Top 55 Cartoon / Animated Series of All Time

A list of the best cartoon / animated series of all time.
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1.
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.)
 
2.
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple. (23 mins.)
 
3.
The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The gross misadventures of a hyper chihuahua and a stupid cat. (30 mins.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.)
 
6.
Beavis and Butt-Head (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Animated MTV series about two teenage heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they're bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks." (15 mins.)
 
7.
Schoolhouse Rock! (1973 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A series of shorts illustrating various songs that teach multiplication tables, grammar, science, American history, computers, economics, and environmentalism. (3 mins.)
Director: Tom Warburton
 
8.
The New Tom & Jerry Show (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Hanna-Barbera-created Oscar-winning cat-and-mouse team of Tom & Jerry returned to TV in an hour-long stretch of new adventures... (7 mins.)
 
9.
King of the Hill (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line. (30 mins.)
 
10.
The Flintstones (1960 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles. (30 mins.)
 
11.
Thundercats (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world. (30 mins.)
 
12.
The Powerpuff Girls (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.)
 
13.
The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A trio of kids must search throughout 16th Century South America for personal answers linked to the legendary El Dorado. (28 mins.)
 
14.
Super Friends (1973 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The greatest of the DC Comics superheroes work together to uphold the good with the help of some young proteges. (60 mins.)
 
15.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999. (22 mins.)
 
16.
The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A Saturday morning series, collecting of some of the most popular classic cartoons from the Looney Tunes catalogue. (45 mins.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
DuckTales (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews. (23 mins.)
 
19.
The Bullwinkle Show (1960 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Rocky, a plucky flying squirrel and Bullwinkle, a bumbling but lovable moose, have a series of ongoing adventures. (30 mins.)
 
20.
The Jetsons (1962 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The misadventures of a futuristic family. (25 mins.)
 
21.
G.I. Joe (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An elite special missions force fights against the terrorist forces of Cobra. (30 mins.)
 
22.
The Smurfs (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.)
 
23.
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
 
24.
Rugrats (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The cartoon misadventures of four babies and their snotty older cousin as they face the things in life they don't understand. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Robot Chicken (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist. (11 mins.)
 
26.
Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A group of teenage friends and their Great Dane (Scooby-Doo) travel in a bright green van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, while returning from or going to a regular teenage function. (30 mins.)
 
27.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey. (15 mins.)
 
28.
Muppet Babies (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery. (60 mins.)
 
29.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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.)
 
30.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends. (30 mins.)
 
31.
Pinky and the Brain (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night. (30 mins.)
 
32.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Grand Army of the Republic, led by Yoda, Mace Windu, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker and other Jedi Knights, fights the droid army of the Separatists. (23 mins.)
 
33.
The Woody Woodpecker Show (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A TV show featuring funny old and new shorts starred by Woody Woodpecker and his friends like Andy Panda... (30 mins.)
 
34.
Spider-Man (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life. (23 mins.)
 
35.
Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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.)
 
36.
Underdog (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The adventures of a rhyming canine superhero.
 
37.
Pokémon (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Follows the adventure of Satoshi with his Pokemon, Pikachu and his friends to become the Pokemon master. (24 mins.)
 
38.
The Cleveland Show (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The adventures of the Family Guy neighbor and deli owner, Cleveland Brown. (22 mins.)
 
39.
The Pink Panther Show (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Pink Panther is a heroic, moral cartoon cat with pink fur and the manners of an English aristocrat... (90 mins.)
 
40.
Josie and the Pussycats (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
'Josie and the Pussycats' is a pop music group. During their tours are always involved in strange mysteries. (30 mins.)
 
41.
Dungeons & Dragons (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A group of kids are thrown into a fantasy world where they must search for a way home, armed with magic weapons that an evil tyrant wants. (30 mins.)
 
42.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
This series focuses on five lion robots and their pilots as they fight the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor. (24 mins.)
Director: Franklin Cofod
 
43.
The Huckleberry Hound Show (1958 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Huckleberry Hound is a blue-haired Southern dog with a fondness for the song, "My Darling, Clementine"... (30 mins.)
 
44.
Jonny Quest (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Quest family and their bodyguard investigate strange phenomena and battle villains around the world. (30 mins.)
 
45.
Danger Mouse (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent in the world, must follow Colonel K's orders (and try not to break Professor Squawkencluck's inventions) to foil Baron Greenback's and his henchman Stiletto's plans. (25 mins.)
 
46.
Dragon Ball Z (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies. (24 mins.)
 
47.
Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Mighty Mouse has humorous, satirical adventures in this short-lived Saturday Morning cartoon by Ralph Bakshi. (30 mins.)
 
48.
Speed Racer (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5. (30 mins.)
 
49.
Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However... (15 mins.)
 
50.
American Dad! (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The random escapades of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent dealing with family life, and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible. (22 mins.)
 
51.
Defenders of the Earth (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Four of the greatest comic strip heroes join forces to battle Ming the Merciless. (30 mins.)
 
52.
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben, who dreams of wealth and freedom but is too lazy to find a real job... (30 mins.)
 
53.
Johnny Bravo (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The misadventures of a dumb blond egomanaic who is deluded about his own manliness. (30 mins.)
 
54.
Popeye the Sailor (1960 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye. (30 mins.)
 
55.
The Tick (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An invulnerable, somewhat dim, superhero protects The City from all manner of evil-doers. (30 mins.)