Top 10 Good but Overrated Cartoons

These are cartoons that are good but they received a bit too much credit.

The Top Ten

1 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children's animated fantasy television series developed by Lauren Faust, produced by Hasbro Studios and DHX Media Vancouver. Despite the target demographic of young girls, Friendship Is Magic has also gained a large following of older viewers, mainly young and more.

I have a neutral/dislike relationship with this cartoon so I couldn't agree more. - DapperPickle

Even being good,this show are 'responsible' of why every hub network/discovery family shows are underrated - RedPanda5

I adore this show and actually I've seen it get a lot of hate. - TwilightKitsune

The show is actually quite decent. Being somewhat feminine doesn't mean its bad.

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.

The first 3 seasons are grear,but very overrated because of the fanbase who think that post-movie and post-sequel episodes are bad - RedPanda5

It had it's run. It's ending soon. But a word from me is that while Spongebob was indeed a good show, It went to a deep dive around 2005 but still I remember when I used to watch this a lot! It had great support from it's fans and they will always remember how good Spongebob was. - Neonco31

Okay, now after doing some research, now I know the show is projected to at least have two more seasons. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

As much as I love this show, the first three seasons are incredibly overrated. I love these seasons, but the fans of these seasons are completely rancid and say these are the only good Spongebob seasons. - Svampbob164

SpongeBob was already good for me since seasons 1-3, the show should run its course and it's already overrated. Good that it's number one. When will it ever end?

3 Steven Universe Steven 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.

Ok Show
Bad Fanbase - RedPanda5

I love SU, but the fandom is garbage. - RoseWeasley

I've tried to watch this show multiple times, but I've never been able to get into it. I think it's a little too weird and preachy for me. The insane fan base isn't helping that much either. However, I'm not just a biased hater. I acknowledge that this show has a lot of fans, and if you like it, then good for you. This show just isn't for me. I do feel really good for Rebecca Sugar, though. She was once a writer on my favorite show of all time (Adventure Time) until she decided to create Steven Universe. She was the first woman to create a cartoon for Cartoon Network and I'm happy that's she's experiencing as much success as she is. - phillysports

It's hated because of the fanbase - TwilightKitsune

4 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.

They've been stretching for ideas for almost two decades

Same as Family Guy except that since my parents prohibited me to watch this show while I was young, this was a good show and was still running as of now. Classic and a lot of rates on it's meter. - Neonco31

More like "overlong", though any episodes from after season seven are indeed overrated.

It's a great cartoon! - TrueWolf99

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

I know this may sound bad but while I used to enjoy the show, It ended very soon so I just moved on. Still many of it's fan continued watching the old episodes and why did the creators even planned on making a stupid reboot of it? - Neonco31

It's a terrible adaptation of the comics and the characters are not that good, in fact they're not good at all, merely spoofs of their original selves.

These kids are not the Teen Titans. And what is Cyborg doing there?

6 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.

Good Show,but I hate how the people still want a 3th season - RedPanda5

I know that I will get a lot of hate on this comment but

I don't get why everyone loves this show and the only reason why is because of the hidden messages and that's all.
Also the fandom is so disgusting and worst then the loud house fandom so that is why I dislike this show

It's treated as the best Disney show, yet the fans don't realize Disney's been doing better stuff than this for years.

There is star vs the forces of evil

7 Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable more.

Hate this show

A lot of annoying hardcore fans but of course Dragon Ball Z is awesome. The bad thing is that it's just not my type, I find Pokemon to be the only likable anime in my opinion. - Neonco31

Amazing should be number 2 after regular show n before teen titans

8 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.

I think South Park deserves its praise personally. Very smart, satirical show that still manages to stay fresh even 20 seasons in. Most other T.V. shows become really stale by around season 8-10.

It would be a lot better if it wasn't so political. When it does political episodes, it misses far more often than it hits, which makes Trey Parker and Matt Stone come off as ignorant. Good examples are comparing transgender people to Kyle's dad who wanted to turn into a dolphin and comparing atheism to religion.

I wish I included South Park but I just wanted to stick to 10 items on the list - Neonco31

9 Regular Show Regular 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.

No, it's not bad. The show had a really good conclusion. I cried at Pop's death. I watched most of the first few seasons. They had cute couples. But the stuff in this show is SO BAD FOR KIDS TO BE WATCHING. Heck, I've seen parents complain about the apps for it, but the show itself has some stuff I would not show younger viewers. If this show was on Adult Swim, I think it would have been on for longer. - td05

Not a single good joke. One thing is taking a random concept and making something out of it. If you're just going to be random and stupid but have no class, then you're no better than Cow & Chicken.

10 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.

Meh Show, I like more the first 5 seasons - RedPanda5

Adventure Time is a fine cartoon, but the fandom is too damn annoying! - Disneykid00

Why are Caillou and Family Guy above this? - 445956

The Contenders

11 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.

If anything, GIR is a lot more overrated than the show itself.

12 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.

I used to watch but it run too long I got tired if it

One of the few shows I still watch as I've gotten more into internet life but it's fanbase is both good and annoying at the same time (not to mention Genwunners, Original Series fans, and Serena fangirls). Yes! Pokemon is a great show for me and many others.

I wish is that I get to watch good fan-made shorts such as Fennekin playing with Charmander or Charmeleon trying to get an apple from a tree but all of these ideas just came from my head. - Neonco31

13 The Powerpuff Girls The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network. The main characters of this show are Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. The show is about the Professor Utonium creating three little superhero girls that save the day from villains. more.

I watched the show once as well as the movie. Yes, I liked it when I was a kid though as I grow up and then became a brony, I've heard many fans of the show getting upset at My Little Pony suprassing it as one of the most popular girl shows recently. I may wanna talk about that show but still anyways the show will still make a major remark from my early days. - Neonco31

This is a good show

14 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.

Haven't watched this show but I do know Family Guy was good THOUGH it went downhill based on people's views on it from 2008 and beyond. It was a good show at once though it can be cheaply overrated sometimes. - Neonco31

As a long time I agree it's not what it used to be and it had decline but in my opinion it still manages to pull decent episodes from time to time. - ShadowHawk18

I Miss When It Was Good

It’s not good anymore - Randomator

15 Amazing World of Gumball

I hate both the fanbase AND the hatebase! The show is amazing though, and whoever said that Gumball is a rip-off of Katy Kat REALLY needs to go back to preschool! Sure they look similar, but they have very different personalities!

16 Naruto Naruto is an anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto. The manga was later adapted into a television anime, which was produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the terrestrial TV Tokyo and other TX Network stations on October 3, 2002. The first series more.
17 Scooby-Doo! Where Are You?

Scooby doo sucks - GGGofluckyourself

Scooby doo is so unfunny. Never laughed. Not even interesting because every episode is just a guy in a suit at the end. One of the most overrated cartoons of all time. People just like it because it’s a little nostalgic. But it’s forggetable. I watched it when I was young and I only remember one character. It’s flat out white noise. I consider it the #2 most overrated cartoon of all time.

18 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.

Ed Edd n Eddy and Other Cartoons is Not My Favorite nor Not a Fan of Every Cartoon in General

Calling this show overrated is a massive understatement!

Added this, it's good, but overrated. - BlueBobYT

Funny as a kid, but crap when you grow up. The animation is actually freaky. (e.g. when they have the jawbreakers in their mouths, that kid with something around his face, Edd smile and his eyes on the picture on here) oh and the fact they have the same name but spelt differently.

19 Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American animated horror comedy television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network as part of the network's Cartoon Cartoons block.

Overrated mostly in terms of scare factor - xandermartin98

20 Rocko's Modern Life Rocko'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 more.

Formerly underrated, now overrated.

Have you, by any chance, read my Dr. Paula Hutchison-Shellbach brain-fetish fanfiction for it yet? Or my Virginia Wolfe brain-fetish fanfiction for it? - xandermartin98

21 Rick and Morty Rick and Morty is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for Adult Swim.

Seeing this show on this list was predictable. don't get me wrong, I love Rick and Morty, Its well animated, funny, gives good messages etc etc, I have even Rick on my Facebook profile, the problem with the people who also love this show are killing Rick and Morty, just to think that if they see this show, they became intelligent while actually, they are just jerks trying to be Albert Einstein, besides whats up with the Szechuan Sauce riot on McDonalds? I know that they never managed to get that back in 1998 but come on, all of they are just making the South Park fandom look awful. - TheSawamen

22 Danny Phantom

Everybody loves this cartoon way too much - Heyo_Simba

23 Garfield and Friends Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis.
24 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.

I think the first 2 seasons are decent
i didn't watched the 4th season - RedPanda5

Mazing u should learn how rate bitch

25 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.

I like the show,but is very overrated because of your annoying fandom - RedPanda5

I like the loud house but I admit that its overrated - MrMonkey

The characters are unlikeable and annoying (in my opinion) but still, I'd say Teen Titans Go is far worse. - Lunala

This show is okay, most of the characters are really unlikeable, somehow people must really like seeing cartoon characters twerk. Overall, this show is very very overrated, not saying that it's bad. It's just very overrated.

26 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.
27 Batman: The Animated Series Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman.

Also, people act like Superman TAS doesn't even exist thanks to this show - xandermartin98

Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, just to name one example, is living proof of this - xandermartin98

28 Caillou Caillou is a Canadian educational children's television series that was first shown on Télétoon and Teletoon, with its first episode airing on the former channel on September 15, 1997; the show later moved to Treehouse TV, with its final episode being shown on that channel on October 3, 2010. The more.

More like overhated,but whatever,i think this show is meh - RedPanda5

(Sarcasm mode activated) oh this show is the best ever

Who even likes this garbage? - GGGofluckyourself

Caillou is annoying. - Lunala

29 Eddsworld Eddsworld is a British adult animated comedic web series of flash animations, comics, and flash games created by Edd Gould.
30 Boku No Pico Boku no Pico is an anime series of three OVA episodes created by Katsuhiko Takayama. It was released to DVD on September 17, 2006.

This show is messed up. - BrideiMacBella

Boku No Pico is HORRIBLE! -Vestalis

HELLO?! It's not good.

31 Hi Hi Puffy Amiyumi
32 Young Justice Young Justice is an American animated television series developed by Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman for Cartoon Network.

Young Justice is by far the best T.V. show in my opinion. Much less the greatest animated show. The story arcs of the characters make it seem made for adults along with the childlike battle scenes. If any thing this show can be a bit over ratted on message boards. In my opinion though it deserves to be. - Jason_Todd

33 Ren & Stimpy The Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply referred to as Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series created by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon.
34 Beavis and Butt-head Beavis and Butt-Head is an American animated sitcom created and designed by Mike Judge. The series originated from Frog Baseball, a 1992 short film by Judge originally aired on Liquid Television.
35 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.
36 House of Mouse
37 Mickey Mouse Works
38 The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
39 The Underdog Show
40 The Real Ghostbusters The Real Ghostbusters is an American animated television series, a spinoff of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters.
41 Code Lyoko Code Lyoko is a French animated television series created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo and produced by Moonscoop.
42 Looney Tunes Looney 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.
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