What Are Some Examples of Cartoon Families?

Some famous cartoon families include the title characters of "The Flintstones," "The Jetsons" and "The Simpsons." Other famous cartoon families include the Griffins and the Hills, from "Family Guy" and "King of the Hill," respectively.

Two of the most famous cartoon families are the title characters of "The Flintstones" and "The Jetsons," which aired in the 1960s. These two shows were among the first animated series on prime-time television, granting the characters widespread exposure and influencing future shows. Another animated prime-time series, "The Simpsons," proved even more successful than its predecessors. As of Nov. 9, 2015, the show is airing its 27th season, and the characters, including Homer, Marge, and Bart, have become household names.

The success of "The Simpsons" led to similar animated series, some of which feature famous families. The Griffin family, which includes Peter, Brian and Stewie, has been famous since the debut of "Family Guy" in 1999. Other members of the Griffin family are Lois, Meg and Chris. Also famous are the Hills, the main characters of "King of the Hill." The Hills consist of Hank, Peggy, Bobby and Cotton. Other cartoon families are the Belcher family on "Bob's Burgers" and the Smith family on "American Dad."