs. Vote up the best, most memorable animated TV series themes.

For entire generations of kids, some of their most fond memories are of watching Saturday morning cartoons. The animated shows that became instant classics entertained children across the country and most had a special theme song that was so catchy, kids just couldn't forget it. What are the greatest cartoon theme songs of all time?
 
The cartoons on this list, especially those with the top 10 cartoon theme songs have some of the most memorable musical intros in television history. They kept kids hooked on the show and still resonate even today.
 
This list features the greatest theme songs from cartoons including, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Flintstones, Duck Tales, Rainbow Brite, The Legend of Zelda, My Little Pony, The Transformers, The Care Bears, The Simpsons, and The Smurfs. Vote up the best cartoon theme songs of all time below and be sure to sing along.
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2,098 621
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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe

2
1,751 511
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The Flintstones Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

3
1,595 581
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The Pink Panther Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner

4
1,592 548
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DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

5
1,201 537
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The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

6
1,213 507
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The Jetsons George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

7
1,020 473
The Looney Tunes Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added The Looney Tunes Show Kristen Wiig, Jennifer Esposito, Fred Armisen

8
1,229 501
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

9
1,265 485
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Inspector Gadget Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

10
1,147 488
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Animaniacs Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille

11
1,098 513
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Pinky and the Brain Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille

12
581 279
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Desiree Smith-Adams added Tiny Toon Adventures Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille

13
1,157 729
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Pokémon Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

14
968 457
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Popeye the Sailor Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello

The Best '90s Cartoon Theme Songs

15
802 451
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Alvin and the Chipmunks Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

16
734 406
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

17
897 444
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Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

18
350 201
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Simi Socks added Teen Titans Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

19
487 318
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alyson-nagel added What's New, Scooby-Doo? Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn

20
811 535
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Kim Possible Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

21
573 368
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added ThunderCats Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

The Best and Worst Disney Animated Movies

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381 310
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
george-langley added The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees

23
711 449
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Darkwing Duck Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

24
416 262
X-Men is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Emarquez626 added X-Men Scott Porter, Cam Clarke, Jennifer Hale

25
523 348
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
dennis-jansson added Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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669 431
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Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

27
630 443
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Spider-Man Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

28
668 431
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The Smurfs Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

The Best 80s Cartoon Theme Songs

29
612 434
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added The Magic School Bus Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

30
645 427
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George of the Jungle June Foray, Paul Frees, Daws Butler

31
409 267
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Garfield and Friends Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

32
495 381
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added A Pup Named Scooby-Doo Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Christina Lange

33
500 354
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Muppet Babies Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

34
617 362
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TaleSpin Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

35
292 262
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Emarquez626 added King of the Hill Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

These Disney Princess Were Absolutely Terrible Role Models

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266 162
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
DarlaStokes added The Woody Woodpecker Show Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

37
468 358
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
LouiseBar added Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

38
396 326
Speed Racer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
MitchellWolstein added Speed Racer

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404 270
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RobLein added Yogi Bear Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

40
285 192
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Son Goku added Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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482 392
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Underdog George S. Irving, Wally Cox, Allen Swift

42
233 133
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added The Fairly OddParents Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

The Most Painfully '80s Cartoon Shows

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359 278
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added The Real Ghostbusters Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, Frank Welker

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486 373
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Hong Kong Phooey Scatman Crothers, Joe E. Ross, Don Messick

45
395 362
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
mdeezy added Danny Phantom David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

46
384 284
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
RobLein added Mighty Mouse

47
428 328
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
WallySokolowski added The Road Runner Show Mel Blanc, June Foray, Bea Benaderet

48
163 84
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Dexter's Laboratory Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

49
481 342
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The Transformers Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen

50
375 297
The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
WallySokolowski added The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show Mel Blanc, Julie Bennett, Ben Frommer