Top 10 Best American Cartoons Excluding Anime

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This list is only for American cartoons only no anime so no Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, One Piece or even Pokemon.

The Top Ten

1 The Simpsons The Simpsons The Simpsons is a cartoon that started in 1989, and is still running as of 2017. It is about a man named Homer and his family going through a long series of misadventures.

This is also the best animated show, and the best T.V. show ever. - Goatworlds

2 Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which some people are able to manipulate the classical elements by use of psychokinetic variants of Chinese ...read more.

The Best the best the best, simply the best! Artwork, story, characters, soundtrack - everything's there!

No other cartoon can do what Avatar: The Last Airbender has done. ATLA is an amazing series that brings in action, drama, humor, and an epic story line. It throws all of these in, and perfectly times every scene in just the right way, throwing in certain things, such as humor, at just the right time. ATLA is a great series for the entire family, and truly shows what two great writers are capable of.

Hands down one of the best, most well-thought out, epic cartoons EVER.

BEST cartoon OF ALL TIME

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

The cartoons that taught the little kids what is violence

Call of Duty:
shoot the people

Tom and Jerry:
K.O. this damn cat with a massive piano
K.O. this damn mouse shooting watermelons seeds
K.O. this damn mouse with a table.
K.O. this damn cat with an iron.

seriously, I love Tom and Herry

4 Looney Tunes Looney Tunes Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.

Most of the cartoons on this list including this one makes me wonder why people say animes are better and always will be.

Guys, this should be number one, this completely changed cartoons forever, without this, you wouldn't have your beloved cartoons you have today. - PeeledBanana

All segments are tremendous

No no no this show is a complete rip off of mickey mouse - sadfag

You do realize without this, you wouldn't have some of your favorite cartoons today. - PeeledBanana

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5 Ed, Edd n Eddy Ed, Edd n Eddy Ed, 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. The series revolves around three preteen boys: Ed, Edd "Double D," and Eddy—collectively known as "the Eds"—who live in a suburban ...read more.

This defined a generation.

6 Gravity Falls Gravity Falls Gravity Falls is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation that first aired on Disney Channel, and then on Disney XD from June 15, 2012 to February 15, 2016. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin sister Mabel in the fictional town of Gravity ...read more.

Gravity Falls has some of the best mysteries hidden throughout the episodes,intriguing well written characters,beautifully done backgrounds and smooth animations and is overall one of the best cartoons I've ever seen.

7 Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is the first incarnation of the long-running Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon series Scooby-Doo.

Oh! I just loved it as kid and I still do

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8 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. Spongebob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 18 years, and is beginning its 10th season .

I love watching this show it never put me down.

THIS IS THE BEST - lolingdog9000

9 The Fairly OddParents The Fairly OddParents The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

This show used to be Great. Until they added Poof. Then they became annoying characters.Then they keep on adding more Annoying characters and Chloe is the worst of them all! I hope it ends for good.

10 Kim Possible Kim Possible Kim Possible is an American animated children's television series created by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle for Disney Channel.

The Contenders

11 Animaniacs Animaniacs Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs is an American animated comedy television series produced by Amblin Television label in collaboration with Warner Bros.

People who are as just as insane as the Warners, that's who.

Who does not like these nutters

My favorite cartoon show from the 90's. - egnomac

Who doesn't like these Mogwai Cat in The Hat thingies.

12 Hey Arnold! Hey Arnold! Hey Arnold! is an American animated television series created by Craig Bartlett that aired on Nickelodeon from October 7, 1996 to June 8, 2004. The show centers on a fourth grader named Arnold, who lives with his grandparents in an inner-city boarding house.

I love this show

13 South Park South Park South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for the Comedy Central television network. The show is about four boys, who are Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick, and their adventures in South Park, Colorado.
14 Rocko's Modern Life Rocko's Modern Life Rocko's Modern Life is an American animated television series created by Joe Murray for Nickelodeon. The series centers on the surreal life of an anthropomorphic Australian-immigrant wallaby named Rocko as well as his friends: the gluttonous steer Heffer, the neurotic turtle Filburt, and Rocko's faithful ...read more.

Personally, I find this show to be head and shoulders above SpongeBob's level

Not to mention Ren & Stimpy's general level overall - xandermartin98

15 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)

When small, I spent doing the ropes of the Ninja Turtles

The new one going on now is good to but not as good as the original. At least they got Rob Paulson to work for the new one. (Incase you didn't know already, he was on the original one).

16 Rick and Morty Rick and Morty Rick and Morty is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for Adult Swim.
17 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children's animated fantasy television series developed by Lauren Faust, produced by Hasbro Studios and DHX Media Vancouver . Despite the target demographic of young girls, Friendship Is Magic has also gained a large following of older viewers, mainly young and ...read more.

It's Canadian-American so it's still technically a cartoon - Neonco31

Eh.. Maybe this shouldn't be here or should be a lot lower.

To be honest,why isn't this anime?! - MLPFan

THis is gay

18 Batman the Animated Series

Batman animated series was great. Obvious it is batman so making a list without batman:TAS is not a list at all.

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19 Family Guy Family Guy Family 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.

Yeah it's the best

20 DuckTales DuckTales DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. It premiered on September 18, 1987 and ended on November 28, 1990 with a total of four seasons and 100 episodes.
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