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The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time 

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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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Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner
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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
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The Looney Tunes Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Kristen Wiig, Jennifer Esposito, Fred Armisen
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc
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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker
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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke
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Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille
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Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille
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Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright
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Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille
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Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins
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Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello
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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal
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The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings
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Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne
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X-Men: The Animated Seri... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann