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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
2,304 741
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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl
3
2,210 804
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner
4
1,650 803
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
5
2,095 706
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern
6
1,548 693
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc
7
1,383 668
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
1,614 686
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen
9
1,690 910
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
10
789 361
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
1,368 714
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
1,250 570
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
1,569 644
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker
14
1,425 649
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
793 436
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
1,275 657
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
752 483
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
815 437
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alyson-nagel added Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn
19
706 473
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
1,022 600
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker
21
924 538
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
498 484
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
1,220 566
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello
24
1,106 557
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings
25
533 208
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris