Best Cartoon Network Shows of 2013

The Top Ten

1 Adventure Time Adventure Time Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of a boy named Finn (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (voiced by John DiMaggio)—a dog with the magical power to change shape more.

Looking at all the lists Adventure time is pretty controversial and everyone's opinion varies. This show was reccomended to me by a friend and I was skeptical watching the first few episodes but there are good episodes sprinkled around. The thing I really like is the hidden messages behind some episodes and how even kids will enjoy it regardless of it's "deep" morals. My favorites are probably the episodes that involve Marceline's past but that's just because they decide to go deeper into her history more than everyone else (I don't know why we can't learn more about the other characters though). Best part is that the show (at least tries to) avoid plot holes. The recent episodes make references to past episodes. Some things we question get answered on and there's even foreshadowing (wow! ). But sticking with it's episodic nature Adventure Time isn't confusing if you decide to skip some episodes or watch only one. It's not too confusing and sometimes you can just watch it for the heck ...more

Adventure time is a very deep, emotional, and funny cartoon. It has many well developed characters and no matter what age you are there is always a story you can relate and connect to. There is no repeating storyline, and I really appriciate how the story developes after each episode, instead of restarting. There are so many good points to this series, from the action, to the romance, and on top of that all the characters mysterious pasts, including the mushroom war. I can't stress the genius of this series enough, it's my favorite show of all time, and I can't wait to see more!

Brilliant. Brilliant. Just amazing. Weird characters, super good world building it gets bigger and bigger. One season it's just Finn and Jake messing around, the next it's exploring the origins of important characters, such as the brilliant Simon and Marcy episodes. It also opens up a whole world of substitute swear words. (I know, HALLELUJAH! ) Just such a weird, wacky, dark and beautiful show. It was between this and Gumball (Which is also amazing) but I went with this one. I highly recommend those who haven't already to GO BINGE WATCH THIS NOW! Gumball too, also amazing.

Great Show. - PatrickStar3

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2 Amazing World of Gumball

This is one of the shows I really love of all time. It's very attracting and viewers will love it. The show is a hilarious and entertaining type. All the characters in this show are funny so I like them all. I really like how they mix the realistic graphics from the animation graphics.

Some of the characters are just odd.

The Amazing World of Gumball is a funny, crazy, and ultimately entertaining show. Its colorful cast is hilariously relatable to any person who gets in its path. Even people like my parents find it funny.

Awesome. - PatrickStar3

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3 Regular Show Regular Show Regular 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.

Show is full of excitement and is the best show hands down since the Grimm Adventures of Billy and Mandy. Unfortunately it is belittled by the fact it reaches to a slightly older audience on a mainly 7-12 year crowd.

Regular show should be first and adventure time 2

Top comedy quartz parchment shears anyone

Loved it when it aired

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4 Johnny Test Johnny Test Johnny Test is an American-Canadian animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation, for the first season, and Cookie Jar, for the remainder of the series.

I think the should bring back dragon ball z in the votes

Should bring back DBZ. it was better

Love this show! Funny, creative with amazing inventions!

S1-beats all kinds of PG-13 Cartoons

S3 (Half Good 'N' Bad) -Better than S3 gumball version.

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5 Tom and Jerry Tales

Tom and Jerry is the best because it was from old days and its a classic cartoon

This show is funny for everyone

Great animation, great storylines, great idea, what could go wrong?

This is terrible.The original is better,this is crap.

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6 Total Drama World Tour

I've watched this show since the beginning! I love all of characters and stuff about them! I recommend this show to anyone who cares to take the time to watch it. And I realize that it not for everyone, but it's awesome. I also know all of the songs from season 3 (the musical season. People should watch Total Drama Island, Total Drama Action, Total Drama Revenge of The Island, and the new season premiering in September 2013 Total Drama All-Stars!

Easily one of the best things to come out of Cartoon Network in the past years while the new selection is just awful. Sure, it's the same total drama thing all over again, but it's a system that works and will always be enjoyable

Yeah... Probably this season is not as good as the first one, but is still amazing :D, with comedy, romance, action and, of course, DRAMAA!

This should be way above Adventure Time.

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7 Teen Titans GO! Teen Titans GO! 'Teen Titans Go!' is an American animated television series produced by Cartoon Network. The show follows a superhero group called the Teen Titans, and shows what happens when they go home and have silly adventures. This show is Cartoon Network's revival of the popular 2003-2006 American animated television more.

I really miss the original teen titans they are the only dc heroes I like.

Awesome it should be number 1!

Anyone who likes this just doesn't have a good taste in shows - yuma9009

I do like this show, not too much but still it can be pretty funny at times. Yet I also have a good taste in cartoons like samurai jack, gumball and steven universe - GGGofluckyourself

Whoever was high enough to put this? - LeetHaterz

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8 Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable more.

I'm probably gonna get flamed for this but... Dragonball Z is awesome. I agree this should be number 1 based on this list. However it's not the best anime out there. I'm tired of people always saying that DBZ is the best anime ever. True it was great for its time. But there is no best anime ever. Every anime is unique in it's own special way. Those who say DBZ is the best anime ever obviously haven't watched a lot of anime. I'm sorry for what I said. But I am kinda tired of everyone saying DBZ is the best, and ignoring every other anime out there.

This should be number 1! What are you idiots thinking by putting a dumb show like adventure time up there

You are total idiots. Dragon Ball Z is the best anime I've ever seen or even the best anime in history of man kind. How the hell this show isn't number 1

Remind me again on how ttg is higher than this amazing piece of work?

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9 Young Justice

Please bring back Young Justice, it's the best show I've ever watched

The show shouldn't be cancel like this. It should go on till the end for all the fans

The cancellation of this show broke my heart

Why Is Teen Titans Go! Higher Than This?

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10 Chowder Chowder Chowder is an American animated television series created by C.H. Greenblatt for Cartoon Network. The series follows an aspiring young child named Chowder and his day-to-day adventures as an apprentice in Chef Mung Daal's catering company.

Why is this on ten and not 9 places in front? It was creative at how they used textures behind the background and their clothes actually just an emptiness. Also, I just loved how their jokes worked. I'm watching the whole show on netflix.

I love it super duper much. I wish it would return on June 1st. A new season premeire, so. It'll be super exciting. I wouldn't be able to contain myself. Super great. Can you wait until then? Or maybe Boomerang will get a place for "Chowder". I'll tell Mr. Greenblatt (the creator of "Chowder") to bring it back to Cartoon Network.

This show is better than gumball


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The Contenders

11 The Looney Tunes Show

Really boring and stupid

Most people think remakes of films or shows are better but in this case utter waste of $ and time

This show was like king of the hill funny and it was great

It is an amazing show and funy to

12 Steven Universe Steven Universe Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. The show's based around a young boy by the name of Steven Universe, who is a hybrid of a gem and a human. He lives with his gem friends, Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl.

Why isint this number one next to Gumball? This is a amazing show...
Here's a short story... At first, I thought this show was gonna be complete crap, I saw the pilot, then didn't like it, and I saw the advertisement on T.V. and I thought it was STUPID. But then, over the eatser holiday this year, I saw a couple post on Tumblr about Steven Universe so I decided to watch one episode. The I was like "Oh wow, this show is pretty good. Its also very funny! " So then, I decided to watch another episode... Then another, then another. Then I finally became obsessed with Steven Universe. And hell yeah. Hands down. PEARL is my ultimate FAVORITE. I love Pearl's voice. I'm IN LOVE with Garnet's accent. I love Amethyst's personality and I love how Steven is so caring. I love the animation, the characters, the plot... I absolutely love everything about this show!

This is one of the only good shows that isn't complete and random crap like uncle grandpa or regular show. It actually has an intense plot and amazing character development. It should be WAY higher up the list, and if you haven't watched Steven universe yet, I suggest you watch an episode (I recommend some episodes AFTER episode 30, that when things start getting intense and so the show won't look like crap)

This should trade this with Johnny Test. Johnny Test sucks. Steven Universe rocks!

Eh... I understand that Steven Universe wasn't the best in the first few episodes of season 1. But it has more deeper plots than what it seems.

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13 Misadventures of Flapjack

I love the show it brings back memorys

Flapjack is so cute and I love the whale

The best show ever! I love Flapjack

Very funny and funny!

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14 Total Drama Island Total Drama Island Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television series which premiered in Canada on Teletoon on July 8, 2007 and on June 5, 2008 in the U.S.

Total Drama Island is a very good classic cartoon. It, and it's other seasons are awesome!

Did anyone notice that they changed the things that Lindsay said to Heather. She said that Heather is mean and bossy but it wasn't like that before. She was saying curse words to Heather that why everybody looked so supried. Even DUNCAN.

One of the best in Cartoon Network

15 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated

This is the best show.
The story is just awesome

The fun never gets old. Scooby-Doo is timeless!

16 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Star Wars: The Clone Wars Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation with the division Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, Lucasfilm and CGCG Inc.

Star Wars the Clone wars and The legend of Korra has been the only cartoons worth watching now a days that have a good story behind them. His should be number one.

Great show! Truly amazing

This is a great show. Star Wars fan should watch this.

Couldn't get a chance to see it? No probably. It is on Netflix.

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17 Ninjago

I like bacon. I like the adventure in it's like do they die or do they live kind of show! :-)! Popcorn

I like this show and I can't wait for the new season

It is so underrated. It deserves to be in the top 5.

18 Danny Phantom Danny Phantom Danny Phantom is an American animated series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. It was produced by Billionfold Studios and distributed in Canada by Nelvana, a Canadian animation company. The series follows a teenage boy who, after an accident with an unpredictable portal between the human world more.

Who doesn't remember the awesome kid who transform into a ghost and uses a thermos to capture them!

Well... At least it's WAY BETTER then teen titans go!

Dude... this is a Nickelodeon show... this list is for Cartoon Network SHOWS ONLY! I love Danny Phantom too, but this should not be on the list since it is not a CN show.

When will stupid people perish?

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19 6Teen 6Teen

This is the best cartoon ever. It relates to everyday things like lose your diary or

This was such a funny show for me! I LOVED Jude and I feel like it is unfair how everyone always judged this show before even watching it, so before you dis, watch!

Its worth watching
I promise

Did you guys know that the guy who makes the voice of Jude make the voice of Chric Mcclean the host on Total Drama Island

20 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 more.

The most heartless show I have ever watched

Abysmal after Life of Brian

Very funny and lots of adult humor

This show airs on fox and adult swim and is rated T.V.-14 so this really isn't a Cartoon Network show for ya

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