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TV Shows & Series: Best Kids & Family TV Shows/Series

A children's film, or family film, is a film genre that contains children or relates to them in the context of home and family. Children's films are made specifically for children and not necessarily for the general audience, while family films are made for a wider appeal with a general audience in mind. Children's films come in several major genres like realism, fantasy, adventure, war, musicals, comedy, and literary adaptations. ()

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Planet Earth II(2016)

TV-G
| 1h per episode | Documentary
4.1/5 (with 200 votes)

David Attenborough presents a documentary series exploring how animals meet the challenges of surviving in the most iconic habitats on earth.

The Legend of Korra(2012-2014)

4.1/5 (with 170 votes)

Avatar Korra, a headstrong, rebellious, feisty young woman who continually challenges and breaks with tradition, is on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar. In this story, the Avatar struggles to find balance within herself.

A Series of Unfortunate Events(2017-2019)

TV-PG
| 45min per episode | Action & Adventure, Drama
3.6/5 (with 153 votes)

The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.

The Flintstones(1960-1966)

TV-G
| 30min per episode | Kids & Family, Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.7/5 (with 143 votes)

The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.

Full House(1987-1995)

TV-G
| 25min per episode | Comedy, Kids & Family
3.4/5 (with 130 votes)

After the death of his wife, Danny enlists his best friend and his brother-in-law to help raise his three daughters, D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle.

With John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, ...

Pokémon(1997-)

3.3/5 (with 128 votes)

Join Ash Ketchum, accompanied by his partner Pikachu, as he travels through many regions, meets new friends and faces new challenges on his quest to become a Pokémon Master.

DuckTales(1987-1990)

3.8/5 (with 115 votes)

Scrooge McDuck finds his hands full at home when nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie move to Duckburg. Joined by their loyal pals Launchpad McQuack, Gyro Gearloose and Mrs. Beakley, the DuckTales gang never fails to deliver a wealth of adventure. Get ready for a fortune of fun with DuckTales!

Dexter's Laboratory(1996-2003)

3.8/5 (with 113 votes)

Dexter's Laboratory is an American comic science fiction animated children's television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series follows Dexter, a boy-genius with a secret laboratory filled with his collection of inventions. He constantly battles his sister Dee Dee, who always gains access despite his best efforts to keep her out, as well as his arch-rival and neighbor, Mandark. The series' first two seasons contain additional segments: Dial M for Monkey, which focuses on Dexter's pet lab monkey-turned-superhero, and The Justice Friends, about a trio of superheroes who share an apartment. Tartakovsky first pitched the series to Hanna-Barbera's animated shorts showcase World Premiere Toons, basing it on student films he produced while attending the California Institute of the Arts. Four shorts were created and broadcast on Cartoon Network in 1995 and 1996 before viewer approval ratings convinced the network to order a 13-episode first season, which premiered on April 28, 1996. By 1999, 52 episodes and a television movie had been produced, and Tartakovsky then left the series to begin work on his other projects, Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars. In 2001, the network revived the series under a different production team at Cartoon Network Studios, and after 26 more episodes, the series ended on November 20, 2003.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles(1987-1996)

TV-Y7
| 22min per episode | Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 111 votes)

Distinctly different from the grim, violent, and dark MIRAGE comics from which the Turtles originated, this version of the franchise has remained the longest running, and most memorable, version of all. Four turtles fall into the sewers and are befriended by Hamato Yoshi a Japanese man sent to New York who was forced to live in the sewers. One day he sees a strange green glow which transforms the four turtles into human-like creatures. Hamato (now Master Splinter) changes into a giant rat from the green glow and teaches the turtles the skills of the ninja as they team up with Channel 6 news reporter April O'Neil to battle against Yoshi's arch enemy Shredder and Krang, an alien warlord from Dimension X.

Hey Arnold!(1996-2004)

TV-Y7
| 11min per episode | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.9/5 (with 100 votes)

The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.

Rugrats(1991-2003)

TV-Y
| 11min per episode | Kids & Family, Animation
3.7/5 (with 97 votes)

Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Angelica, and their day-to-day lives, usually involving common life experiences that become adventures in the babies' imaginations. Adults in the series are almost always unaware of what the children are up to; however, this only provides more room for the babies to explore and discover their surroundings.

Steven Universe(2013-2019)

4.0/5 (with 95 votes)

A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.

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Animaniacs(1993-1998)

TV-Y7
| 21min per episode | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
4.0/5 (with 94 votes)

The two Warner Brothers Yakko and Wakko and their Warner sister Dot had been (supposedly) created in the 1930's, but their cartoons were too screwy for the general public to handle. The three Warners were locked up in the studio water tower until they escaped in the 90's. There, they run wild, causing chaos everywhere!

Phineas and Ferb(2007-2010)

3.9/5 (with 92 votes)

Each day, two kindhearted suburban stepbrothers on summer vacation embark on some grand new project, which annoys their controlling sister, Candace, who tries to bust them. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

The Fairly OddParents(2001-2017)

3.4/5 (with 91 votes)

The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around Timmy Turner, a 10-year old boy who is granted two fairy godparents named Cosmo and Wanda. The series started out as cartoon segments that ran from September 4, 1998 to March 23, 2001 on Oh Yeah! Cartoons and was later picked up as a series. The series is produced by Frederator Studios and, as of season 6, Billionfold, Inc. For the first four seasons, it was distributed outside the United States by the Canadian company, Nelvana International. Having aired for more than 16 years, The Fairly OddParents is the longest-running fantasy TV series in American television history, and currently stands as Nickelodeon's second longest-running animated series (behind SpongeBob SquarePants).

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch(1996-2003)

TV-G
| 22min per episode | Comedy, Kids & Family, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.5/5 (with 86 votes)

On her sixteenth birthday, Sabrina Spellman discovers she has magical powers. She lives with her 600-year-old aunts Hilda and Zelda as well as talking cat Salem in the fictional town of Westbridge, Massachusetts.

iCarly(2007-2012)

TV-G
| 25min per episode | Comedy, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 85 votes)

Watch Carly, Sam, and Freddie, as they try to balance their everyday 8th grade lives with their newfound fame managing and starring in the most awesome show on the web.

The Wonder Years(1988-1993)

24min per episode | Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family
4.1/5 (with 77 votes)

The Wonder Years tells the story of Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage) facing the trials and tribulations of youth while growing up during the 1960s and 70s. Told through narration from an adult Kevin (Daniel Stern), Kevin faces the difficulties of maintaining relationships and friendships on his enthralling journey into adulthood.

The Smurfs(1981-1989)

3.3/5 (with 71 votes)

Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, inhabit a village of mushroom houses in an enchanted forest. These loveable creatures are led by Papa Smurf and live carefree... except for one major threat to their existance: Gargamel, an evil but inept wizard who lives in a stone-built house in the forest; and his feline companion, the equally nasty Azrael.

Fuller House(2016-)

TV-Y7
| 30min per episode | Kids & Family, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 66 votes)

D.J. Tanner-Fuller is a widow and mother of three. Things become too much to handle, so she asks for help from her sister Stephanie and her best-friend Kimmy.

The Amazing World of Gumball(2011-)

4.1/5 (with 66 votes)

The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during which he interacts with various family members: Anais, Richard, and Nicole Watterson, and other various citizens.

The Muppet Show(1976-1981)

TV-G
| 30min per episode | Kids & Family, Comedy, Kids & Family
4.1/5 (with 65 votes)

Go behind the curtains as Kermit the Frog and his muppet friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show.

Hannah Montana(2006-2011)

TV-G
| 30min per episode | Kids & Family, Comedy
3.0/5 (with 63 votes)

At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, and keeping her identity under wraps leads Miley and her friends into some hilarious capers as she tries to balance her normal life with her rock star persona.

Codename: Kids Next Door(2002-2007)

3.8/5 (with 62 votes)

Taking numbers instead of names, five extraordinary 10-year-olds form a covert team called the Kids Next Door with one dedicated mission: to free all children from the tyrannical rule of adults.

Victorious(2010-2013)

23min per episode | Drama, Comedy, Kids & Family
4.1/5 (with 58 votes)

Aspiring singer Tori Vega navigates life while attending a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts.

Saved by the Bell(1989-1993)

TV-G
| 23min per episode | Comedy, Kids & Family
3.3/5 (with 57 votes)

Lovable schemer Zack Morris leads his pals on adventures at California's Bayside High School. The friends navigate relationships, final exams, school dances, breakups and more while frequently frustrating their principal, Mr. Richard Belding, who does his best to keep them in check.

Darkwing Duck(1991-1992)

3.6/5 (with 56 votes)

Darkwing Duck is an American animated action-adventure television series produced by The Walt Disney Company that ran from 1991–1995 on both the syndicated programming block The Disney Afternoon and Saturday mornings on ABC. It featured the eponymous anthropomorphic duck superhero whose alter ego is mild-mannered single quacker Drake Mallard. It is the only direct spin-off of DuckTales.

The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy(2001-2007)

TV-Y7
| 11min per episode | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.7/5 (with 56 votes)

The exploits of the Grim Reaper, who has been forced into being the best friend of two children. A spin-off of the show Grim & Evil.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic(2010-)

3.5/5 (with 55 votes)

"Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. There's more to life than learning magic, after all -- so she goes to Ponyville on a mission to make friends. There she meets five special ponies who take her on exciting adventures and teach her the most powerful magic of all ... the magic of friendship!

Sesame Street(1969-)

TV-Y
| 54min per episode | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.7/5 (with 53 votes)

On a special inner city street, the inhabitants—human and muppet—teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts using comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

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