There are some cartoons which basically copy others, and these are the cartoons we all know and love that have been copied the most.
The Top Ten
1SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob 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. ...read more.
Family Guy and South Park don't copy other cartoons, they joke about them. I don't know who copied these cartoons even though I have seen these cartoons in a lot other cartoons - FerrariDude64
Fun fact: SpongeBob SquarePants also rips off itself! A few episodes of Modern SpongeBob use recycled plots from previous episodes! - ModernSpongeBobSucks
Just to clarify, this is a list about cartoons that many other cartoons try to plagiarize, not about cartoon that plagiarize others. - Martinglez
I don't really think it's a rip off cartoon in my opinion but I feel like they did
2Tom and JerryTom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in 1940, by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
3South ParkSouth 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.
4Looney TunesLooney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.
5The SimpsonsThe 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 ...read more.
So many pop culture references. - DynastiSugarPop
6Regular ShowRegular 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.
7Family GuyFamily 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 ...read more.
Family Guy ripped of The Simpsons, Beavis and Butthead, and South Park.
8Adventure TimeAdventure 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 ...read more.
9Scooby DooScooby Doo is a famous fictional dog character from the show Scooby-Doo Where Are You? He is the protagonist of his series .
SCREW YOU ALL
10Rocko's Modern LifeRocko's Modern Life is an American animated television series created by Joe Murray for Nickelodeon. The series centers on the surreal life of an anthropomorphic Australian-immigrant wallaby named Rocko as well as his friends: the gluttonous steer Heffer, the neurotic turtle Filburt, and Rocko's faithful ...read more.
(cough) Spongebob, despite being made by almost the same people (cough) - xandermartin98
11Invader ZimInvader 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.
I don't see why anyone would use Invader Zims terrible animations - FerrariDude64
12The Ren & Stimpy ShowThe Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply referred to as Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series created by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon.
13The FlintstonesThe Flintstones is the first animated prime-time American television series. It was broadcast from September 30, 1960 to April 1, 1966 on ABC.
14BreadwinnersBreadwinners is a 2014 animated comedy television series produced by Nickelodeon. It is about the adventures of SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two ducks who drive in a rocket van delivering bread to their customers.
15RugratsRugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon.
16Jonny QuestJonny Quest is an American animated science fiction adventure television series about a boy who accompanies his scientist father on extraordinary adventures.
17The JetsonsThe Jetsons is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera, originally airing in primetime from September 23, 1962, to March 17, 1963, then later in syndication, with new episodes in 1985 to 1987 as part of The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera block.
18Teen TitansTeen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.
19Sailor MoonSailor Moon is a Japanese shōjo manga series by Naoko Takeuchi. It was originally serialized in Nakayoshi from 1991 to 1997; the 52 individual chapters were published in 18 tankōbon volumes. ...read more.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica, anyone? Although I haven't watched that yet, it looks way better than Sailor Moon by a long shot! - ModernSpongeBobSucks
20Tokyo Mew Mew
21The Real GhostbustersThe Real Ghostbusters is an American animated television series, a spinoff of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters.
22Steven UniverseSteven 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.
23Gravity FallsGravity 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 ...read more.
As much as I like this show, I am holding it personally acountable for the CALARTS STYLE.
24PokemonPokémon, 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.
25Ed, Edd N EddyEd, 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 ...read more.
26We Bare BearsAn animated comedy show by Daniel Chong about three different species of bears - Grizzly, Panda and Ice bear (polar bear). Since they were little, they wanted to get adopted by owners separately. But then they missed each other too much, so they reunited again. Now as adults, they now live in a cave ...read more.
27The Amazing World of GumballThe Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.
28The Grim Adventures of Billy & MandyThe 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 ...read more.
29Curious GeorgeCurious George is an American animated television series based on the children's book series of the same name which features Jeff Bennett as the voice of The Man with the Yellow Hat.
George is very funny and curious
30Science Ninja Team Gatchaman
This is an awesome anime and I can't help but notice there are a lot of anime that follow the formula.
31Happy Tree FriendsHappy Tree Friends is an adult animated flash series created and developed by Aubrey Ankrum, Rhode Montijo, Kenn Navarro and Warren Graff for Mondo Media.