The 10 best cartoon series ever!!!

Discussion in 'The toonzone - General Animation Discussion' started by The Hulk, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. The Hulk

    The Hulk Member

    Jun 3, 2004
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    I present to you, the 10 greatest cartoons of all time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

    1) Hanna-Barbera's World of Super Adventure (80's-retro 60's)
    You never knew what you where going to get! Bird man, Space Ghost, Shazzan, Mightor, Moby Dick, The Galaxy Trio, Dino Boy, The Herculiods, The Impossibles, Frienkenstien Jr. and without a doubt the best super hero cartoon ever made, the Fantastic four!!! The intro to this series stands as the greatest intro of all time! So many different villians and the universe was always at stake. I ask, how many other cartoon adventure series had this many true classic heroes presented in them! How awesome would this be if Hanna-Barbera put out a dvd deluxed boxed set with every episode and bonus extra's in it???? This was a classic all the way!

    2) He-man and the M...asters of the Universe (80's)
    This timeless classic is a dvd must!! No cartoon had better thought and action produced stories! There was a "calmness" about this cartoon with the world, music, colors, voices, etc. that kids and parents both got into. There is something special about a cartoon that can be watched today and still remains fresh.

    3) Super-friends (70's-80's)
    This includes all the episodes and series to this cartoon. Sure it was campy as hell and at times so freakin wacky, but when you where a kid watching this you had so many of your favorite heroes in action on a Saturday morning while you were eating your cereal! When Flash or Green Lantern showed up it was awesome! And how could anyone forget the Challenge of the Super-Friends and the Intergalactic Guardians, which are the best this series had to offer. You can still laugh your head off watching this comedy...err, cartoon.

    4) Spider-man (60's)
    It's now coming to dvd because of demand for Spider-man! There can be no doubt that this was the best Spider-man cartoon ever because of how classic it is! The theme song is also legendary!!

    5) Thundarr the Barbarian (80's)
    What a concept, and it even made sense!! Now that 2000 has passed it never happened, but we got an awesome cartoon out of it! With Jack Kirby and Alex Toth doing the character designs you got remarkable heroes, villians and landscapes. This cartoon also stands the test of time, watch it today and it is still intriging!

    6) The Incredible Hulk (90's)
    Okay, how could my name be the Hulk without a Hulk cartoon on the list? Well the first season is the best Hulk cartoon ever made (and his clothes didn't come back)! It remained true to the Hulk character and story with minor tweekings. Slugfest, rouges, and heart-ache was what made this grrrrreat!! Sure when the second season came around with the Gray-Hulk mind crap and She-Hulk became a starring character everything went sour (very sour)! But season 1 remains well...incredible!!!

    7) Fantastic Four (90's)
    Here's a first! Season 1 was okay at best, but when season 2 came around, this series shipped into high gear!! The stories became better and so didn't the animation! Hulk vs Thing!! Thor vs Ego!! The best since Hanna-Barbera's toon from the 60's. Thank gawd no Herby the robot crap!!

    8) Superman: The Animated Series (90's)
    The best of Superman solo! It stayed true to the character and history. With great animation, stories, characters, etc. it was like reading the comic. How could anyone forget the awesome Green Lantern episode where Supes fights was awesome!!

    9) Batman: The Animated Series (90's)
    The best Batman solo!! This was a fantastic cartoon that made Batman "Dark" again! What an impact it made!! Sooooooo many great episodes, just like reading the comics! Who could forget the episode where Frank Miller's Dark Knight Returns Batman shows up. I got goose bumps...

    10) Justices League (2000's)
    This cartoon took the elements of Batman and Superman and made them a team with other classic heroes!! Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman and others. I DO have a problem with Jon Stewart as Green Lantern instead of Hal Jordan or Kyle Ranier and Hawkgirl instead of Hawkman for political correct issues. But this is still an aboslutley amazing cartoon that stays true to the comic and the "Animated Series" line.
    #1 The Hulk, Jun 5, 2004
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  2. PowerZord

    PowerZord It's time to change.

    Sep 28, 2002
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    Wihtout an specific rating:

    Gargoyles- One of the best we could have
    Reboot- A masterpiece, that ended in a huge cliffhanger
    Thunder cats- Great action and plot!
  3. Fone Bone

    Fone Bone Matt Zimmer

    Jan 19, 2004
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    1. The Simpsons

    2. Batman TAS, Superman, Batman Beyond, Justice League (tie)

    3. Gargoyles

    4. Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures

    5. Futurama

    6. King of the Hill

    7. Samurai Jack

    8. South Park

    9. Dangermouse/ Count Duckula

    10. Bullwinkle and Rocky

    11. Bugs Bunny/ Road Runner Show

    12. Teen Titans

    13. The Tick

    14. Eek! The Cat

    15. Pinky and the Brain
  4. The Hulk

    The Hulk Member

    Jun 3, 2004
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    Sorry about the Simpsons but...

    I hate them!!!
  5. Majin_Megabyte

    Majin_Megabyte Ice Witch

    Jan 6, 2002
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    I'm going to say my top 20.

    1. Fruits Basket
    2. Aqua Teen Hunger Force
    3. Eek the Cat
    4. Yu Yu Hakusho
    5. South Park
    6. Reboot
    7. Rorouni Kenshin
    8. Dragon Ball/DBZ/GT
    9. Family Guy
    10. Inuyasha
    11. Invader Zim
    12. The Angry Beavers
    13. Rocko's Modren Life
    14. Outlaw Star
    15. Case Closed (Dective Conan)
    16. Lupin the 3rd
    17. Thunder Cats
    18. Duel Masters
    19. Duckman
    20. Tenchi Muyo! OVA/ Tenchi Universe/ Tenchi in Tyoko/ Tenchi Muyo!:GXP
  6. Captain Ginyu

    Captain Ginyu Member

    Jun 5, 2004
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    these are my top 10
    1. dragonball z
    2. beyblade
    3. beyblade g revolution
    4. dragonball gt
    5. teen titans
    6. dragonball
    7. beyblade v force
    8. pokemon advanced
    9. yu-gi-oh: enter the shadow realm
    10. digimon
  7. the Amanda

    the Amanda Rogue Alchemist

    May 12, 2004
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    I know this will be way too hard to pick an order, so here's just a top ten in no order:

    Invader ZIM, Freakazoid, Pinky & the Brain, Animaniacs, Darkwing Duck, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Family Guy, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, The Powerpuff Girls, Earthworm Jim

    Honorable Mentions: DuckTales, Futurama, Detective Conan, Sealab 2021, Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, Dexter's Laboratory, Tiny Toons Adventures, South Park, TaleSpin, Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers, Rocky & Bullwinkle

    I purposefully left out shows which are compilations of theatrical cartoons, otherwise Looney Tunes would probably be on the first list and Disney & MGM shorts would be on the second. :marvin:
  8. J. B. Warner

    J. B. Warner Increasing my wordiness

    Nov 20, 2003
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    1. Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies
    2. "The Simpsons"
    3. "Futurama"
    4. "Family Guy"
    5. "Rocko's Modern Life"
    6. "Invader ZIM"
    7. "The Angry Beavers"
    8. "The Ren and Stimpy Show"
    9. "Tiny Toon Adventures"
    10. "Animaniacs"

    I'm a fan of Warner, classic Nickelodeon, and FOX network animation, what can I say.
  9. Luna

    Luna Daydreamer

    Apr 2, 2002
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    Well,I can't decide what order,but here's my 10....

    Fruits Basket
    South Park
    The Simpsons
    Animaniacs/Pinky and the Brain
    Tenchi Muyo!
    Family Guy
  10. Xfox

    Xfox I love purple haired girls

    Aug 7, 2003
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    I don't think I could possibly limit it to just 10, so I'll go with 20 as well.

    1. Darkwing Duck
    2. Danger Mouse
    3. Daria
    4. The Slayers (original/Next/Try)
    5. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water
    6. Futurama
    7. The Simpsons
    8. Teen Titans
    9. Urusei Yatsura
    10. Pinky and the Brain
    11. Outlaw Star
    12. Cowboy Bebop
    13. Fairly Odd Parents
    14. Kim Possible
    15. Harvey Birdman: Attorney At Law
    16. Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers
    17. Inu-Yasha
    18. My Life As a Teenage Robot
    19. Wuzzles
    20. Samurai Jack
  11. Dee

    Dee What?

    Jun 29, 2001
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    1. Men In Black
    2. The Real Ghostbusters
    3. Futurama
    4. The Simpsons
    5. The Critic
    6. Family Guy
    7. Rocko's Modern Life
    8. The Extreme Ghostbusters
    9. Godzilla (I just plain liked it)
    10. Batman TAS
  12. Juu-kuchi

    Juu-kuchi Everypony's Starry-Eyed

    Jul 23, 2003
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    Here we go!

    -Batman: TAS
    -Justice League
    -Cowboy Bebop
    -The Vision of Escaflowne
    -The Simpsons ('cept for bits of the recent seasons)
    -Family Guy
    -Azumanga Daioh
    -Aqua Teen Hunger Force
    -Excel Saga
    -Animaniacs/Pinky and the Brain
    -Teen Titans
    -South Park
    -G.I. Joe
    -Transformers (G1 and Beast Wars)

    edit... Fine fine 20.
    #12 Juu-kuchi, Jun 6, 2004
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 6, 2004
  13. CookieS

    CookieS Active Member

    Sep 10, 2001
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    1. The Gary Coleman Show
    2. Snorks
    3. Gumby
    J/k. I love almost all cartoons, so I can't pick.
  14. shogunthethird

    shogunthethird Monk-daddy

    Mar 4, 2003
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    so how soon before we see Frank Jr, the Herculoids, the Impossibles or Dino Boy in need of a certain winged attourney? and more to the point,what kind of insane reason would they need Harvey's services?

    and my 10 in no particular order
    Transformers G1
    Batman TAS
    Tenchi Muyo/GXP
    Excel Saga/Puni Puni Poemy
    One Piece
    Magical shopping arcade Abenobashi
    Invader Zim
  15. magicjac

    magicjac Active Member

    Apr 20, 2004
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    I have way more than 10 favorite cartoons, but I'll shorten the list for more post room(LOL!)...

    1) A Pup Named Scooby Doo
    2) Flintstone Kids
    3) Tom And Jerry Kids
    4) Yo Yogi!
    5) Daria
    6) Doug(both versions)
    7) Pepper Ann
    8) Raw Toonage
    9) Marsupilami
    10) Bonkers
    11) Taz-Mania
    12) Tiny Toon Adventures
    13) Animaniacs
    14) Pinky & The Brain
    15) Freakazoid!
    16) Waynehead
    17) Road Rovers
    18) Histeria!
    19) Detention
    20) Earthworm Jim
  16. the Amanda

    the Amanda Rogue Alchemist

    May 12, 2004
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    Good top pick, always nice to see Darkwing Duck get some love. :D
  17. Prism

    Prism Member

    May 12, 2003
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    I have far more then 10 as my faves and of course not all of them are fanfaves but here goes.......................

    1. Dungeons and Dragons
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Thundarr
    4. Duck Dodgers
    5. Inspector Gadget
    6. Gummi Bears
    7. Ruroni Kenshin
    8. Inuyasha
    9. Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
    10. Beetlejuice
    11. Popeye theatrical shorts, usually pre-Famous Studios
    12. Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors
    13. Ewoks
    14. He Man remake, the one latest one
    15. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the 80's series
    16. The Real Ghostbusters
    17. Garfield and Friends
    18. Dragons Lair/Space Ace
    19. Gargoyles
    20. Escaflowne
  18. The Landstander

    The Landstander Thanks ants. Thants.

    Oct 30, 2002
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    Leaving off anime

    Home Movies, Space Ghost: Coast to Coast, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies, Rocko's Modern Life, Invader Zim, The Critic, Family Guy, Ed Edd n Eddy, Sheep in the Big City and South Park are the keys to true cartoon happiness.

    Honorable Mentions: Futurama, Spongebob Squarepants, Dr. Katz, Daria, Doug

    The Simpsons would've made my list in the top 10 had anything past season 9 not been a waste of time; Sealab 2021 might've made it had it stayed as funny as it was in season 1.
  19. Nick K.

    Nick K. Active Member

    Aug 25, 2003
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    1. The Simpsons - Without a doubt the Greatest Cartoon Ever!
    2. Batman The Animated Series
    3. Gargoyles
    4. Family Guy
    5. Ren & Stimpy
    6. Rocko's Modern Life
    8. Futurama
    9. SpongeBob SqaurePants
    10. Doug
  20. Caffeine King

    Caffeine King what are you running from?

    Nov 16, 2002
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    1. Rocko's Modern Life
    2. Invader ZIM
    3. Family Guy
    4. The Simpsons (they're not THAT great...)
    5. Futurama
    6. South Park
    7. Daria
    8. Beavis And Butthead
    9. The Angry Beavers
    10. Ehh no answer

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