Most Iconic Animated Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Bugs Bunny Bugs Bunny Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created by the staff of Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros.) He is one of the most famous cartoon characters, and he is in the show Looney Tunes. His famous quote is "What's up doc?". He is a gray colored bunny with big teeth and big feet. His ...read more.

In terms of being iconic, nobody can compete with Bugs.

2 Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company. He was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at the Walt Disney Studios in 1928.
3 Tom & Jerry

bets cartoon characters I saw throughout my entire childhood and definitely the most iconic - xiicorrupt

Iconic Legends

4 Homer Simpson Homer Simpson Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

Homer J. Simpson. The J stands for Jay. That's why we love Homer Simpson. He's the American everyman.

Classic Homer Simpson quote: I like my beers cold, my T.V. loud and my homosexuals flaming! - Hamster

Hight be dumb but that's why we love Homer Jay Simpson. MM Donuts!

Here's to alcohol; the cause and solution to all problems.

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5 Bender Bender Bender Bending Rodríguez is a fictional robot who is a main character in the animated television series Futurama. He was created by series creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen and is voiced by John DiMaggio.

Bender is the coolest character in Futurama. Bite my red hot glowing shiny metal ass! - Stewie0

6 Bart Simpson Bart Simpson Bart is the oldest child in The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Greoning. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.

He may not be highly iconic, but in terms of hilarity, he should be no. 2 after Home-air The Jay Simpson.

7 Donald Duck Donald Duck Donald Duck is a cartoon character created in 1934 at Walt Disney Productions. Donald is an anthropomorphic white duck with a yellow-orange bill, legs, and feet. He typically wears a sailor shirt and cap with a bow tie.

Much more iconic and famous than the likes of "Minnie Mouse", "Porky Pid", "Taz", and (I can't believe is even in the top 10) "Tweety". And he deserves to be in the Top 5. HANDS DOWN!

8 Eric Cartman Eric Cartman Eric Theodore Cartman is one of the main characters in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Trey Parker.

Eric Cartman hands down. No one can compete with this disturbed, demonic character.

9 Tweety Tweety
10 Stan Smith Stan Smith Stanford Leonard "Stan" Smith is the main protagonist of the adult animated sitcom American Dad!. He is voiced by the series' co-creator and executive producer, Seth MacFarlane.

The Contenders

11 Peter Griffin Peter Griffin Peter Griffin is the main protagonist and titular character of the American animated sitcom Family Guy.
12 Pikachu Pikachu Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.
13 Scooby Doo Scooby Doo Scooby Doo is a famous fictional dog character from the show Scooby-Doo Where Are You? He is the protagonist of his series .
14 Porky Pig Porky Pig Porky Pig is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
15 Tasmanian Devil
16 Minnie Mouse Minnie Mouse Minerva "Minnie" Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character created by Ub Iwerks and Walt Disney. She was first drawn by Iwerks in 1928, as was Mickey Mouse.
17 Kenny McCormick Kenny McCormick Kenneth "Kenny" McCormick is a main character in the animated adult television series South Park, along with his friends Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, and Eric Cartman.
18 Daffy Duck Daffy Duck Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character produced by Warner Bros. Styled as an anthropomorphic black duck, the character has appeared in cartoon series such as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, where he usually has been depicted as the best friend and occasional arch-rival of Bugs Bunny.
19 Kyle Broflovski Kyle Broflovski
20 Carl Brutananadilewski
21 Charlie Brown Charlie Brown

He is e icon of icons

This is the character everyone loved since e 40s

22 Spongebob Squarepants Spongebob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

No, not really but since he's brought countless laughs to kids and adults alike, he can now stand shoulder to shoulder along with Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse!

HE WAS USED AS NICKTOONS T.V.'S LOGO!

Not all the time!

23 Mr. Burns Mr. Burns
24 Stewie Griffin Stewie Griffin Stewart Gilligan "Stewie" Griffin is a main character from the animated television series Family Guy. Obsessed with violence and matricide, Stewie is the youngest child of Peter and Lois Griffin, and the brother of Meg and Chris Griffin.
25 Doctor Zoidberg
26 Gromit

The ever faithful canine companion to eccentric inventor Wallace - Stewie0

27 Rocko Rocko Rocko is the eponymous fictional character of the cartoon Rocko's Modern Life and the comic book series of the same name.

Lesson learned from "Camera Shy": Even when he's completely naked, you can still easily identify who Rocko is. - xandermartin98

Although not the popular icon, Rocko is the true icon of Nickelodeon and cartoon greatness in general. - xandermartin98

Best character ever on Nickelodeon, honestly.

28 Jessica Rabbit Jessica Rabbit Jessica Rabbit is a fictional character in Who Censored Roger Rabbit? and its loose film adaptation, Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
29 Wally Gator
30 Curious George

Curious George is adorable and cute! He is my childhood!

31 Woody Woody Sheriff Woody Pride is a fictional character in the Toy Story franchise. He is voiced by Tom Hanks in all of the feature-length and short films and by Jim Hanks in video games and shorts. He is a stuffed cowboy character that leads the other toys in adventures in the movies. His facial features are ...read more.
32 Buzz Lightyear Buzz Lightyear Buzz Lightyear is a fictional character in the Toy Story franchise. He is a toy space ranger hero according to the movies and action figure in the Toy Story franchise.

Buzz Light year is awesome!

33 Lisa Simpson Lisa Simpson Lisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons. She is the middle child and most intelligent of the Simpson family.
34 Roger Rabbit Roger Rabbit Roger Rabbit is a fictional animated rabbit character. The character first appeared in author Gary K. Wolf's 1981 novel, Who Censored Roger Rabbit?.
35 Cecil the Sea-Sick Sea Serpent
36 Magilla Gorilla
37 Q.T. Hush
38 Philip J Fry
39 Goku Goku Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.
40 Son Goku Son Goku Son Goku is a fictional character and main protagonist of the Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama. He is based on Sun Wukong, a main character in the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West. Goku is introduced in Dragon Ball chapter #1 Bulma and Son Goku, originally published in Japan's ...read more.
41 Felix the Cat Felix the Cat Felix the Cat is a funny-animal cartoon character created in the silent film era. The anthropomorphic black cat with his black body, white eyes, and giant grin, coupled with the surrealism of the situations in which his cartoons place him, combine to make Felix one of the most recognized cartoon characters ...read more.
42 Shrek Shrek Shrek is a character debuting in the 2001 animated movie of the same name. The popular franchise has 4 films and the character himself has become recognizable to people of all ages. He has since spawned into what is most likely the most widely recognized internet meme to ever come into the world.

Shrek is the main character of the DreamWorks animation movie of the same name. He is a green friendly ogre who lives in a swamp and is best friends with Donkey and Puss in Boots.

He is very iconic

43 James P. Sullivan James P. Sullivan
44 Jack Skellington Jack Skellington
45 George of the Jungle
46 Bullwinkle J Moose
47 Underdog Underdog
48 Barney Gumble Barney Gumble Barnard "Barney" Gumble is a fictional character on the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. The character is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared in the series premiere episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire".
49 Abe Simpson Abe Simpson
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2. Bart Simpson
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