Cartoons 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
2,016 630
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Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

3
1,880 697
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Matt Frewer, Brian George, John Byner

4
1,403 656
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Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

5
1,865 613
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Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

6
1,378 601
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George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc

7
1,204 570
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
1,417 590
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Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen

9
1,383 821
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Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart

10
1,228 604
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
1,424 555
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Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker

12
974 487
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
526 282
Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Simi Socks added Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes

14
1,300 571
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
697 357
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
919 519
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Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker

17
982 600
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

18
624 376
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alyson-nagel added Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn

19
450 397
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
george-langley added Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees

20
748 482
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
1,088 517
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Mae Questel, Jack Mercer, William "Billy" Costello

22
497 385
Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
vanguard89 added Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal

23
529 417
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
mdeezy added David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

24
1,022 492
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Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

25
348 367
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

26
754 498
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Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss

27
578 449
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
KailaniGriffin added Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Christina Lange

28
516 319
X-Men: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Emarquez626 added Norm Spencer, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann

29
727 497
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Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne

30
658 433
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond

31
483 312
Garfield and Friends is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

32
608 418
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
dennis-jansson added Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

33
454 381
Speed Racer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
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34
537 467
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J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu

35
686 408
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Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers

36
761 467
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Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

37
564 408
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Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien

38
781 497
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Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

39
357 241
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Son Goku added Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

40
344 169
The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
Tom Islava added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris

41
323 214
The Woody Woodpecker Show is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
DarlaStokes added Grace Stafford, Daws Butler, Johnny Coons

42
714 468
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June Foray, Paul Frees, Daws Butler

43
531 413
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
LouiseBar added Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

44
488 371
The Road Runner Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
WallySokolowski added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Bea Benaderet

45
531 441
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George S. Irving, Wally Cox, Allen Swift

46
403 324
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, Frank Welker

47
465 306
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RobLein added Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon

48
232 125
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

49
272 287
Foster's Home for Imaginary Fr... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time
azquiri-lanig added Keith Ferguson, Grey Griffin, Sean Marquette

50
214 155
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LonnieAdamsJr added June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music