Best Animated Television Series
The Top Ten
Fond towards the Simpsons, a very kind family even though they are arguing a lot some times. Some of the most beautiful relationships on television. Can be compare with Family Guy, American Dad, Futurama, and even King of the Hill. They know how to give smiles and that works the best with each lovable character. Also, and of course "I do see it on the Simpsons". Another fine feature is they can be thought of the animations more than while Futurama for instance are futuristic but the lines of language and interactions are not as remember-able as seen later finding for instance. It is no wonder though not as fine seen the Simpsons are the first place when it comes to television animation series as of yet and it is for a reason. Awesome job to the teams! - iliescu
The Simpsons may be old, lost some of its original music, and has new writers, but I'm going to go with this one. It's been on TV over twenty years, has a plot, and is not a rip-off like Family Guy. I mean the jokes in Family Guy is good, but everything else sucks.
Best T.V. show ever made, futurama would be a close second. Even though it became terrible from seasons 14-19, seasons 20-23 have been just has good as the first ten seasons.
I can't belielve that The Simpsons has been running for 30 YEARS and still has good episodesV 36 Comments
This should be MUCCH higher. I could understand other age groups not having grown up with it, but it's got funnier plots than The Simpsons, more structure than Family Guy, less obnoxious crude humor than South Park and much funnier dialogue, and... Well, all in all, it's one of the most entertaining shows I've ever seen. EVERYONE should love it. I love reminiscing about my childhood- though I'm the first to admit recent ones are terrible- and every thing I mention in conversation about it makes me laugh and makes me laugh hard. I don't think I can think of a single bad joke or unfunny plot from when it was actually good. It's the perfect comedy show, and can be enjoyed by everyone, not just kids.
SpongeBob is the best show ever and it should be number 1. I especially love the setting and I've been watching this since I was a littles kid. I believe many people underestimate this T.V. series just because it's a kids show.
Best cartoon show ever, pop
Spongebob Squarepants is a so awesome show that doesn't matters if you are a child or a teen or an adult you will always enjoy the show and this doesn't happens in Simpsons. The plots of its first seasons are creative and original and Simpsons's writers can't create a great plot without parody something. Obviously Spongebob's episodes got a bit worse throughout the years but it's still a great show. - BrunorskV 38 Comments
Because they take on everyone. No one is spared, liberals or fascists, religion or humanism. The fact that they took on Scientology puts them right up there with the best. It was a brave act on their part. They continue to inspire. - mgenet
That episode was banned for things against Scientology and 1 of there voice actors quit - SavageCrew
This is by far one of the best things I have ever seen on television. You either laugh your ass off or you are strongly offended. My appreciation for this show is with no limits. Not only do you get humor with your main characters you get humor from the pop-culture it makes fun of. This show gives a message that has already been said in the show. "Either it's all okay, or none of it is."
I love Family Guy and the Simpsons but South Park is by far my favorite, it has no limits, even though 2 censored episodes are still banned mind boggles me, it's made 21 seasons, has 20-50 hilarious episodes but it's legendary characters make the show feel real from Cartman, Stan, Kyle, Kenny to Satan, I love how Matt and Trey turn reality into comedy, if it weren't for those to guys I wouldn't be as cheery as I am when I watch those hilarious episodes they created
Even this cartoon have swear,harrasment,and racial content the video is actually quite mild compared to other adult show and it have its moment.V 40 Comments
This show is so great I need to describe it in critic mode. ORIGINALITY: This show is very original and not just a knockoff of another show with a plot that's almost EXACTLY the same as the show they knocked off. Very original show! FIVE STAR RATING FOR ORIGINALITY! CHARACTERS: The characters are special in their own way and very funny and quirky! They have AWESOME designs and their dialogue suits them PERFECTLY! FIVE STAR RATING FOR CHARACTERS! Animation: It's fortunate that Alex Hirsch decided to do two-dimensional animation instead with the overused three-dimensional animation! The animation is high-quality and the animation crew seemed to work on it very hard! FIVE STARS FOR ANIMATION! PLOT LINE: The plot line just sums it all up! It gets more and more tense as the show goes on! First it's starts off as a cute little show about a set of twins visiting their great uncle for the summer to a mysterious show full of secret messages, dream-demons, and mystical devices! FIVE STARS FOR ...more
Really! Gravity falls is 24th on this list! It should be at least in the top tens! Gravity falls is like the best show ever next to spongebob. And guess what, I saw something creepy in the title sequence.ok I was watching gravity falls on T.V. I saw something so I paused for a minute rewinded it played it slowly and guess what, I saw BIG FOOT! Yeah crazy right.so now I know there's going to be a episode about big foot.it's so freaky. I'm glad they give you secrets in the title sequence. Gravity falls is the best
I love Family Guy, Spongebob, and many other cartoons, but Gravity Falls is something entirely new and original. I mean for a kid's show it can get really dark and has really funny jokes without cursing and highly innapropriate subjects (unlike Family Guy and South Park) It's also one of the few shows with continuity. Once you get further into the show, things from past episodes start to add up and make more sense. The amount of detail in the setting, the hidden easter eggs, and the "clues" are what makes this show so amazing. I forgot to mention how amazing the characters are! I don't think there is a single character I truly despise in the series, but in other cartoons, such as Family Guy, there are a lot of characters I do not like. At the least I believe that Gravity Falls should be higher than South Park.
Remember life is an illusion, the universe is a hologram, buy gold, BYE!V 84 Comments
The Looney Tunes are classics! I prefer the shorts to the new show, though. I loved how they were so unexpected. You never knew what the characters would do next! Plus, I love how they're appealing to everyone, not just kids. They're also timeless cartoons. Anyone of any generation would enjoy these cartoons.
looney tunes is the best....its the classic. - jwileson
This show is the root of cartoons without looney tunes cartoons would be gone in the late 90s
Should be #1.V 8 Comments
dragonball z is better than futurama!? what is the world smoking? - Jonuskong
Number 12?! Bite my shiny metal ass! This show is awesome! Should be in the top 5! The characters are wonderful! Especially Bender. But this totally isn't him typing this.
-Totally Not Bender
I say got o hell people who think Naruto is better than futurama or SpongeBob at the same time who made this list? Cause I want to punch who ever did
Naruto has a way better story than Futurama, which was never all that funny anyways. - damariwave
While the Simpsons kept getting dumber and dumber to try and be more like Family Guy, Matt Groening kept true to the original premise of the show. The series was so well liked by true fans that when Fox got rid of it for other 'worthless' animated shows, fans petitioned hard enough to bring the show back; done in the form of 3 movies and then picked back up by Comedy Central.
The series also had critical acclaim by being nominated for 17 Annie awards and 12 Emmy's. Not bad for a show that lasted 7 seasons.
Not many shows in general (let alone animated) can garner that kind of fan base or praise.
This is truly one of the best animated T.V. series I have ever seen. This show has everything you could ask for, it manages to have comedy, action, adventure, and drama at the same time! There's always something you will like about it. The plot is amazing and the development of the characters is so amazing and real. I've learned a lot about life from this T.V. series and it has actually helped me to live my life to the fullest. I also love the romance in the show because it feels so real and so alive. The music is so amazing that every time I listen to it I feel the emotion the music transmits. I love the way the creators managed to create a whole universe, in which each nation has its own culture and traditions, in which there is a spiritual world, in which they have different animals from ours.
I really liked this show because its not dumb like others, they only have good jokes and not a real plot or purpose, but this show has everything plotted out from the beginning, it gives ...more
Honestly the greatest animated television show. It is more of an epic adventure, rather than a T.V. show. Action, Comedy, Romance, Drama, Life Lessons, Great Plot, Amazing Animation, Perfect Narration... This show has all that and more. If you think that this show is just for kids, then think again. Holds its own all the great fantasy series: LOTR, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, FMA, Twilight Zone, Pirates of the Caribbean, etc.
Although I love a majority of these shows (and I'm sad to see greats like My Little Pony Friendship is Magic and Gravity Falls so low on the list...) The Last Airbender is the greatest animation I've ever seen. It's a classic and the inspiration of all modern animation. Not even its spinoff The Legend of Korra can surpass it. Family Guy as #1? Really? What were you guys smoking?
The absolute best animated show - ElilackyV 62 Comments
I watched about 10 times every episode but I still cannot be without them - MatrixGuy
Everyone start his childhood by watching tom and jerry
Greatest cartoon of all time! Many cartoon have come and gone but this will remain till the end of the world.
My all time favorite cartoon show😍V 13 Comments
I'm not fan of this show anymore but I used to love this show back in the old seasons. Better plots, hilarious jokes, MOST OF ALL the characters are awesome. Credit to Seth MacFarlane from Season 1 to Season 7
Family Guy is hilarious because of all the stupid humor. Seth McFarlene does an amazing job voicing Peter, Stewie, Brian and a lot of other characters.
Haha! I never get tired of Family Guy. Their way of delivering jokes through cutaway is repetitive, but the jokes themselves never lose their touch. Been my favourite animated show since I was very young.
Better than my little pony. And Simpson's by farV 27 Comments
I recently took my 6 year-old daughter out to watch her new pony movie, what I expected was your typical girly movie with things like glitter, rainbows, fairies, and myspace, but instead I found the animation pretty darn nice. The plot was a little dry, something about a mirror that transforms them or something; however, the characters were stunning to say the least. I am a little ashamed to admit this, but they felt so real that I actually found myself attracted to all of them, most notably the white one with the British accent. How the animators managed to draw her... no wait, all of the characters with such beauty was making my head spin. It didn't help that many shots were taken from their backside
I began to feel a little flustered and exited at the mere sight of them, which was wrong considering that I was watching the movie with my daughter, so I should not be having such perverse thoughts. But just when I thought that my heart was going to explode, the movie had to kill ...more
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How is this crap number 1, I watched four bloody seasons and I finally concluded that this show is crap.
This list is crap! You guys are a bunch of brainwashed idiots for making this junk higher on this stupid list!
THE MOST CRAPPIEST SERIES EVER. MIRACULOUS LADYBUG IS 100000000000000000 TIMES BETTER THAN THIS. JUST SAYINgV 122 Comments
Absolutely amazing. - TheAwesomeBowser
Good show. Jolly good show indeed.
I love it how the characters are in a real life situation but always wind up in trouble. If I had a job it would be at the park
Great for all ages.
It is so funny for little kids and there trying to get the young youth and it has a quality that no other show as just like adventure time.
Too much... awesomeness
One of the best T.V. shows ever. G.O.A.TV 13 Comments
Deserves to sit at the top of this list. Inception (reality vs dream), Matrix (virtual reality), Terminator (artificial intelligence, cyborgs) and other such movie's essence can be found in a 90's show (darkest cartoon ever, its not a just kid show, its much more). That's not it, you get to watch all the best of batman's villains. Men who gave batman's & joker's voices for the first time are still doing stupendous job in batman arkham video game series.
Ok, I am a little biased due to my love of Batman, but this is truly an amazing show. It has an impossible great score, wondrous voice acting, and the most beautiful animation possible. Each episode is truly a work of art. What's more, it somehow manages to capture the characters, settings, and themes of Batman's world better than any movie ever has (don't get me wrong, The Dark Knight was great, but this does a better job of what I'm describing). I won't belittle any other show on this list, but in terms of a product that can be appreciated at any age and stands alone as an art form, Batman: The Animated Series is simply the best.
I love this show... It is one of the best American cartoons I have seen. It's probably up there with some of the best anime I have seen. I don't usually watch American animation because I find it most of it too boring or childish but this show is mature, amazing, and well-written. Its sequel is just as good, too.
The show that turns kids into men. Fun with serious undertones. A must watch for all ages.V 14 Comments
One of my all time favourite shows- definitely deserves to be higher up on this chart. This show is the perfect blend of stupid humour and creepy/dark themes. It's just plain weird, yet it has so much charm. In a world so wacky, the characters are somehow easy to make connections with and relate to. Amongst the spontaneous nature of the episode structures, the underlying themes and backstories are fascinating and at times heartbreaking. Adventure Time did everything from twisting my emotions and producing me to tears, to throwing out crazy plot twists to blow my mind, to making me uncontrollably laugh at the most ridiculous things (sometimes simultaniously). And I don't think I've ever cried more over a finale than I did to the ending of what was this absolute masterpiece. I'll always miss the adventures!
Best cartoon of all time. Some people just look at the strange setting and weird slang in the show and say that it sucks, but every episode teaches you something and there are actually very deep story plots in the show.
Should definitely be higher up. Absolutely brilliant!
Perfect from beginning to end. It will be missedV 14 Comments
Best part of everyone's life should be number one for sure. All of the others are funny, but this show is so great it gives everyone goose bumps. Keep voting for this!
Dragon ball is the First animated series I had seen when I was the age of 3 and at that age it attracted me so much this kind of action can not be founded in any animated series and movies. Thanks to dragon ball z it gave me much pleasure I will keep watching it in my entire life.
I grew up on DBZ! Sure some of the jokes are kinda cheesy but I absolutely love it. I can tell you the name of every character and everything that happened in all of the episodes until the Bu Saga. I don't know about all of you, but Bu annoyed me and I lost interest in watching after that. Anyways, DBZ is what inspired me to start writing my own adventures and when my novel finally gets published everyone that reads this post will know. Ps. I don't like Goku, Vegeta is the best character!
This deserves to be in the top ten AT LEAST - RevolverOcelotV 56 Comments
Most underrated show I have had the pleasure of viewing
I totally agree! From the animation itself to the unique and hilarious humour, Archer is always underrated and forgotten, not just by award shoes but in different aspects!
Once I watched this show I had a hard time finding another show to takes it's place.
Humorous.V 3 Comments
What's with all these Asian shows being in the top 10?
I believe American Dad is a lot better than people think. People don't realize Seth MacFarlane left the production crew when Fox renewed Family Guy, eventually causing an increase in quality.
I love this show so much. It beats Family Guy and The Cleveland Show by a mile. Better writing and better characters.
Roger roger is the best character in history. Him and stan braking rocks in the hot sun. Stop stan I love that song. Or screw it I thought the law and the law won
GOOD MORNING USA!V 7 Comments
Looking back on this show quite a few years after watching it end is really strange. When I was a kid, this was my favorite show without a doubt, but it changes with age.
When it was still on, I was simply entertained by the show. When I look back at it now, I'm more than just entertained- I'm amazed by the creativity in every episode. I'm amazed by the jazz background in every episode. I'm amazed by how each character fills an archetype but violates them all at the same time.
When I watched the final movie, I was innocently happy. I had seen the whole series end, and everything had ended happily. When I watch it now, it's so incredibly sad. An entire universe full of characters you loved simply ends, and it's tragic. I never really feel "nostalgia", but this show is an anomaly for me.
If you haven't watched this show, you might want to, and you might want to very soon (sorry this was so cheesy) - WeirdScienceGuy
I couldn't stop laughing. This has to be the best show to ever come on T.V., and if not, it is definitely the best show to ever come on Cartoon Network. - nallimcamybloc
A forthcoming crossover movie had Ed, Edd n Eddy going back to the year of 1972 to cross paths with The Brady Kids after what Marie Kanker did to Edd's time machine. Now the Eds have to go back to their own time before they get stuck here with The Brady Kids. - welliewishersfan78
Thank you Ed Edd n Eddy 10 years thank youV 9 Comments
This show is rad!
Wow. Number 50? I would honestly rather watch this than any crap from Seth MacFarlane. Beavis and butthead is labeled and demonized as immature when it has quite genius and intellectual humor. I love a show where metal rules and pop sucks! I REALLY love season 4 also because they bash garbage shows like Jersey Shore. Love the originality and I love shows and movies from Mike Judge. I hate how overrated Family Guy is though. The first season is a HUGE ripoff of the Simpsons. Original? Not really. Clever puns? Not at all. Just random nonsense. Original humor? I wish. Almost every joke is ripped from a movie. You would be surprised how many times someone tells me "a joke from family guy" that turns out to be something I have seen in a movie. The cutscenes are ok, but do nothing for the plot. Believe it or not, I actually kind of like family guy, but not enough for a top ten list of any kind. Beavis and Butthead, South Park, and King of the Hill > Family Guy, American Dad, and ...more
Why's this on here and why is so high up? It's gross and overrated!
Horrible overrated series.
Funnier than South Park my a**!
Funnier than South Park
MOST HILARIOUS NAME EVER! SERIOUSLY what!?
Fun series at the surface, but has some deep characterization going on under the surface. There's more to this series than most writing for American television. I think a good show should tell me a story, not just distract me pointlessly. - dataless
Great characterization, great music, good animation, intriguing plots to the episodes. I have absolutely no problems with this show.
Underrated. Better than DragonBall Z and Yu-Gi-Oh!
Ah, yes, dragon ball. I love this series, I can never get enough of it.
For me it has both the wacky humour of Roald Dahl and imagination of the "Pinky and the Brain". I love shows that have their own set of laws, hence every episode can be realistic according to the shows rules but unrealistic according to our own. - StratThinker
Whys is it so far down! This is one of the best animated show ever.. the characters are so likable and the plot so complicated yet seemingly simple.. sigh..
You two deserve better. Like around 15 to 20. Not that great, but watching this was a blast.
It is the best show in the worldV 7 Comments
Probably the most insane cartoon I have ever seen. It was silly and entertaining and even had some educational values. The adult humor of this show was so well hidden that children didn't detect it, making it one of the most ideal cartoons for both kids and adults. We really need shows like this.
Who does not love the animaniacs they have top be in the top 10
I love The Simpsons,Mickey Mouse, and Oswald the lucky rabbit but this takes the whole dang cake!
This is the most wonderfully insane cartoon since Rocky and Bullwinkle. Its smart, funny and appeals to kids, while adults life at the more off the wall comments
How is this not on the top ten? Gir is adorable, plus he has a pig named Piggy. I actually didn't like this show until I was about 13, though. But anyways, Invader Zim is amazing. (just because of Gir)
One of the most epic shows ever. They should never have cancelled this amazing show. Invader Zim has a convention (InvaderCON) and STILL has a big fanbase after YEARS of being cancelled. This show is the best. Period.
man I miss this show it was the most demented show ever - Okami
How is this not #1V 3 Comments
I love this show, but macs brother should be nicer to him. - IceFoxPlayz
Fosters should be way above oggy and the cockroaches - Heyo_Simba
Great show. Funny show. Amazing show. Awesome show.
Bloo and cheese best characters - kedibey
OMG! I loved Daria... why did they ever have to stop showing that show. MTV sucks... they have taken off or don't show much of or any of the good shows anymore. Now we're just stuck with drama filled "fake" shows like Laguna Beach, The Hills, Super Sweet 16 and more.
I almost can't describe how much I love this show and how much I hate MTV for cancelling it...
The storyline is absolutely amazing, and there is plenty of character development. If you like Animes like Baccano, you'll love this one.
I have always liked anime but I don't watch it as much as I used too this show has an incredible soundtrack and animation. Digimon, Soul Eater and this are my favorite anime.
Good show. - Skullkid755
Should be way higher than this.
Though I give the Simpson's the title to the animated throne, this one will always be my favorite.
Why is this so low? even though I think the Simpsons is the best T.V. show, this one will always be one of the best
What why is
This awesome T.V. show down here!?!?!
Despite the fact it foolishly has 2 cowards as mystery solvers as an unfunny gag I still love this classic
Teen titans r awesome
They are so much better than teen titans go
One of my favorite show behind Avatar.
Kyou mo kotsu ruuru mamoru yo, Teen Titans!
Suki kirai naku nandemo taberu yo, Teen Titans!
Jishin kaminari kaji oyaji, kokugo sansuu rika shakai
kowai mono wa nani mo nai, Teen Titans Go!
Ookina koe de yon de okureyo, Teen Titans!
O nayami hanbun kaiketsu shi chau yo, Teen Titans!
PAPA no sukejuuru kontorooru
MAMA no taijuu kontorooru, negau no wa hateshinai
Teen Titans Go! Teen Titans Go!
I love this show, I wish it was never cancelled. - mayamanga
BEST actually the best!
Best superhero animated series ever. It truly felt like a comic book and it even incorporated elements from the Raimi trilogy. - Solarian
Best show, confronts many modern day opinions and speaks heavily on the note of depression. great show
This show is awesome! It's funny and it should be the best.
This should be number one not My Little Pony. - cosmo
Awesome show, sad that the theme song changed though
Great show.V 2 Comments
Should be in the top 10.
A pink dog that will do anything and go anywhere for the ones he loves even though it scares the crap out of him that and he is funny and cute. Go Courage!
This is my most favorite cartoon. I love it so much and watch it everyday. I hope to see it forever. Nabeel
This show may be after my number one show, Phineas and Ferb, but still, I always loved this show. It's funny, and even though most things that Courage does scares the crap out of him, he still does it. Love it!
This cartoon can teach us some valuable things. Take the episode “Perfect”, for example, it teaches us that nobody is totally perfect, and we are perfect just the way we are, with our imperfections.V 5 Comments
The movie was okay, but this show was better. - Solarian
My god the turtles for Michael bays 2014 film are hideous, it's a miracle I didn't puke.
Going down to my grandmas and watching this with my brothers. this should be #1. sad to see they are ruining my childhood with the new movie.
Yes you are right
Best show by farV 2 Comments
Death Note without a doubt is the greatest show ever. Its also the most under rated show. All those guys watching Prison Break should start seeing this and make a judgment themselves - wtvrinc
Epic. Really, it's depth and story have no words to describe it. Death note deserves better than this. A must watch. See it and you'll know its great.
Its a masterpiece I think...
The script is oriqinaL - rebeLLious
This has to be in between top 3!V 8 Comments
AHHH! AAH! Why is this so low...? WHY IS THIS SO DAMN LOW?!?!? WHAT?!?!
Okay, how? HOW? Come ON, this show is ranked below the SPECTACULAR SPIDERMAN?
Okay, obviously this show started out near the bottom and people don't spend any time looking for it in the pages of this list.
BUT THIS SHOW IS SO GOOD. So GOOD. VOTE FOR IT NOW.
Come one! This show is pure gold, and every single character is flawless. I see no problems with this show, it's the best.
This Should be top 29. at least. This is my favorite show with Futurama as a close second. IMDb has a list with bob burgers at 7
My little pony above this! Come on Bob's Burgers has won an EmmyV 6 Comments
This show has an amazing plot line that you'll definitely see the beginning of in the first season. Sure it has its rough beginning, but it's still important to watch because it sets the stage. Steven Universe deals with issues that not every cartoon T.V. show does. Not to mention how every character has their own problems and personality's. This should definitely be higher up in the ranking at least below Gravity Falls. I highly suggest giving this show a chance. Stick through the first season and I promise you each episode gets better.
I totally agree with the comment below. I mean, it was DEFINITELY rough in the beginning, but it's all worth it the later episodes. Sad that it's going on hiatus for a while, but come on! There's no way Steven Universe should be behind Teen Titans! It should be at LEAST right behind Gravity Falls!
Steven Universe is an awesome show appealing to people of all ages! It has an amazing and original soundtrack. It helps show children the importance of trust, self-confidence, and healthy relationships! Many of the characters have had great character development throughout the series.
Amazing storyline and charactersV 23 Comments
Why The hell is this not in at least the top 30. - 90skid311
This is the best show ever! This should be higher.
Some dummy or holagan would like this show stupid people
Terrible Animation. Spinoff is better.
How the hell is this not in the top ten... it's one if the best animation T.V. shows ever
Great show grew up on it
What? How is this at #50? This show deserves at least top 10. The show really lives up to its title: its amazing. This show is not only one of the most hilarious I've seen, but it also covers a lot of morality. TAWOG truly does live up to its name: its amazing.
This show has to be number 1 darwin and gumball are the best
I like how it uses different types of animation. - Hydreaisevol
BEST SHOW THAT HAS EVER BEEN CREATED PUT IT ON #1 RIGHT THIS SECONDV 4 Comments
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