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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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Starring Don Messick, Casey Kasem & Nicole Jaffe (Cartoon Network)
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Starring Alan Reed, Mel Blanc & Jean Vander Pyl (Cartoon Network)
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Starring Alan Young, Russi Taylor & Terence McGovern (Toon Disney)
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Starring Matt Frewer, Brian George & John Byner (Living TV Group)
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Starring Don Adams, Holly Berger & Frank Welker (Jetix)
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Starring Sean Astin, Greg Cipes & Rob Paulsen (CBS)
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Starring George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo & Mel Blanc (American Broadcasting Company)
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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added Starring Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass & Bill Fagerbakke (Nickelodeon)
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Starring Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis & Eric Stuart (TV Tokyo)
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Starring Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright & Julie Kavner (Fox)
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Animaniacs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Starring Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell & Tress MacNeille (Kids' WB)
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The Looney Tunes Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Starring Kristen Wiig, Jennifer Esposito & Fred Armisen (Cartoon Network)
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Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Starring Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle & Nancy Cartwright (Disney Channel)
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Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Starring Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen & Tress MacNeille (Kids' WB)
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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Simi Socks added Starring Hynden Walch, Scott Menville & Greg Cipes (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão)
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alyson-nagel added Starring Frank Welker, Casey Kasem & Mindy Cohn (Kids' WB)
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Starring Corey Burton, Peter Cullen & Jim Cummings (Rede Globo)
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Starring Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman & Frank Welker (NBC)
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Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Desiree Smith-Adams added Starring Charles Adler, John Kassir & Tress MacNeille (Kids' WB)
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The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Starring Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto & Erica Luttrell (Public Broadcasting Service)
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Starring Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh & Nancy Cartwright (Nickelodeon)
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Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
mdeezy added Starring David Kaufman, Grey Griffin & Rickey D'Shon Collins (YTV)
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Starring Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine & Roscoe Lee Browne (Fox Kids)
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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added Starring Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee & Daran Norris (YTV)