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Cult | News | 28 February 2005

Simpsons top toon.

The Springfield family topped Channel Four's 100 best cartoons.

Yes, Jimmy Carr quipped his way through yet another Hundred Greatest... clip show over the weekend, this time running down your favourite animations of all time.

The Simpsons was the uncontested winner, followed by old fave Tom and Jerry at two, and potty-mouthed masterpiece South Park at three.

Other notable (i.e. we like them) entries in the chart included stranger-danger warning yowl cat Charley at position 95, wobbly dog Roobarb at 84, camp sprite Willo the Wisp at 74, flat sea dog Captain Pugwash at 66, Welsh wonder Ivor the Engine at 43, The Magic Roundabout (original and best!) at 36, Danger Mouse at a surprisingly low 24, and evil-baby hit Family Guy at number five.

Our intrepid reporter missed the section on number 72, Legend of the Overfiend, so didn't see how its subject matter of demons, sex and demons was descirbed by the various comedians and children's TV presenters on the show. Pity.

The full list can be found on the Channel Four website by clicking the link below.

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