The BEST Cartoon Network shows of all time

Every Cartoon Network show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Cartoon Network show to compile this list of best shows!

Cartoon Planet
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9.19
140 votes

#1 - Cartoon Planet

Following success as a late night talk show host, Space Ghost recruits Brak (now has short-term memory) to his cast for his very own variety show. Zorak (from Coast to Coast) serves as the third host.Cartoon Planet is a show full of comedy skits that'll make you bounce off the walls with laughter!Sadly, this show no longer airs at all, so your only bet is to buy one of the CDs,or crack out the old tapes for some Cartoon Planet nostalgia.

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Super Secret Secret Squirrel
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9.13
150 votes

#2 - Super Secret Secret Squirrel

A new take on the classic Secret Squirrel series, this incarnation takes Secret and Morocco Mole through a series of adventures fighting villains, ranging from a Queen Bee to a Quark. Secret and Morocco use their gadgets, Secret's skills and Morocco's clumsiness to triumph. This show-within-a-show ran during the series 2 Stupid Dogs. However, even though they shared the same time slot the series were unrelated to each other in theme and topic.

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Looney Tunes
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9.03
2662 votes

#3 - Looney Tunes

Series of comedy short films from 1929 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.

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Sitting Ducks
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9.00
79 votes

#4 - Sitting Ducks

In the whimsical world of Ducktown, one bird stands out from the flock: Bill, a well-liked but seldom understood who waddles to a different beat. He finds a kindred soul in Aldo, an alligator from the neighboring town of Swampwood. Together, these unlikely friends struggle to find...

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Adventure Time
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8.99
11766 votes

#5 - Adventure Time

Adventure Time follows two best friends: Finn (a 12-year old boy) and Jake (a wise 28-year-old dog with magical powers), and the surreal adventures undertaken by the duo as they traverse the mystical Land of Ooo. A world built for adventure, Ooo is filled to the brim with various landscapes for the two buddies to explore and bizarre characters to assist.

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Steven Universe
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8.93
5511 votes

#6 - Steven Universe

The Crystal Gems are a team of magical beings who are the self-appointed guardians of the universe. Half-human, half-Gem hero Steven is the "little brother" of the group. The goofball is learning to save the world using the magical powers that come from his bellybutton and he goes on magical adventures with the rest of the Crystal Gems, even though he's not as powerful -- or smart -- as fellow group members Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl. Despite his shortcomings, Steven usually finds a surprising way to save the day.

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Chowder
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8.90
333 votes

#7 - Chowder

A young child by the name of Chowder is the chef's apprentice. Chowder believes that one day, he will be a widely respected chef like the one he is working with, Mung Daal. However, Chowder has a problem. He cannot stop gorging himself on the culinary delights by which he finds himself surrounded.

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Megas XLR
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8.86
362 votes

#8 - Megas XLR

Megas XLR is a series about an overweight couch potato named Coop who stumbles across a giant robot in a junkyard. He soon discovers that the robot was sent from the future when a woman named Kiva returns to the past to claim what is rightfully hers, though Coop made so many modification to the machine so he's the only one who can fully operate it. Things also heat up when Coop learns that an alien race called the Glorft are also after his MEGAS robot, so he teams up with Kiva and his best friend Jamie to fight them off, though mostly so he can keep his new toy.

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Ben 10
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8.80
510 votes

#9 - Ben 10

The story of Ben, a typical kid who becomes very atypical after he discovers the Omnitrix, a mysterious alien weapon with the power to transform the wearer into ten different alien species.

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Unnatural History
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8.80
173 votes

#10 - Unnatural History

This show follows Henry Griffin, a teenager with skills acquired through years of travelling the world with his anthropologist parents. He must now use those skills to move back to America and attend a public high school in Washington D.C. With the help of his cousin Jasper and his friend Maggie, Henry uses the skills he learned around the world to solve the modern mysteries of high school

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Over the Garden Wall
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8.76
4685 votes

#11 - Over the Garden Wall

Two brothers, Wirt and Greg, find themselves lost in the Unknown; a strange forest adrift in time. With the help of a wise old Woodsman and a foul-tempered bluebird named Beatrice, Wirt and Greg must travel across this strange land, in hope of finding their way home. Join them as they encounter surprises and obstacles on their journey through the wood.

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Justice League
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8.73
3570 votes

#12 - Justice League

An American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from 2001 to 2004 on Cartoon Network. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, it is based on the Justice League and associated comic book characters published by DC Comics. After its second season, it became Justice League Unlimited, and ran an additional three seasons.

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The Amazing World of Gumball
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8.64
2849 votes

#13 - The Amazing World of Gumball

The series revolves around the life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during which he interacts with various family members: Anais, Richard, and Nicole Watterson, and other various citizens.

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Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race
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8.63
192 votes

#14 - Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race

While parodying the Amazing Race, teams of two made up of Total Drama characters and new contestants will travel the globe to win the one million dollar prize.

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Regular Show
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8.61
4531 votes

#15 - Regular Show

The daily surreal adventures of a blue jay and raccoon duo that attempt to deal with their mundane jobs as groundskeepers at the local park.

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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2002)
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8.56
388 votes

#16 - He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2002)

"I am Adam, Prince of Eternia, defender of the secrets of Castle Grayskull..." This was a revival of the classic 80's cartoon He-man and the Masters of the Universe for the modern age, it focused on the early adventures of Prince Adam, who, having just become Eternia's most powerful guardian He-Man, had to learn how to handle his new powers, and lead his allies into battle against the evil Skeletor. With the aid of his own Evil Warrior henchmen, Skeletor schemes to blanket Eternia in chaos, and rule over the planet in dominion. Only He-Man, guided and advised by the Sorceress of Castle Grayskull, stands in his way. With the aid of his trusted friends and Masters, he vows to end Skeletor's evil and the other evils that plague Eternia including King Hiss and the Snake Men's evil. The battle is joined as Good and Evil collide in a fight for Eternia's fate!

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Storm Hawks
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8.53
81 votes

#17 - Storm Hawks

Using their powerful motorcycles that transform into flying vehicles, five young teens: Junko, Piper, Finn, Stork, Aerrow and their sidekick, Radarr must defend Atmos against the evil Cyclonia empire. They are The Storm Hawks, a name passed down from the legendary Sky Knight squadron from Atmos' past.

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Sym-Bionic Titan
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8.52
498 votes

#18 - Sym-Bionic Titan

Sym-Bionic Titan was an American animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series focused on a trio made up of an alien princess, a rebellious soldier, and a robot; these three characters are able to combine to create the titular Sym-Bionic Titan.

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Zoids: Chaotic Century
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8.51
423 votes

#19 - Zoids: Chaotic Century

In the far reaches of The Milky-Way on the Planet Zi exists metalic lifeforms that posses superior fighting skills. These are the Zoids. Warriors by nature. Zoids have been used as the ultimate weapons in an on-going war between the Imperial Forces and the republicans of Planet Zi. The first series is Chaotic Century. The first part take place during the war between the two greatest nations on Zi: the Empire and the Republic. Into this chaos enters three different yet connected lives: Van Flyheight, a young Republican who stumbles upon some ancient ruins; Zeek, an Organoid in the ruins who has the capacity to revive and mazimize the potential of Zoids; and Fiona, an ancient Zoidian awakened from her sleep and who now accompanies Van on his journey into destiny. With the help of the kooky Dr. D, the mercenary Irvine, and the independent Moonbay among others, Van inadvertently finds himself on a course to stop the war before it takes a disastrous turn. "Foolish Ambtions shou

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Long Live the Royals
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8.50
54 votes

#20 - Long Live the Royals

Set in a contemporary world in an medieval kingdom, Long Live the Royals follows a fictional British Royal Family —King Rufus and Queen Eleanor and their children Peter, Rosalind, and Alex—as they honor the annual Yule Hare Festival. The family must battle having to rule their kingdom while maintaining a normal family at the same time. Meanwhile, the festival continues with the parties and feasts that comprise it.

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2 Stupid Dogs
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8.50
342 votes

#21 - 2 Stupid Dogs

Two Stupid Dogs follows the lives of two dogs, the overly excited Little Dog (the dachshund) and easy-paced Big Dog (the sheepdog). These crazy canines don't know how to fit in the world, and they definitely don't have any know-how. They often find themselves in commonplace situations (going to the drive-in, walking through the mall, working on the farm), some not so common situations (stuck on a space shuttle, a contestant on a game show, getting mistaken for the prime minister), and even in some familiar situations (Little Red Riding Hood, Noah's Ark, and Hansel and Gretel). But no matter the situation, their stupidity usually leads them to calamitous results.

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What a Cartoon
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8.48
111 votes

#22 - What a Cartoon

What a Cartoon! is an American animation showcase project created by Fred Seibert for Hanna-Barbera Cartoons to be run on Cartoon Network. The project consisted of 82 short cartoons, intended to return creative power to animators and artists, by recreating the atmospheres that spawned the great cartoon characters of the mid-20th century. Each of 71 short cartoons mirrored the structure of a theatrical cartoon, with each film being based on an original storyboard drawn and written by its artist or creator.

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Hot Wheels Battle Force 5
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8.48
142 votes

#23 - Hot Wheels Battle Force 5

A group of people come together to save the world by traveling into different worlds and finding battle keys.

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Transformers: Robots In Disguise (2015)
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8.47
297 votes

#24 - Transformers: Robots In Disguise (2015)

Years after the events of Transformers Prime, Bumblebee is summoned back to Earth to battle several of Cybertron's most wanted Decepticons that escaped from a crashed prison ship and assembles a team of young Autobots that includes Sideswipe (a rebel "bad boy bot"), Strongarm (an Elite Guard cadet), Grimlock (a bombastic Dinobot), and Fixit (a hyperactive Mini-Con with faulty wiring).

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Teen Titans
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8.38
2978 votes

#25 - Teen Titans

A team of five teenaged superheroes save the world from many villains around their city while experiencing things normal teens face today.

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ThunderCats (2011)
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8.37
1804 votes

#26 - ThunderCats (2011)

After Thundera is attacked by the lizard people, Lion-O leads the ThunderCats on a quest for the Book of Omens, the one artifact that could guide them to victory. But he'll have to face villains like the ancient evil sorceror Mumm-Ra and the dangerous lizard general Slithe. Luckily, he has the Sword of Omens and its amazing powers at his disposal.

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LEGO Legends of Chima
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8.35
212 votes

#27 - LEGO Legends of Chima

The magical world of CHIMA - a land ruled by animals that walk, talk, drive vehicles, use machinery and live in castles - was once a pristine, natural paradise but has now become a battle ground where friends have become worst enemies.

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Courage the Cowardly Dog
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8.30
3051 votes

#28 - Courage the Cowardly Dog

This show is about a dog named Courage that was found by Muriel Bagge who lives on a farm in the middle of Nowhere with her husband Eustace Bagge. Eustace dislikes Courage and calls him "Stupid Dog". Muriel on the other hand is different from Eustace and loves Courage. But, weird things happen in Nowhere and it's now up to Courage to save them.

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Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
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8.25
2027 votes

#29 - Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated

Fred Jones, Daphne Blake, Velma Dinkley, Norville "Shaggy" Rogers and Scooby-Doo -- who make up the team of teenage mystery solving sleuths known as Mystery, Inc. -- live in a small town named Crystal Cove. The older generation and parents use the town's long history of ghost and monster sightings to bring in tourist and discourage Mystery, Inc. from solving the mysteries that bring in money. While proving the monsters to be fake, a mysterious new character known as Mr. E. warns them to stop solving mysteries before they reveal a deep dark secret of Crystal Cove.

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Craig of the Creek
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8.24
294 votes

#30 - Craig of the Creek

Craig and his friends, Kelsey and JP, venture out into a kid-controlled wilderness in the creek.

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The Looney Tunes Show
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8.23
1455 votes

#31 - The Looney Tunes Show

An updated iteration of the Looney Tunes characters focusing on their satirical misadventures living in suburbia.

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Ben 10: Ultimate Alien
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8.21
1581 votes

#32 - Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

Taking place a few weeks after where Ben 10: Alien Force leaves off, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien follows the now sixteen-year-old Ben. The Omnitrix has been destroyed and Ben must learn to master the secrets of the new Ultimatrix, a gauntlet-like version of the old Omnitrix that not only gives him access to all of his original powers and abilities, but also allows him to evolve his alien forms into even stronger and even more powerful versions (called "ultimate forms").

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Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron
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8.19
403 votes

#33 - Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron

Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron was a short-lived cartoon show produced by Hanna-Barbera that first aired in September 1993. It revolved around the feline characters of Megakat City, and its two main characters were Jake Clawson and Chance Furlong, two pilots who were thrown out of the enforcers due to a mishap and forced to work as junkyard auto mechanics to repay the damages they caused. They decided they had to do more to make amends, and therefore, Jake Clawson designed the Turbokat and became the vigilantes known was the SWAT Kats. Jake, a.k.a Razor, was the weapons system officer and Chance, a.k.a T-bone, was the pilot. Together they protected Megakat City from many foes, such as Dark Kat, Dr. Viper, The Pastmaster, Mac and Molly, a.k.a. The Metallikats, and Hard Drive.

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OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes
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8.18
195 votes

#34 - OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes

OK K.O.. Let's Be Heroes follows the titular character, K.O., and his efforts to become the world's greatest hero while working at Gar's Bodega, a hero supply shop in the Lakewood Plaza strip mall. Alongside him are his best friends and co-workers Radicles, an apathetic, narcissistic alien, and Enid, a levelheaded big sister-like employee, as well as other heroes who work and frequent the area.

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Mucha Lucha
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8.18
431 votes

#35 - Mucha Lucha

¡Mucha Lucha! (later known as ¡Mucha Lucha!: Gigante) was an animated television series. It was created by Eddie Mort and Lili Chin and produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It is the first animated television series created with Adobe Flash, a program often used for Internet cartoons. The show is set in a town centered around Lucha libre (nearly everyone in the town has a mask and costume and a signature move) and is essentially about the adventures of three children, Rikochet, The Flea and Buena Girl, as they struggle through the Foremost World-Renowned International School of Lucha, where they study.

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Steven Universe Future
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8.17
1255 votes

#36 - Steven Universe Future

After saving the universe, Steven is still at it, tying up every loose end. But as he runs out of other people's problems to solve, he'll finally have to face his own. Haunted by the past and lost in the present, Steven begins manifesting new, uncontrollable powers that the Crystal Gems have never seen from him before. What does it all mean, and what does Steven want for his future?

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The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy
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8.14
1698 votes

#37 - The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy

Featuring the exploits of the Grim Reaper, forced into being the best friend of two children.

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Ben 10: Omniverse
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8.12
957 votes

#38 - Ben 10: Omniverse

Ben 10: Omniverse features Ben who is all set to be a solo hero, but Grandpa Max teams him up with a rookie, by-the-book partner. Together they explore a secret alien city. Meanwhile, a mysterious hunter sets his sights on Ben! With ten new alien heroes to choose from, the fun is just getting started. It's a whole new Omniverse!

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Dexter's Laboratory
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8.09
2661 votes

#39 - Dexter's Laboratory

Dexter's Laboratory is the story of a young boy prodigy. Born with an extraordinary mind, Dexter has built his very own extremely high tech and expansive laboratory in his room that NASA could only dream of. But Dexter has to keep his lab a secret for fear others will exploit it. Through out the years, Dexter has had to hide his lab from his parents and others but it is no easy task. All Dexter wants is to spend all the time he can inventing new things in his lab, but between his stupid and annoying older sister Dee Dee constantly barging into his lab and tearing up the place and his arch enemy and rival genius Mandark constantly tiring to take over his lab, Dexter's life is anything but easy. Dexter's Laboratory was originally premiered on Cartoon Network as part of the inaugural, Space Ghost hosted, "World Premiere Toons" before becoming a feature with two full shorts on the regular series, a.k.a. the What a Cartoon Show, it eventually became a series itself. Character

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Ben 10: Alien Force
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8.08
1855 votes

#40 - Ben 10: Alien Force

Ben 10: Alien Force is the sequel to the hit Cartoon Network series, Ben 10. The series takes place five years later after the original. Ben no longer wears the Omnitrix, and his cousin, Gwen, has honed her skills in magic. But when an alien invasion of the DNALIENS strike Earth and Grandpa Max goes missing, Ben decides that it's hero time once again. He's not alone, as he is joined by Gwen, and even his old archenemy, Kevin Levin comes along for the ride. Now it's time once again for Ben to begin his quest to find his grandfather and stop the invasion from the evil DNALIENS.

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Totally Spies!
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8.08
796 votes

#41 - Totally Spies!

"Totally Spies!" is a fast-paced and fun show that depicts 3 girlfriends 'with an attitude' who have to cope with their daily lives at high school as well as the unpredictable pressures of international espionage. Whether the girls are laying low on a secret island off the coast of Japan, on hands and knees deep within the sewers of Paris or crouched in the baggage hold of a private jet over the Bermudas, they confront the most intimidating - and demented - of villains, each with their own special agenda for demonic, global rude behavior! The three friends each use their specific talents to help save the world while stressing about next week's algebra final or finding a decent prom dress on time.

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Codename: Kids Next Door
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8.06
1115 votes

#42 - Codename: Kids Next Door

Taking numbers instead of names, five extraordinary 10-year-olds form a covert team called the Kids Next Door with one dedicated mission: to free all children from the tyrannical rule of adults.

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Transformers: Animated
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8.04
489 votes

#43 - Transformers: Animated

The evil Decepticons have appeared in Detroit. With the all powerful Allspark, Megatron can use it to turn all of Earth's robots into Decepticons. However, Optimus Prime and his Autobots arrive and plan to stop Megatron and his evil plan in Transformers Animated.

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The Land Before Time
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8.01
217 votes

#44 - The Land Before Time

Join the adventures of the dinosaurs from The Land Before Time in this animated series. Don't miss out as they explore their world and have cool adventures in the Great Valley and the Mysterious Beyond.

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Evil Con Carne
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8.00
29 votes

#45 - Evil Con Carne

Evil Con Carne is about a criminally insane brain who is attached to a bear and his disembodied stomach. Most of the jillionaire Hector con Carne's body was destroyed in an accident, but thanks to modern technology his brain and stomach were attached to a stupid, lumbering bear named Boscov. Despite Hector's circumstances he has help from other henchmen such as General Skarr and Major Doctor Ghastley. From Maxwell Atoms, creator of The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy. Character Guide Hector Con Carne: A very rich man whose body was blown up in an explosion all that was left of him was his brain and his stomach. they were both put into containers and put onto a bar named Boskov. Hector's ultimate goal is to conquer the world. Major Dr. Ghastly: A scientific Genius, who works for Hector Con Carne. She secretly had a Crush on Hector. Although her inventions are ingenious they have not been able to let Hector conquer the world yet. General Skarr: The General of Hecto

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The Bat Man of Shanghai
star
8.00
28 votes

#46 - The Bat Man of Shanghai

Batman of Shanghai is a series of animated shorts from the DC Nation block on Cartoon Network, presenting a unique re-imagining of the Batman universe in a heavily stylized form, set in a 1930's era Shanghai.

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DC Super Hero Girls (2019)
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7.99
188 votes

#47 - DC Super Hero Girls (2019)

Six dedicated superteens work together to fight the battles of Metropolis and the battles of growing up at the same time.

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The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack
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7.97
798 votes

#48 - The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack follows a young boy named Flapjack who was raised inside Bubbie, a talking whale. After Flapjack rescues a shipwrecked crusty old pirate named Captain K'nuckles, the misadventures begin. The pair set sail in search of the magical Candied Island filled with lollipop trees and lemonade springs, but then trouble gets in the way.

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We Bare Bears
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7.96
2692 votes

#49 - We Bare Bears

Three brother bears awkwardly attempt to find their place in civilized society, whether they're looking for food, trying to make human friends, or scheming to become famous on the internet. Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear stack atop one another when they leave their cave and explore the hipster environs of the San Francisco Bay Area, and it's clear the siblings have a lot to learn about a technologically driven world. By their side on many adventures are best friend Chloe (the only human character in the cast), fame-obsessed koala Nom Nom, and Charlie, aka Bigfoot.

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Duck Dodgers
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7.95
416 votes

#50 - Duck Dodgers

The animated Duck Dodgers television series ran for three seasons beginning in 2003 and was inspired by the 1953 Merrie Melodies cartoon "Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century"--essentially a spoof of science fiction book series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and Flash Gordon. The series stars Daffy Duck as Duck Dodgers, a hapless duck frozen for three centuries, thawed in the 24 1/2th century, and then assigned by Chief Scientist Dr. Ignatius Q "I.Q." Hi to defend Earth from the Martians, who are ruled by the Martian Queen and protected by Martian commander X-2 (played by Marvin Martian). Duck Dodgers is an egotistical featherbrain who's easily distractible, so it often falls to his sidekick Cadet, played by Porky Pig, to hold things together and guide the team toward successfully completing its missions.

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