What are the best Cartoon Network shows?

Are you one of those kids who grew up watching Cartoon Network shows any time of the day? Take a look at our list of some of their hit original animated series and acquired TV shows. Hit that vote button for your favorite cartoon!

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    #1Ed, Edd n Eddy

    Ed, Edd n Eddy

    Ed, Edd n Eddy is an American animated comedy television series. It was created by Danny Antonucci for Cartoon Network and it was considered as one of Cartoon Network's successful show because of its massive popularity and success. 

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    Keith Burke
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "Hands down! This is the best of the best! This is an OG Cartoon network show! I love it, my friends love it, and everyone loves it! Ed, Edd (Double D), and Eddy are so funny and they are just so relatable and fun to watch. The show itself is just so freakin' hilarious. I remember the episode where Ed was just so tired of everyone being dumb and he tried to educate them. "
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    #2Adventure Time

    Adventure Time

    Adventure Time is Cartoon Network’s new original animated series which introduces fans to unlikely heroes Finn & Jake, buddies who traverse the Land of Ooo and encounter its strange inhabitants. 

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    Ruth Ellis
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "Yayyy, I LOVE ADVENTURE TIME!!! I'm so glad this made it to the top 3 rank! I love this show because I easily fell in love with all of the characters! Every episode excites me and makes me wait for the new songs they will introduce. "
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    #3Powerpuff Girls

    Powerpuff Girls

    Powerpuff Girls is a superhero animated television series produced by Hanna Barbera Productions and Cartoon Network. The first series was first released in 1998 and ended on March 25, 2005, with a total of 78 episodes.

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    Grace Fisher
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "Powerpuff Girls is my ultimate childhood tv series! This series is very iconic and it takes me back to the days where I first watched it on TV. I also made my 2 little sisters watched it and now they loved it! Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup will always be the perfect trio in the whole Cartoon Network universe. "

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that Cartoon Network exists largely due to a buyout and ownership that lasted for less than 3 months? Back in 1986, the Turner Broadcasting System managed to acquire Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer but was then forced to sell it back to its original owners within 75 days of the buyout. Ted Turner, however, kept a numerous number of MGM's library developed before May 1986. Amongst these libraries are the cast of the Looney Tunes as well as the Popeye cartoons. Despite these assets being possessed by Turner at an early time, Cartoon Network wasn't launched up until the last quarter of 1992.

Although it wasn't the first cable channel with cartoons, it was the first single-genre, animation-themed channel that runs for 24 hours. The network used to air the old cartoons they had in their library, along with the classics that some children still remember to this day, namely Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, which lasted until 2017. Occasionally though, some old cartoons are still aired by CW, albeit on a non-regular basis. From the years of its inception until the present time, Cartoon Network has gained plenty of new shows like Adventure Time and Steven Universe, as well as partnerships and a steady increase in viewership, which is impressive considering that it's been one of the oldest networks that broadcast cartoons.

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    #4Courage the Cowardly Dog

    Courage the Cowardly Dog

    Courage the Cowardly Dog is an animated horror television show. It was created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network. The series first aired on November 12, 1999, and ended in 2002.

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    Helen Tran
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "I was so shocked when I found out that this is a horror show for kids lol i did not even thought about it when I watched this. Nonetheless, It's still one of the best cartoon network shows I've ever watched. Can totally relate to coward in all aspects. I think "coward" has now become my middle name. And besides the fact that he's a dog, I just loved it even more. "
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    #5Regular Show

    Regular Show

    Regular Show is an American animated television sitcom produced by Cartoon Network and created by J. G. Quintel. The show first aired on September 6, 2010, and ended on January 16, 2017. It has eight seasons and a total of 261 episodes.

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    Michelle Burke
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "This show is so good! It just aired 2 or 3 years ago I think? but i can say that it's very good to watch. I even bought a notebook cover for this before starting school. I love all the characters of this show especially Rigby. He is funny and annoying to his bestfriend Mordecai at the same time. "
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    #6Samurai Jack

    Samurai Jack

    Samurai Jack is a Cartoon Network television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for the network. The series first aired on September 24, 2011. It follows a story of a samurai named Jack sent to fight the shape-shifting demon "Aku".

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    Lawrence Alvarado
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "Me and my little brother enjoyed watching this. Since we love "Japan" stuff and everything related to Japan, this show became very memorable to us. Also, we love the fact that all of the names of the characters were so cool. I can't even hate the enemy of this show because of his name lol"
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    #7Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends

    Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends

    Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends is a Cartoon Network animated television series. It first aired in 2004 and ended in 2009. The show revolves around a world in which imaginary friends and humans coexist. 

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    Peter Schultz
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "Is it just me or this show is really depressing? I'm starting to think that having imaginary friends is a sign that you are depressed? I don't know. As a child  I've never seen it that way but anyway this is still a good series. I enjoyed Mac and his adventures with his imaginary friends. I still consider it good since the show is cute and makes you wanna have imaginary friends too. "
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    #8Dexter's Laboratory

    Dexter's Laboratory

    Dexter's Laboratory is an American comic science fiction animated television series released in 1996. The show was created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. It was also the first of the network's Cartoon Cartoons.

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    Jacqueline Peterson
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "This might not be the best cn show but it surely can stand alone. I mean this show is super iconic. Deedee is so annoying but she's hella funny at the same time. Dexter reminds me of myself - easily gets annoyed and pissed. The lab under their basement is still cool anyway. "
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    #9Teen Titans Go!

    Teen Titans Go!

    Beast Boy, Cyborg, Raven, Robin, and Starfire returns for another series of fun and adventure in the all-new animated show Teen Titans Go! The follow-up show to Teen Titans first aired on April 23, 2013.

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    #10Johnny Bravo

    Johnny Bravo

    Johnny Bravo is a cartoon television show created by Van Partible for Cartoon Network. It first aired in 1997 and had a total of 65 episodes throughout four seasons. It is about a blonde muscular narcissist and his failure to pick up women.

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    #11Codename: Kids Next Door

    Codename: Kids Next Door

    Codename: Kids Next Door is a cartoon television series created by Tom Warburton that first aired on December 2002 and had a total of 78 episodes throughout six seasons. It is about a group of kids who are members of a spy group.

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    #12Pokemon

    Pokemon

    Pokémon is a popular Japanese anime television series that first aired on April 1, 1997. It has over a thousand episodes and the show is still ongoing. The cartoon follows the adventures of Ash Ketchum and Pikachu.

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    #13Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an animated 3D CGI television series set between the events of Star Wars: Episode II and Star Wars: Episode III. It lasted on Cartoon Network for five seasons, while a sixth season.

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    #14Teen Titans

    Teen Titans

    The Teen Titans is a DC animated series focused on the characters from the famous comic of the 80's The New Titans. It became one of Cartoon Network's most beloved and critically acclaimed series.

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    #15The Amazing World of Gumball

    The Amazing World of Gumball

    The Amazing World of Gumball is an animated comedy and psychedelic TV show created by Ben Bocquelet. Its first episode debuted on May 3, 2011, on Cartoon Network. It features the voices of Jacob Hopkins, Mic Graves, and Dan Russell.

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    #16Sym-Bionic Titan

    Sym-Bionic Titan

    Sym-Bionic Titan is an animated TV series created by Bryan Andrews, Paul Ruddish, and Genndy Tartakovsky. Its first season was released on September 2010 and the final episode aired on April 2011.

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    #17Space Ghost Coast to Coast

    Space Ghost Coast to Coast

    Space Ghost Coast to Coast is an adult animated parody talk show hosted by the '60s Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Space Ghost. Unlike the hosts of the show, it has featured different celebrity guests that are not animated.

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    #18The Problem Solverz

    The Problem Solverz

    Created by Ben Jones, The Problem Solverz is an animated TV series released on April 2011. This Cartoon Network show ended on September 2011 with only 26 episodes and two seasons.

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    #19Secret Mountain Fort Awesome

    Secret Mountain Fort Awesome

    Secret Mountain Fort Awesome is an animated television series that first aired on Cartoon Network on August 201. This comedy cartoon was created by Peter Browngardt. The show takes after the story of "Uncle Grandpa" featuring unknown monsters.

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    #20Ben 10: Omniverse

    Ben 10: Omniverse

    Ben Tennyson continues his adventures in the classic Ben 10: Omniverse animated series. Created by Man of Action, Joe Casey, and Joe Kelly, and other directors, the first episode debuted on August 2012 and ended on November 2014.

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    #21Cow and Chicken

    Cow and Chicken

    Cow and Chicken is an American comedy animated television series that first aired in 1997. Created by David Feiss, the show follows the story of an 11-year-old chicken who looks after his 7-year-old cow sister.

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    #22Uncle Grandpa

    Uncle Grandpa

    Uncle Grandpa is an American animated series that first debuted on September 2013 on Cartoon Network. The program was created by Peter Browngardt and it only ended after four years of running.

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    #23Mixels

    Mixels

    Mixels is an animated comedy series produced by Cartoon Network. Its first episode debuted on February 2014 and the final episode aired on October 2016. Mixels was created by David Smith and John Fang.

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    #24The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy

    The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy

    The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy is an American animated television show created by Maxwell Atoms. It follows the story of a pair of youngsters named Billy and Mandy, who are friends with the Grim Reaper.

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    #25Clarence

    Clarence

    Clarence is an American animated series aired on Cartoon Networks and created by Skyler Page. Its first episode debuted on February 2014 and after four years, the show ended on June 2018. Clarence has three seasons in total and 130 episodes.

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    #26Generator Rex

    Generator Rex

    Generator Rex is an animated science TV series that follows the story of Rex, a teenager infected by microscopic robots turning him to be an EVO. His physical capabilities help in his investigation of other biological mutations worldwide.

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    #27Evil Con Carne

    Evil Con Carne

    Evil Con Carne is a spin-off animated television series of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy which was first aired in 2001. It first appeared as part of Cartoon Network's Grim and Evil, until it became a standalone series.

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    #28Steven Universe

    Steven Universe

    Steven Universe is a coming-of-age animated series created by Rebecca Sugar. Its first episode aired on May 2013 on Cartoon Network. It is currently ongoing with over 160 episodes as of August 2019.

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    #29Megas XLR

    Megas XLR

    Megas XLR is an animated television series that follows the story of two teenagers who found a robot from the future in a junkyard. Things change when its original creator traveled back in time in search of Megas XLR, along with some enemies.

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    #30We Bare Bears

    We Bare Bears

    Grizz, Pan-Pan, and Ice Bear - three bear brothers - continue their daily adventures in We Bare Bears! This hit animated television series created by Daniel Chong is a comedy show released on Cartoon Network. Its pilot episode aired on November 2014.

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    #31The Life and Times of Juniper Lee

    The Life and Times of Juniper Lee

    The Life and Times of Juniper Lee is an animated TV series that follows the story of the 11-year old Juniper Lee, who has to fight evil forces to maintain the order of the supernatural and mortal world. The show ran from 2005 to 2007.

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    #32Ben 10 (2016)

    Ben 10 (2016)

    Ben 10 is a 2016 animated superhero series created by Man Action. Its first episode aired on October 2016 on Cartoon Network. The story of this version is based on the original Ben 10 series released in 2005.

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    #33Camp Lazlo

    Camp Lazlo

    Camp Lazlo is an American comedy animated television show that ran from 2004 to 2008 on Cartoon Network. The show follows the adventures of Bean Scout Lazlo, a free-spirited monkey, and his bunkmates Raj the elephant and Clam the albino rhino.

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

    OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes

    OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes is an American comedy series created by Ian Jones-Quartey. This television series is still ongoing and it has over 105 episodes as of August 2019. Its first episode aired on May 2013.

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    #35My Gym Partner's a Monkey

    My Gym Partner's a Monkey

    My Gym Partner's a Monkey is an animated television show that follows the story of Adam Lyon who was enrolled in an all-animal middle school. Its first episode was aired on Cartoon Network on February 24, 2006.

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    #36Apple & Onion

    Apple & Onion

    Apple & Onion is an American animated television series created by George Gendi. This comedy and fantasy cartoon aired its pilot episode on May 2016 on Cartoon Network. It features a world populated by humanlike food thus the characters.

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    #37Craig of the Creek

    Craig of the Creek

    Craig of the Creek is an ongoing American animated series created by Ben Levin and Matt Burnett. Its first episode aired on March 2018 on Cartoon Network. As of August 2019, it has over 56 episodes and two seasons.

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    #38Ben 10

    Ben 10

    Ben 10 follows the adventures of Ben Tennyson, a kid who discovered a mysterious alien device that can transform its wearer into ten different species of aliens. The animated TV series first aired in 2005 and ended in 2008. 

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    #39Summer Camp Island

    Summer Camp Island

    Summer Camp Island is a comedy, adventure, and fantasy television series released on Cartoon Network. This animated show was created by Julia Pott and its pilot episode aired on July 2018.

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    #40Class of 3000

    Class of 3000

    Class of 3000 is an American animated musical TV series created by Outkast member André 3000 that first aired on Cartoon Network in 2006. It follows the adventures of musical prodigies together with their playful music teacher.

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    #41Victor and Valentino

    Victor and Valentino

    Victor and Valentino is one of Cartoon Network's original animated series created by Diego Molano. Its pilot episode aired on March 30, 2019. It follows the adventures of the half-brothers Victor and Valentino.

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    #42Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart

    Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart

    Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart is an American animated series created by Parker Simmons and developed by Keith Fay. This Cartoon Network show aired its pilot episode on July 2019.

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    #43Chowder

    Chowder

    Chowder is a 2007 American comedy animated television series set in Marzipan City and follows Chowder, an aspiring young chef who often finds himself in awkward situations due to his appetite and unorganized nature.

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    #44Infinity Train

    Infinity Train

    Infinity Train is an original animation series of Cartoon Network. This television show was created by Owen Dennis. Its pilot episode aired on November 2016 and it tells the story of Tulip Owens and her adventures with her robot.

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    #45Transformers: Animated

    Transformers: Animated

    Transformers: Animated is an American action TV series based on the franchise of the same name and tells the story of the never-ending battle between Autobots and Decepticons. It lasted for three seasons which began on December 26, 2007.

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    #46Ben 10: Alien Force

    Ben 10: Alien Force

    Ben 10: Alien Force is an animated series set five years after Ben 10 where Grandpa Max is missing and Ben, Gwen, Kevin set out to find him. With a better Omnitrix and 10 new aliens, he is the only hope to prevent Earth's total annihilation.

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    #47The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

    The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

    The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is an adventure animated series that follows the story of a kid named Flapjack and his pirate captain friend Captain K'nuckles as they travel through the seas. The show premiered in 2008 until 2010.

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    #48The Secret Saturdays

    The Secret Saturdays

    The Secret Saturdays is an animated series that follows the story of a family of scientists Doc, Drew, and Zak Saturday as they secretly fight horrors unfathomable to most people. It first aired in 2008 on Cartoon Network and ended in 2010.

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    #49Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

    Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

    Ben 10: Ultimate Alien is set a year after the events on Ben 10: Alien Force, which consequently becomes the series finale. The animated TV series produced by Cartoon Network Studios premiered on April 23, 2010, in the U.S. and the U.K.

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    #50Mighty Magiswords

    Mighty Magiswords

    Following the adventures of Vambre and Prohyas, Mighty Magiswords is an animated television series released on Cartoon Network on August 2015. It was created by Kyle Carrozza and directed by Nick Bertonazzi and Ken Mitchroney.

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Summary

Best What are the best Cartoon Network shows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ed, Edd n EddyTV Shows 16 Paid
2Adventure TimeTV Shows 15 Paid
3Powerpuff GirlsTV Shows 10 Paid
4Courage the Cowardly DogTV Shows 8 Paid
5Regular ShowTV Shows 8 Paid
6Samurai JackTV Shows 6 Paid
7Foster's Home for Imaginary FriendsTV Shows 5 Paid
8Dexter's LaboratoryTV Shows 1 Paid
9Teen Titans Go!TV Shows 0 Paid
10Johnny BravoTV Shows 0 Paid
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