Best Cartoons of the 2000s


The Top Ten

1 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 more.

It's not just the best cartoon of the 2000s...
It's the best T.V. series of all time.

Really has one of the greatest storylines to have ever been created

Glad we all agree on this one.

I mean come on, do I even have to explain?

2 Spongebob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator the late Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 20 years, and is beginning its 12th season. more.

Guys! HELP ME PUT THIS AT #1! sorry I just hate avatar the lastairbender

Why is the last airbender number 1

It's the greatest cartoon for me and it started in 1990s and still ongoing!

This Show is so good I love it I've loved it for 18 Years.

3 Teen Titans Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.

This is still the best cartoon.

Such a fantastic show

Love this show I still watch it

I loved this show as a kid, I love it even more as an adult - JarfDorkis

4 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack is an American action-adventure chanbara animated series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series premiered on August 10, 2001, with a TV movie called The Premiere Movie, before ending in its fourth season on September 25, 2004, without concluding the story. A revival more.

This is my jam

Best show ever made

5 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.

The peak of science fiction cartoons

The characters are adorable. The plots are interesting. As for humor, it at least does a better job than most gross-out cartoons.

THIS is the best. No doubt. It handles humor perfectly, as well as balancing disturbing images.

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

This should be higher

I was in love with this show as a kid. Kim P. was such a role model for me.

Great feel good show. Loved it as a kid, love it more as an adult.

7 The Grim Adventures Of Billy and Mandy The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (also known as Billy & Mandy) is an American animated television series created by Maxwell Atoms for Cartoon Network, and is the 14th of the network's Cartoon Cartoons (albeit namely when it was part of Grim & Evil; the show is considered separate from Cartoon Cartoons more.

A genius cartoon that has everything needed to be top ten worthy

You can't hate it,this cartoon screams 2000's

8 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 more.

The greatest show of all time

This cartoon is hilarious and I really love the characters - PeeledBanana

I love it

9 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.

Even before its seasonal rot it still had some funny moments.


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

This show should be higher. It is definitely one of the best cartoon of the 2000s.

I loved this show so much as a kid!

The Contenders

11 Futurama Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
12 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.

This show is this low? it should easily be top 5 as its was one of if not nickkelodeans most popular show

I would watch Danny phantom anyway over all other cartoons
exept for phantom planet


It is the best show I have ever had the curtesy to watch!

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

My favorite cartoon of all time! (The old epsiodes. Specifically seasons 1-6.) - TheFourthWorld

14 Pokemon Pokémon, 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.
15 American Dragon: Jake Long American Dragon: Jake Long is an American animated television series. It was produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and created by Jeff Goode.

Love this show, should be in top 10

It was good, but not top ten, this should be Ben tens place

16 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.
17 Phineas and Ferb Phineas and Ferb is an American animated comedy-musical television series. Originally broadcast as a one-episode preview on August 17, 2007 and again previewed on September 28, 2007, the series officially premiered on February 1, 2008 and ended on June 12, 2015 on Disney Channel, and follows Phineas more.

I love Phineas and ferb

This show was great and creative

Number 25? I know this is hated on this site, but I honestly expected it to be at least in the top 20. - TheFourthWorld

18 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.


I love Teen Titans, but you can't touch this funny, dramatic, and totally insane show!

Marceline is so tender both as a grown up vampire queen and as a little half human/half demon girl

This cartoon aired in April 2008 and became a staple in the first decade of cartoons.

19 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.

Chowder was a part of my childhood watching Cartoon Network. At least it's better than any of the crap shown on Cartoon Network back then and right now. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

20 Totally Spies! Totally Spies! is a French-Canadian animated spy comedy television series created by Vincent Chalvon-Demersay and David Michel and produced by Marathon Media Group and Image Entertainment Corporation.

Cartoon this love always will I love always will I

21 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 more.

I'm pretty sure this wasn't created in the 2000s. - TheFourthWorld

Gravity Falls was created in the 2010s, not 2000s.

Good but wasn't a thing 'til 2012.

22 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi is an American-Japanese animated fantasy-comedy television series created by Sam Register for Cartoon Network.

This is one of my favorite Cartoon Network show beside Codename Kids NextDoor

This show was my childhood. - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy


23 The Emperor's New School
24 The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

Should be higher

25 Total Drama Total Drama is a Canadian animated comedy television series which is a homage and parody to the conventions commonly found in reality television.

This was the best cartoon of the 2000's. The characters were all unique and likeable. Duncan : The Bad Boy of the show who liked to tease, and he made it far in each season (besides TDWT where he was the 1st eliminated.) 4th place in TDI, 1st Place in TDA.


26 The Venture Brothers
27 Catscratch Catscratch is an American animated television series created by Doug TenNapel (also known for creating Earthworm Jim). It was aired on both Nickelodeon and Nicktoons on July 9, 2005 and ended February 10, 2007. It is an adaptation of TenNapel's graphic novel, Gear, which is also the name of the cats' more.

I Cannot Live Without This


28 Back at the Barnyard Back at the Barnyard is a Nickelodeon computer-animated television series that is a spin-off from the 2006 film, Barnyard.
29 Star vs. the Forces of Evil "Star vs. the Forces of Evil" is an American animated television comedy produced by Disney Television Animation for Disney XD. It was created by Daron Nefcy and developed by Jordana Arkin and Dave Wasson. The series follows teenage magical princess from the dimension of Mewni Star Butterfly and her more.
30 Clone High
31 What's New, Scooby-Doo? What's New, Scooby-Doo? is the ninth incarnation of the Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon franchise Scooby-Doo.

Should be higher in my opinion. This was my childhood

32 X-Men Evolution

The best X-men T.V. series, because it has the best characters - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

33 Codename: Kids Next Door Codename: Kids Next Door (also known as Kids Next Door or by its acronym KND) is an American animated television series created by Mr. Warburton for Cartoon Network.

I SWEAR this should be at least top 10! Or at least top 15! This is an outrage, this show was so amazing! Why is it 35?!

This should be at the top of the list not saying 1 but up there


34 Aqua Teen Hunger Force Aqua Teen Hunger Force is an American animated television series created by Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro for Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim.
35 Sealab 2021 Sealab 2021 is an American television series. It was shown on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim.
36 Code Lyoko Code Lyoko is a French animated television series created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo and produced by Moonscoop.

I loved this show growing up, and still do

An underrated gem of anime influenced animation - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

37 The Boondocks Cantankerous Robert "Granddad" Freeman is the legal guardian of his grandsons, 10-year-old revolutionary Huey and 8-year-old Riley, a product of contemporary rap culture. After moving the family from Chicago's South Side to the safety of suburban Woodcrest -- aka the boondocks -- Granddad hopes to ignore more.
38 Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law
39 King of the Hill King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997 to May 6, 2010 on Fox.

I am from Texas, and this show is one of my favorites.

40 Ōban Star-Racers

The #1 underrated cartoon ever made. The animation is beautiful, the story is engaging, and there are some tearjerker moments. - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

41 ClalkZone

You mean ChalkZone.

42 Static Shock

One if the best television shows ever made

This should be number one. enough said.

Static shock is life and it was made by dc

43 ChalkZone ChalkZone is an American animated television series created by Bill Burnett and Larry Huber for Nickelodeon.
44 The Loud House The Loud House is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the chaotic suburban everyday life of a boy named Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters, to which he survives as the middle child and only son in a large family of eleven children. more.

Umm... this is from the 2010s. - TheFourthWorld

45 Duck Dodgers Duck Dodgers is an American animated television series, based on the 1953 theatrical cartoon short Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, produced by Warner Bros.
46 Ben 10 Ben 10 is a media franchise created by Man of Action Studios and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The franchise revolves around a boy named Ben Tennyson who acquires a watch-like alien device, the Omnitrix, which allows him to transform into ten different alien creatures.

Just drawing the aliens with other kids helped me make friends this show was lit

47 W.I.T.C.H. W.I.T.C.H. is a French-Italian-American animated television series based on the Italian comic book series of the same name.

Highly underrated. A gem of anime influenced animation - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

Pretty much the only cartoon that seemed more aimed for girls that I actually liked

48 American Dad!
49 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is an American computer animated television series created by John A. Davis. It is the first spin-off to the 2001 film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
50 Disney's House of Mouse
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