Best Cartoons of the '80s

The Top Ten Best Cartoons of the '80s

1 Transformers

Transformers is my favourite cartoon ever!
I also collected the toys and seen the live action films. I would like to see a crossover between Transformers and Doctor Who!

What this should be number 1 on the list and this has never had a reboot show just reboot movies!

Transformers is my favorite 80s cartoon show it is the coolest and my favorite transformer is optimus prime and he is the best and the coolest

Transformers should always deserve a come back and I believe there should be comic books that are crossovers of transformers and star wars and a animated movie that's a crossover of transformers and equestria girls and collect the toys shirts and dvds of it all the time

2 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American 3D rendered computer animated television series based on the fictional superhero team. It aired on Nickelodeon in the United States from September 29, 2012 to November 12, 2017.


Turtles ninja is Donatello, Rafaello, Michelangelo and Leonardo. The ninja turtles is mutant and fighting grandmaster. His master and frend to old rat, small master. His opponent to ninja turtles is big ninja Oroku Saki, in Japan. Tribute ninja, good purple costeem. Oroku saki have is ninja clan.

Number 1 will always be Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Number 2 The Real Ghostbusters
Number 3 Pirates of the Dark Waters - Johnnyt800

3 GI Joe
4 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.

Another Great Cartoon

Pretty good if you ask me, should be number 1.

5 Inspector Gadget
6 The Smurfs The Smurfs is an American-Belgian animated fantasy-comedy children's television series that aired on NBC from 12 September 1981, to 2 December 1989. Produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, it is based on the Belgian comic series by the same name, created by Belgian cartoonist Peyo and aired for 256 episodes more.
7 Garfield and Friends Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis.

I remember watching this at my grandma's place so many times! ☺

8 Beverly Hills Teens

A shining symbol of how some rich girls AREN'T mean :-)

9 He-man and the Masters of the Universe He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series produced by Filmation based on Mattel's toy line Masters of the Universe.

Probably the first popular cartoon to be based off a toy. But hey, This used to be my dad's favorite cartoon during the 80s. but was gone with star wars, transformers, and other action stuff in the 90s where there is silly cartoons featuring animals who are just too goofy and they always get unlucky. (exam. Animaniacs, Ren & Stimpy, Rocko) - roblox connor4808

This show has the power.

The Filmation series was the first and, to date, still the best. The fandom (or what's left of it, anyway) SUCKS, though! You'd expect that level of sheer character hate from 15-16-year-olds, not 45-46-year-olds. FFS, people, GROW UP.

No. 1, period.

10 Thundercats ThunderCats is an American animated series based on a group of cat-like humanoid aliens. The show was created by Tobin "Ted" Wolf and animated by Japanese animation studio Pacific Animation Corporation.

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11 Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
12 Bravestarr
13 David the Gnome
14 The Flintstone Kids
15 M.A.S.K.

That show sucked, and I hate the Spectrum mask!

16 Dungeon & Dragons
17 Heathcliff
18 Muppet Babies Jim Henson's Muppet Babies, commonly known by the shortened title Muppet Babies, is an American animated television series that aired from September 15, 1984 to November 2, 1991 on CBS.

Great show when I was a kid. I loved the Star Wars, Indiana Jones and other clips.

Can get boring really fast :-(

19 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! is an American television series, conceived by Andy Heyward, produced by DIC Animation City, and distributed by Viacom Enterprises in association with Nintendo, airing during 1989 from 4 September to 1 December.

My pic. I love Mario a lot!

20 Paw Paws
21 The Simpsons The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that originally started on April 19, 1987 as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show. It got its own series on December 17, 1989 and is still running as of 2019, making it the longest running animated sitcom. It is about a man named Homer more.

More like Ullman shorts and the first episode than the whole series of The Simpsons show everyone watches.

My second favourite animated T.V. Show behind SpongeBob SquarePants.

No one messes with The Simpsons. They rock! They outsold every cartoon as merchandise (video games, board games, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs, a segment on IMAX's CyberWorld 3D movie, a crossover with Family Guy, puzzles, computer games, a arcade game, clothing, compact discs, toys, digital cameras and a virtual community). - kristyrosepetal4

22 She-Ra: Princess of Power

The Magic School Bus what aload of crap that was. I would've rather been an 80s kid instead of born then.

TOTALLY YUCKY CARTOON! The Magic School Bus was way more better than this nonsense. SHE-RA STINKS! LONG LIVE THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS! - kristyrosepetal4

23 Dennis The Menace
24 My Little Pony

Hooray! people do like the original. But why isn't The Raggy Dolls on this list? You know Sad Sack, Dotty, Hi-Fi, Lucy, Back-To-Front, Claude, Princess.

25 Dangermouse
26 Battle of the Planets
27 Silverhawks
28 Thundarr the Barbarian
29 The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is an American Saturday morning original animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television that ran from January 17, 1988 to October 26, 1991.

The reason why I'm voting for The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh because it's one of my favorite Winnie the Pooh T.V. Shows and Disney Shows. This cartoons needs more votes from fans. - Nectaria

30 Tom & Jerry

This dates back even farther, this is from the 30s and 40s.

The older ones are more hilarious than the reboots.

I think you meant Tom and Jerry Kids

31 Ghostbusters
32 The Real Ghostbusters The Real Ghostbusters is an American animated television series, a spinoff of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters.
33 Alvin and the Chipmunks Alvin and the Chipmunks is an American animated television series featuring The Chipmunks, produced by Bagdasarian Productions in association with Ruby-Spears Enterprises from 1983 to 1987, Murakami-Wolf-Swenson in 1988 and DIC Entertainment from 1988 to 1990.It aired from 1983 to 1990 on NBC and is more.
34 Voltron

Take it off, that show wasn't any better than Battle of the Planets!

My daddy's favorite show when he was little - VeronicaMSP

Can the Voltron hater please leave? - 445956

Are we sure this isn't an anime

35 Care Bears
36 Count Duckula
37 Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears
38 Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers
39 Fraggle Rock
40 Pound Puppies
41 Hulk Hogan's Rock N Wrestling
42 ALF: The Animated Tales
43 Denver the Last Dinosaur
44 Bananaman
45 Strawberry Shortcake

The remake was way more nicer if it had Sarah Heinke or Janyse Jaud voicing the titular greeting card character. - kristyrosepetal4

46 Madballs

Funny, Madballs was a ONE HIT WONDER.

47 Wuzzles
48 The Snorks
49 Rainbow Bright
50 Police Academy
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