Top Ten Best Cartoon Characters

Here is a list of the most famous cartoon characters ever.

The Top Ten

1 Homer Simpson Homer Simpson Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

If there were ever a character who could do so much wrong and yet so much right at the same time, Homer is it. While he may in fact be the worst father/husband ever drawn (although Peter Griffin would like to argue), he still is a father/husband because deep down he loves his children and his wife, and we adore him for. And what more can be said about that catch-phrase? Were I feeling funny during a moment of pain, all that would be uttered would be "D'oh!" - montreal45

Homer quote : I like my beer cold my television loud and my homosexuals flaming! - fortnight

Homer Chokes Bart and it is funny! and homer is like Patrick the star no Brain!

Loved him back in the Early 90's. He was a bit Silly at times but he would go any length to keep his Family Happy!

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2 Spongebob Squarepants Spongebob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

Spongebob has been with me forever, as I've gotten older, spongebob hasn't, I never miss an episode of this sweet little sea creature's story, his love of everyone and his laugh will always make him the best and most memorable cartoon character ever!

SpongeBob has hurt animals and tortured Squidward and said that crying solves problems, when it doesn't. - nelsonerica

Almost voted eric cartman, but spongebob is a legend

I like spongebob because my classmate love all this and I have collection spongebob''

Yah, SLAY SONGEBOBB!

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3 Bugs Bunny Bugs Bunny Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created by the staff of Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros.) He is one of the most famous cartoon characters, and he is in the show Looney Tunes. His famous quote is "What's up doc?". He is a gray colored bunny with big teeth and big feet. His ...read more.

Bugs should be number 1 for that "what's up, doc? " only
Why did he have to be 5th.
Doesn't make any sense!

The original drag queen -- animated or otherwise!

Mr. Witty.
The Intelligent Mastermind.
Mr. Perfectionist.
Looney toones has preserved because of bugs bunny. - nik

He is THE looney tunes comiedian, and thus deserves #1. but he (stupidly)
isn't.

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4 Eric Cartman Eric Cartman Eric Theodore Cartman is one of the main characters in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Trey Parker.

While his relentless anti-semitism/immigration politics and superiority complex have been the subject of much controversey, they have also made Eric Cartman one of the most memorable cartoon characters ever, and certainly the most unforgettable one constructed entirely out of cardboard. - montreal45

Cartman chopped up his own father, ground him up into chilly, and then fed him to his half brother. Need I say more.

Kitty, these are MY spicy hot Louisiana chicken tenders. KITTY! - InsertNameHere

I love this fatass

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5 Scooby Doo Scooby Doo Scooby Doo is a famous fictional dog character from the show Scooby-Doo Where Are You? He is the protagonist of his series .

Love Scooby Doo. He is my favourite and the best cartoon character in the entire world. He is the only cartoon character that can make me laugh and go aah. He is so cute. I especially love the old classics such as Scooby Doo where are you, the New Scooby Doo movies, the Scooby Doo Show, Scooby Doo and Scrappy Doo and A Pup named Scooby Doo. Scooby Doo is my number 1 for ever. He is classic and rocks!

Scooby is the best cartoon character ever! He Rocks! - thedude

Scooby Doo has got to be one of the best cartoon characters EVER! The Great Dane makes all the other cartoon characters say, "Ruh-Row! " when compared! With classic cuteness, a funny attitude, adorable catchphrase and a scaredy-cat sidekick, the show will make you howl with delight! Now the only left is to give me a Scooby Snack, and then I'll be ready to ask, "Scooby Doo, where are you? " On my T.V. screen, that's where!

For almost 50 years now this legendary dog has entertained. He has proved he can created good shows with lighter comedy themes like the original or darker mysteries like Mystery Incorporated. Scooby-Doo will always be the best cartoon character of all time.

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6 Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company. He was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at the Walt Disney Studios in 1928.

While he may not be the edgiest character ever, Mickey Mouse is undoubtedly the best. Unlike any other character on this list, Mickey's warm personality and famous face, complete with over-sized ears, gives off the impression of not just a character, but also an old friend who was with me throughout my childhood and will be remain my friend forever. - montreal45

They don't have cartman land, they don't have Tom and Jerry land, etc... Disneyland is one of the most recognized, if not the most recognized resort in the world! And Mickey Mouse is the one that everyone comes to see. His shadow is more recognizable than any other cartoon character in the world. I love Disney and have ever since I was a youngster.

That is the most beautiful cartoon ever!
I love him!

I agree. In fact, he was my childhood character I enjoyed when I saw him in Disney cartoons. Fast forward to the present, Mickey Mouse is still a cartoon legend with great character and determination. One of the funniest, cheerful, and upbeat characters in animation.

Unlike the other characters, Mickey Mouse has such an awesome history! He is funny, simple and a great positive roámosle for little kids! Mi key mouse 100%

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7 Patrick Star Patrick Star Patrick Star is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is voiced by actor Bill Fagerbakke, who also voices numerous other characters on the show . Created and designed by marine biologist and cartoonist Stephen Hillenburg, the series creator, Patrick ...read more.

hahaha patrick is so funny, I love him hahaha, like the episodes survival of the idiots and chocolate with nuts

Patrick is the most funniest cartoon character I know that doesn't curse Shanghaied is the funniest episode ever

Twinkle Twinkle Patrick Star oh my I love Patrick Star he's awesome I hope nick never cancels and/or sells SpongeBob SquarePants. I mean, just imagine "Disney's SpongeBob SquarePants:the show" and Disney's SpongeBob SquarePants:the movie" They would ruin it. But my point is, Nobody has that funny quality like Patrick Star.

How about Warner Bros. SpongeBob SquarePants: The Show? That sounds better! I think SpongeBob is more Warner Bros. than Disney. - TopTenJackson

Inspiration story:once there was a ugly barnacle he was so ugly that every one died the end -claps-

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8 Stewie Griffin Stewie Griffin Stewart Gilligan "Stewie" Griffin is a main character from the animated television series Family Guy. Obsessed with violence and matricide, Stewie is the youngest child of Peter and Lois Griffin, and the brother of Meg and Chris Griffin.

baby stewie is the most complex character of the show and at the same time the funniest, that shows that his character really has a great evil/cute charm

While every member of the Griffin family has their humorous quirks, infant Stewie and his insufferable desire for word domination and the cold death of his own mother by his hands make him the best of the show. Yet perhaps his most essential feature is his inexplicably British accent, which helps change him from angry baby to miniature James Bond movie villain, and for that, he earns a spot on this list. - montreal45

He has the best voice on the show, an impeccable British accent, and his football head is amazing. In earlier seasons, he was an evil baby, bent on world domination and matricide. In later seasons, he has gone a bit soft, but his episodes with Brian are still hysterical. Speaking of that, Stewie's relationship with Brian might be the best thing about the entire show. As this develops later on, they really become close. This develops to the point where Stewie makes himself pregnant with him and Brian children using one of his machines (Stewie is Enceinte). Anyways Stewie has always been amazing but it would be nice to see him go back to his former, evil self once in awhile.

My 2nd favorite cartoon character of all time - venomouskillingmachine

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9 Tom (Tom and Jerry) Tom (Tom and Jerry) Thomas "Tom" Cat is a fictional character and one of the title characters in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's series of Tom and Jerry theatrical cartoon short films.

Jerry's enemy, Tom made us laugh and it still can because these cartoon's are timeless - MatrixGuy

This isn't even in the top tens? This cartoon show is the most brilliant thing that's ever happened to me - that's why I live - Cowy_Gorilla

His name is Thomas The Cat lol rofl - IceCream

Tom is only good in The Tom & Jerry Movie (Master System)

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10 Daffy Duck Daffy Duck Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character produced by Warner Bros. Styled as an anthropomorphic black duck, the character has appeared in cartoon series such as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, where he usually has been depicted as the best friend and occasional arch-rival of Bugs Bunny.

the best comedian the world has ever seen

"I agree with the other posters about this character. Everything about this character is funny, and everything he does is funny. I don't know anyone who doesn't like Daffy Duck.

You're right. He is one of a kind, and a original cartoon character. Everything he does is funny. And his speech is also funny!

Voiced by Mel Blanc 1937-1989, Jeff Bergman 1990-1993, 2011-present, Joe Alaskey 1990-2014, Maurice LaMarche 1991, Greg Burson 1992-1997, Frank Gorshin 1996, Dee Bradley Baker 1996, 2015-present, Samuel Vincent 2001-2006, Jeff Bennett 2004 - 445956

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The Newcomers

? May May May is a female companion to Ash in the generation 3 anime. She was also the female character in Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire. May (anime) debuted in the 275th episode, "Get the Show on the Road!" She was going to be a trainer, but wasn't excited about it. After meeting a ...read more.

May is simply awesome! I hate it how Pokèmon characters don't get much love or recognition despite being so iconic. Ash, Brock, Pikachu, etc all deserve to be on this list.

? Wirt (Over the Garden Wall)

He's so cool! - Cats43

The Contenders

11 Bender Bender

Contrary to the episode, Bender should be allowed on T.V. More often. The Homer Simpson of the robot universe.

Bender is great, he should really be way up on this list. "I need mouth to ass resuscitation". Fry is the story behind Futurama, but I think Bender should have been.

Bender Bending Rodriguez is one of the funniest animated characters period! Goku can bite Bender's shiny metal, red hot glowing, glorious glowing ass! - Chris0

Voiced by John DiMaggio - 445956

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12 Mordecai (Regular Show) Mordecai (Regular Show)

Yeah-yeah Come on this guy NEEDS to be in top 20 he is the best Cartoon Network character EVER!

I love mordecai but what happened to rigby

Finally someone puts Mordecai in the top classic cartoon characters list.

Mordecai is so funny

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13 Bart Simpson Bart Simpson Bart is the oldest child in The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Greoning. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.

Ay Curumba! GO BART!

HOMER-FUNNY
CARTMAN-ALRIGHT
STEWIE-CRANKS ME UP
SPONGEBOB-GREAT
BUGS BUNNY-ALRIGHT
NARUTO-STUPID
SUPERMARIO-ALRIGHT
SCOOBYDOO-ALRIGHT
MICKEYMOUSE-ALRIGHT
KINGBOWSER-GRRRRRRRRR! HAHA! - Thomas245

Bart Simpson appeared in so many Butterfinger commercials throughout North America. - playstationfan66

Bart is awesome he is my second favorite character my favorite character is Youngblood from Danny Phantom.

Voiced by Nancy Cartwright - 445956

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14 Peter Griffin Peter Griffin Peter Griffin is the main protagonist and titular character of the American animated sitcom Family Guy.

I hate Peter griffin with a burning passion. He is fat, lazy, stupid, and a drunk. Used to be funny in the early 2000s but in 2007 he started to be a ripoff of Homer Simpson. This son stewie also sucks because he likes to kill people. Peter griffin should go straight to hell.

Why is it so hard for some idiots like you to understand satire - venomouskillingmachine

stewie is just world domination freak but peter is actually got real comedy - decorulez97

Stewie isn't even that funny should replace him with peter - matt52597

Venomouskillingmachine satire for brainless fools like yourself.

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15 GIR GIR

Gir is the awesomest dumb robot in a dog suit ever - voterguyperson

"I love this show. " And I'd love this list if Gir was higher! - Aceacles

aw come on gir is hilarious!
- Okami

MY FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER OF ALL TIME

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16 Invader Zim Invader Zim Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez for Nickelodeon. The series centers on an extraterrestrial named Zim from the planet Irk, and his mission to conquer Earth and enslave the human race along with his malfunctioning robot servant GIR.

Invader Zim IS and always will be the best show of all time (in my opinion anyway). It only got cancelled of some bad views... But I know that its been 11 years since the shows cancellation, but I still and always will love this show.

Why is Zim so low? Invader Zim was a great show with great characters, Zim was my favorite! He was always shouting with his cute voice and he should be in the top ten at least. I was very sad when I found out the show got cancelled and I still am. ZIM FOR EVER SHALL RULE! Oh and why is a sponge number 1?

This character should be in the top ten. I know this show got canceled but gas a huge fanbase. This is the best show ever! Everyone will obey the zim hands of ZIM!

Voiced by Richard Steven Horwitz, Billy West in the pilot, and Melissa Fahn as a newborn in his flashback - 445956

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17 Squidward Tentacles Squidward Tentacles Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

He is probably one of the funniest cartoon characters ever. His design is original and very expressive, his voice actor, Rodger Bumpass, is a comedy marvel with the dialog.
It's his body language, his facial expressions, his rounded and very human personality which contributed to him getting a LOT of sympathy from fans in later seasons... he's like a very deadpan, very sarcastic Daffy Duck. The guy who can never win so chooses to be snide and sarcastic about everything.
And we feel for this guy because most of the time the world is just out to get him. Whatever he tries, he can't win. He can't escape it. Wherever he goes, trouble finds him.

I know that quite a bit of the time, he IS the trouble. He's the one causing problems for his neighbors either because he thinks it's funny or because he thinks he's better than them. What an ego that guy has! He's only a half-decent clarinet player!

And boy is he hilarious. In the earlier seasons, his reactions to everything ...more

Everyone's a critic for not putting me up in the top ten. I mean really Patrick and SpongeBob are deemed better than me.

Hey, he and Spongebob are same, he should be at least number 10 - ShamsulBahriel

You really feel sorry for him after episodes like "Squid's Visit" "Choir Boys" and "Squid Wood"

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18 Goku Goku Son Goku (Born Kakarrot) is the main protagonist of the Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. His abilities include super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.

he is great, very positive and able for any fight thats all!

Goku is brilliant but Dragonball z wouldn't be the same without Vegeta he makes the show so brilliant he should be number 1!

vegeta really is the strongest because vegeta never gives up in train more than goku

Voiced by Masako Nozawa in the original Japanese version, Stephanie Nadolny as I child in the English dub, Sean Schemmel as a teen/adult in the English dub - 445956

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19 Rigby (Regular Show) Rigby (Regular Show)

He is really hilarious! In video game wizard he was really emotional!

Rigby has a big & entertaining presence about his character & its little surprise that he is on this list, at times he can be a real nasty jerk and at other times a loyal & understanding friend, in later series he started to outshine his counterpart Mordecai, who seem to go backwards, whilst rigby went from strength to strength.

This guy should be in the top ten! He is hilarious! But 205! Is that all! Something is wrong with you kids!

Voiced by William Salyers - 445956

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20 Pikachu Pikachu Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

The only anime character to appear on the list, Pikachu's appeal comes entirely from his adorability. The little guy can only say his name, and he has red dots for cheeks. Come on, now. While the video games and trading card game helped, Pikachu's appearance as a cartoon character is what has made him a worldwide icon for the Pokemon franchise and japanese animation in general. - montreal45

I used to love this little guy when I was little and I still do. I also think that he is so cute with his little red cheeks and how he fried ash many times (with I think is also so cool)

It is very cute and very powerful and all of that it is ash's best friend. It is only Pokemon which is able to do all atacks which is only for next level.

Pikachu! An awesome pokemon full of power! And so cute!

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