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 Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 18 years, and is beginning its 11th season. The show ...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 as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show. It got its own series on December 17, 1989 and is still running as of 2017, 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
10Invader 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
11The Ren & Stimpy Show
12Rocko'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.
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.
18Teen TitansTeen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica, anyone? Although I haven't watched that yet, it looks way better than Sailor Moon by a long shot! - ModernSpongeBobSucks