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: 76,574

2. The Fairly OddParents (2001–2017)

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

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: 30,372

3. Kim Possible (2002–2007)

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

A high school cheerleader and her accident-prone best friend balance their duties as global crime-fighters with the typical challenges of adolescence.

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

Votes: 21,448

4. Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.

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

Votes: 40,097

5. The Powerpuff Girls (1998–2005)

TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Short, Action

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: 34,085

6. The Jetsons (1962–1963)

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

The misadventures of a futuristic family.

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

Votes: 17,064

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: 5,712

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: 9

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: 2,337

10. The New 3 Stooges (1965)

Animation, Comedy, Family

The animated adventures of the crazy trio.

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

Votes: 269

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: 20,733

12. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)

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

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: 34,582

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

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

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: 15,252

14. Danny Phantom (2004–2007)

TV-Y7-FV | 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: 13,865

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: 28,532

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

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

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, Candi Milo, Tom Kenny

Votes: 17,239

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: 3,155

18. Invader ZIM (2001–2004)

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

An alien named Zim from the planet Irk is sent on a secret mission to conquer Earth, not realising that his leaders were just trying to get rid of him and hoped that he would die. Once there, Zim manages to disguise himself as a human child, but one boy named Dib sees through his disguise.

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

Votes: 18,613

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: 30,476

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: 43,019

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: 5,923

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

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Action

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: 2,598

23. 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.

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

Votes: 68,966

24. Clarence (2013–2018)

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

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

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

Votes: 5,946

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: 22,546

26. Teen Titans Go! (2013– )

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

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

Stars: Scott Menville, Hynden Walch, Khary Payton, Greg Cipes

Votes: 15,665

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: 311,903

28. Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015–2019)

TV-Y7 | 22 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: 9,084

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: 18,063

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: 7,957

31. 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: 201,905

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: 342,913

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: 5,915

34. 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: 289,976

35. The Amazing World of Gumball (2011–2019)

11 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The life of a twelve-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, Kyla Rae Kowalewski, Jacob Hopkins

Votes: 17,568

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: 2,985

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: 2,628

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: 1,649

39. Arthur (1996– )

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

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, Arthur Holden, Daniel Brochu

Votes: 11,224

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: 7,931

41. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)

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: 41,671

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: 1,726

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: 29,405

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

44. The Gumby Show (1956–1969)

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: 1,300

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: 690

46. Angela Anaconda (1999–2002)

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