Animated 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
2
2,272 729
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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl
3
2,173 787
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner
4
1,619 786
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
5
2,064 695
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern
6
1,525 680
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc
7
1,365 653
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
1,593 674
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen
9
1,656 898
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
10
1,347 701
Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille
11
751 353
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Simi Socks added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes
12
1,222 556
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
1,549 634
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker
14
1,415 637
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
781 423
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
1,246 652
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
724 472
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
795 429
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alyson-nagel added Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn
19
1,011 588
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker
20
682 460
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
vanguard89 added Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal
21
905 529
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
492 472
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
1,207 558
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello
24
1,097 548
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings
25
408 448
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Emarquez626 added Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon