Top 16 Most Popular 90's Cartoons
#10 The Animaniacs
Series Run: 1993-1995
Starring the Warner siblings, Yakko, Wakko, and Dot, the Animaniacs was a variety show style cartoon usually consisting of anywhere from 1 to 3 segments. Though the most notable are the Warner siblings, there was a wide variety of characters with each pair or set acting in its own plot.
Due to a large audience of adults, making up over 20% of the viewers, The Animaniacs led to one of the first Internet-based fandom cultures. The show lasted 99 episodes, put out the movie Wakko’s Big Wish, and spawned another successful cartoon Pinky and the Brain.
Series Run: 1992-1997
Staring the original early 90’s comic cast drawn my Jim Lee, the cartoons follows the same story line as the comics. Along with loosely reproducing famous story lines and plots of the original series, it also created episodes that dealt openly with mature social issues, though mostly in subtext. This is one of the longest lasting shows on Fox Kids running 5 seasons and 76 episodes, second only to Batman, and is also one of Americas most viewed and highest rated morning programs in history.