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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
2
2,356 756
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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl
3
2,263 817
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner
4
1,685 821
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
5
2,133 720
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern
6
1,580 705
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc
7
1,412 679
The Looney Tunes Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Kristen Wiig, Jennifer Esposito, Fred Armisen
8
1,732 928
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
9
1,650 696
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen
10
831 369
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Simi Socks added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes
11
1,395 726
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille
12
1,292 579
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke
13
1,591 652
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker
14
1,440 657
Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille
15
812 445
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Desiree Smith-Adams added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille
16
1,309 670
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright
17
785 496
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
mdeezy added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins
18
838 444
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alyson-nagel added Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn
19
737 484
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
vanguard89 added Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal
20
1,045 606
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker
21
950 546
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell
22
510 491
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
george-langley added Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees
23
1,238 573
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello
24
563 217
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris
25
1,125 561
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings