Top 10 Smartest Cartoon Characters

The top ten cartoon characters with the biggest brains, most smarts, highest I.Q., or however else you want to describe being supremely intelligent.

The Top Ten

1 Rick Sanchez Rick Sanchez is a fictional character from the American animated television series Rick and Morty, aired on Adult Swim.

He made a dimension gun, turned himself into a pickle, made a microverse, made a universe, made a thing to erase peoples memories, killed someone by doing nothing, etc. Safe to say he is really smart.

Didn’t they outright say that he was the smartest man in the in the universe in the show?

Rick is the smartest in the universe witch means that he's smarter than everybody

Simply the wittiest and smartest character!

2 Jimmy Neutron James "Jimmy" Isaac Neutron is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Jimmy Neutron franchise . He is most notably the main protagonist of the 2001 American 3D computer-animated comic science fiction film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and the main protagonist of the American computer animated ...read more.

Greatest Lab in all the Nick universe Jimmy Timmy Power hour is proof of this!

He has invented spaceships in one fudging day

Jimmy Neutron seems smart. - cosmo

He smart he can think

3 Mr. Peabody

Mr.Peabody is an accurate match

VERY VERY VERY SMART. HE BUILT A TIME MACHINE.

4 Lisa Loud At 4 years old, Lisa is the second-youngest child of the Loud family and the second-youngest of Lincoln's five younger sisters. She is often seen working on complex experiments, equations, and formulas. Her most annoying habit is her weird studies on others, especially her siblings.

Shes probably smart enough to get in the top 3 but shes 13th? - DylanheBuilder

This is pretty obvious

5 Sandy Cheeks Sandra "Sandy" Cheeks is a fictional character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

She made a machine that can make duplicates of your self

6 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.

Stewie is easily #1 come on he built a time machine in other genius devices in let's not forget he's a evil genius baby?

A baby built a damn time machine. #1 on this list please

Built a time machine

Most intelligent kid ever

7 Dexter Dexter is a fictional character and the titular protagonist of the Cartoon Network animated series, Dexter's Laboratory.

What is he doing here? He should be a 6 at least.

Has his own labratory

8 I.M. Weasel
9 Sheldon J. Plankton Sheldon James Plankton, or simply Plankton, is a character in the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

This guy can't even defeat a manger of a fast food restaurant.

I LOVE HIM SO MUCH! #! - happyhappyjoyjoy

10 Alan The Brain Powers (Arthur)

Pretty smart

Probably as smart as Lisa Simpson

The Contenders

11 Professor Frink
12 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.
13 Star Swirl the Bearded
14 Twilight Sparkle Twilight Sparkle is the primary main character of My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. She is a female unicorn pony who transforms into an Alicorn and becomes a princess in Magical Mystery Cure.

Smartest Character of My Little Pony:Friendship Is Magic - MLPFan

Gross. Stop. Leave. Never return.

Dr. Whooves is much smarter than her. She should be nowhere on this list. Characters like Mr. Peabody, Brian Griffin, Sandy Cheeks, and Stevie Griffin are all much more smarter and likable than her.

15 Velma Dinkley Velma Dinkley is a fictional character in the Scooby-Doo franchise. She is usually seen wearing a baggy orange turtleneck, short red pleated skirt, knee socks, Mary Janes, and most prominently, a pair of square glasses, which she frequently loses.

Velma's a great gal

16 Brian Griffin Brian H. Griffin, popularly known without his middle initial as Brian Griffin, is a fictional character from the animated television series Family Guy.

No not at all he's an ass whose intelligence is very basic to possess - Kevinsidis

17 The Brain (Pinky and the Brain)
18 Gary the Snail Gerald "Gary" Wilson Jr. is a fictional character who is a pet snail owned by SpongeBob SquarePants in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.
19 Jerry Mouse Jerry Mouse is a fictional character and one of the title characters in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's series of Tom and Jerry theatrical cartoon short films. He is a mouse that gets chased by Tom, but tries to trick him so he won't catch him .

Because my public speaking using this character

Jerry mouse always tries too help people

He's a very smart mouse.

Jerry is so smart and cute! Also, I hope he gets his own show without that stupid mean cat being involved. Jerry needs to be at number 2, behind Yakko Warner of Animaniacs.

20 Hubert J. Farnsworth
21 A.J.
22 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.

He is probably the best manipulator in all of cartoon history.

He knows how to play with peoples minds, and that is an art few can master

How else is Bugs Bunny smart

He always beats elmer fud

23 Marvin the Martian
24 Maggie Simpson Margaret "Maggie" Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons. She first appeared on television in the Tracey Ullman Show short "Good Night" on April 19, 1987. Maggie was created and designed by cartoonist Matt Groening while he was waiting in the lobby of James L. ...read more.
25 Squidward Tentacles Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.
26 Tommy Pickles Thomas "Tommy" Malcolm Pickles is a fictional character that appears in the Nickelodeon animated television series Rugrats and its spin-off All Grown Up! as the protagonist of the shows.

Which one: the Rugrats version, or the All Grown Up version? - Interrogator

27 Ferb Fletcher Ferbs "Ferb" Fletcher is a British character on the animated television series Phineas and Ferb. The character, voiced by British actor Thomas Sangster, was created by Phineas and Ferb co-founders Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh and first appeared in the show's pilot episode, "Rollercoaster."
28 Doctor Claw - Inspector Gadget
29 Miles "Tails" Prower Miles Prower, more commonly known by his nickname Tails, is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series. He is a significant main character after the title character Sonic, who is also his best friend.

He Help Sonic in his adventures

30 Edd Edd, mostly referred to by his nickname "Double D," is one of the three protagonists in the Canadian-American animated comedy television series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He is the physically weakest but the most intelligent member of the Eds.
31 Gadget Hackwrench Gadget is a fictional character from the animated Disney cartoon series Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers as the sole female member of the Rescue Rangers the genius of the group an inventor who is responsible for creating all the gadgets to aid the group in their missions.
32 Louise Belcher

And how exactly?

33 Micky Mouse
34 Keswick (T.U.F.F. Puppy)
35 Donatello (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

Donatello is the master of machines, and has an intellect beyond his limited teenage years. he built the Turtle Van,Turtle Blimp, reprogrammed Metal head and The Dream-O-Vision Helmet

36 Wanda

She is really smart sometimes. Also my favorite cartoon character. - wanda

She is smarter than Cosmo and Anti-Wanda. - cosmo

37 Meg Griffin Megan "Meg" Griffin is a character from the animated television series Family Guy, voiced initially by Lacey Chabert, thereafter by Mila Kunis.
38 Perry the Platypus Perry the Platypus, also known as Agent P or simply Perry, is an anthropomorphic platypus from the animated series Phineas and Ferb.
39 Iron Man - Super Hero Squad Show

Not really but kinda.

40 Larke Tanner

She even got the answer to the Louisiana Purchase right! - Interrogator

41 Martin Prince
42 Double D

Double D is already listed

Alwys get as on tests

43 Sandy
44 Frylock
45 Yakko Warner (Animaniacs) Yakko is the oldest of the Warner Brothers. He's the gang lender, the glib, fast-talker and sly wise-guy in the Groucho/Bugs Bunny mold. He's the thinker, the planner, the schemer, and the trio's recreation director. Each day, he has lots of unique ideas of things for the group to do. He's full of boyish ...read more.

Too bad the people that vote here are stupid themselves. They don't even know what intelligence is. This list is missing the true intelligent characters. Yakko truly is intelligent, though.

Yakko should be 1#

46 Ghoulia Yelps
47 Brainy Brian (Horrid Henry)
48 Simon Seville
49 Stan Ford Pines (Gravity Falls)
50 Timmy Turner Timothy "Timmy" Tiberius Turner is a ten-year old boy who is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American animated series The Fairly OddParents created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

I'm not saying he is dumb but Timmy Turner is not smart at all

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