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Where to Watch Cartoons Online for Free

'The Simpsons,' 'Family Guy,' 'South Park,' Adult Swim and More


Looking for classic episodes of Family Guy or the newest episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force? Or even old Looney Tunes cartoon? These web sites allow fans to watch The Simpsons, Family Guy and more cartoons online for free. Well, financially free. You'll have to pay with a piece of your soul by watching some commercials during the stream, but that's a small price to pay to catch up on your favorite animated TV shows.

FOX on Demand

Homer Simpson and Family - The Simpsons
Fox is finally on board with allowing fans to watch streaming video of their shows. Now you can enjoy full episodes of The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad. The episodes are made available after airing on television first.


TMI - South Park
Comedy Central
SouthParkStudios.com offers full-length episodes of every South Park from every season. SouthParkStudios.com, from its inception, has offered fans more multimedia than any other major network show, including pictures, sound bites, commentary and behind-the-scenese goodies. Now, SouthParkStudios.com offers full episodes for viewing on your own time. Each episode can be watched almost immediately after it airs.

Adult Swim

Dethklok - Metalocalypse
Adult Swim
Adult Swim has always been on the cutting edge with the shows they air late at night. Adult Swim cartoons use unique animation, adult humor and surrealism to entertain fans. So it's fitting that Adult Swim would be one of the first web sites to offer full episodes of their shows, even before they air. On Friday evenings, you can watch entire new episodes of shows before they air the following Sunday. You could literally spend hours watching TV online with episodes of Family Guy, The Boondocks, The Venture Brothers, Robot Chicken and so many more. Are they the coolest or what?

Comedy Central

Futurama Cast Picture
Futurama TM and © 2010
Comedy Central, early on, knew the power of the digital age better than their big network competitors. Comedy Central began offering full episodes of their hot shows to watch on their own broadband channel, Motherload. Now Comedy Central offers full episodes of cartoons like Futurama, Ugly Americans, Drawn Together, Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist and more. You may have to drill down the menus at the top of the screen, but you will be rewarded.


MTV was originally know for showing music videos. Then the network added to its cool factor by offering off-beat, late-night cartoons like Beavis and Butt-head and Daria. Though MTV has moved away from those glory days to offering a non-stop idiot-fest of reality TV shows, you can still catch episodes of classic and new episodes of Beavis and Butt-head, Daria and Good Vibes at MTV.com. Use the search box to find full episodes.


Family Guy - Dog Gone
Twentieth Century Fox
Got lost in nostalgia! Hulu, a joint venture of FOX and NBC, offers not only current cartoons like Family Guy, but also old favorites like Fat Albert and Rocky and Bullwinkle. Find Saturday morning cartoons under genre.


Gerald McBoing Boing
Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Home
Jaroo.com claims to be for kids, but it's roster of cartoons seems to play more for kids from the '70s and '80s than today. Though they offer episodes of current cartoons, like Johnny Test, you can also watch ol' chestnuts like Liberty's Kids, Super Mario Bros. and Gerald McBoing Boing.

Looney Tunes on YouTube

Bugs Bunny - Looney Tunes
Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Online showcases some of the best moments from the animated classic which introduced us to infamous characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, Sylvester, Tweety, Taz, Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, Pepé Le Pew, Speedy Gonzales and many others.


Naga - The Legend of Korra
Nickelodeon has aired top-notch cartoons for over a decade. You can watch clips or full episodes from their current programming, like The Legend of Korra, The Penguins of Madagascar and, of course, SpongeBob SquarePants.

Cartoon Network

Star Wars The Clone Wars
Lucasfilm/Cartoon Network
So many cartoons! Not only can you watch shows that are airing right now, like The Amazing World of Gumball, but you can also watch older cartoons like Johnny Bravo and Cow and Chicken!
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