Top 10 Cartoon Network / Adult Swim Shows

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1Ed, Edd n EddyEd, Edd n Eddy is a Canadian-American animated comedy television series created by Danny Antonucci for Cartoon Network, and the sixth of the network's Cartoon Cartoons.

Best show ever. Why don't they play this anymore and things like Kids next door, Camp lazlo Fosters home, code lyoko and grim adventures of billy and mandy. I hate the stupid shows they play now like scardy squirrel. BRING THE OLD STUFF BACK

Oh. My. God! I love this show! Ed, Edd, and Eddy are three of the greatest trio of boys I know! It was probably my favorite show on Cartoon Network besides Hamtaro and Kids Next Door! And besides, it's quite challenging to find a quality show(like The Legend of Korra on Nick) when there is nothing but reality shows and other garbage on the television. It quite disappointing of what the 'television media' has done. This is why I watch Lifetime movies with my gran gran now.

This was my favorite kids show while I was growing up, and it was an absolutely amazing cartoon. It's REALLY sad if you look at the network now, because all the new shows are complete garbage compared to shows like this.

Either bring this show back, put it on netflix or play reruns. This show is funny!

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2Dragon Ball Z (Toonami)

One of the best shows ever. My brother and I used to fight quite a lot when we were little and this show was the one thing we could agree on. I remember sitting on the floor in front of the T.V., waiting eagerly for Toonami to start so I could watch this. Dragonball, Dragonball Z, and Dragonball GT have shaped me for the better and have taught me to never give up, always stay true to myself, and to give even your worst enemies a chance.

A turning point in my childhood

The best ever series that made me an addict and the all characters are the rocking no words to mention those things

I wish goku dies in the end.

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3Courage the Cowdly Dog

This is the most funniest yet sometimes scary cartoon of the entire history of cartoon shows. However it is becoming a bit lame nowadays. I prefer the first episodes.

greatest of all time, Ed Edd n Eddy is a sure second - roblist

Doesn't anyone get it that this cartoon was the spoof of all those stupid Hollywood horror films? The sarcasm was awesome. And the computer in the attic. Brilliant. "stupid dog, you made me look bad"

That show is stupid!

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4Family GuyFamily Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter (Idiotic Dad) and Lois (Nagging Wife), their children Meg (Socially Awkward Daughter) Chris (Idiotic Son), and Stewie ...read more.

I don't understand why some of them saying that family guy is boring. They totally don't understand what's the point about family guy.

It's one of those shows that you really have to have a sense of humor to enjoy. You can't take it seriously at all. It's like South Park, only not as good.

BORING. I don't like Seth MacFarlane's shows.

This show is funny I love it thanks seth

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5Naruto (Toonami)

This introduced me to the world of anime and I am so thankful for that. It is an amazing anime and I am always watching it on the computer. I like it better in Japanese instead of in English for some reason. I think it's awesome. - SasuNaru315

Naruto is the best cartoon "believe it" positive character teaches never ever give up and true meaning of friendship

This show was the first anime show I ever watched and led me to so many more. It has many different lessons in the show, has humor, and also who doesn't love action? This should be number 1

It's just awesome that toys turn into mutants! Good anime that ended I miss that anime

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6Adventure Time with Finn & Jake

This show is AWESOME. It mixes nonsense and adventure concept. I know many people would argue about bringing the old cartoons back, but this show, to me, is the best CURRENTLY aired in Cartoon Network.
This is a show that doesn't seems to be what it looks like, because that's a dark past inside this cartoon (Mushroom War), it's so epic, every song in the cartoon have sense, and all those jokes are made for both Teenagers and Adults, I personally think the creator of this show is a total genius.

Adventure Time is one of the most epic animated shows in history. The only other show on Cartoon Network this awesome is Regular Show, but Adventure Time is better.

Adventure Time is one of those shows that just when you see it, you know it's special. With a simple but clean art style, great music, logical continuity, crazy but lovable characters, amazing facial expressions and clever humor, I believe this is the show that got Cartoon Network in the right direction again!

I'm Going To Pretend This Show Isn't On This List.

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7PokemonPokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.

10/10 masterpiece. This is my best Cartoon Network show ever. I loved to see ash beat gym leaders, his rivals, I loved the movies, this even has best movie ever (Pokemon heroes) every season was great

This is just the older seasons that are the classics, the newer ones are terrible! Iris, from what I've seen, is even worse than Dawn. The older ones are pure genius! I think its best to put this show to rest and just show reruns of the older seasons.

Pokemon is NUMBER 1. If you think pokemon is stupid, you should think that digimon is stupid. Pokemon would be way better. I like the first season best because it's funny, but black and white has weird pokemon.

The show is on the top of this list

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8Samurai JackSamurai Jack is an American action-adventure chanbara animated series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network.

They seriously need to make another season where Jack goes back in time and beats Aku. Then my life will be complete

Samurai Jack is awesome! It is fairly basic art but shot in such a brilliantly cinematic way that it more than makes up for any of it's shortcomings.
The music and sound is beautifully epic too, just a pity the series was never finished-bring back Jack!

SAMURAI JACK IS IN the HOUSE THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE SAMURAI.

I wish they continued samurai jack, It was my favorite show.

Was this on Cartoon Network or adult swim? - Puppycutsies

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9Foster's Home For Imaginary FriendsFoster's Home for Imaginary Friends is an American animated television series created by Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network Studios.

The show, I must say was very creative. I remember when I was little; I would come home everyday for elementary school and turn on cartoon network and watch that show. Those days were the best.

It's so creative that it can't even be described.
It's one of those shows that makes you wonder why it wasn't thought of before.

The number one show of my childhood

This show made me laugh a lot

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10Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy

Most of the Cartoon Network cartoons are really lame, but this is one is extremely creative and hilarious. I mean, there aren't many cartoons that feature the Grim Reaper as a main character, especially not if it's a kid show, but "Grim" is very funny and is easy to relate to. People used me in elementary school, just like how Billy and Mandy use Grim, but we both try to make the best of our lives. For those of you who are Invader ZIM fans, this is basically the Cartoon Network version, since they are both black comedies. Even so, this show is full of creativity, and shows that take risks are a winner in my book.

This and fosters home for imaginary friends define my childhood. They should take off level up, incredible crew, and almost naked animals and replace them with the good stuff!

This show was one of my favourites of all time, I loved it so much I wanna jerk off, that's how my penis always reacted

Billy was so funny. - Connor360

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The Contenders

11Robot ChickenRobot Chicken is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series, created and executive produced by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich along with co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root for Adult Swim.

This show is ridiculously funny, even though seth greens voices are getting kinda annoying. One of the funniest shows on T.V.. Metalocalypse should also be up here. - deadgrass27

I was travelling with some friends once. We got to our hotel room at night, and one of them turned on Robot Chicken. We were laughing all night.

Just give the show a chance and you'll find out that it is the best show ever!

It had one episode that made fun of Adam and Eve.

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12Dexter's LaboratoryDexter's Laboratory is an American comic science fiction animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network, and the first of the network's Cartoon Cartoons.V1 Comment
13Teen TitansTeen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.

This is the best show on Cartoon Network because its one of the few shows were the characters don't act stupid

I love this show and still do I just wish it was on Cartoon Network so I didn't have to record it on my cable box from boomerang at 11-12 pm. I wish the show on now had a good story in them. At least adventure time and regular show, the best shows on now, and dc nation show hope of good cartoons returning.

Teen Titans is one of my favorite shows till it ended sadly in 2006. But look on the bright side, DC Nation is making a new Teen Titans, but I don't know about it in chibi-form. But I might find out once its coming out on Cartoon Network!

This show was the best

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14Total Drama Island

This show takes all the concept from the survivor series and make it work into a fantastic cartoon series with memorable cast of characters. - Larrysegale1990

This is my favorite show on cartoon network and it is because it is just funny and I don't know why but heather is my favorite just because how smart she plays the game she is bad ass!

I am disappointed in Pakitew Island as I hate most of the characters but this one is amazing, back then no one was backstabbing *cough* Heather *cough* no one wasn't really bad, no one was killing for a million bucks, since back then they were a hundred-thousand, it was awesome.

I hope this passes Family Guy soon. - Turkeyasylum

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15Tom and JerryTom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in 1940, by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

This show was basically my show I would watch everyday. It is and will be my favorite cartoon of all time. Better than looney toons.

Tom and Jerry should be higher than Ed, Edd, and Eddy. - Stephen2

Tom and Jerry are the BEST! I like Jerry better than Tom!

Tom and Jerry are both funny but I like tom way better than jerry because jerry is kind of annoying and pranking tom.

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16One PieceOne Piece is a manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation (OVA) produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series produced by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in Japan in 1999 and has aired 749 episodes to date.

COME ON GUYS MONKEY D LUFFY IS FUNNY AND awesome ONE PIECE IS awesome

Not as awesome as Gurren Lagann, the show about galaxy sized robots and giant robotic wars, no other anime ever matches it, it beat One Piece by 1000000000000000000%, One Piece is nothing compared to Gurren Lagann. - nelsonerica

17American DadAmerican Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

I like it better than family guy and I think it should be higher on this list.

I say is goes robot chicken beats American dad

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18The Amazing World of GumballThe Amazing World of Gumball is a British-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

Gumball is rated TVY7 THE SPOON AND THE QUEST WERE THE FIRST EPISODES TO BE RATED TVPG THE DATE RATED TVPG THE GI RATED TVPG THE PARTY TVPG THE PRANK TVPG THE MYSTERY TVPG THE SHOW HAS SOME ADULT JOKES GUMBALL IS NAKED IN A WHOLE BUNCH OF EPISODES AND HIS CROTCH IS CENSORED OUT THE SHOW FOCUS MORE ON DATING AND HAS SOME CLOSE TO SWEARING WHAT THE WHAT AND SOME DISTURBING SCENES LIKE GUMBALL AND DARWIN ACCIDENTALLY KISSING NOT KNOWING IT AND LIKING IT A CREEPY HORSE IT REALLY FEELS LIKE IT SHOULD BE RATED TVPG

The Problem Solverz wasn't the only Cartoon Network original show to be rejected by Adult Swim, because it was too cute. The Amazing World of Gumball however was originally intended to be an Adult Swim show just simply named "Gumball", but rejected for looking too cute, allegedly, so it also got passed on to Cartoon Network.

Trippiest show on Cartoon Network. Adventure show and Flapjack are good. Not a huge fan of Regular Show or Chowder.

One word: Underrated

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19Regular ShowRegular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park.

Regular show is funny because the main characters are always fighting
And always get in situations and the funny thing about that is that its called regular show and it's the opposite of regular

If you like surreal humor like Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Robot Chicken you'll like this show. Really funny because of Rigby's stupidity. However, I don't like the episode Do Me a Solid or anything after halfway through season 3 and present because Benson got way angrier and there's too much romance in such a male dominated environment. Also why is Adventure Time higher than this masterpiece? It sucks! - metaldude8

18? What the heck man? This is the best Cartoon Network show EVER! It has everything action comedy laziness this show NEEDS to be number 1. It is so good that it makes all the other shows cry. YEAHYAH!

How did this show only get 1 percent

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20Fullmetal AlchemistFullmetal Alchemist is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hiromu Arakawa. It is about two brothers, Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, trying to restore their bodies after failing at bringing their mother back to life. It aired in 2003 and was remade as Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood ...read more.V1 Comment
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