Greatest Animated/Cartoon Series of All Time

by Silitonga | created - 13 Sep 2018 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

From the classic cartoon to modern animation. Which one do you think is the greatest?

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1. The New Tom & Jerry Show (1975–1977)

99 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

A modern continuation of the original Tom and Jerry cartoon, where the cat-and-mouse duo are now close friends through a series of adventures and chaos.

Stars: Henry Corden, Kathy Gori, Don Messick, Alan Oppenheimer

Votes: 7,989

2. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)

TV-Y7-FV | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena

Votes: 249,356

3. Justice League (2001–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Stars: Carl Lumbly, Phil LaMarr, Michael Rosenbaum, George Newbern

Votes: 41,213

4. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969– )

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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.

Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe, Vic Perrin

Votes: 30,233

5. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 366,365

6. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 332,074

7. Popeye the Sailor (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Seymour Kneitel | Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Bonnie Poe

Votes: 1,581

Popeye the Sailor cartoons series

8. Spongebob Squarepants (1999– )

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple.

Stars: Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown

Votes: 83,884

9. The Adventures of Tintin (1991–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The adventures of the young reporter, his faithful dog and friends as they travel around the world on adventures.

Stars: Colin O'Meara, Thierry Wermuth, Christian Pelissier, Henri Labussière

Votes: 16,735

10. BoJack Horseman (2014–2020)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around" in the '80s and '90s, now he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.

Stars: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul

Votes: 113,681

11. Archer (2009– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 137,981

12. Rick and Morty (2013– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.

Stars: Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 377,590

13. Adventure Time (2010–2018)

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Short, Action

A 12-year-old boy and his best friend, wise 28-year-old dog with magical powers, go on a series of surreal adventures with each other in a remote future.

Stars: John DiMaggio, Jeremy Shada, Tom Kenny, Hynden Walch

Votes: 77,174

14. The Flintstones (1960–1966)

TV-G | 26 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.

Stars: Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 33,007

15. Futurama (1999–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Philip J. Fry, a pizza delivery boy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out on New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 213,361

16. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings

Votes: 87,770

17. The Bugs Bunny Show (1960–1975)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

TV series featuring the classic Looney Tunes animated shorts.

Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 31,256

18. Justice League Unlimited (2004–2006)

TV-Y7-FV | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A continuation of the Justice League animated series finds the original members of the team joined in their battle against crime and evil by dozens of other heroes from the DC comics universe.

Stars: George Newbern, Kevin Conroy, Phil LaMarr, Carl Lumbly

Votes: 10,976

19. Dragon Ball Z (1996–2003)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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.

Stars: Doc Harris, Christopher Sabat, Scott McNeil, Sean Schemmel

Votes: 113,548

20. Monster (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

A brilliant neurosurgeon living in Germany finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient.

Stars: Hidenobu Kiuchi, Liam O'Brien, Mamiko Noto, Karen Strassman

Votes: 20,804

21. Young Justice (2010– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.

Stars: Jesse McCartney, Danica McKellar, Nolan North, Khary Payton

Votes: 31,804

22. Naruto: Shippûden (2007–2017)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Naruto Uzumaki, is a loud, hyperactive, adolescent ninja who constantly searches for approval and recognition, as well as to become Hokage, who is acknowledged as the leader and strongest of all ninja in the village.

Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins, Chie Nakamura

Votes: 84,664

23. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 14,581

24. The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1988–1991)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Follow Winnie the Pooh's adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Stars: John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom, Paul Winchell

Votes: 3,338

25. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

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.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 305,162

26. Gravity Falls (2012–2016)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Twin siblings Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their great-uncle's tourist trap in the enigmatic Gravity Falls, Oregon.

Stars: Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 74,435

27. The Bullwinkle Show (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Rocky, a plucky flying squirrel and Bullwinkle, a bumbling but lovable moose, have a series of ongoing adventures.

Stars: Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 3,532

28. Jonny Quest (1964–1965)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Quest family and their bodyguard investigate strange phenomena and battle villains around the world.

Stars: Mike Road, Tim Matheson, Don Messick, Danny Bravo

Votes: 4,202

29. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1 (1987–1996)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends.

Stars: Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, Rob Paulsen, Townsend Coleman

Votes: 30,805

30. Sailor Moon (1995–2000)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The magical action-adventures of a teenage girl who learns of her destiny as the legendary warrior Sailor Moon and must band together with the other Sailor Scouts to defend the Earth and Galaxy.

Stars: Susan Roman, Jill Frappier, Katie Griffin, Ron Rubin

Votes: 11,688

31. The Road Runner Show (1966–1973)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

A scheming coyote, constantly at odds with a swift and clever roadrunner bird, uses various gadgets and devices to try and catch his longtime rival.

Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Paul Julian, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 9,163

32. Naruto (2002–2007)

TV-Y7-FV | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Naruto Uzumaki, a mischievous adolescent ninja, struggles as he searches for recognition and dreams of becoming the Hokage, the village's leader and strongest ninja.

Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins, Chie Nakamura

Votes: 71,533

33. Animaniacs (1993–1998)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The zany adventures of a trio of 1930s animated characters in the modern world.

Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 21,544

34. The Transformers (1984–1987)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton, Christopher Collins

Votes: 20,385

35. The Pink Panther Show (1969–2011)

TV-Y | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A classy, resourceful panther has plenty of hilarious misadventures, outwitting those who annoy him with his clever tricks.

Stars: Larry D. Mann, Frank Welker, Rich Little, Paul Frees

Votes: 16,043



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