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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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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc
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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
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen
10
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
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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
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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
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker
14
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
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
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
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
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alyson-nagel added Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn
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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
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The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello
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The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
george-langley added Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees
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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
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings