Top 10 Iconic Cartoon Characters of All Time

  • Published on Mar 11, 2014
  • They've shaped the childhoods of billions. Join as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Iconic Cartoon Characters of all time. Special thanks to our users Chris Black, Jsmith94243, G.J., sarahjessicaparkerth, DonovanTPS, Emmanuel Strong-Hall, TheMrOrange614 and Brennan Young for submitting the idea on our Suggest Page at
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  • Winking Inkling
    Winking Inkling 7 hours ago

    Pink Panther?!

  • Kappashark Jr
    Kappashark Jr Day ago

    I like the Flintstones

  • Superstar Movies17

    Number 1 makes sense Looney tunes was a great show back than and very classic and memorable

  • Superstar Movies17

    I’m pretty sure Spongebob should be higher

  • Nate Baldwin
    Nate Baldwin 2 days ago +2

    Sponge bob should be top 5

  • Nate Baldwin
    Nate Baldwin 2 days ago +2

    You’re gonna need a top 20 or top 30 list for this topic

  • Michael Fuller
    Michael Fuller 3 days ago

    Oh the classic's

  • Yasmeen Ahmed
    Yasmeen Ahmed 8 days ago +1

    i love betty boop she's my favorite cartoon character

  • Thristian flowers
    Thristian flowers 9 days ago

    Spongebob square pants should be over flinstone

  • mnd_control1990
    mnd_control1990 11 days ago

    Bugs bunny is way more iconic than Mickey!

  • Allan Kear
    Allan Kear 18 days ago


  • John Augustine
    John Augustine 21 day ago +1

    Mickey Mouse is Disney's mascot, he should be number one

  • Alpha Kennybody
    Alpha Kennybody 22 days ago

    Optamas Prime is number 1 a robot roll out

  • Mike Kulawiak
    Mike Kulawiak 23 days ago


  • Brian Wyrsch
    Brian Wyrsch 27 days ago

    Buggs bunny after Mickey Mouse?????? No way

  • Leo Leo
    Leo Leo Month ago

    Mickey Mouse #1
    SpongeBob #2
    Bugs Bunny #3
    Tom & Jerry #4

  • Leo Leo
    Leo Leo Month ago

    SpongeBob should be TOP 3 at least...

  • Malik Hoff
    Malik Hoff Month ago

    Sorry but the world knows it's Mickey then Bugs.. though we like bugs more Mickey is the bigger Icon.

  • Nojorooney
    Nojorooney Month ago

    So you got a tin can on the list. Ok, you have a woman on the list fine BUT HOW IS WOODY WOODPECKER, POPEYE, AND WINNIE THE POOH NOT ON THE LIST!?!?

  • Nojorooney
    Nojorooney Month ago

    Wait no Woody woodpecker? WHY?!?!

  • Haileylee Cancelliere

    Who hates it that spongebob is like a thousand memes but somehow Charlie Brown is better like 😠😠😠😠😠😒😒😒😒😒😒😒😒😒😑😑😑😑🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️

  • Haileylee Cancelliere

    I was a little confused why spongebob was #9 he should’ve been one unless it’s best to worst then I would be fine but I’d still want it at #10 even though I’d be fine where it was if it was best to worst

  • Aidan Yao
    Aidan Yao Month ago

    Optimus is at least number 5

  • Christopher Vaccaro

    You put the one of the most memorable cartoon characters of the 21st century at #9. Spongebob should be at least at number 3.
    At the least !

  • Skits Cartoons
    Skits Cartoons Month ago

    What about Felix the Cat and Mighty Mouse

  • SlickNick
    SlickNick Month ago

    What about Dudley do right

  • madison hardeman
    madison hardeman Month ago

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  • nathaniel ownbey
    nathaniel ownbey Month ago

    Or the Smurfs

  • Starship Jack Eggo Anemone

    Top 10 Most Iconic Animated Animal Characters
    10.) Timon and Pumbaa
    9.) Winnie the Pooh
    8.) Pinkie Pie
    7.) Sonic the Hedgehog
    6.) Kermit the Frog
    5.) Spongebob Squarepants
    4.) Tom and Jerry
    3.) Scooby-Doo
    2.) Bugs Bunny
    Honorable Mentions: Pink Panther
    , Snoopy
    , Garfield, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Arthur Read, Pikachu and Bojack Horseman
    1.) Mickey Mouse

  • Divyansh Yadav
    Divyansh Yadav Month ago

    I think Micky mouse deserves the first place and where the hell is Winnie the pooh.

  • Super Giant Batman
    Super Giant Batman 2 months ago

    Ummm. Roadrunner?

  • Arthur Morgan
    Arthur Morgan 2 months ago +2

    My top 5
    1. Mickey Mouse
    2. Bugs bunny
    3. Spongebob
    4. Tom and jerry
    5. Popeye

  • TheDestroyer :/
    TheDestroyer :/ 2 months ago

    Spongebob should be A LOT higher as well as Tom and Jerry

  • Pream Mondal
    Pream Mondal 2 months ago

    Picka chu ??

  • Ivan Darosa
    Ivan Darosa 2 months ago

    Why is SpongeBob so low?

    PUSSY DESTROYER 5000 2 months ago

    Kono kujo jotaro da

  • Hrvoje Basic
    Hrvoje Basic 2 months ago

    The fuck!
    SpongoeBob should be in TOP 3

  • LegoFan 4923
    LegoFan 4923 2 months ago

    My favorite iconic cartoon characters list:
    10. Droopy
    9. Tom and Jerry
    8. Spongebob Squarepants
    7. Woody Woodpecker
    6. Garfield
    5. Timmy Turner
    4. Courage the Cowardly Dog
    3. Jimmy Neutron
    2. Blossom, Bubbles & Buttercup
    *1. The Pink Panther*
    Winnie the Pooh, Stitch, Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Gumball Watterson

  • Nick Carlson
    Nick Carlson 2 months ago

    Charlie Brown, Popeye and Garfield came from the comic strips. Alvin and the Chipmunks came from a record.

  • Nick Carlson
    Nick Carlson 2 months ago

    You would think Bedrock had a population more than 2500.

  • SpaceCookie85
    SpaceCookie85 2 months ago

    Rocky and Bullwinkle are only an honorable mention?! WTF

  • AZ Templar
    AZ Templar 2 months ago

    All the Mickey mouse fans are crying. Mickey is iconic yes but bugs is funnier and more entertaining than Mickey by a long shot

  • dipa sarkar
    dipa sarkar 2 months ago

  • funtime gamer
    funtime gamer 3 months ago

    TOM and JERRY

  • Molly Hendricks
    Molly Hendricks 3 months ago

    Why are you so dumb?

  • Isaiah Delouth
    Isaiah Delouth 3 months ago

    I feel like spongebob could’ve gotten higher

  • Dominic Lowe
    Dominic Lowe 3 months ago

    Spongebob is number 1

  • Lizzy Brue
    Lizzy Brue 3 months ago

    Mickey Mouse is only number 2?!?!?!?!

  • Lizzy Brue
    Lizzy Brue 3 months ago +1

    I’m SO HAPPY Scooby Doo is on this list ❤️🤩

  • Lizzy Brue
    Lizzy Brue 3 months ago

    “Household weaponry?!?!?!?!” What about the dynamite Tom and Jerry use all the time 😂😂😂

  • Mick Stanley
    Mick Stanley 3 months ago

    Cartman should has been higher!

  • Michael Moore
    Michael Moore 3 months ago

    1. Mickey Mouse
    2. Bugs Bunny
    3. Spongebob
    Everyone knows Spongebob from my grandma to my nephew. Especially if you've been living under a rock. I'm honestly in awe he doesn't have his own theme park. When I think of the orange tape, I think of the rugrats and then Spongebob. Homer, not even Scoobydoo, is the only one that may stir debate. No one watches the Flintstones today unless you watch Boomerang, the newest transformers movie is called bumblebee and Charlie Brown is damn near no different than Macaulay Culkin.

  • Patrick Liu
    Patrick Liu 3 months ago

    What about Woody from Toy Story and Genie from Aladdin?

  • MR Glitchy27
    MR Glitchy27 3 months ago

    They did not mention woody woodpecker

  • Eileen Hernandez
    Eileen Hernandez 3 months ago +2

    I think spongebob should be number 1.

  • Mason Eavenson
    Mason Eavenson 3 months ago +1

    Spongebob definitely should’ve been top 3 wtf

  • I ain't naked films
    I ain't naked films 3 months ago

    I like bart

  • Bugs Bunny
    Bugs Bunny 3 months ago

    Boi u know it's me

  • C Saywers
    C Saywers 3 months ago +1

    Where is pink panther

  • Julian Vega
    Julian Vega 3 months ago

    Homer Simpson.

  • Carolina Cortina
    Carolina Cortina 3 months ago +3

    Rocky and Bullwinkle Reminds me a lot like Timon and Pumbaa from The Lion King

  • Matan Benes
    Matan Benes 3 months ago

    How optimos prime and betty boop are in this list but winnie the pooh ant the pink phanter aren't????

  • Carlos Sauma
    Carlos Sauma 4 months ago

    my favorite is fred flintstone...and few others..however Mickey Mouse is sacred...and Disney family.

  • Carlos Sauma
    Carlos Sauma 4 months ago

    its a blasphemy placing Mickey number 2

  • Marwil Josh Balagbis
    Marwil Josh Balagbis 4 months ago +1

    Tom and jerry is number 1

  • Marissa West
    Marissa West 4 months ago

    I’m happy they put bigs first because as much as I love Mickey I think Bugs still wins out

  • ReeceNinj A
    ReeceNinj A 4 months ago

    Spongebob should be number 1

  • Joaquín Andresen
    Joaquín Andresen 4 months ago

    Tough choice between Bugs and Mickey, today Mickey is way more recognizable than Bugs since the Looney Toons aren't as popular as they once were. However, I like Bugs more than Mickey...

  • Mobster Lobster
    Mobster Lobster 4 months ago

    How can you even put Optimus Prime over SpongeBob?

  • YeBoi Gamer
    YeBoi Gamer 4 months ago +1

    How is spongebob #9

  • Elsa Vargas
    Elsa Vargas 4 months ago +1

    Tommy Oliver the face of the power rangers franchise that makes him iconic

  • Joshua Schmidt
    Joshua Schmidt 4 months ago +2

    Do “Another Top 10 Iconic Cartoon Characters Of All Time”!

  • Joshua Schmidt
    Joshua Schmidt 4 months ago +2

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    Joshua Schmidt 4 months ago +2

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  • Fake plush PRO duck 47
    Fake plush PRO duck 47 4 months ago

    If it's not mickey number 1... Who is it??
    *bugs bunny* *bugs bunny* *bugs bunny* please
    I already watch and and I was like *hahah!*

  • Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien 4 months ago

    Never got Sponge Bob for some reason & I like Tweety & Sylvester way more then Tom & Jerry.

  • Elyesa Ciftci
    Elyesa Ciftci 4 months ago

    Hoe is Wile E. Coyote not in the list? Or in the alternatives?

  • F8ality88
    F8ality88 4 months ago

    Mickey should be #1!!! Not Bugs Bunny, he should be #2! That's the only complaint I have.

  • onepiece22017 roblox
    onepiece22017 roblox 4 months ago

    at least cartman was mentioned

    ILIKESANDWICHES 4 months ago

    you know what yall are old alright there’s know way SPONGE BOB IS IN 9TH FUCKING PLACE!!!!!

  • Asian Music Bass Boosted

    Where is Winnie the pooh

  • shubham arora
    shubham arora 4 months ago

    10- courage the cowardy dog
    9- tweety & silvester
    8- Johny Bravo
    7- winnie the pooh
    6- Noddy
    5- mickey & donald duck
    4- bugs & daffy duck
    3- Scooby doo
    2- Jerry
    1- Tom 😂

  • Karlis Gonzalez
    Karlis Gonzalez 4 months ago

    Crap! I Thought Homer Was Gonna Be Number 1

  • Viper_Nerveender R
    Viper_Nerveender R 4 months ago

    No.1 mikky F00K1NG M0US3

  • RadDeathClaw Liam
    RadDeathClaw Liam 4 months ago +2

    Why is SpongeBob not higher?!
    In fact, why is it not in the top 5, or even #1?!

  • Juxiezs
    Juxiezs 5 months ago


  • Reagan DeFriece
    Reagan DeFriece 5 months ago

    Where is my boy Uncle Iroh?

  • Insane BOOK
    Insane BOOK 5 months ago

    Oswald The Lucky rabbit???????

  • Insane BOOK
    Insane BOOK 5 months ago

    Felix The Cat????????

  • Lt. Col. Frank Slade
    Lt. Col. Frank Slade 5 months ago

    Tom & Jerry is the best

  • Elaina Harber
    Elaina Harber 5 months ago

    Oh man, I love Tom and Jerry!

  • Vaughn Hunt
    Vaughn Hunt 5 months ago

    Spongebob should be at least top 3

  • Nicholas Blaschke
    Nicholas Blaschke 5 months ago +1

    Tom And Jerry

  • Josh Montemayor
    Josh Montemayor 5 months ago

    Fred, Charlie Brown, Optimus, & SpongeBob are all on this list?
    Nice touch.

  • Harvey Barton
    Harvey Barton 5 months ago

    Guys apparently people think of loony toons way before spongebob wtf

  • Harshit Gupta
    Harshit Gupta 5 months ago

    Batman is my favorite cartoon character since childhood

  • Wolfy Furry
    Wolfy Furry 6 months ago

    Ed Ed Edd n Eddy Danny Danny Phantom

  • Rosewolf29
    Rosewolf29 6 months ago

    Optimus and Scooby should've been higher, their more iconic than the flinstons and the Simpson's. Why wasn't Garfield on the list? He's just as iconic as Charlie Brown

  • Andrew Agassi
    Andrew Agassi 6 months ago

    1st should be tom and one in the world of 21st doesnt say "i hadnt heard of that cartoon"

  • Live KENCI Streams
    Live KENCI Streams 6 months ago +1

    RIP Stephen Hillenburg without him spongebob will be not on this list