Best Cartoons of 2017phillysports With last year's Best Cartoons of 2016 list going over so well, I figured that I might as well make a list celebrating the best of television animation to start the new year. Rick and Morty is starting its third season this year, Adventure Time is still going strong after seven seasons, Bojack Horseman has become one of the best shows on television, Regular Show is coming to its conclusion, Star vs. The Forces of Evil is doing a great job at filling Gravity Falls' void on Disney XD, and plenty of newcomers such as Nick's surprise hit The Loud House are already leaving an impact. 2016 was a really good year for cartoons, so let's hope that that string of success not only carries over into 2017, but many years going forward.
The Top Ten
When Gravity Falls ended its fantastic run in 2016, many people worried about the future of Disney T.V. animation. Star stepped up to the plate and hit the ball outta the ballpark. Featuring a creative premise, lovable characters, cool villains, and a immensely creative art style, it's fair to say that Disney is in good hands with Star as its leading series for the future. A true passing of the torch from one great show to the next. - phillysports
This show is a wonderful coming of age story that many audiences can enjoy. LOVE THE SONGS!
This show is good. I love the art style, characters, and music - Cartoonfan202
They are the bestV 9 Comments
I'm going to be completely honest here. I've never been able to get into this show. It always seemed a little bit too weird and pretentious for me, and this is coming from a huge Adventure Time fan. However, I'm not just a single-minded hater. I understand that this show has a huge following and fan base, so I'm gonna talk about its positives. The animation is truly beautiful, the voice acting is top notch, and I greatly appreciate it for tackling such heavy themes in a cartoon based primarily for younger audiences. This show just never appealed to me, however. I do really feel good for Rebecca Sugar, though. She's come a long way from being one of Adventure Time's head writers to being the first woman to create a cartoon for Cartoon Network, and I'm happy for every bit of success she gets. - phillysports
From being a show about a kid figuring out who he is, Steven universe became such a great show for all ages. The cast characters, everything about the show is amazing. The songs are amazing and fun to sing along with. The first song I've heard in the show was peace and war, and then I fell in love with the show. When the first episode of the show came out, I thought it was going to be one of those shows like Clarence, or uncle grandpa, and those were shows that were obnoxious and annoying, but then I watched the first episode, and I didn't exactly like it. about a season later the episode "keeping it together" was on T.V., I watched it with my brothers and sisters, and learn a little about garnet. A few months passed, and I forgot about the whole show, but when a friend visit and asked me if I've ever seen Steven Universe, I told her yea but I didn't really watch it much then she put like five episodes of season 2 and I saw a completely different side of the show, new gems, new songs, ...more
I Love the cartoon but really the music and songs are sooo Relaxing! Hats off to the singers!
JUST WATCH IT YOU WILL UNDERSTANDSV 3 Comments
Hey, Nick. Yeah, YOU. Nickelodeon. Yeah, I'm talking' ta you. I saw your new show and let me just say...nice job! After years of getting nothing but crap from Nickelodeon (Harvey Beaks being an exception), it's surprising to see an actual GOOD cartoon from the network. The expectations going into The Loud House were pretty low considering all the cartoons that came before it, but the show managed to surprise everybody with its charm and likable group of characters. Keep up the good work, Nick. Please. For the love of everything, keep up the good work. - phillysports
Like, literally, amazing!
Great cartoon. - Cartoonfan202
Best show of 2017V 4 Comments
Rick and Morty is a flat out masterpiece of an animated series. It has the characters of Back to the Future, the alien environment of Men in Black, the humor and writing of Community, the creative animation of Adventure Time, the satire of The Simpsons and Futurama, and the raunchiness of South Park. All of these combine to form a hilarious, thought-provoking, melancholy sci-fi cartoon of which I have never seen before. If you haven't seen this show yet, I HIGHLY recommend it. There's only been two seasons and 20-ish episodes so far. Trust me. It's worth your time. Wubba lubba dub dub! - phillysports
My absolute favorite cartoon ever
WUBA LUBA DUB DUB!V 1 Comment
Okay. I'm a little biased here. I understand that Adventure Time hit its peak popularity around 2012 or 2013, and it has slowly lost a lot of fans since. But this has been my favorite television series since I was 11 years old, and I still believe that it's still at the very top at its game. The show still manages to amaze me with over seven seasons under its belt. It's still funny, the characters are all awesome, and the show has begun to reveal several important answers to questions we've all pondered, specifically Finn's past and humanity as a whole. Adventure Time holds a spot deep within my heart and I'm looking forward to seeing the show all the way to its end in 2018. - phillysports
I'm sad that the show is ending - Cartoonfan202
THIS IS SO COOL
This and The Loud House should switch places
Cute story about friendship and brother's love. This show should be more aprecciated
Very nice animation and three cute bears.a light cartoon very good.
The series finale and conclusion to Samurai Jack was fantastic. Honestly, I don't know what to say that hasn't been said already. Because the revival was an absolutely phenomenal experience. It isn't often that you get a revival of a beloved animated series that actually turns out to be good. And Samurai Jack aces it on nearly all cylinders. From the breathtaking visuals to the heart-gripping storytelling and emotion of the series along with the memorable old and new cast of characters combined with fantastic action sequences and top-notch voice acting and so much more to name, Samurai Jack will go down as one of the greatest cartoons to have ever been made, even more so now that it has finally brought a conclusion to the story that fans have long been waiting for. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
Incredible show, visually breathtaking, and true to the original series. It is my favorite show of this year. This show is emotional, dark, funny and always action packed. It appeals to its original audience who have grown up over time. Highly recommend it!
I think its low on the list because it has been on hiatus for almost 13 years, no one thought it would ever come back, but now it is, for a fifth and finale season, and so far its been very good.
Get this in the top 10, we finally got the proper ending to an epic cartoon. - htoutlaws2012V 4 Comments
Ya I also amazing
Wow amazing cartoon I love it my favorite is picachu
AshV 1 Comment
The next season is coming next month - Neonco31
Season 7 already aired.
Can't wait for season 7! :D
I think that this is the best show I've ever watched! It has love, action, and some drama going on. This should be Number 1 in the list.
I heard they will made a Season 2 on May 2017! Love this show! - ChatNoirFan18
It is the best cartoon ever!
In my opinion... it is the best #1Fan I hope you will continue on making more seasons for this movie.. I also wish its available on CDs and on Nick or somethingV 3 Comments
It is great. Watch the whole thing. It's not bad or babyish at all.
It amazes me how far Gumball has come since 2011. It started off as a fun little cartoon for kids into one of the funniest animated series of all time. Gumball as a show is very satirical and largely makes fun of the tropes of cartoons and the suburban world. Its sense of humor is very similar to South Park's only in a much more family-friendly way. I dare even call it the kids' cartoon equivalent to South Park. The impressive thing about Gumball is that it continues to improve with each coming season, and I'm looking forward to what it delivers next. - phillysports
Great! A show about two not-so-smart idiots working through problems and good for a little laugh.
This show is very satirical and has beautiful animation - Cartoonfan202
This and the loud should switch placesV 3 Comments
From the creators of Phineas and Ferb, this show about a misfortunate teenage boy is just oozing with charm and creativity. I'm a fan of Weird Al Yankovic, and it's really cool to hear him play the main character in his own cartoon series. The show's only had a handful of episodes so far, but it's already proven that it belongs in the realm of television animation. - phillysports
This show is good just like P&F - Cartoonfan202
After seven years, Regular Show will be coming to an end in 2017. Regular Show has been one of my favorite television series for quite some time now, and along with Adventure Time, it started the cartoon renaissance that we are currently in today. While I haven't cared that much for the show's last two seasons, you better believe that I'm going to see this show off to its conclusion. I'll probably make a Regular Show tribute post in the future celebrating the utter greatness of this animated series. Top 5 Cartoon Network show of all time. Easily. - phillysports
It was so sad to see my absolute favorite cartoon to come to an end. - PeeledBanana
I'm sad that the show ended - Cartoonfan202
Dude, 2017 is the year when Regular show was ended, forced by Toddler Titans NO! - BorisRuleV 3 Comments
Best adult cartoon, right up there with Simpsons and Rick and Morty - Cartoonfan202
Member South Park in the fall always! - htoutlaws2012
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I member, and tons of people all across the globe can recollect the history of this legendary animated sitcom. Honestly, what can I, and 18 year old boy, say about South Park that hasn't been said millions of times before? The show is simply a comedy marvel. It takes many elements and current events occurring in our everyday world, and gets us to laugh at them with Trey Parker and Matt Stone's brilliant sense of humor. Season 20 received a mixed reception from both critics and audiences alike, but as far as I'm concerned, there will be no stopping South Park on its satirical take on modern society. - phillysports
I've seen the movie of this. Its good, and has nice animation, but it isn't as good as say Teen Titans or Young Justice - Cartoonfan202
A very good cartoon. It's my favorite. It's very funny.
Super comedy to every age group
This a very funnny and everyone should watch this cartoon
The very best of the best
Cute epis sad love this
At a time when adult cartoons started getting stale and stupid (Mr. Pickles, Brickleberry, etc.), a little show named Bojack Horseman emerged to become one of the top shows not only on Netflix, but on T.V. as a whole. Bojack is a lot like Rick and Morty in the fact that it's funny and all, but there's a deep sense of melancholy that lies over the main character. The show is essentially about an actor's depression while his career and the people he love are slowly slipping away from him. This show has some real intelligence behind it, and truly provides a thought-provoking and invigorating experience in every episode. - phillysports
I've never seen it, but it looks good - Cartoonfan202
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