Top Ten Best Cartoons

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The Top Ten

1 SpongeBob SquarePants 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. ...read more.

This is an AMAZING cartoon. SpongeBob began in 1999. It didn't get major success until season 2. Season 3 had SpongeBob it to new heights, although a hiatus was going on in 2003 during this season due to the movie being made. After the movie things went a little down hill. Season 4 and 5 were still pretty good, but season 6 and 7 were pretty bad. But season 8 brought back some of the old humor and season 9 so far is even better than season 8. Season 10 is coming next year and is supposed to be the longest and best SpongeBob season ever! There's a new movie coming next year and hopefully SpongeBob will be as good as the first 3 seasons!

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? The number 1 cartoon in the world is SpongeBob SquarePants! Absorbent and yellow and porous is he. The show became a worldwide phenomenon. Just why is SpongeBob the number 1 cartoon in the world? Reason being is because of everything about it. The show debuted in 1999, and still exists toady. Everybody around the world loved it thanks to the creators of the show from other Nicktoons classics like Rocko's Modern Life, The Angry Beavers, and Hey Arnold! Plus it won like over 11-12 awards in the Kids Choice Awards. The video games do count. It may have lost to favorite cartoon in the 2008 Kids Choice Awards, but nobody cared, and the show became the most popular ever since. It has over 32,000-35,500 fans all around the world. So it's both the most popular cartoon on Nickelodeon, and alone all over the world!

I loved this show as a kid, I still love it as a teenager, and I will always love it no mater how old I get. This is without a doubt the greatest cartoon I have ever seen. It is better than looney toons, it is better than Tom and jerry (though not by much) and it is MUCH better than everything on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Disney nowadays. While looney toons and tom and jerry were the pioneers, or the citizen canes, of the cartoon world, SpongeBob is the godfather of cartoons. They took the ore existing formula for the cartoon show and got it right, almost perfectly right. So thank you Tom Kenny, Stephen Hillenburg and everyone involved in the making of this nostalgic powerhouse! Thank you for SpongeBob, the lovable, friendly, hard working child who was my hero as a kid and one of my favorite fictional characters to date. That you for Patrick, who, in addition to being probably the best comic relief character ever, is an awesome and loyal friend and a true hero. Thank you for ...more

This is the greatest cartoon I've ever seen, and I've watched many cartoons. It's got tons of great characters with unique personalities. Even if the newer episodes aren't better than the older ones, this show is still very popular to this day. This show is very rightfully the number one cartoon ever. However, while I'm on this, I want to address some other topics. How the hell is The Loony Tunes ranked better than Tom and Jerry? Tom and Jerry is undoubtedly the king of cartoon violence. Just because The Loony Tunes are older doesn't mean it's better. Also, why isn't Family Guy in the top ten? I can understand if you like The Simpsons more, but Family Guy is still a really good show, and is better than many of the shows above it. But back to the main point, Spongebob is very worthy one its number one spot.

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2 The Simpsons 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 ...read more.

Okay so maybe the modern episodes suck, but man, just watch the first eight seasons. Well rounded, consistent characters with conflicting motivations who are so fun to watch (especially Homer), amazing dialogue, unforgettable plot lines... this show was amazing and certainly worth your time. Just... if you are or have kids under the age of ten or twelve, don't show this to them. It's fantastic, yes, but kind of too vulgar for younger viewers. It deals with some sexual themes and violence and stuff like that. Also the characters aren't the best role models and I can't say it always teaches great lessons. But the stories are great, relatable, and really funny. So watch it, if you can.

Remember Family Guy, because that show was so popular, it stole it from one of the cartoons coming in at number 4. The Simpsons. The show was crowned the number 1 most popular FOX cartoon worldwide. Like family Guy, and South Park, there is a little bit of inappropriate stuff for kids. But everyone around the world loved the cartoon, because it has a lot of humor, and other stuff. It became really popular, because more than 20,000 people loved the show. However it still can't match for the next cartoon.

It's so much better then violent, disgusting family guy

Good show but Lisa makes me sick I physically cringe when she is on

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3 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 love this show! It may get racist at sometimes, and Cartman insults Jews a lot, but this show actually has a plot. A plot for every episode. And, back in the old days, Kyle or Stan always learned something. They give us lessons that we now use in our everyday lives.

And the fact that in their Cartoon Wars episodes (may be spoiler) when Cartman stated that Family Guy is nothing but jokes that have nothing to do with the storyline... South Park has jokes that go with the storyline.

Cartman is designed to be the most evil child in the world. He is like a metaphor that represents everything wrong with society. - Lasvegasxavier

This cartoon should be #1

This show should be higher. I love it so much. I know that it's offensive and racist sometimes but it actually is more creative than the simpsons and family guy.

It should be number one

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4 Looney Tunes 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.

Looney Tunes should be number one. Not only were the characters well-drawn, but the writing of the dialog so witty and creative. Plus, incorporating classical music was genius.

I took my kids to Symphony Hall in Chicago to see Bugs Bunny on Broadway. Just thinking about the live orchestra playing with perfect precision to those classic cartoons gives me chills. That performance had a profound impact on my five-year-old daughter who had never seen musical notes in her life. When we got home she drew out the notes she remembered seeing when they performed "Little Brown Jug" I recommend watching the clip for those who have never seen it. - jazzbea

One of the very first series of cartoons ever made, Looney Tunes introduced a new style of Cartoons that is still used today. Slapstick. That means Safes and Anvils falling from the sky, Bombs and TNT stuffed in pants, Giant Hammers, Explosions, the list goes on. Not only that but introduced great charaters like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.

This show was my childhood this and spongebob but I will vote for this because sponge bob kinda sucks nowdays but I can always go back and watch a looney tunes episode and always laugh

Come on why would this be 4th place... It should be 1st place! Spongebob nowadays became very bad and Looney tunes can always top a modern cartoon.

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5 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.

The characters are three dimensional, there's good mysteries, and there are no toilet jokes at all. Probably not suitable for younger children, because it is dark at times, but it is very well written and appeals to preteens, teens, and even some adults. There are also no stereotypes, laugh tracks, or even any fashion obsessed teenage main characters like in other Disney shows. The art style is also very original, and so is the theme song. Even the cast are very charismatic, like Kristen Schaal, Jason Ritter-son of John Ritter- and many guest stars, such as John Oliver, John DiMaggio, and Patton Oswalt. This is definitely unlike any other cartoon I've ever seen.

I don't agree on the art style part. Lot's of cartoons these days use similar art styles and believe me. Gravity Falls was not the first cartoon to use it. Previous shows like Steven Universe and Gumball have similar art styles - Sponchicat

Why is this show not higher on the list? This isn't a dump cartoon for kids, this is a show about characters and a big main plot with the mystery element. I watched this show since the beginning, started to think it was just a funnu cartoon. But after the season 1 finale, I realised that there was a big main plot and big secrets hidden throughout the episodes. I watched theories about Gravity Falls on YouTube like the twin brother theory and really got into it. Then I watched season 2, which has a bigger focus on the main plot, and we got more answers. The episode "Not what he seems" blew my mind and showed how good a episode could be. The show went on to the epic finale, that I watched yesterday. It shows the main character conflict and how much continuity Gravity Falls has. Alex did a great job with the show, even if this show wasn't that long. It has a really serious plot and deserve a better placement on the list. I think that most cartoon, like Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry (I ...more

Gravity falls deserves to be number one on this list and here's why. This show is a creative masterpiece with amazing jokes and witty banter but unlike the other shows on this list that's not the only part of the show unlike the Simpsons the looney toons and spongebob this isn't a mindless cartoon that just spews at jokes for kids it's a much deeper cartoon with a huge and amazing plot with many mysteries still there. I don't know anyone who would spend hours analyzing the plot and mysteries of the looney toons or the simpsons and I don't hear anyone talking about how complex and fascinating the others show are. This show may not necessarily be a kids show but it isn't an adult swim show either it didn't have to rely on fart jokes and it didn't have to play out unoriginal tropes this show had a unique cast of characters and episodes that made you laugh cry and ask multiple questions. No episode of spongebob made me laugh as much as most episodes of gravity falls and gravity falls ...more

In my opinion, Gravity Falls is the best cartoon of all time and nothing can top it. There are many hidden codes that are fun to solve, unique characters that are one of a kind, a funny and likable villain, and original. This show has made me cry and laugh and has cheered me up when I was upset. I love this show with all my heart. I recommend this amazing show if you like mysteries, the paranormal, great characters that feel real and relatable, a good laugh, and some occasional feels.

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6 Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in 1940, by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

Actually Tom & Jerry had more battles than Dragonball z did. Over 300 cartoons featuring a cat battling a mouse is much more entertaining than some stupid martial arts crapfest.

It is the best cartoon of all times and also its own thousands of films with live peoples! Tom and Jerry is much more than just cartoon, its sweet memory about good old days. It was probably first cartoon I ever watched... I will watch this till the moment I wouldn't open my eyes

This should have been on the top, above all.
This cat-mouse Chase has entertained numerous people for over seventy years and is still going strong. - nicholas73

It's so amazing how Boomerang still shows the good old Tom and Jerry. I'm not a very big fan of The Tom and Jerry Show or the Tom and Jerry Tales.

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7 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 is a masterpiece. It reinvented what it meant to be a cartoon by not being some ridiculous slapstick comedy that relies on shallow and unrealistic plot lines just to gain a laugh. Avatar was the one of the first successful cartoons to introduce an overarching plot, a storyline that stretches over the entire series. By doing this, they were able to show great character development. Sokka turned from a narcissistic, misogynistic jerk to a man deserving of leading the Water Tribe, while still maintaining his comedic elements. Aang turned from a bubbly little kid to a true hero. Katara turned from an overbearing supporting character to a strong, independent warrior. Zuko probably displayed the most change, literally turning from villain to hero. You get the point. And aside from the main characters, there was an amazing and memorable cast of supporting roles like Iroh, Bumi, and Azula. Aside from characters, the universe they creating was so expansive and detailed. So much so ...more

Avatar the Last Airbender is an amazing show. I'm surprised it isn't in number one right now! It's perfect for every age; it has EVERY element that a great show would have; romance, comedy, adventure, action, and great characters. Toph has incredible and awesome earthbending powers, Aang is fun-loving (and of course the Avatar), and Sokka keeps me laughing all the time! (I don't think there was any episode where I didn't laugh out loud). Katara is very brave and kind, which is definitely something to admire! I've seen every single episode, and is NEVER boring. The creators also did a great great job, especially with the whole bending concept! Who doesn't love that? The story line is amazing and filled with danger and excitement. This show is a classic! There is no show currently in the world that can beat Avatar and there never will be! I will never stop liking this AWESOME AWESOME cartoon.

In summary:
GO TEAM AVATAR!

This show, is the best show EVER MADE! I could watch this over and over and over! It has such a good base, and amazing, interesting, entertaining characters! I swear this show deserves to number one! Aang has a troubled past, but he was strong and overcame that. He became so much more mature in season 3 & 2 than in season 1. Katara learned how to waterbend very quickly, developed a caring personality. Sokka, was immature and kind of sexist in the beginning, but later on he became smart, sensitive, loyal, and strong! Toph selflessly wanted to help Aang master earth bending, but felt bad about leaving her parents. She knew playing her part in the war was crucial. She helped Aang, made knew friends, sent a letter to her parents, and figured out on her own HOW TO DAMN METAL BEND. Zuko had such a complicated past, found his way back from evil, on HIS OWN! He has a lot of character development! This show is amazing. Whoever created this all, should live in PARADISE!

In terms of cultural relevance, Avatar would not be my choice. In terms of quality however? This show is often considered one of the best of all time, period. It's funny, well-animated, intriguing, exciting, tense, beautiful, enlightening, basically everything a good show with this sort of premise should be. For Western Animation, this show is remarkably like a great anime (and is one according to Mother's Basement.) Seriously, watch it. I'm not even a huge fan of it (not that I don't appreciate the Hell out of how excellent this show is, mind you,) and even I have to say that it's incredible. Watch it. Watch. It. - regularshowman

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8 Regular Show 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.

Cartoon Network classics were amazing, however this show blew all of the people away. The show named Regular Show. It became the most popular Cartoon Network cartoon. Everyone loved it, because of the awesome humor, cool lines, and amazing action. Even the characters were amazing. More than 12,000 people loved the show so much. Reason being is that comedy is one of the most popular genres worldwide. The next cartoon isn't from Cartoon Network, but on FOX.

The funniest cartoon with the best characters plus I can relate to lots of the characters in the show, especially mordecai and benson.

It is the smooth delivery and character development that makes this show enjoyable to watch over all others. While with each new episode most shows seem to reset situations or continue a story line, Regular Show implements scenarios that end in each episode, but still will carry weight later on in the next. We watch as these experiences begin to weigh the choices of the characters and make them all the more enjoyable. Well done.

Best show ever!

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9 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.

The dynamic storytelling and unique film noir style is only matched by the high caliber action scenes and unforgettable cast of characters. This show redefined batman. The Joker's insane maniacal schemes, the riddlers uncanny intellect, Poison ivy's charms and wiles, Two-Face's juxtaposition and character development, these are only matched by the Strong harshness of a kind caring batman who knows what it is like to "have a bad day". Alfred's dry wit and Commissioner Gordon's determination and inclusion as part of the Bat-family really makes this show complete. Adults, children and teens may watch this show and each enjoy it on different levels. It is everything a cartoon should be.

Had this one yesterday, and still such a very 'Powerful Cartoon' unlike others out there. Deserves to be noticed by Millions...

Hell yeah! This is my favorite cartoon of all time, not just due to my love of Batman, but because of its amazing storytelling skills, dark tone, powerful themes, stellar voice-acting, and game changing animation. The characters immerse you in a dark and surreal world, with intense, gritty developments happening all the time. They keep you invested in this series until the very last moment, when everything changes. Every voice actor was a perfect fit for their character, like Kevin Conroy as Batman, Mark Hamill as Joker, Bob Hastings as Jim Gordon, etc (and it made most of them famous too! ). Also, this cartoon stands out as an old show who's animation still rivals that of conglomerates like Pixar or DreamWorks. This cartoon changed the way we look at animation as a whole. This cartoon took true effort and emotion to make, and would have been another random Batman cartoon without it. This show is, without a doubt, the best cartoon of all time. - NoEntranceHere

This sometimes moved you to Tears, due to some very very 'Sad Episodes' thrown in. Will never be anything else like it again...

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10 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.

Oh it disappoints me to see such a great show not in the top 10. I know why this is so low. The people who say "it's to random and colorful. Pen Ward was stoned when he wrote it overlook it and vote for something else. That would be understandable if you never seen the show and based all thoughts of it off of the 2 minutes you've seen. And it's not called "stoned" it is a little something called creativity. If you don't know why this show has such a large adult fanbase, I'll give you the gist. This show is quotable, creative, has likable characters, is funny, clever and a big shocker for the people whom I've described earlier, it is not just "random to be random". If you were to watch it the randomness is explained, and not through huge reveals, just some bits and pieces of continuity slowly revealing the story's history. That's right. It is not a cartoon that just has one weird episode and starts over the next. There is an ever unfolding history that gets you to keep watching. It is, ...more

Adventure Time is an amazing show, the one I grew up with, and the one I've grown to love. I't such a shame to see it under some shows I really hate (I apologize to fans of these) such as Edd, Ed, n Eddy. I can't describe how much this show, it's characters, and it's universe have expanded over the years. When I first watched it, I thought it to be some stupid show about a one-dimensional hero boy and his dumb shapeshifting dog going on "mathematical! " adventures with a stereotype princess scientist made of bubblegum. And honestly, that's what some of the first season's episodes were. But as the show went on, Finn went from a self absorbed hero boy to a complex character trying to hold onto his universal perspective, friends, and himself as he gets older (also, did you know adventure time is one of the few shows with aging characters? ) and faces new challenges, such as discovering his dad -Spoiler: He's a complete fool and makes Finn lose his arm trying to keep his dad ...more

Do you like adventures like not Dora, not Pokemon, not even Kung Fu Panda. This one show blew everyone away. The name is Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, or Adventure Time for short. The cartoon was crowned the number 1 Cartoon Network show worldwide. Adventure Time was so funny, it has a lot of adventures. The show is almost the equivalent to the Super Mario Bros. , Because they both have kingdoms, they both save princesses, and they both have sports to play. Everyone loved Adventure Time, because it was a complete success, it was the best cartoon over the world. About 28,000-30,000 people loved the show. However it maybe the number 1 cartoon on Cartoon Network worldwide, but it's still not the number 1 cartoon worldwide alone. As we save the best for last.

Was the best show ever and still is to me and SpongeBob will never be better than adventure Time to me

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The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 Futurama Futurama Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

This is one of my favorite cartoons I've ever watched. Yeah, there are some tiny flaws, but this cartoon is still pretty decent. Characters are distinct, jokes aren't filler, and the show's complexity is getter better and better. What I don't like about this show is all of the romance involved. - airway

Bite my shiny metal ass

This show is like space age Simpsons, plus except the characters are unique, the setting is hilarious, the plot lines demonstrate mastery in storytelling, and it has so many 1 liners and quotable scenes that it's just about my favorite cartoon ever. Real shame that it got cancelled.

I love it

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12 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.

The end of this show ruined the rest of my childhood. I still miss it to this day, yet I still hope that no one tries to recreate such a masterpiece of a cartoon without the original actors. - izzychavez

One of the most creative cartoons of all time!

If you don't find anything in Ed, Edd n Eddy funny, then you have a very sad sense of humour.

Did anybody know that the characters in this cartoon were based of real dead kids? - Sponchicat

It had cool jokes. Nice character development. And was Cartoon Networks most popular show. It also had a good finale. Watch it for a half hour of laughs.

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13 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.

This show is very funny... Attracting and adventurous. Kids will like this show. This show is in my top 10 favorite cartoon shows

Most attractive cartoon show. I like it

This show scared me as a little fetus - Ilikerice

This show may be more scary than comical but that's why it's unforgettable

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14 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.

Man, where do I begin with this. This has to be my all-time favorite show. The characters are some of the most realistic-feeling, layered, and lovable characters I've ever seen in a T.V. show. Garnet is a strong leader that cares deeply for the rest of the Crystal Gems, even if she doesn't always show it. Pearl is basically the closest thing Steven has to a motherly figure, and despite still having some troubles with past experiences, she still shows passion for what she believes in. Amethyst is just a bundle of fun, with some surprisingly deep self-esteem issues, that acts as a sibling/friend for Steven. And Steven is a sweet, relatable kid who just wants the world to be a better place. I could go on about the characters but do to length and spoilers, I'll stop here. The point is that the characters are extremely relatable and perfectly imperfect. The music is absolutely gorgeous, weather it is a song playing in the background or a character randomly breaking out into song. The art ...more

Steven Universe might look like another run of the mill, bland cartoon where the perfect, invincible Gems are always happy and there's sunshine and rainbows The End... At first glance. Don't judge a book by its cover. Steven Universe is a wonderfully thought out show. It deals with problems such as (but not limited to) growing up and losing a loved one; all in a gentle manner that's appropriate for kids and adults alike. It shows that anyone can be strong, in their own ways. And despite Steven Universe's darker backstory, it still manages to be VERY funny. If you haven't given this show a try, please give it a chance.

I love how each character is so different and unique. Garnet being LGBT. Pearl mourning the loss of a loved one. The messages that this show sends are genius and deep. The songs WOW are they good! It does have some flaws like some bad characters and the occasional bad episode. But they are completely overshadowed by the beauty The humor can appeal to anyone. I love the concept of fusion leading into more great characters. And they are very relatable. They reveals can make the internet self-destruct. It is a 10/10 masterpiece. Just stay away from the fan base

Steven Universe is a kind and thoughtful show. It features thoughtful and meaningful characters that are well thought out and planned. It also reflects on real life conflicts, like losing a dear friend or fighting between someone different, revealing that no one, not even Gems, are perfect. It also shows how an unlikely group deals with real life situations and the occasional time where mythical monsters and creatures get involved. This show is perfect for anyone who likes drama and cartoons. Along with the occasional comedy and jokes. - StevenU

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15 The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

Why on earth is this not in the top ten. Sure it's like War of the great cartoons but everything it does is awesome. The theme the plots the characters (especially Gumball, Darwin, Penny and Patrick) Are all pitch perfect. And the only reason this actually manages to beat SpongeBob SquarePants is because squidward is the only character I actually like in the show and just to make it clear, These people have all saved their town at least once. Homer saved Springfield by stopping a bomb with Bart and ended the simpson Griffin grudge. SpongeBob saved bikini bottom once and the Krusty Krab numerous times. But gumball has saved lots of people and made them feel better about themselves. Like when Penny revealed her true form and Gumball had to convince her she wasn't a monster. And has been saved more times than I could count ever. So I think the reign of SpongeBob should end and to me, This is the new champion. Note:Only show that's better is Top Gear.

While I completely disagree with this show being better than SpongeBob, Gumball may deserve to be in the top 10. - JBDBIB_Baerman

The greatest comedy cartoon of all time in my opinion (Yes, even better than early Spongebob) Early seasons were silly and fun, mid seasons ere the absolute best, and later seasons were kid-friendly South Park. What's not to love?

While I like cartoons with more emotional moment than comedies, this is my all time favorite cartoons because of the comedy (and we don't need all emotional cartoon or all comedy cartoons, while shows like Adventure Time and Steven Unverse has the emotional moments, Gumball comedy is what make it amazing) there are a lot of background chacter but that is one of the thing that make the show great, the characters are memorable. I still remember names like Penny,Larry,Alan, Tubasse (if that's how you spell it, Gramma Joe, and more. And they aren't even the main characters. The comedy can appeal to all ages, and the moral of this show is really good. Honestly Gumball has an Amazing world and though the show is over (I think) I'm glad it was made.. It inspires me to make some cartoons of my own..

Best show ever, never fails to make me laugh, nothing short of MAGNIFICENT.

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16 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.

This show is a good one.

It is unique in how it is darker than many other cartoons. Like in the dark harvest, in which Zim takes humans organs in an attempt to keep his secret of being an alien safe.

It has some amazing characters!

Zim, as stated before, is an alien. He is kind if incompetent in many fields, and rather egotistical. But, he also has positive traits, being incredibly good with technology.

Gir is a defective robot that has made his way into the hearts of many who watch the show. He is a chaotic bot who is much like a child. Loud, but loveable.

Dib, a kid who (tries) to persue the paranormal. Also the only who seems to able to tell that Zim is an alien. Smarter than the rest of his race, but has some of the worst luck.

Another thing!
This. Cartoons. Humor.

If you like dark humor, this is a show that delivers. Weather it be about life, or someone being sent to their doom. There are better examples but that's what I could ...more

An amazing show that for some reason just couldn't stay on television. Fans brought it back a few years later, in 2006, and brought back reruns on nicktoons a few years after they stopped showing those. Definitely needs more episodes, because although I love it, seeing the same episodes over and over gets old really fast. All in all, its one of the greats in the era which I consider to have come out with the highest concentration of hilarious and edgy cartoons, 97-03. Back when SpongeBob had its original writers, as well. If the creator and the writers hadn't left after the movie, I doubt SpongeBob would get any of the flack it's gotten these past few years; or if they just ended it after the movie, it would've easily been the best cartoon of all time, even surpassing this one.

Actually, I think the movie would've been a good stopping point for the series. There've been a few good episodes after 2004, but EVERY episode before the movie was a classic. Invader zim ending was kind ...more

Why isn't this higher?

This has to be one of the most creative shows of all time at it also features great 3D animation for something that has been made in 2001. The jokes were also good and the voice acting is 10/10

It's a shame it got canceled so early. I know many shows but as far as I know nothing I've seen is quite like Invader Zim. Not even Kid vs Kat, a show I grew up with (Kid vs Kat ripped off Invader Zim) I don't think there will ever be a show to have the same energy this one has.

Not really suitable for little kids unless they like dark stuff but I think it's good for teenagers and adults. - Sponchicat

This show is one of the best T.V. shows I've ever seen, along with SpongeBob, Gravity Falls, and Steven Universe. Infact, this might me my favorite show out of all of them. A show about an alien that it's own race doesn't like with a stupid robot who likes waffles, an obvious descise, and ONE person who knows he's an alien, it's comedy gold! Plus, the plots are hilarious. They made a guy eating waffles for 11 minutes funny. Any show that can do that is amazing. Zim is a hilarious villain that we end up rooting for, Dib makes you laugh ever time his plans fail, Gaz is... Well, Gaz, and GIR is the cutest and dumbest thing ever, witch is amazing. I wish this show was still on the air because it was AMAZING! You get stuff like Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, SpongeBob, and all of the sudden you have a show that nails dark humor. Every time it managed to get it right. They made going back in time and slowly killing someone funny because it was with rubber pigs. This show is a brilliant work of art ...more

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17 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.

By far the most incredible show ever made. As I get older, I'm introduced to more and more shows. But Teen Titans will always remain my favorite. There's noting like that first show you become obsessed with when you're young- when no show could ever be the same. I love how you can really connect with the characters. Robin and Starfire were always my favorites. The GO version is completely different, and is shown for different reasons. Sometimes I watch it. Not just for a good laugh, but also for something more. I watch the show to look for clues hinting back to the original. In hopes of Robin and Starfire's relationship. I feel like maybe the creators don't show this stuff in hopes we will keep watching and waiting. It was very clever of them. But still the original will always have a special place in my heart. That's who the titans really are to me. That was my childhood. So I'll keep waiting, and hoping. This cartoon was too good. Who knows, maybe Season 6 will come some day!

With action packed battles, hilarious comments, and great characters, this is the best show ever!

The best cartoon

If this show was more popular, I bet it would at least be in the top 5

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18 Family Guy 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 ...read more.

That show sucks

17? Are you kidding me?

I just love this show. Brian and Stewie are awesome, the musical numbers are just brilliant, the plots are usually great, and most of the secondary characters are great, or at least funny (Quagmire, Carter, etc.). It's my type of show, my type of humor. I don't think it copies from the Simpsons. Sure, the family might be based around it (dad, housewife, son, daughter, baby) but otherwise, they aren't very alike. In short, I adore the genius that is Family Guy. And if you disagree, all I can say is: LET ME HAVE MY OWN OPINION.

The Best - 23windomt

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19 Scooby Doo Where Are You? Scooby Doo Where Are You?

Question: WHY THE HECK IS SCOOBY DOO NOT IN THE TOP TEN?!
Just like SpongeBob and Gravity Falls, I will love this show and remember it forever. My dad is as obsessed as SpongeBob with this cartoon! It is very original too: Who ever thought of putting a talking dog and his "Gang" (NEVER TEAM. I DO NOT LIKE THAT WORD, EVEN IF I'VE USED IT.) that solves mysteries and catch suspects.

Each character is different, too. Sure, they may seem like "Stereotypes" but that's just the fun of it. It is an enjoyable and amazing show, and I will never, ever, ever ever ever ever forget it.

~TAH OUT! - TheAlbinoWolf

It's not in the top ten as it is repetitive as hell...Fred and Daphne were also very bland protagonists. - DapperPickle

PLEASE HELP DEFEAT RICK AND MORTY! - Smash64

Scooby Doo #1

Shaggy the master manipulator - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

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20 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.

Honestly, I'm not generally into adult swim. I know that's kind of strange, but it's just that they're so inconsistent. They release one great show like robot chicken, and then they release Squidbillies. They release Venture Bros, then they release Mr. Pickles. But out of the shows they've released, this is far and wide the best. It has sharp, clever humor, fantastic plots (I mean, how do you beat switching dimensions because you ruined your old planet with a love potion? Why, just add parasites that infest people's memories! ), great characters and awesome action scenes. The only way to describe this master piece is Futurama meets American Dad, and they get cross bred with Invader Zim, and that result is then ate by Ren and Stimpy. And if that doesn't sound awesome, then you're weird.

Can't wait for season 4

Rick and morty is awesome this should be at the top of the list insted of adventrue time or spongebob

Best cartoon.

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21 The Fairly Oddparents The Fairly Oddparents The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

Good

Dude, this deserves to be higher. It's lower than Adventure Time and Family Guy, which is weird in my opinion. I think it should be between 15-10. Very good show. - Ummagumma1969

Best. Thing. Ever.

My favorite as a kid - blackflower

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22 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.

WHAT THE HECK! Why would the WORST cartoons be higher than the best one! South Park, Simpsons and Spongebob are absolutely ridiculous. Kids shouldn't watch those kinds of shows! Family guy especially. I still love this as an adult. It's very creative and funny and everything a kid loves. I think it's stupid, that it's at eleven. I always loves Candice because I could totally relate to her. This is, in my opinion the BEST cartoon ever!

It's says best cartoons, not best KIDS cartoons. But I agree that Family Guy and Spongebob shouldn't be that high - Sponchicat

What a show. This was my entire childhood.

Masterpiece!

Great show should be higher ranked

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23 Rugrats Rugrats Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon.

Nostalgia every time I see it - blackflower

Lots of my childhood featured the Rugrats. Chuckie Finster is just the cutest little thing!

Chuckie was hilarious though, with his fear of William Penn (the guy in the oatmeal box) and his paranoia of monsters coming at him

This show rugrats is the best it lasted for 13 years 1991-2004 the show was the best those little kids adventure was so cool it made you want to be one of them coming from my opinion I watched this show everyday when I was a kid this show was so awesome it was so good they even made a spinoff all grown up 2003-2008 T.V. series this show was also the bomb but nothing can beat rugrats this really should be number 1 who doesn't love chuckie this show should of never ended it should lasted long like the Simpsons since 1989 if I were a producer I would've renewed this show after all grown up was done. this show shouldve been number 1 spot or 2 how dare they put this at 21
. but this was my favorite show ever no doubt. love it if you haven't seen it check it out you'll fall in love.

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24 The Flintstones The Flintstones The Flintstones is the first animated prime-time American television series. It was broadcast from September 30, 1960 to April 1, 1966 on ABC.

Only at 16! This cartoon was hysterical! This should be in top 10.

There’s only one word to describe this show: Legendary

The Flintstones was so, so clever. Amusing and inventive. Excellent for its age. - Myke1

This shows was spoofed from the Honeymooners. YouTube it if you dumb-dumbs don't know what that mean.

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25 Animaniacs Animaniacs Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs is an American animated comedy television series produced by Amblin Television label in collaboration with Warner Bros.

Gotta be number 1! The best show ever! - atypicalmaniac

No no no finger prints!

It was educational except for the time that They did Two digit multiply wrong! And they even gave the wrong answers that were terrible! They don’t know anything about a subject!

That states song - BoliRoasts

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26 Hey Arnold! Hey Arnold! Hey Arnold! is an American animated television series created by Craig Bartlett that aired on Nickelodeon from October 7, 1996 to June 8, 2004. The show centers on a fourth grader named Arnold, who lives with his grandparents in an inner-city boarding house.

It's one of the only cartoons that keeps getting better by each season. The last season had the best episodes.

This was actually good - BoliRoasts

Awesome - JazzyJulie

This show should be in the top ten of the list! This show is the best show ever and I recently bought the whole series on dvd and it's amazing! This show deserves more love

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27 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 show is ok, I guess. What it needs is some tough love and grit, as well as greater diversity, relatable characters, exciting plots, times when the odds are against the pony featured in an episode, stronger characters with flaws and weaknesses as well, and times when things are dark, but in a way that doesn't feel too dark. It needs to be real. It needs to confront social and societal issues in a way that is appropriate and up to date.

A few ideas would be scenarios in which friendship is more difficult, and isn't portrayed in a cheesy 'it's a cure-all' way. It also needs to portray not an ideal and problem less society, but an exact opposite, that varies by region. Equestria shouldn't be the only country shown in the series, and the countries should have different governments and cultures, and show how they directly affect people. It should show some basic relationships between countries; good and bad. And while females take the spotlight, they shouldn't have stereotyped ...more - AthenOwl

You guys are STUPID for saying this is the best show and should be #1. This show is not interesting and not funny. It's ugly and annoying. The fandom is even more WORSE!

My second favorite show, my first being The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. And if you ask me, I think Pooh and Twilight are completely dominating this whole "friendship" thing they have going on.

(Not to mention that Winnie the Pooh fans are just Disney's version of Bronies)

This series is also responsible for getting me hooked on Care Bears. I really like the 80's series produced by Nelvana called "The Care Bears Family."

My bed is completely full of Winnie the Pooh characters, Care Bears and of course Ponies! Though in reality I only sleep with Tigger and Celestia... - PoohFanBronyCareBear2001

So true this is one of my favourite shows

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28 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.

Three little girls fighting crime? That's what make this cartoon unique. Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup saves the day before bedtime. Other characters includes Mojo Jojo, one of cartoon's best villains and HIM, the most scary villain in this show. The cartoon has plenty of mature jokes that you would not get until you're older. Also, this cartoon shows the equality in genders. Most of the characters cross-dressed in some point of the series, the town's heroes are little girls, their parent is a single father who cooks and clean, and HIM is a cross-dresser. The Powerpuff Girls is a funny, clever, and friendly series.

THE best cartoon from the 20th century! Should be #2 after The Amazing World of Gumball

This series is cute and really cool, it provides A nice dose of violence for older viewers, and has had A spin-off special.

Plenty of adult jokes, and plenty of funny normal jokes. And it's pretty cute. I loved the Powerpuff Girls when I was younger. And also, HIM is definitely the scariest thing I've ever seen. I just don't understand why he's there. Is he supposed to be terrifying? Is he supposed to be funny? I can't tell.

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29 Star vs. The Forces of Evil 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 ...read more.

This show is the next Steven Universe its fairly new so many people don't know about it but let me tell you that this shows first season is very promising! The show has magic, comedy, and an actual plot near the end of the season. This show got a 7.9/ 10 rating which is REALLY good and it deserves it for sure! The main character Star is an awesome character and her companions such as Marco and others are equally as fun. This show is worth your time...just get to the season 1 finale!

To compare this show to Steven Universe is just wrong. I have seen this show and it is horrible. If you compare it to Steven Universe you must hate Steven Universe - Thanosgreninja

This is the best anime I have ever seen. It should deserve in top 10. I don't know why this show is not popular in India and other Asian countries. This show is only popular in western countries. Anyways, lots of love for Star VS The Forces of Evil.

THE BEST SHOW!
i honesty think it should be at least 5
(also just my opinion, the finale was... not the best. I prefered season 1,2, and 3s finales much better but still.)

I honestly prefer this more than some of the shows up above. But it is fairly new. - SnailPony

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30 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 show rules. - egnomac

I just can't help but love this charming show - Spongehouse

Long live the Loud House.

This Show Is Overrated And Annoying

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31 Pokemon 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'm pretty amazed that this is so low. I think the genwunners just hate that it's gone on for so long. Truth is, I recently started watching the show again when I found out how many free episodes were on the website, and I think the show is going just as strong as ever. Maybe even better. I started watching the original Indigo League season after many Black and White episodes and I feel the old episodes have worse animation, worse jokes, and the loud, obnoxious Misty. Can't believe I put up with her as a kid. Iris is way cooler. Also, I've seen one or two episodes with N, and I really like how they're using him to explore the issue of whether Pokémon battles can be ethical. It's about time they addressed that. In the first season, Ash uses a torturous power generator to give Pikachu an extra boost to beat Brock. That shocked me, so to speak. I can actually see why some animal rights activists got worked up about this show. So quit whining about how the show has gone downhill and all ...more

I love it. It is the best cartoon in the world.

1. This is an anime, not a cartoon
2. I won't call the anime bad but the games are better - Sponchicat

Sun and Moon is the reason Pokemon is listed so low

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32 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.

This show is hilarious - KalloFox34

This show is the best that Seth Macfarlane has ever done since Johnny Bravo in the 90's it's funny with Stan who is actually hilarious, Francine who is the typical mother who ACTUALLY IS HOT!, Steven is funny because of his attempts to be cool, Hayley is the hippy daughter, and Roger the funniest character of the show with Klaus. American Dad can never die.

Roger is the best character on here. Also, this needs to be in the top 20! - wheelers-

American Dad should be at number one it is just so funny. Roger is hilarious and so over the top. Francine is funnier than every other cartoon mom. She made Stan and Hayley go out to bond otherwise she would cut there faces with a wine bottle. You wouldn't see Linda, Donna, marge or even Lois doing that. The other charictors are funny and good to.

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33 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.

I hated this show so much - Sponchicat

Ren and Stimpy. Should be number 1 on the list.

I'd have to admit this is better than that unholy adult spin-off. - Calebd20

Can't believe this isn't in the top ten! Well at least it's somewhere in the list. This is the second-best cartoon ever (after Batman: The Animated Series)!

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34 We Bare Bears We Bare Bears An animated comedy show by Daniel Chong about three different species of bears - Grizzly, Panda and Ice bear (polar bear). Since they were little, they wanted to get adopted by owners separately. But then they missed each other too much, so they reunited again. Now as adults, they now live in a cave ...read more.

Ice Bear is a Mood - 23windomt

I love these bear - dewey

Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! We Bare Bears is CUTE and GREAT!

Ice bear approves of this.

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35 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.

This looks like trash - BoliRoasts

Great show, naughty jokes and great one liners that still can be used to insult

This is adult cartoon...really not suitable for kid

Stupid show doesn't even deserve to be on this list - RockStarr

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36 Bob's Burgers Bob's Burgers Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for The Fox Broadcasting Company. It premiered on January 9, 2011 and is still running as of 2017.

Tina approves - 23windomt

This show is just OUTSTANDING

I got into this show pretty easy, though the first season is a little boring. It doesn't try to be edgy like other "adult cartoons". It's way more wholesome and most of the characters are enjoyable (even some of the jerk characters). - Phillip873

It's so funny and clever! I love how there are 3 main female characters, and only one is voiced by an actual female. My favorite episode is probably the one when Tina reads "friend fiction" in front of her school. That is 100% comedy gold.

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37 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is an American computer animated television series created by John A. Davis. It is the first spin-off to the 2001 film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.

Jimmy had too much turkey on his sandy witch - BoliRoasts

Jimmy Neutron should be number 1 for sure. All episodes are amazing, the characters are greatly designed and the plot is fantastic! If you want to see more lists about Jimmy Neutron, check: Top 10 Best Episodes Of Jimmy Neutron.

TERRIBLE SHOW!

One of the greatest cartoons on Nickelodeon, period.

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38 Danny Phantom Danny Phantom Danny Phantom is an American animated series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. It was produced by Billionfold Studios and distributed in Canada by Nelvana, a Canadian animation company. The series follows a teenage boy who, after an accident with an unpredictable portal between the human world ...read more.

This is the best cartoon ever people should really put it as number one
I mean has anyone seen the theme song it's literally the most legit in the world
Danny for fist people
of course under the Simpsons
but still Danny for first

Too underrated there are a lot of better shows but deserves a higher position, at least top 20's but good job with most of the list!

I'm still angry at Nickelodeon for cancelling this in the middle of Season 3. It caused the finale Phantom Planet, which wasn't terrible, but not the finale that the writers wanted, or that anybody else wanted. Major networks have a problem with cancelling amazing shows, and I don't know why. - RestlessHeartGrenade

I'm Going Ghost!

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39 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.

Am I hallucinating? Did this show seriously not reach the top 200 on this list? I understand that this show is a little-known underground cult classic that took 21 years to finally get full DVD support. However, this show was brilliant, clever, satirical, memorable, relatable, adult-oriented, inspiring, and very high-class kids' comedy with a beautiful style. It was definitely an inspiration for Spongebob, and it has a lot of moments that should be considered classic and awesome ("He's completely... NAKED... WITH NO CLOTHES ON! "). Throw this show a bone, please.

imam cry - BoliRoasts

This show is surprisingly close to being literally the definition of pure class, despite its appearance.

So good made me get the complete series set by shout factory

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40 Kim Possible Kim Possible Kim Possible is an American animated children's television series created by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle for Disney Channel.

This show sucks

My childhood dream.

Lets face it
Every guy over the age of 12 watching this show is just cause we think Kim’s hot - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

Kim jong un possible - ihatetrump

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41 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack Samurai Jack is an American action-adventure chanbara animated series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series premiered on August 10, 2001, with a TV movie called The Premiere Movie, before ending in its fourth season on September 25, 2004, without concluding the story. A revival ...read more.

While I'm not really a huge fan of Dexter's Lab or Powerpuff Girls (even though Genndy didn't make that one), this show really got me hooked. One of the less commercial and more artsy animated shows of the 2000s, Samurai Jack had everything. Clever writing, funny humor, a beautiful art style, eclecticism and a ton of creativity.

Seriously, it's rare to find American cartoons like this. You can actually take it seriously and it doesn't come off as too corny or childish. Definitely check this show out if you're new to animation.

Top 40 is good, but reaching first page would be phenomenal. Especially since one of the greatest cartoons in animation had just finished up its 2017 revival with a bang from the beginning and a bittersweet yet satisfying conclusion in the end. And let me tell you some things. Even though I unfortunately never watched Samurai Jack as a kid, I've recently seen many clips of the old episodes from the first four seasons and I can guarantee you that they are of 5-star quality. Samurai Jack was already a masterpiece of an animated series in its first four seasons, but its fifth and final season truly proved to be the most deep and mature season that the show has ever had, especially since it was aimed towards its original audience that had grown up with the show. All in all, Samurai Jack is a diamond in the rough that will not only continue to be regarded as Genndy Tartakovsky's magnum opus of his works in animation, but also one of the best cartoons in existence. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Samurai Jack, 81? Existence needs to rearrange itself, before this award winning, king among kings among the era that unleashed some of the greatest classics of animation in any time is placed so low on this list, I don't believe my eyes, come on people, Titans Go got higher than this? :(

The fact that this isn't higher is insulting. Samurai Jack is about as close to lightning in a bottle as you can get. The simple storytelling, fast action, and absolutely simple yet stellar animation makes this show a one of a kind. People forget that this show influenced other greats like Avatar or other modern shows.

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42 Total Drama Total Drama Total Drama is a Canadian animated comedy television series which is a homage and parody to the conventions commonly found in reality television.

I absolutely love the first five seasons of this show, the other seasons not so much.

1. Total Drama Island 10/10
2. Total Drama Action 9/10
3. Total Drama World Tour 10/10
4. Revenge of the Island 9/10
5. Total Drama All Stars 6.5/10 - Spongehouse

This is a great show. I honestly think that it should be higher, but out every cartoon in the world, placing 51 is AMAZING!

Lol love Duncan!

This was one of the most fun shows to watch ever. They made a cartoon based off the reality T.V. show, "Survivor," while making creating more drama and action than the real thing. I love how all of the characters are stereotyped as well. Like Duncan being the tough bully, and Harold as the super skilled geek. - KeyboardHero

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43 Dexter's Laboratory Dexter's Laboratory Dexter's Laboratory is an American comic science fiction animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network, and the first of the network's Cartoon Cartoons. The show is about a kid scientist named Dexter that has a sister named Dee Dee that keeps breaking into his lab.

This should be WAY higher. Dexter's Lab is a cartoon classic.

This is the (2nd) best cartoon that has ever been aired on Cartoon Network.

It's a cartoon worth remembering. It had great comedy, funny storylines, and quirky characters. It was one of the best shows shown on Cartoon Network. It was great!

Great first cartoon cartoon

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44 Dragon Ball Z 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 ...read more.

Dragon Ball Z is just the best show ever created, and I think it should be #1, but the Simpsons is a cool show to. But DBZ has so much action and fighting and lots of character development, and a good story, Plus, Tom & Jerry is a good show, but a fight isn't really a cat chasing and mouse around, plus evan if there are fights, no one dies and no one gets SERIOUSLY injured like in DBZ. Plus it's not a fight if the same person wins every time.

This should be at least top 3

This is so outta order sigh.

It's a very cool show.i love this cartoon very much

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45 Peanuts

This show was OK - 23windomt

I'm sirprised it's this high it's a somewhat obscure show that only airs on boomerang. - Tyoshi

How can you not love peanuts? - Spongehouse

Ayyy
The OG cartoon show
I’ve watched Charlie Brown Christmas so many times... - Fat_Turtle_Gamez

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46 Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends is an American animated television series created by Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network Studios.

A great classic. I love the great variety of characters. Bloo and Jackie Khones are the best - KeyboardHero

I think this show is funny and has some good role models

Foster's home for imaginary friends is so awesome with imaginary friends you can create and if was real I will get cocoa because she is cool to hang out

I loved this show when I was little and I still love it.

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47 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.

This cartoon is a masterpiece and started cartoons with sounds. I cannot believe that my little pony friendship is magic is higher then the god of all cartoons

Mickey revived the cartoon industry. - Maddox121

NONE OF US ARE TALKING ABOUT THAT AWFUL REBOOT MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE THE ORIGINAL WAS AWESOME AND CASE CLOSED

It's Mickey Mouse, not Mickey mouse clubhouse stupid.

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48 Duck Tales Duck Tales 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.

In usually a massive anime fan but I love disney movies as well and duck takes is amazing.

I LOVE THE REBOOT - 23windomt

This is a show that has to be watched to believed. My personal favourite cartoon, one you simply cannot beat in its awesomeness. - iliekpiez

It should be in top 10.. A classic which started trend that other Disney toons followed..

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49 Arthur

I know you grew up with and like this show but it honestly doesn't deserve to be in best cartoons. Maybe best kids cartoons, but not best cartoons overall. I don't see anything that special about Arthur - Sponchicat

Yes! You've inspired me again! I love Arthur, D.W., Buster, Francine, The Brain, Muffy, Sue Ellen, Binky, Ladonna, Prunella, Fern, etc. - andrewteel

Back when I was little I couldn't get enough of this show.

This show has s so good

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50 Total Drama Island Total Drama Island Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television series which premiered in Canada on Teletoon on July 8, 2007 and on June 5, 2008 in the U.S.

I can be at least in the top 20

I love this show SO MUCH! I enjoy the characters, the comedy, and all the funny action! I wasn't a huge fan of season 2 and 4, but over-all THIS SHOW IS AMAZING! Come on guy like the other guy/girl said, VOTE TD!

(I LOVE Cody! )

This show is so original. I love the characters in this show and like how must of them have distinct personalities as well. It's underrated and deserves more spotlight and attention than it has gotten. I think the original cast is the best and some of my favorite characters are Noah, Owen, Tyler, Duncan, Izzy, Gwen, Lindsay, Harold, Geoff, Bridgette and Cody.

Aw, sad to see this cartoon so low. Nonetheless, I am proud to say this show was my favorite childhood program. Looking back on it now, it could be deemed as inappropriate and crude, and that might be so, but then why is South Park so high up then? To me, if more people knew about this show, it would be a little bit higher. - SnowPhoenix

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1. Duck Tales
2. Batman: The Animated Series
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1. Batman: The Animated Series
2. Courage the Cowardly dog
3. South Park
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1. The Simpsons
2. SpongeBob SquarePants
3. Rugrats
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