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Classic Cartoons


Learn more about your favorite classic cartoons with guides, pictures and interviews for Speed Racer, The Smurfs, Bugs Bunny, Charlie Brown and more.
  1. Lists of Top Picks
  2. Early 20th Century
  3. 1980s
  4. 1990s
  1. Holiday Cartoons
  2. Picture Galleries
  3. Interviews
  4. Animation for Beginners

Lists of Top Picks

Daffy Duck

Lists are fun, especially when they pull together the best of cartoons. Use these lists to get a snapshot of the best cartoons have to offer.

Early 20th Century


Classic cartoons evolved from animated shorts shown before feature films in movie theaters. These show guides will give you the history of some of the most popular classic cartoons.


The Smurfs Vol. 1

The decade of big hair and parachute pants also saw a boom in Saturday morning cartoons.


Nickelodeon Ren and Stimpy

Nickelodeon stormed onto the TV scene, ushering in a new era of classic cartoons. Cartoon Network wasn't far behind.

Holiday Cartoons

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Many classic cartoons are holiday specials for Christmas, Halloween, Easter and other holidays. They become classics because networks can air them year after year, enchanting a new generation each time. Learn more about holiday-themed cartoons.

Picture Galleries

Rocky and Bullwinkle

Classic cartoon pictures are fun to browse because they bring with them a fond nostalgia. Use these picture galleries to re-discover your favorite classic cartoons.


Peter Fernandez

Creating cartoons for TV today is much different than it was only a couple of decades ago. Learn more about classic cartoons in these interviews.

Animation for Beginners

Want to dig deeper into the world of animation? Use these articles to go behind the scenes.

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