Children's / Teen TV Shows

by simplehello | created - 6 months ago | updated - 1 week ago | Public

A list of shows I enjoyed as a child/preteen/teen. If only not to let them fade into obscurity, but let's be real - most of these are trash.

Still need to order in chronology of age viewing.

  • Aug 2, 2019.

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1. The Berenstain Bears (2002–2004)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Papa, Mama, Brother, and Sister jump from their beloved children's books right into their all-new animated TV show! They are presented with many situations, such as new neighbors, watching ... See full summary »

Stars: Camilla Scott, Benedict Campbell, Michael Cera, Tajja Isen

Votes: 1,379

2. Timothy Goes to School (2000– )

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family

The adventures of an exciting and bright raccoon at his local school where he meets up with the rest of his friends.

Stars: Darren Frost, Rob Stefaniuk, Austin Di Iulio, Laurie Elliott

Votes: 377

3. Max & Ruby (2002–2019)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

The adventures of two little bunnies, three-year-old Max and seven-year-old Ruby, as they try to get along in day-to-day life.

Stars: Loretta Jafelice, Julie-Ann Dean, Jamie Watson, Nicholas Fry

Votes: 1,603

4. Teen Titans (2003–2006)

TV-Y7-FV | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A team of five teenaged superheroes save the world from many villains around their city while experiencing things normal teens face today.

Stars: Hynden Walch, Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton

Votes: 24,410

5. Danny Phantom (2004–2007)

TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A 14-year-old receives ghost powers and uses them to save the world

Stars: David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Colleen O'Shaughnessey

Votes: 14,152

6. The Fairly OddParents (2001–2017)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

After being tortured and humiliated by his babysitter, a ten year old boy is put under the care of two fairy godparents, who can grant him almost any wish, which leads to dire consequences.

Stars: Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 30,959

7. Captain Flamingo (2006–2010)

22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

About a kid named Milo who dresses up as a flamingo and rescues other kids from their problems

Stars: Melanie Tonello, Tabitha St. Germain, Scott Beaudin, Debra Felstead

Votes: 680

8. Kim Possible (2002–2007)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A high school cheerleader and her accident-prone best friend balance their duties as global crime-fighters with the typical challenges of adolescence.

Stars: Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright, Tahj Mowry

Votes: 21,840

9. This Is Daniel Cook (2004–2006)

TV-Y | 6 min | Family

A young boy called Daniel Cook learns new things and shares his experiences and adventures with other kids.

Stars: Daniel Cook, Shamez Amlani, Robert Bateman, Kurt Browning

Votes: 109

10. This Is Emily Yeung (2006– )

6 min | Family

This is Emily Yeung is the follow-up to the award winning hit series, This is Daniel Cook. In this new series, six-year-old Emily takes on the world with her own unique perspective. She's ... See full summary »

Star: Emily Yeung

Votes: 51

11. The Big Comfy Couch (1992–2007)

TV-Y | 25 min | Family

Loonette the clown and her dolly Molly solve everyday problems while residing in the comfort of a large couch.

Stars: Fred Stinson, Grindl Kuchirka, Bob Stutt, Alyson Court

Votes: 1,218

12. Bear in the Big Blue House (1997–2006)

TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Bear lives in a Big Blue House with several of his muppet friends: Treelo the lemur, Ojo the bear cub, Tutter the mouse, and Pip and Pop the otters. Every day bear uses his reassuringly ... See full summary »

Stars: Lynne Thigpen, Geoffrey Holder, Noel MacNeal, Peter Linz

Votes: 2,924

13. The Wiggles (1998– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A show geared for babies up to older toddlers. This show is full of music, teaching kids songs and easy dances.

Stars: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page

Votes: 700

14. Dora the Explorer (2000–2019)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Along with her friend Monkey Boots, Dora goes on adventures.

Stars: Fatima Ptacek, Regan Mizrahi, Alexandria Suarez, Caitlin Sanchez

Votes: 4,942

15. Go, Diego! Go! (2005–2011)

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A young Mexican boy goes on adventures to save animals with his little baby pet jaguar.

Stars: Rosie Perez, Jake T. Austin, Keeler Sandhaus, Jose Zelaya

Votes: 1,233

16. Rolie Polie Olie (1998–2007)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Olie, his sister Zowie, and his best friend Billy live as robots and discover the values of friendship, family, and growing up to be a great kid.

Stars: Cole Caplan, Adrian Truss, Kristen Bone, Rob Smith

Votes: 2,065

17. Art Attack (1990–2007)

Family

An educational series presenting various art project suggestions and creations.

Stars: Neil Buchanan, Peter Corey, Mitchell Knight, Jim Sweeney

Votes: 2,119

18. Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (2004–2006)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Short, Adventure

Hi Hi Puffy Amiyumi Follows two famous Japanese rock stars reacting to event their lives, their fans, and the adventures they go on.

Stars: Keone Young, Grey Griffin, Janice Kawaye, Ami Ohnuki

Votes: 3,175

19. The Powerpuff Girls (1998–2005)

TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Three super-powered little girls constantly save the world (or at least the city of Townsville) from monsters, would-be conquerers and a few other gross things.

Stars: Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong, Tom Kenny

Votes: 34,676

20. Hannah Montana (2006–2011)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Family, Music

Adventures of a teenage pop star who keeps her identity secret from even her closest friends by using a disguise on-stage.

Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Billy Ray Cyrus

Votes: 35,056

21. Wizards of Waverly Place (2007–2012)

TV-G | 22 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The Russo family may be an ordinary family with an average restaurant, but behind close doors, all three children must compete to be the next family wizard.

Stars: Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Stone

Votes: 27,281

22. The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2008)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Comedy about identical twins living at the Tipton Hotel with their single mother who is a lounge singer at the hotel.

Stars: Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Brenda Song, Ashley Tisdale

Votes: 30,625

23. Life with Derek (2005–2009)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Comedy tracing the constant feud between Casey and her stepbrother Derek as they vie for control of their household.

Stars: Michael Seater, Ashley Leggat, Jordan Todosey, Daniel Magder

Votes: 4,465

24. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (1984– )

TV-Y | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

This popular series follows the adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his engine friends on the Island of Sodor.

Stars: Michael Angelis, Keith Wickham, Michael Brandon, Kerry Shale

Votes: 3,251

26. Arthur (1996– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.

Stars: J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu, Arthur Holden

Votes: 11,403

27. Bananas in Pyjamas (1992–2001)

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family

The many adventures of full-size bananas, B1 and B2. They live on Cuddles Avenue which is also home to three Teddies (Amy, Lulu and Morgan) and a sneaky Rat-in-a-Hat.

Stars: Karina Kelly, Nicholas Opolski, Taylor Owyns, Jeremy Scrivener

Votes: 2,414

28. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001)

TV-Y | 30 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

Fred Rogers explores various topics for young viewers through presentations and music, both in his world and in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

Stars: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell, Joe Negri

Votes: 6,549

29. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 55 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 11,312

30. Rugrats (1990–2006)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The cartoon misadventures of four babies and their snotty older cousin as they face the things in life they don't understand.

Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie

Votes: 30,228

31. All Grown Up! (2003–2008)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Follows the adventures of the whole Rugrats gang. But, now they're all grown up. Angelica's nicer, Chuckie's a risk taker, and the rest of the gang have changed too. The adventures follow ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Kath Soucie, Nancy Cartwright, Tara Strong

Votes: 4,501

32. The Wild Thornberrys (1998–2004)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The life of an adventurous family, from the point of view of an eleven-year-old girl gifted with animal language.

Stars: Lacey Chabert, Jodi Carlisle, Tim Curry, Danielle Harris

Votes: 12,033

33. Hey Arnold! (1996–2004)

TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

The everyday life of Arnold (Lane Toran, Phillip Van Dyke, Spencer Klein, and Alex D. Linz), a fourth-grader in a nameless city that resembles Brooklyn, New York, who lives in a multi-racial boarding house with his grandparents and a motley assortment of friends and neighbors.

Stars: Francesca Marie Smith, Jamil Walker Smith, Dan Castellaneta, Justin Shenkarow

Votes: 28,938

34. The Woody Woodpecker Show (1999–2002)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

An updated iteration Woody Woodpecker and friends with Chilly Willy and even Winnie Woodpecker, Knothead and Splinter appearing in their own segments.

Stars: Billy West, Mark Hamill, B.J. Ward, Andrea Martin

Votes: 705

35. CatDog (1998–2005)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The comic misadventures of a tidy, refined Cat and a goofy, uncouth Dog joined at the abdomen.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Carlos Alazraqui, Billy West

Votes: 19,293

36. Ed, Edd n Eddy (1999–2008)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The off-the-wall, day-to-day life of three friends who have exactly the same name.

Stars: Matt Hill, Sam Vincent, Tony Sampson, Erin Fitzgerald

Votes: 30,979

37. Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The misadventures of a dumb blond egomaniac who is deluded about his own manliness.

Stars: Jeff Bennett, Brenda Vaccaro, Mae Whitman, Tom Kenny

Votes: 30,949

38. Samurai Jack (2001–2017)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A samurai sent through time fights to return home and save the world.

Stars: Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 42,142

39. ReBoot (1994–2001)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In the inner computer world of Mainframe, a guardian program sprite and his friends defend the system from threats from viruses and the User.

Stars: Michael Donovan, Kathleen Barr, Garry Chalk, Michael Benyaer

Votes: 4,830

40. 4 Square (Video Game)

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41. Nanalan' (1999–2004)

TV-Y | Family

A small girl has adventures in her grandmother's back yard.

Stars: Jamie Shannon, Todd Doldersum, Ali Eisner, Jason Hopley

Votes: 264

42. Pingu (1986–2006)

TV-G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

"Pingu finds himself in tricky and comical situations, but he always learns a lesson. Pingu spends his days with his parents and baby sister, Pinga. Everyone in his town speaks ""Penguinese."" Laugh along and find out what happens.

Stars: Carlo Bonomi, David Sant, Marcello Magni

Votes: 5,331

43. Téléfrançais (1984–1986)

10 min | Comedy

Following the post war paralyzed Ananas, after committing thousands of war crimes he is retired to a junkyard with children to tell them the horrors of war. The show flashes back to when he was a human, Monsieur Pourquoi.

Stars: Jacques Dell, Colombe Demers, René Lemieux

44. Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999–2003)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A group of young teens is unexpectedly sent to the mysterious Digital World and paired up with their own powerful, morphing monster called the Digimon. Together the entire group set out on an adventure to fight evil and save the world.

Stars: Steve Blum, Mona Marshall, Tifanie Christun, Derek Stephen Prince

Votes: 19,379

45. Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000)

TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Sakura stumbled upon the book of Clow Cards in a library. Accidentally setting the magical cards loose, it's now up to Sakura to catch them all with her best friend Tomoyo, and Kerberos, the guardian of the cards.

Stars: Sakura Tange, Andrea Kwan, Junko Iwao, Aya Hisakawa

Votes: 3,933

46. Beyblade (2001–2005)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Family

Four beybladers and their genius friend travel the world as team 'Bladebreakers' to win a championship, realizing there's much more at stake on the go.

Stars: Marlowe Gardiner-Heslin, Alex Hood, Gage Knox, Daniel DeSanto

Votes: 4,585

47. Pokémon (1997– )

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure