Top 10 Most Overrated American Cartoons

America you have so many overrated cartoons. Also Overrated means too popular not bad. So let the list begin.

The Top Ten

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

I absolutely love this show, but I cannot stand the fanbase, they act so selfish and demanding to the writers and then they make annoying versions of jokes that are moderately funny. I want the show to continue, but I want the fanbase to take it easy.

This just relies too much on gross out humor, excessive violence, and it "pop culture" callbacks. It's easily Adult Swims most overrated show, and it takes one too many hiatuses, which end up making its fanbase more rabid.

I hate this show. The characters are terrible, the plots are unoriginal, bad jokes, and sometimes it feels like they just try to fit the first take into the episode, with al the stuttering and random burping. And why do people call this smart?

Terrible. Fan base is utterly moronic and believes anyone who doesn’t like it is simple and don’t understand the jokes. Like you have have to be a genius to get it. I have a 135 IQ and R&M is garbage.

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2 Adventure Time 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 ...read more.

There is a lot of flaws with Adventure Time, it's still an okay show to watch, but it's still really overrated. The biggest flaw is "hey let's have this one character, forget about him/her for a couple seasons and not see this character until the final season! " - funnyuser

Adventure time is a really terrible show. The worst on this list with steven universe a close second. Everything else is ok though - ItzDoctorZ

3 Steven Universe 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.

Just when I thought no American cartoon could be more overrated than Adventure Time... Steven Universe isn't a bad show, but I heard the fandom is insane. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Incredibly overrated. Jeez okay I got it, it's a good show and I enjoy it but it like it's the second coming or anything! Adventure time is overrated too but justified more than this one.

Not a bad show, it is pretty good, but too overrated. I heard that a artist attempted to commit suicide because of all the hate from the Steven Universe fandom. - AnimeDrawer

It's a pretty nice show. Just don't like the fan base of people.

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4 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob 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.

This show survived far longer than it should have. The SpongeBob that everyone talks about is the old SpongeBob from 12 years ago :/

It was good, what made it collapse was the departure of it's original creator, but then he came back, and the show's getting better.

This should have gone above Steven universe and adventure time. Aldo invader sim. SpongeBob gets way to much attention from nick and is the spoiled child of Viacom.

5 Captain Planet and the Planeteers Captain Planet and the Planeteers Captain Planet and the Planeteers is an American animated environmentalist television program created by Ted Turner and Barbara Pyle.
6 Family Guy

This show used to be very clever and funny, but then Seth McFarlane decided to cram his political agenda into every episode, go way overboard on the cutaway gags, and turn all the characters into one trait shells. - Jackamalio

Not to mention the sheer amount of shock humor there's been lately.

At should not be on here

7 Gravity Falls 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 ...read more.

Gravity falls isn't overrated in my opinion. It's one of the best shows if not *the* best show on Disney right now. Definitely beats all the crappy sitcoms.

What do you mean it's not overrated. It IS overrated, the fanbase thinks it's created by God and can't handle criticism. The show is for little kids under the age of 12 anyways

Sitcoms look better than crude animation.

The show is good, but the FANBASE though! Their straight up narrow minded about this stuff, in every YouTube video bout this there is a solid 5k saying the creator is stupid for cancelling it. And bruh, HOW ON EARTH is this kid friendly

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8 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic 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 ...read more.

This is not a terrible show, but mediocre at best. I despise hearing fans gush over this like it is the only good show in the universe. give other cartoons some attention!

9 King of the Hill King of the Hill King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997 to May 6, 2010 on Fox.
10 Loony Tunes

Who put this on here, it was one of the greatest cartoons of all time, everything about it was so unique and great.

Lmao "now its bland and lost its touch" Wrong. Maybe reboots of LT suck to you- (which I should point out are created by entirely different people- most of the old cast is dead) but a classic is a classic.

The Contenders

11 South Park 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 feel like it only exist to be racy and people love it. It's disgusting, the characters are all annoying and it looks horrible - MistyMay113

My little sister thought this was a children's cartoon and watched it! It wasn't what she expected. But yeah, this is pretty overrated.

It's the greatest show ever it shouldn't be on here - venomouskillingmachine

I don't understand how this is so popular. It's not amazing and the graphics are a bit on the meh side. - Adrukath

12 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe He-Man and the Masters of the Universe He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series produced by Filmation based on Mattel's toy line Masters of the Universe.
13 Futurama Futurama Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
14 Scooby Doo
15 Invader Zim 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.

Overrated, no one on the internet ever likes to hear anything negative said about it. On the internet everyone is overprotective with this childhood memory.

The idiot who said this is underrated is wrong, This show is entirely overrated.

Why isn't this at #1

garbage

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16 Ed, Edd n Eddy 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 ...read more.
17 Star Vs The Forces Of Evil

Why is this show a thing

18 The Simpsons

The last episode should have aired like 20 years ago how is this show still on air. - DonCorleone

19 Phineas and Ferb Phineas and Ferb Phineas and Ferb is an American animated comedy-musical television series. Originally broadcast as a one-episode preview on August 17, 2007 and again previewed on September 28, 2007, the series officially premiered on February 1, 2008 and ended on June 12, 2015 on Disney Channel, and follows Phineas ...read more.
20 Teen Titans Teen Titans Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.

This show was kinda overrated but still good and holds up more then Teen Titans Go. Not to mention I kinda miss this show, and want it back on the air.

Can't the Teen Titans fans get along with the Go! Fans?

21 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
22 The Ren & Stimpy Show The Ren & Stimpy Show The Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply referred to as Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series created by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon.

American cartoons can be really stupid and The Ren & Stimpy Show is proof.

23 Batman: The Animated Series Batman: The Animated Series Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman.
24 Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which some people are able to manipulate the classical elements by use of psychokinetic variants of Chinese ...read more.

This show was amazing but the fanbase is terrible

Boooring overrated and unfunny

25 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.
26 Tiny Toon Adventures Tiny Toon Adventures Tiny Toon Adventures is an American animated comedy television series that was broadcast from September 14, 1990 through May 28, 1995 as the first collaborative effort of Warner Bros.
27 The Powerpuff Girls 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. ...read more.
28 Courage the Cowardly Dog 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.
29 The Loud House 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. ...read more.

This should have never been created in the first place

30 Codename: Kids Next Door Codename: Kids Next Door
31 The Legend of Korra The Legend of Korra The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that aired on the Nickelodeon television network from 2012 to 2014. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, which aired from 2005 to 2008.
32 The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy The 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.

it's ok - lolololololol

33 Drawn Together Drawn Together Drawn Together is an American adult animated sitcom which ran on Comedy Central from October 27, 2004 to November 14, 2007. The series was created by Dave Jeser and Matt Silverstein, and uses a sitcom format with a TV reality show setting.

No one even talks about this show any more what?

34 Beavis and Butt-head 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.

I agree with this show being overrated.

35 American Dad American Dad American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
36 Rugrats
37 Oggy and the Cockroaches Oggy and the Cockroaches Oggy and the Cockroaches is a French animated comedy series produced by Xilam and Gaumont Film Company.

It's just trash, it used to be good in the original version, but now there's suckish dubs.

38 Harvey Beaks Harvey Beaks Harvey Beaks is an American animated television series created by C.H. Greenblatt for Nickelodeon. Originally announced to premiere on March 29, 2015, the series instead premiered on March 28, 2015 following the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards.

Gumball ripoff

39 Teen Titans Go! Teen Titans Go! 'Teen Titans Go!' is an American animated television series produced by Cartoon Network. The show follows a superhero group called the Teen Titans, and shows what happens when they go home and have silly adventures. This show is Cartoon Network's revival of the popular 2003-2006 American animated television ...read more.

More like overhated.

40 Over the Garden Wall Over the Garden Wall Over the Garden Wall is an American animated television miniseries created by Patrick McHale for Cartoon Network.

Unfunny and booring

41 Rocko's Modern Life 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 ...read more.

Jaw-droppingly excellent show writing-wise and ESPECIALLY humor-wise for what it's worth, but to say the least, its subject matter REALLY isn't as interesting as the art style cracks it up to be - xandermartin98

42 Jem & The Holograms
43 Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer (2000 - 2015) is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner in which Dora goes on adventures with her friend, a monkey named Boots.

Judging by hate Dora and Caillou get, they're kinda overrated

44 DuckTales DuckTales DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. It premiered on September 18, 1987 and ended on November 28, 1990 with a total of four seasons and 100 episodes.
45 Uncle Grandpa Uncle Grandpa Uncle Grandpa is an American animated television series created by Peter Browngardt for Cartoon Network that premiered on the network on September 2, 2013. The series is based on Browngardt's animated short of the same name from The Cartoonstitute.

More like over-hated-and-despised.

46 CatDog CatDog CatDog is an American animated television series created by Peter Hannan for Nickelodeon. The series depicts the life of conjoined brothers, with one half being a cat and the other a dog.
47 Doug Doug Doug is an American animated sitcom created by Jim Jinkins. The show focuses on the early adolescent life of its title character, Douglas "Doug" Funnie, who experiences common predicaments while attending school in his new hometown of Bluffington. Doug narrates each story in his journal, and the show ...read more.
48 Cow and Chicken Cow and Chicken Cow and Chicken was an American animated comedy television series created by David Feiss for Cartoon Network, and the third of the network's Cartoon Cartoons.
49 Recess Recess Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere and produced by Walt Disney Television Animation, with animation done by Grimsaem, Plus One Animation, Sunwoo Animation, and Toon City.
50 The Cleveland Show The Cleveland Show The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Richard Appel, and Mike Henry for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy.
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