The Best Cartoons of the 80s & 90s

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1.
Tiny Toon Adventures (1990 TV Series)
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The adventures of a new generation of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters.
 
2.
Animaniacs (1993 TV Series)
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Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Wakko... (21 mins.)
 
3.
The Flintstone Kids (1986 TV Series)
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The antics of Fred, Barney, Wilma and Betty as children who live in Bedrock. (30 mins.)
 
4.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983 TV Series)
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The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull. (30 mins.)
 
5.
She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985 TV Series)
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Princess Adora raises her magic sword and becomes She-Ra, the most powerful woman in the universe, to aid her friends in defeating the Evil Horde so their planet Etheria can be free. (22 mins.)
 
6.
The Transformers (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance. (30 mins.)
Director: Peter Wallach
 
7.
The Smurfs (1981 TV Series)
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The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Snorks (1984 TV Series)
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The Snorks are playful, multicolored underwater creatures that use their built-in snorkels to dart about and make music. (22 mins.)
 
9.
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988 TV Series)
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A pre-teen version of Scooby Doo, with a pint-sized version of the title character. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Taz-Mania (1991 TV Series)
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The daily satirical adventures of the Looney Tunes star The Tazmanian Devil, along with his extended family, friends, and enemies on the island of Tasmania. (30 mins.)
 
11.
X-Men (1992 TV Series)
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A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe. (23 mins.)
 
12.
Garfield and Friends (1988 TV Series)
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Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals. (30 mins.)
 
13.
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990 TV Series)
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A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behaviour and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters. (30 mins.)
 
14.
Pinky and the Brain (1995 TV Series)
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A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night. (30 mins.)
 
15.
Freakazoid! (1995 TV Series)
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Washington, D.C. has a new defender: Freakazoid. The comedy (and sanity) never stops when he's around and he's only one of the weird heroes of the series! It's better than a nice tub of good things! (30 mins.)
 
16.
DuckTales (1987 TV Series)
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The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews. (23 mins.)
 
17.
Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1989 TV Series)
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Disney's fun-loving chipmunks are reimagined as the leaders of a team of detectives/crime-fighters, rounding out the team are two mice, Gadget Hackwrench and Monterey Jack and Zipper, a fly. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Darkwing Duck (1991 TV Series)
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A bumbling superhero battles crime with the help of his daughter and pilot sidekick. (30 mins.)
 
19.
Inspector Gadget (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work. (30 mins.)
 
20.
The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (1985 TV Series)
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Shaggy and Scooby and friends must return 13 ghosts to a magic chest which they inadvertently released. (30 mins.)
 
21.
Beetlejuice (1989 TV Series)
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Loosely based on the film of the same name, this show features Beetlejuice, a wild ghost from the "Neitherworld," and his mortal best friend... (22 mins.)
 
22.
Dennis the Menace (1986 TV Series)
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Animated series based on the classic comic strip by Hank Ketcham. America's most well-known little terror... (30 mins.)
 
23.
Denver, the Last Dinosaur (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When an unusually intelligent dinosaur unexpectedly hatches from a fossilized egg in present-day California, a friendly group of human teenagers adopts him and teaches him how to hide from prying eyes and master skateboarding. (30 mins.)
 
24.
The Real Ghostbusters (1986 TV Series)
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The continuing adventures of the staff of the ghost removal service. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Muppet Babies (1984 TV Series)
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The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery. (60 mins.)
 
26.
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats (1984 TV Series)
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The misadventures of the feline troublemaker while the Catillac Cats gang have adventures of their own. (30 mins.)
Director: Bruno Bianchi
 
27.
Popples (1986 TV Series)
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The misadventures of Billy and Bonnie Wagner and their mischievous (though helpful) Popples. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Pound Puppies (1986 TV Series)
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Saturday-morning cartoon series whose main characters, the wrinkled Pound Puppies, were inspired by the popular line of stuffed toys... (30 mins.)
 
29.
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989 TV Series)
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From the popular video game, Super Mario Bros. The Super Mario Bros. Super Show features Mario, his brother Luigi... (30 mins.)
 
30.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV Series)
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The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends. (30 mins.)
 
31.
Rugrats (1990 TV Series)
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The cartoon misadventures of four babies and their snotty older cousin as they face the things in life they don't understand. (30 mins.)
 
32.
Doug (1991 TV Series)
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The life of a young boy as he meets friends, falls in love, maneuvers his way through grade 6 and writes all about it in his journal. (30 mins.)
 
33.
Rocko's Modern Life (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The wacky misadventures of an Australian wallaby and his friends as he finishes his transition to American life. (30 mins.)
 
34.
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994 TV Series)
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The show takes us through the struggles of life as a child monster. 3 monster friends are studying how to scare humans in school... (30 mins.)
Director: Jeff McGrath
 
35.
Hey Arnold! (1994 TV Series)
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The everyday life of Arnold, a 4th-grader in a nameless city that resembles Brooklyn, New York, who lives in a multi-racial boarding house with his grandparents and a motley assortment of neighbors and friends. (15 mins.)
 
36.
The Angry Beavers (1997 TV Series)
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The wacky and sometimes surreal adventures of Norbert and Daggett Beaver. (30 mins.)
 
37.
KaBlam! (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
'KaBlam!' is a comedic animation anthology show, hosted by the (also animated) Henry and June. Regularly... (30 mins.)
Director: Mike DeSeve
 
38.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
39.
The Critic (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Jay Sherman is a New York film critic who has to review films he doesn't like for a living. (522 mins.)
 
40.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. (22 mins.)
 
41.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
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Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999. (22 mins.)
 
42.
Bobby's World (1990 TV Series)
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A boy named Bobby Generic creates adventures using his overactive imagination. (30 mins.)
 
43.
Daria (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults. (30 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
 
44.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado. (22 mins.)
 
45.
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a fast-food restaurant working sponge who lives under the sea. (23 mins.)
 
46.
2 Stupid Dogs (1993 TV Series)
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"Two Stupid Dogs" follows the lives of two dogs: the overly excited Little Dog (the dachshund) and easy-paced Big Dog (the sheepdog)...
 
47.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
 
48.
Dexter's Laboratory (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister. (23 mins.)
 
49.
The Powerpuff Girls (1998 TV Series)
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Three super-powered little girls constantly save the world (or at least the city of Townsville) from monsters, would-be conquerers and a few other gross things. (30 mins.)
 
50.
Pokémon (1997 TV Series)
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Follows the adventure of Satoshi with his pokemon, Pikachu and his friends to become the grand champion of the pokemon battle. (24 mins.)
 
51.
Johnny Bravo (1997 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a dumb blond egomanaic who is deluded about his own manliness. (30 mins.)
 
52.
Earthworm Jim (1995 TV Series)
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An average Earthworm stumbles upon a supersuit that makes him a superheroic worm! (30 mins.)
 
53.
Toxic Crusaders (1991 TV Series)
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A group of mutants fight against the pollution-loving alien Dr. Killemoff in the fictional city of Tromaville, led by Toxie, a nerd-turned-superhero. (24 mins.)
 
54.
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Sonic and Tails are willing to save the planet Mobius from Dr. Robotnik and his robots which they plan to take over in these slapstick based adventures. (30 mins.)
 
55.
Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983 TV Series)
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Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations. (30 mins.)
 
56.
Goof Troop (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The classic Disney character, Goofy is a single father raising his son, Max in Spoonerville. Pete, a frequent antagonist from the old cartoons, lives next door with his family. (30 mins.)
 
57.
Celebrity Deathmatch (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Celebrities duel it out in a wrestling ring, the first one who dies loses. (25 mins.)
 
58.
Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars! (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Bucky and his crew must fight the evil toads who are bent on taking over the universe. (30 mins.)
 
59.
Timon & Pumbaa (1995 TV Series)
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The further misadventures of various Lion King characters. (30 mins.)
 
60.
Aladdin (1994 TV Series)
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Aladdin, the clever hero of Agrabah, continues his adventures with the help of his fiancee Princess Jasmine, his pet monkey Abu, Magic Carpet, Iago the greedy parrot, and of course his best friend the semi-cosmic Genie. (30 mins.)