My top 100 Greatest Animated Series of all time

by drewpicklesfan | created - 09 Jun 2017 | updated - 09 Jun 2017 | Public

These are not the greatest cartoons of the USA, It's only MY greatest of all time including some my favorites and least favorites. Enjoy!

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1. 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, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown

Votes: 70,799

2. The Fairly OddParents (2001–2017)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

After being tortured and humiliated by his babysitter, a ten year old boy is put under the care of two fairy godparents, who can grant him almost any wish, which leads to dire consequences.

Stars: Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 27,647

3. Kim Possible (2002–2007)

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

A high school cheerleader is aided by her accident-prone best friend as they balance fighting global crime with the typical challenges of adolescence.

Stars: Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright, Tahj Mowry

Votes: 19,433

4. Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)

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

The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.

Stars: Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh, Frank Welker

Votes: 37,247

5. The Powerpuff Girls (1998–2005)

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

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.

Stars: Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong, Tom Kenny

Votes: 31,479

6. The Jetsons (1962–1963)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The misadventures of a futuristic family.

Stars: George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc, Penny Singleton

Votes: 15,704

7. The Proud Family (2001–2005)

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

Animated adventures of Penny Proud, a girl growing up with the help of her friends.

Stars: Kyla Pratt, Tommy Davidson, Jo Marie Payton, Paula Jai Parker

Votes: 5,312

8. Little Audrey (I) (1947–1958)

6 min | Family

"Little Audrey" is an animated young girl character known for her outburst of laughter that first appeared in the Noveltoon "Santa's Surprise" in 1947 and appeared in many other American cartoons from 1947 to 1958.

Votes: 6

9. The Replacements (2006–2009)

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Two orphans are given access to a super foster agency that enables them to replace people in their life with aces and superhumans.

Stars: Nancy Cartwright, Grey Griffin, Jeff Bennett, Kath Soucie

Votes: 2,024

10. The New 3 Stooges (1965)

Comedy, Family, Animation

The animated adventures of the crazy trio.

Stars: Joe DeRita, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Hal Smith

Votes: 252

11. Recess (1997–2001)

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

Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.

Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis, Rickey D'Shon Collins

Votes: 19,091

12. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)

TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.

Stars: Marty Grabstein, Thea White, Peter Fernandez, Simon Prebble

Votes: 31,730

13. Codename: Kids Next Door (2002–2008)

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

The adventures of a group of ten-year-old friends who fight for the right to do everything that adults restrict from them.

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Ben Diskin, Lauren Tom, Cree Summer

Votes: 13,578

14. Danny Phantom (2004–2007)

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

A 14-year-old receives ghost powers and uses them to save the world

Stars: David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Colleen O'Shaughnessey

Votes: 12,204

15. Hey Arnold! (1994–2004)

TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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.

Stars: Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Justin Shenkarow

Votes: 26,800

16. Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2004–2009)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A boy and his beloved imaginary friend are able to stay together at an orphanage of sorts for imaginary friends that children have outgrown to be adopted by new children.

Stars: Keith Ferguson, Grey Griffin, Phil LaMarr, Tom Kenny

Votes: 15,612

17. Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (2010–2012)

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

A satirical look at an 8 year old boy that aspires to be the most hardcore daredevil in existence.

Stars: Charlie Schlatter, Matt Jones, Danny Cooksey, Emily Osment

Votes: 2,834

18. Invader ZIM (2001–2004)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

An alien from the planet Irk is sent to Earth, not realising that his leaders were fooling him and didn't think a planet was there. He manages to fit in with school children but one boy sees through his disguise.

Stars: Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rikki Simons, Melissa Fahn

Votes: 17,456

19. Ed, Edd n Eddy (1999–2008)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The off-the-wall, day-to-day life of three friends who have exactly the same name.

Stars: Matt Hill, Sam Vincent, Tony Sampson, Erin Fitzgerald

Votes: 28,136

20. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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.

Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

Votes: 40,734

21. Johnny Test (2005–2014)

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

The adventures of average suburban boy Johnny Test, who wittingly plays test subject for his genius twin sisters' various experiments, reluctantly fighting evil villains in the process.

Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Maryke Hendrikse, Lee Tockar, Ashleigh Ball

Votes: 5,377

22. Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993–1996)

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

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.

Stars: Jaleel White, Long John Baldry, Garry Chalk, Ian James Corlett

Votes: 2,464

23. Adventure Time (2010–2018)

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

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.

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

Votes: 63,075

24. Clarence (2013–2018)

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

The adventures of a 4th grader named Clarence along with his two best friends, Sumo and Jeff.

Stars: Katie Crown, Sean Giambrone, Tom Kenny, Spencer Rothbell

Votes: 5,238

25. Steven Universe (2013– )

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

A team of intergalactic warriors fights to protect the universe, but the combination of three highly trained beings and one quirky young boy leaves the team struggling to overcome the dangerous scenarios that are put in front of them.

Stars: Zach Callison, Deedee Magno, Michaela Dietz, Estelle

Votes: 19,645

26. Teen Titans Go! (2013– )

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Superhero roommates Robin, Cyborg, Starfire, Raven and Beast Boy love saving the day, but what happens when they're done fighting crime?

Stars: Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong

Votes: 14,022

27. 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: 291,105

28. Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015– )

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

Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.

Stars: Eden Sher, Adam McArthur, Grey Griffin, Daron Nefcy

Votes: 7,582

29. Rocko's Modern Life (1993–1996)

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

The wacky misadventures of an Australian wallaby and his friends as he finishes his transition to American life.

Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charlie Adler, Mr. Lawrence

Votes: 16,800

30. The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)

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

The continuing adventures of the staff of the ghost removal service.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Dave Coulier, Frank Welker, Arsenio Hall

Votes: 7,296

31. Futurama (1999–2013)

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

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

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

Votes: 188,529

32. 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: 322,687

33. Superjail! (2007–2014)

TV-MA | 10 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

In a surreal world, a large maximum security prison, which houses thousands of dangerous inmates is run by an eccentric warden and his equally odd staff.

Stars: David Wain, Teddy Cohn, Christopher McCulloch, Christy Karacas

Votes: 5,446

34. Family Guy (1998– )

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: 274,984

35. The Amazing World of Gumball (2011– )

11 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The life of a 12-year-old boy who happens to be a blue cat as he lives with his family and other strange creatures.

Stars: Dan Russell, Teresa Gallagher, Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr.

Votes: 14,754

36. Peppa Pig (2004– )

TV-Y | 9 min | Animation, Short, Family

A little pig named Peppa and her little brother George have journeys everyday with their family and friends.

Stars: John Sparkes, Morwenna Banks, Richard Ridings, Oliver May

Votes: 2,465

37. Braceface (2001–2006)

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

An 8th grader with preteenage problems on her mind and magical braces in her mouth tries to survive 8th grade and later, high school.

Stars: Marnie McPhail, Alicia Silverstone, Vince Corazza, Dan Petronijevic

Votes: 2,430

38. Little Bill (1999–2004)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

A smart, inquisitive five year old boy called "Little Bill" explores what life is like with the help of his big imagination.

Stars: Gregory Hines, Xavier Pritchett, Phylicia Rashad, Ruby Dee

Votes: 1,446

39. Arthur (1996– )

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

Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.

Stars: J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu, Jodie Resther

Votes: 10,364

40. Totally Spies! (2001–2014)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Three teenage girls from Beverly Hills attempt to balance their lives as high school (later university) students with their undercover work as super-spies, battling an array of bizarre criminals.

Stars: Jennifer Hale, Andrea Baker, Katie Griffin, Adrian Truss

Votes: 7,273

41. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2019)

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

Yoda, Mace Windu, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker and other Jedi Knights lead the Grand Army of the Republic against the droid army of the Separatists.

Stars: Tom Kane, Matt Lanter, Dee Bradley Baker, James Arnold Taylor

Votes: 38,031

42. Atomic Betty (2004–2010)

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

A smart, and sugary-sweet Canadian girl leads a double life as a defender of the galaxy.

Stars: Rick Miller, Len Carlson, Colin Fox, Bruce Hunter

Votes: 1,643

43. A Grand Day Out (1989)

Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Wallace takes a break from trying to decide on a holiday destination only to find he has no cheese for his crackers. The solution to both problems is a trip to the moon, with dog Gromit, because everybody knows the moon's made of cheese.

Director: Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Peter Hawkins

Votes: 27,445

I couldn't get Wallace and Gromit on it's own. So I chose this instead.

44. The Gumby Show (1956–1968)

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

Innovative "Claymation" adventures of Gumby and his horse Pokey.

Stars: Bobby Nicholson, Dal McKennon, Norma MacMillan, Art Clokey

Votes: 1,166

45. Liquid Television (1991–1994)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

MTV's classic, surreal, experimental, grotesque, macabre and darkly humorous animation anthology featuring both serialized and one-off segments. The show also features music videos and rare live action and puppet segments.

Stars: Holly Payne, William Waghorn, Mandy Perryment, Richard Ridings

Votes: 642

46. Angela Anaconda (1999–2001)

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

A rambunctious girl and her friends' adventures in school and their community.

Stars: Sue Rose, Bryn McAuley, Al Mukadam, Ruby Smith-Merovitz

Votes: 2,086

47. Tom and Jerry Tales (2006–2008)

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

Tom and Jerry return with vengeance in this new show.

Stars: Don Brown, Jake D. Smith, Sam Vincent, Michael Donovan

Votes: 1,238

I couldn't get Tom and Jerry on it's own. So I chose this instead.

48. Sheep in the Big City (2000–2002)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

A military base builds a ray gun to take over and/or destory the world. What is needed to power this gun is a sheep, when a sheep of a small country farm is chosen it escapes to a nearby city and the chase is on...

Stars: Kevin Seal, James Godwin, Ken Schatz, Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Votes: 1,214

49. Popeye the Sailor (1960–1962)

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

The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye.

Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Jackson Beck

Votes: 7,420

I chose this instead because I cannot get the original 1933-1958 cartoon series.

50. The Loud House (2016– )

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.4