TV Guide Ranks Cartoons/Animated Shows (2013)

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What I was going to say was that I don't understand why it has such a dismissive and limited title/concept. It should simply be "Best Animated Shows of All-Time" or something. But, more importantly, any list that doesn't rank Looney Tunes #1 immediately loses all credibility with me and any list that has Futurama, King of the Hill, and Pinky and the Brain in "the other 50" does the same. And how is the Flintstones #2 and The Jetsons in "The Other 50"? My top 10 might be something like

Looney Tunes

and, in alphabetical order (though, admittedly, some of these aren't great):
Fat Albert
Futurama
The Jetsons
King of the Hill
The Pink Panther
Pinky and the Brain
Rocky & Bullwinkle
Tom and Jerry
Woody Woodpecker

with dishonorable mentions :) to

Beavis and Butt-Head
Ren & Stimpy
South Park

as being a little... different.

But that's just from their list. Where's Mr. Magoo? Not tops, but maybe in the top-50. And Hong Kong Phooey, voiced by the inimitable Scatman Crothers, should be on there.

So what do you think of the article, who are your favorites and, either way, who's missing? Or even what digressions does it occur to you to post? :)
 

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I guess it depends on how old you are and where you're from, too. I used to love Looney Toons as a kid (I was obsessed with Daffy Duck) but I think it's a bit poo now.

Are we allowed to put in animated stuff as well as cartoons? Because I'd put the Thunderbirds pretty high up.

My number one would be TMNT. I've loved it since the first time I saw it in the 80s and it has such a huge fan base over multiple generations that it's not really comparable to anything else, imo. There's been comics, cartoons, films, live action, music tours, toys. It's head and shoulders above everything.

I'd put Teen Titans on my list (not Teen Titans Go). The Animals of Farthing Wood. Rick and Morty if we're allowed adult cartoons. The Moomins. Postman Pat. Trap Door. X-Men.
 

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Looney Tunes,
Tom and Jerry,
Pink Panther.
Wacky Races,
Stop that Pigeon ( anything with Dastardly and Muttley)
The Flintsones.
The Clangers.
Danger Mouse.
Foghorn Leghorn ( although I think maybe Looney Tunes)
Arabian Nights ( used to be on Banana Splits)

Can't believe I forgot Popeye, I'll swap the Clangers.
 
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The New Adventures d Flash Gordon
Star Trek the Animated Series
StarBlazers
BatmanThe Animated Series
Superman the Animated Series

Gargoyles
Blackstar
Thunder the Barbarian
Return to the Planet of the Apes
Johnny Quest
ExoSquad
Men in Black The Series
The Famous Adventures of Mr Magoo
Spiderman
X Men
The Young Sentinels
Fantastic Voyage
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Space Ghost
The Herculoids
 

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A couple of days late, but this is important news

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In no particular order:

Batman: The Animated Series
Cowboy Bebop
The Big O
The Simpsons
Rick and Morty
King of the Hill
Looney Toons
Dexter's Lab
Samurai Jack
Powerpuff Girls
Family Guy
South Park
Futurama
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (80s)
X-Men
Spongebob Squarepants
Street Fighter II-V

I'm such a Millennial.
 
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