Nostalgia 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
2,165 694
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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

3
2,050 748
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner

4
1,532 733
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

5
1,982 662
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

6
1,462 646
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

7
1,293 619
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
1,518 639
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

9
1,537 866
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

10
1,296 667
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
654 326
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
1,116 528
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
1,495 603
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

14
1,366 607
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
749 396
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
1,135 631
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
973 560
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

18
727 406
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alyson-nagel added Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn

19
643 449
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
mdeezy added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

20
846 503
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

21
610 429
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
vanguard89 added Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal

22
476 441
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
1,156 542
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello

24
1,070 525
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

25
383 418
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