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List Rules The best theme songs from cartoon programs. Vote up the best, most memorable animated TV series themes.

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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
2,109 673
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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

3
1,987 739
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner

4
1,486 708
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

5
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

6
1,430 632
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

7
1,259 604
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
1,480 624
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

9
1,472 853
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

10
1,271 645
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
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

12
608 315
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Simi Socks added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

13
1,064 515
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

14
1,349 594
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
731 384
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
1,080 619
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
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

18
687 397
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alyson-nagel added Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn

19
811 496
The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell

20
574 412
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
601 440
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
mdeezy added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

22
468 426
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
1,130 534
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello

24
1,054 518
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

25
372 399
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