There is nothing as amazing as the 90s Cartoons in this ever-changing world. All we know is that the cartoon series at that time were not just cartoons; that is a feeling.
Those who were born in the 90s have enjoyed the exceptional work of all time and enjoyed their childhood with these classic cartoons.
Whether it is mysteries solved by Scooby and Shaggy or the Powerpuff girls saving the world from the Cartoon Villain Mojo Jojo, these classic Cartoon series are all that kids from the 90s got from their childhood.
We have assembled a list of the best 25 Cartoons from the 90s that most millennials and Gen Z watched.
Let’s just cherish those memories and enter the good old times.
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This amazing superhero was everything for the 90s kids. Published by Marvel Comics, Captain America was a patriotic soldier with superpowers.
The creators of this amazing character are Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. This character first appeared in March 1941 and ruled the hearts of millions of kids and youngsters.
In fact, this character is still residing in the hearts of real Marvel fans and 90s kids.
Oh, Toodles! This voice is really missed!! I can’t believe that we grew up so fast that we forgot this iconic mouse wearing Red shorts, white gloves, and large yellow shoes. This sweetheart was created in 1928 by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks.
Mickey and his girlfriend, Minnie Mouse, have been the all-time favorite of the kids of the 90s as well as today. Also, his friends, Goofy and Donald Duck, along with the Pet Pluto, have won the hearts of millions of kids.
Moreover, Mickey Mouse is the most recognized character of all time and is loved universally.
The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries
Well! we all remember Granny wearing a white top and blue skirt and her three pets, Sylvester, Tweety, and Hector.
These super cute Looney Tunes characters of Warner Bros. Animation were shown in a different series. In this, all these characters work together to solve mysteries from all around the globe.
This segment of the Looney Tunes was first aired in 1995 and ended in 2000. It was earlier run on the Cartoon Network, which was the favorite channel of the kids back then.
The series also got nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for its amazing animation work. The voiceover artist for Granny, June Foray, won two Annie awards for the role of Granny.
Scooby-Doo, Where are You!
Created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, this super-comedy television series first premiered in 1969.
We can never forget how the teenagers Shaggy, Daphne, Velma, and Fred, along with their dog Scooby-Doo, travel in the mystery machine to solve several mysteries.
Every time, the case was accidentally solved by the talking dog Scooby-Doo, and we all loved how these characters ignited our love for a pet dog and our interest in solving puzzles and mystery questions.
With Yellow and orange legs, bill, and feet, this cartoon character, Donald Duck, was also a very popular cartoon of the 90s. The full name of Mr. Duck was Donald Fauntleroy Duck.
This cartoon first appeared in 1934 and was designed by our forever Walt Disney. This outstanding cartoon character appeared in the trio with Mickey Mouse and Goofy.
Donald has a permanent love interest, Daisy Duck, and three nephews, Dewey, Louie, and Huey.
I don’t know about others, but Bubbles has always remained my favorite. These little kindergarten girls, Buttercup, Blossom, and Bubbles, were residing with their father, and scientist, Professor Utopium, was in charge of saving the world from the cruel villain, Mojo Jojo.
This superhero animated series was distributed under the Warner Bros. Domestic Television tag and was created by Craig McCracken.
The Powerpuff Girls was first aired in 1998 and was one of my favorite cartoons during childhood.
Courage the Cowardly Dog
How can we forget our darling dog Courage with a lack of courage? This cowardly dog was the creation of John R. Dilworth and was first aired in 1999.
Courage lived with an elderly couple Muriel Bagge and her husband, Yustus. He faced disturbing and unreal circumstances weekly in the farmhouse they lived in.
This 90s cartoon got so famous that it was also nominated for the academy award. This series also got three nominations for the Golden Reel Awards and won the Annie Award.
Tom and Jerry
Created by William Hannah and Joseph Barbera in 1940, this American media comedy series is an all-time favorite of kids.
Infact, not only 90s kids but kids of all generations are fans of these fabulous little creatures. In this series, the plot of each episode revolves around the rivalry and differences of opinions between Jerry and Tom.
They were always shot fighting and trying to harm each other in all the episodes and entertain viewers with their funny ways.
‘I wish I could have a Pikachu for real’ – This was the only thought of mine while watching the Pokemon series in childhood. This series was remarkable and has become the inspiration behind a few games as well.
It first came into existence in 1996 by Satoshi Tajiri and revolved around a group of trainers who traveled to catch the Pokemon. The series has become so famous that its characters are still loved by the kids and are mixed with several other concepts.
As a kid, I can bet that many kids want to go on an expedition to find these super cute creatures.
The Bugs Bunny Show
This show is another series of the Looney Tunes, which was created by Warner Bros. This show was featured every Saturday on the ABC network.
All the kids loved the bugs bunny show. This cute little and cunning rabbit always found a way to not get shot by shooter Edmond J. Fudd in every episode.
The cartoon was later featured on several networks and still continues to be an amazing part of the journey of 90s kids.
Baby Looney Tunes
Well, we all see this amazing group differently, struggling with their lives, but there is no chance that we forgot the times when they all lived together under one roof with their beloved Granny.
The main concept behind this series was to induce morals and real-world issues such as emotional understanding, sharing, and playing with other children.
The franchise of Warner Bros., this show came into existence in 2002 but was a blessing for the children who were born in the 90s.
All these characters were the toddler versions of our favorite Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Taz, Lola, Sylvester, and many more.
This superhero film was full of comedy and was great entertainment for the 90s kids. It first came into the form of a movie in 1994.
Mainly, the Mask was a character in the DC comic series, which was later turned into a movie and featured on the Cartoon Network. It first came in 1991 in comics.
The series shows an unusual mask that provides limitless power to the wearer. The series was so dark that sometimes the wearer of the Mask often forgot about their limits.
As a kid, I always wondered what I gonna do if I found any such mask.
This series revolved around the stone age family, The Flinstones, and their neighbor Rubbles. Created by William Hannah and Joseph Barbera, this series was first featured in the year 1960.
The chronicles of the stone age and their pet dinosaur Dino were liked by most of the viewers. The story revolves around the couple Fred and Wilma and their daily life with their neighbors Bernie and Rubbles.
The kids liked this show so much that it became the most financially successful and the longest-running series for three decades in a row.
This little boy Dexter surely inspired a lot of kids to take an interest in Science and its experiments. It was first aired in 1996 on the Cartoon Network and was created by Genndy Tartakavsky.
This cartoon was distributed by Warner Bros. domestic television following the young genius Dexter and his hidden science laboratory, which he kept a secret from his parents.
His sister Dee Dee always had access to the lab and troubled him while he was doing experiments. He also has a rivalry with his neighbor and classmate Mandark, who never wastes any opportunity to undermine Dexter.
Timon & Pumba
Hakunaaaaa Matataaaa, This philosophy of these two characters of the lion king series is worth inspiring till day. The series revolves around a meerkat, Timon, and a warthog, Pumba, who face adventures in different circumstances.
They went all over to the jungles of Canada, Africa, Spain, Italy, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The show also introduced another character Rafiki.
The series first aired from 1995 to 1999 and is an inspiring Cartoon of the 90s and an important part of the childhood of the kids back then.
This action-adventure series was created by Genndy Tartakovsky and was first featured in 1996. The story of this cartoon revolves around the tales of Samurai Jack and his rival demon lord Aku and their battle.
The success of this show can be measured by its recognition. Overall, it won eight Primetime Emmy Awards along with six Annie Awards and an OIAF Award.
This 1992 Disney film was a magical experience for kids. Based on the chronicles of the Arab Folktale, this series was nothing more than a wonderland for the kids.
The magical carpet called Kaleen, the magic lamp, and Genie were wished by every kid back then to fulfill all the wishes.
The story revolves around Aladdin trying to impress the Sultan to marry his beautiful daughter and his lover, Princess Jasmine. On the other hand, Jafar made plans to steal the magic lamp.
This romantic comedy cartoon series first premiered in 1997 on the Cartoon Network. This character was created by Van Partible.
Johnny was featured as a muscular young man residing with his mother and always trying to date women. He always got rejected because of his irrelevant actions.
The series was renowned for its adult humor, as Bravo always ended up in unwanted situations in the show.
Created by Bruce Tim and Eric Radomski, Batman is a superhero series of DC Comics. It was first released in 1992 and aired till 1995 on the Fox Kids platform.
This tale and adventure of Batman were one of the favorites of the 90s kids. This superhero is still so famous that kids, as well as millennials, still like to keep miniature versions of Batman as well as other superheroes.
The Jungle Book
I still can’t get over the chronicles of the Jungle Book. The friendship of Mowgli, Bagheera, and Baloo is all we crave for. And the evil Shere Khan was as scary as hell.
This cartoon is still liked by the kids in the same way loved by the kids back then. This animated work was based on the book of Rudyard Kipling, which was published in 1894.
This musical comedy was based on the life of a human child Mowgli who was lost in the jungle as a toddler. He was then adopted and raised by a family of wolves and became friends with the other members of the jungle.
Captain Planet and The Planeteers
What do I miss about this amazing animated series? Well! The answer is standing in front of the TV and inviting Captain Planet to save the Earth. The main lesson behind this series was to provide awareness for the environment.
These characters were created by Barbara Pyle and Ted Turner. This 90s cartoon was produced by Hannah-Barbera and was first aired in 1990.
Popeye, The Sailor
As an adult, when I think of this super amazing cartoon series, I now feel that this series was a perfect way to let the kids understand the value of green leafy vegetables, especially Spinach.
The song, ‘I am Popeye the Sailor Man,’ was also very interesting and still recalled sometimes when you remember the good old golden days.
The character first part of the comic strip Thimble Theatre in 1929. Promoted by Warner Bros., this series runs around the story of a rival, Bluto, who always tries to impress Olive Oyl, Popeye’s girlfriend.
Bluto beats Popeye in every attempt, but after a while, when Popeye eats Spinach, he gets superpowers and kicks him out of his way to save his love, Olive.
The Addams Family
These fictional characters were the imagination of the creator Charles Addams who named the cartoon after his surname. It first premiered in 1964 as a television series.
The family members include Gomez, Morticia Addams, their kids Wednesday and Pugsley, and the close family relatives Uncle Fester and Grandmama. They also have a Butler Lurch and the pet Octopus of Pugsley.
With time, this family was introduced to additional family members. This show also haunts the kid about the strange things that happened in the family.
The Road Runner Show
A Fast speed runner and the strategies for killing him; this was the Saturday morning routine back then to see if Wile E. Coyote got succeeded in his intentions.
It was really fun to watch both Coyote struggling to kill the super-fast road runner. As taken from the part of the anthology, the show was produced by Warner Bros. Cartoons.
This show was one of the favorites of the 90s kids as it was so fun to watch different techniques and multiple attempts of Coyote to kill the runner.
This super amazing cartoon of Nickelodeon was the work of Stephen Hillenburg, who is a marine science animator.
The story of the show revolves around the tales of the main character Spongebob and his aquatic friends. This series is the fifth longest-running animated show till date. It was first aired in 1999 and still running successfully today.
In fact, several movies have also been made by the franchise further. Also, Spongebob is the highest-rated series of Nickelodeon.
These superb 90s cartoons really made the childhood of the millennials better. In fact, some of the series are still watched by kids today.
These amazing cartoons have not only made us laugh but have blessed us with lifetime memories to cherish. You can, in fact, relive those golden days by watching these series again.