The great animated cartoon films/series of my childhood (or somewhat later, before going to the University)

by guisreis | created - 15 Nov 2013 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

See also the few later animated TV shows that are as nice as these.

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1. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Depressed at the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find a deeper meaning to Christmas.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez

Votes: 28,884

Representing all Peanuts TV specials.

2. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983–1985)

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

The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.

Stars: John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary, Lou Scheimer

Votes: 15,104

3. The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (1985–1986)

45 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

A Saturday morning series, collecting of some of the most popular classic cartoons from the Looney Tunes catalogue.

Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 15,191

Pernalonga, Patolino, Gaguinho, Hortelino...

4. Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (1990–1993)

23 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

In celebration of Bugs Bunny's fiftieth birthday, this television series, broadcast on weekdays, consisted of classic cartoons featuring Bugs Bunny and other characters conceived by the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray, Daws Butler

Votes: 1,317

5. Thundercats (1985–1989)

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

A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.

Stars: Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond, Lynne Lipton

Votes: 14,984

6. Dungeons & Dragons (1983–1985)

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

A group of kids are thrown into a fantasy world where they must search for a way home, armed with magic weapons that an evil tyrant wants.

Stars: Willie Aames, Don Most, Katie Leigh, Adam Rich

Votes: 4,110

7. Wacky Races (1968–1970)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The participants of an unusual car race compete around America.

Stars: Daws Butler, Don Messick, John Stephenson, Janet Waldo

Votes: 5,325

8. Woody Woodpecker (1941)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The psychiatrist needs a psychiatrist after attempting to treat Woody Woodpecker.

Director: Walter Lantz | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Margaret Hill-Talbot, Danny Webb

Votes: 864

Representing all the Woody Woodpecker classical series.

9. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969–1970)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A group of teenage friends and their Great Dane (Scooby-Doo) travel in a bright green van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, while returning from or going to a regular teenage function.

Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe, Vic Perrin

Votes: 27,565

10. Top Cat (1961–1962)

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

Top Cat is the leader of a group of alley cats, always trying to cheat someone.

Stars: Leo DeLyon, Allen Jenkins, Arnold Stang, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 6,349

O Manda-chuva.

11. 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: 342,803

12. Goofy Movies Number One (1933)

Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Short

The first part of this short is a "Metrophony" newsreel. It contains actual newsreel footage with humorous commentary (e.g., a flotilla of gondolas is parodied as being the Harvard/Yale ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Pete Smith, Theodore Lorch

Votes: 73

Pateta (representing all the classical movies of Goofy).

13. The New Tom & Jerry Show (1975–1977)

7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

The Hanna-Barbera-created Oscar-winning cat-and-mouse team of Tom & Jerry returned to TV in an hour-long stretch of new adventures. Here, T&J, after years of rivalry, have become the best ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Corden, Kathy Gori, Don Messick, Alan Oppenheimer

Votes: 6,970

14. Super Friends (1973–2011)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The greatest of the DC Comics superheroes work together to uphold the good with the help of some young proteges.

Stars: Danny Dark, Casey Kasem, Olan Soule, Shannon Farnon

Votes: 1,787

15. The Flintstones (1960–1966)

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

The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.

Stars: Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 30,597

16. Muppet Babies (1984–1991)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.

Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien, Russi Taylor

Votes: 4,020

17. DuckTales (1987–1990)

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

The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.

Stars: Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern, Chuck McCann

Votes: 27,298

18. The Smurfs (1981–1990)

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

The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.

Stars: Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss, Frank Welker

Votes: 14,296

19. The Sylvester & Tweety Show (1976– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

Sylvester Cat is a lisping, inept, and often loud-mouthed cartoon alley cat with a penchant for chasing elusive mice and a weakness for various types of fowl, especially an innocent-looking... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler, Stan Freberg

Votes: 3,778

Piu-piu e Frajola.

20. Señor Droopy (1949)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

A bullfight contest between Droopy and The Wolf, staged in the Chili Bowl.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Bill Thompson, Lina Romay, Tex Avery, Nestor Paiva

Votes: 655

Representing all Droopy films.

21. X-Men: The Animated Series (1992–1997)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Family

A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe.

Stars: Cedric Smith, Cathal J. Dodd, Lenore Zann, George Buza

Votes: 35,034

22. The Pink Panther Show (1969–1976)

TV-G | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The Pink Panther is a heroic, moral cartoon cat with pink fur and the manners of an English aristocrat. He only becomes flustered or angry at obtuse or offensive humans who try to disrupt ... See full summary »

Stars: Rich Little, Paul Frees, Dave Barry, Mel Blanc

Votes: 14,407

23. The All-New Popeye Hour (1978–1983)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The new adventures of Popeye the Sailor Man and his friends.

Stars: Marilyn Schreffler, Jack Mercer, Hal Smith, Jo Anne Worley

Votes: 3,224

24. 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: 17,057

Pepe Legal, Leão da Montanha, Olho Vivo e Faro Fino (Snooper and Blabber)...

26. Jonny Quest (1964–1965)

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

The Quest family and their bodyguard investigate strange phenomena and battle villains around the world.

Stars: Mike Road, Tim Matheson, Don Messick, Danny Bravo

Votes: 3,837

27. Bobby's World (1990–1998)

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

A boy named Bobby Generic creates adventures using his overactive imagination.

Stars: Howie Mandel, Gail Matthius, Kevin Smets, Charity James

Votes: 3,773

28. The Road Runner Show (1966–1973)

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

The desert in the U.S. southwest is the natural habitat of the Road Runner, a high-octane, cartoon bird who runs so fast on the desert's roadways that he leaves a trail of flame or causes ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Paul Julian, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 7,660

Papa-léguas.

29. The Mickey Mouse Club (1955–1958)

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

Mickey Mouse hosts a youth oriented variety show.

Stars: Jimmie Dodd, Tommy Cole, Eileen Diamond, Annette Funicello

Votes: 598

30. She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985–1987)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Princess Adora raises her magic sword and becomes She-Ra, the most powerful woman in the universe, to aid her friends in defeating the Evil Horde so their planet Etheria can be free.

Stars: Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, John Erwin, Linda Gary

Votes: 4,617

31. Speedy Gonzales (1955)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

Starving Mexican mice want access to a cheese factory guarded by Sylvester Cat and send for Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, to breeze past Sylvester and obtain the cheese ... See full summary »

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg

Votes: 1,817

Ligeirinho.

32. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987–1996)

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

The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends.

Stars: Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, Rob Paulsen, Townsend Coleman

Votes: 28,673

Representing all Mighty Mouse (or Super Mouse) films.

34. The Get Along Gang (1984–1986)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

A group of anthropomorphic animal children learn the value of teamwork and friendship.

Stars: Sherry Lynn, Bettina Bush, Georgi Irene, Robbie Lee

Votes: 181

35. Tiny Toon Adventures (1990–1995)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

The wacky adventures of the new young hip generation of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters, most of them descendants of the original classic toon cast.

Stars: Charlie Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille, Joe Alaskey

Votes: 10,915

36. Animaniacs (1993–1998)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Mainly staring the Warner Siblings Wakko, Yakko, and Dot, who were created by the WB Studios ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 19,761

37. Pinky and the Brain (1995–1998)

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

A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 26,583

38. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)

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

The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Bob Hastings

Votes: 78,845

39. 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: 311,801

I was just beginning in the university when the TV show started.

40. The New Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series (1962– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

A clash of a variety of different characters.

Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Don Messick, Alan Reed

Votes: 116

Wally Gator, Touché Turtle and Dum Dum, Lippy the Lion & Hardy Har Har.

41. Centurions (1986)

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

The Centurions are the most powerful fighting force of the 21st century. Equipped with special Exoframe suits, they are the ultimate fighting machines, as well as Earth's only defence ... See full summary »

Stars: Pat Fraley, Neil Ross, Vince Edwards, Ron Feinberg

Votes: 1,430

42. The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1988–1991)

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

Follow Winnie the Pooh's adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Stars: John Fiedler, Jim Cummings, Ken Sansom, Paul Winchell

Votes: 2,945

43. Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985–1991)

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

A group of reclusive humanoid bears and a few trusted humans explore their lost heritage and prevent their enemies from exploiting it.

Stars: June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music, Katie Leigh

Votes: 8,684

Ursinhos Gummi.

44. Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels (1977–1980)

TV-G | Animation, Comedy, Family

The adventures of a superhero caveman and a trio of female amateur detectives.

Stars: Mel Blanc, Gary Owens, Laurel Page, Marilyn Schreffler

Votes: 2,774

45. The Yogi Bear Show (1961–1988)

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

Yogi, a smooth, talkative forest bear looks to raid park goers picnic baskets, while Park Ranger Smith tries to stop him.

Stars: Daws Butler, Don Messick, Jimmy Weldon, Vance Colvig Jr.

Votes: 8,509

46. Snorks (1984–1988)

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy