Fiesty, fiery, and oh so iconic, there's something about readheads that make them compelling for cartoonists and animators. Whether they're the evil echantress or folksy girl-next-door, the history of pop-culture is riddled with cute attractive gingers that inspired generations of 2D crushes. That's why we put together this definitive list of the best and the brightest redheads in animation history.

Who deserved a spot on the list that we missed? Leave a comment! 

25. Dexter's Mom

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If hips don't lie then Dexter's mom is the most honest human being that has ever lived.

 

24. Daphne (Scooby Doo)

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You may TELL yourself you liked Velma better, but we all know the popular girl really was...



23. Joan of Arc (Clone High)

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One of the most under-appreciated animated comedies of all time had the most crush-worthy clone ever as well.

 

22. Lois Griffin (Family Guy)

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Wouldn't call Seth McFarlane's character designs "sexy" but the legions of creept fan-artists say otherwise.

 

21. Samantha (Totally Spies!)

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From the sensual shores of French-Canada, came the adventures of Californian teenagers in skintight bodysuits.