Top 10 Best TV Animated Characters Excluding Anime Characters

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This list is basically a rehash of the best Cartoon characters lists on doe this list we will be excluding any and all anime characters as well as characters from animated movies so characters like Shrek, Mulan, or Snow White will not be included though characters who first appeared in theatrical shorts and later made their way to TV will be eligible for this list.

The Top Ten

1 Batman - Batman: The Animated Series Batman - Batman: The Animated Series
2 Twilight Sparkle - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
3 Bugs Bunny - Looney Toons Bugs Bunny - Looney Toons 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 the bomb!

Hands down one of the greatest cartoon characters in exitance who basically became the face for the Looney Tunes franchise. quick headed and never at a lost for words Bugs always knew how to deliver the laughs and out smart his enemies. - egnomac

4 Zuko - Avatar the Last Airbender Zuko - Avatar the Last Airbender Prince Zuko is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Zuko is a master firebender and his younger sister is Azula . He is the son of Prince Ozai and Princess Ursa .

This is an Anime

Truly the best out of all of the Avatar the Last Airbender characters with a deep backstory. - egnomac

5 Luna Loud - The Loud House Luna Loud - The Loud House Luna Loud is the 3rd oldest sister, Luna's life forever changed following her first concert which started her passion and dream of being a rock star, Luna's personality can best be described as wild, caring and the loudest of the Louds like Leni she's very caring and enjoys being around the company ...read more.

I'm gonna be a bit biased here Luna is one of my favorite characters not only in cartoons but from The Loud House. - egnomac

6 Unikitty - Unikitty!
7 Joker - Batman: The Animated Series Joker - Batman: The Animated Series The Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, ...read more.
8 SpongeBob SquarePants - Sponge Bob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants - Sponge Bob Squarepants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

Very iconic who basically became the face of Nickelodeon for nearly 2 decades. - egnomac

Aka My childhood - 2storm

9 Samurai Jack - Samurai Jack Samurai Jack - Samurai Jack "Jack" (also known as Samurai Jack or simply The Samurai) is the alias taken by a Japanese warrior (with an unknown birth name) who acts as the titular protagonist of the cartoon Samurai Jack. Throughout the series, he is voiced by Phil LaMarr.
10 Fisher Biskit - Littlest Pet Shop

The Contenders

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

In my opinion Donald was always better then Mickey, Mickey was always the goodie two shoes while Donald was hot tempered and constanlty got into it with other characters and it always delivered a lot of laughs and entertainment. - egnomac

12 Discord - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
13 Homer Simpsons - the Simpsons Homer Simpsons - the Simpsons Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

Not the brightest but defiantly the funniest wither getting into crazy situations or losing his cool mostly with Bart. - egnomac

14 Eva - Puppy in My Pocket: Adventures in Pocketville
15 Trixie - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
16 Kim Possible - Kim Possible Kim Possible - Kim Possible Kimberly Ann "Kim" Possible is a fictional character who appears in the animated television series Kim Possible, voiced by American actress Christy Carlson Romano.

What else can possibly be said about Kim that she hasn't already said herself she can do anything and that with her last name possible nothing is impossible for a Possible. - egnomac

17 Popeye - Popeye the Sailor Man Popeye - Popeye the Sailor Man

I'm strong to the finish, cause I eats me spinach, I'm Popeye the Sailor Man. - egnomac

People put My Little Pony characters on this list before Popeye. Think about that for a second.

18 Fluttershy - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Fluttershy - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Fluttershy is a female pegasus pony from the 2010 animated TV show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She is a kind pegasus and is very timid and shy. She takes care of the animals. She represents the element of kindness
19 Marceline - Adventure Time Marceline - Adventure Time Marceline the Vampire Queen is a fictional character in the American animated Cartoon Network television series Adventure Time, created by Pendleton Ward.
20 Goofy - Disney Goofy - Disney Goofy is a funny-animal cartoon character created in 1932 at Walt Disney Productions. Goofy is a tall, anthropomorphic black dog with a Southern drawl, and typically wears a turtle neck and vest, with pants, shoes, white gloves, and a tall hat originally designed as a rumpled fedora . Goofy is a close ...read more.
21 Lisa Loud - The Loud House Lisa Loud - The Loud House 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.
22 Rick Sanchez - Rick and Morty Rick Sanchez - Rick and Morty Rick Sanchez is a fictional character from the American animated television series Rick and Morty, aired on Adult Swim.
23 Bojack Horseman - Bojack Horseman Bojack Horseman - Bojack Horseman
24 Leni Loud - Loud House Leni Loud - Loud House Leni Loud is a fictional character from The Loud House the second oldest of the Loud Family a bit of a ditz, forgetful and absent minded despite this she's a kindhearted person, a skilled fashion designer and is always willing to help others in need, she shares a room with Lori the oldest and suffers ...read more.
25 Lincoln Loud - The Loud House Lincoln Loud - The Loud House
26 Starlight Glimmer - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Starlight Glimmer - My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Starlight Glimmer is a recurring character, initially an antagonist, in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She first appears in the season 5 premiere, The Cutie Map. From The Cutie Re-Mark - Part 2 to Celestial Advice, she is Twilight Sparkle's student in the ways of friendship.
27 Lucy Loud - The Loud House Lucy Loud - The Loud House Lucy Loud is a fictional character in the Nickelodeon cartoon The Loud House. She was created by Chris Savino. Lucy is a goth and likes dark things.
28 Ronnie Anne Santiago - The Loud House Ronnie Anne Santiago - The Loud House Ronnie Ann Santiago is a fictional character from The Loud House as one of Lincoln's best friends and Bobby's younger sister who was first mentioned by name in the episode "Heavy Meddle" as a girl who relentlessly harassed Lincoln in which his sisters convince him that her bullying really meant that ...read more.
29 Optimus Prime - Transformers Optimus Prime - Transformers Optimus Prime is a fictional character from the Transformers franchise. Optimus Prime is consistently depicted as having strong moral character, excellent leadership, and sound decision-making skills, and possesses brilliant military tactics, powerful martial arts, and advanced alien weaponry.

Regardless of which continuation, Optimus remains one of the single greatest robotic hero in fictional media. Great characterization, concept, design voice acting and really memorable at that too. - CrimsonShark

30 Mickey Mouse - Disney Mickey Mouse - Disney 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.
31 Michaelangelo - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Michaelangelo - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
32 Garnet - Steven Universe Garnet - Steven Universe
33 Beavis - Beavis & Butt-Head Beavis - Beavis & Butt-Head Beavis is a fictional character. He is one of the young teenaged protagonists on the MTV animated series Beavis and Butt-head.
34 Stewie Griffin - Family Guy Stewie Griffin - Family Guy 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.
35 Robert Freeman - The Boondocks Robert Freeman - The Boondocks
36 Lynn Loud - The Loud House Lynn Loud - The Loud House At 13 years old, Lynn is the fifth-oldest child of the Loud family, and the youngest of Lincoln's five older sisters.
37 Bart Simpson - Simpsons Bart Simpson - Simpsons Bartholomew JoJo "Bart" Simpson is the oldest child in The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Groening. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.
38 Drake Mallard - Darkwing Duck Drake Mallard - Darkwing Duck
39 Sara Bellum - The Powerpuff Girls Sara Bellum - The Powerpuff Girls
40 Tom - The Tom and Jerry Show Tom - The Tom and Jerry Show Thomas "Tom" Cat is a fictional character and one of the title characters in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's series of Tom and Jerry theatrical cartoon short films.
41 Woody Woodpecker - The Woody Woodpecker Show Woody Woodpecker - The Woody Woodpecker Show Woody Woodpecker is an anthropomorphic animated woodpecker, inspired by the acorn woodpecker and also resembling the pileated woodpecker, who appeared in theatrical short films produced by the Walter Lantz animation studio and distributed by Universal Pictures.
42 Dipper Pines - Gravity Falls Dipper Pines - Gravity Falls Dipper Pines is the main character in Gravity Falls which the show aired from 2012 to 2016. He is the brother of Mabel Pines
43 Fred Flintstone - The Flintstones Fred Flintstone - The Flintstones Frederick "Fred" Flintstone, is the main character of the animated sitcom The Flintstones, which aired during prime-time on ABC during the original series' run from 1960 to 1966. Fred is the husband of Wilma Flintstone and father of Pebbles Flintstone.
44 Shaggy Rogers - Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Shaggy Rogers - Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Norville "Shaggy" Rogers is a fictional character in the Scooby-Doo franchise. He is a cowardly slacker and the long-time best friend and owner of his cowardly Great Dane Scooby-Doo.
45 Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Theodore Cartman is one of the main characters in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Trey Parker.
46 Lori Loud - The Loud House Lori Loud - The Loud House Lori Loud is a fictional character from The Loud House and the oldest child of the Loud Family as such she's bossy, hot tempered, and very strict she constantly enforces the fact to the others that she's the oldest, despite her bossy nature deep down she truly cares for her younger siblings even when ...read more.
47 Stimpy - The Ren & Stimpy Show Stimpy - The Ren & Stimpy Show
48 Ren Hoek - The Ren and Stimpy Show Ren Hoek - The Ren and Stimpy Show
49 Korra - Avatar: The Legend of Korra Korra - Avatar: The Legend of Korra Avatar Korra is the title lead character in Nickelodeon's animated television series The Legend of Korra, in which she is depicted as the current incarnation of the Avatar, responsible for maintaining peace and balance in the world.
50 Heffer Wolfe - Rocko's Modern Life Heffer Wolfe - Rocko's Modern Life Heffer Wolfe is a fictional character on the cartoon Rocko's Modern Life and the comic book series of the same name.
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1. Bugs Bunny - Looney Toons
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3. Samurai Jack - Samurai Jack
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