TV Shows Parents should teach their kids about

Many parents today are worried about encouraging their kids to watch TV, but these are shows that every kid should know about while growing up. Parents should learn to teach their children about what a good show looks like instead of just telling them not to watch it all together.
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1.
Home Improvement (1991 TV Series)
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The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischeivous boys with help from his loyal co-host, domineering wife, and genius neighbor. (22 mins.)
Director: Andy Morris
 
2.
Full House (1987 TV Series)
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After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three young children. (22 mins.)
 
3.
Roseanne (1988 TV Series)
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The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law. (22 mins.)
 
4.
Boy Meets World (1993 TV Series)
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Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school. (23 mins.)
 
5.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
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A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
 
6.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
7.
Family Ties (1982 TV Series)
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Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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Al Bundy is a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous. (22 mins.)
 
9.
Growing Pains (1985 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a family with a home business father and a journalist mother. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Who's the Boss? (1984 TV Series)
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Tony Micelli, a retired baseball player, becomes the housekeeper of Angela Bower, an advertising executive in New York. Together they raise their kids, Samantha Micelli and Jonathon Bower, with help from Mona Robinson, Angela's man-crazy mother. (30 mins.)
 
11.
Mr. Belvedere (1985 TV Series)
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The humourous adventures of an English housekeeper working for an American family. (30 mins.)
 
12.
The Wonder Years (1988 TV Series)
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting. (22 mins.)
 
13.
The Muppet Show (1976 TV Series)
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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show. (30 mins.)
 
14.
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times. (30 mins.)
 
15.
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996 TV Series)
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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun. (60 mins.)
 
16.
Malcolm in the Middle (2000 TV Series)
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A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
 
17.
Knight Rider (1982 TV Series)
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar. (46 mins.)
 
18.
7th Heaven (1996 TV Series)
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This weekly television series follows the Camden family as the minister father and stay-at-home mother deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own. The friends, neighbors, and love interests of the various members of the family weigh heavily on the plot of the series, which seeks to address a real-life issue with each episode. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
 
20.
The Middle (2009 TV Series)
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The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the town of Orson, Indiana. (22 mins.)
 
21.
Thunder Alley (1994 TV Series)
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Retired stock car racer Gil Jones is just settling into a second. (30 mins.)
 
22.
The Cosby Show (1984 TV Series)
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family. (30 mins.)
 
23.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
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Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (44 mins.)
 
24.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
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Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home. (45 mins.)
 
25.
Tales from the Cryptkeeper (1993 TV Series)
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The popular cult horror comic books from the 1950's are adapted in this modern cartoon anthology series. (30 mins.)
 
26.
Thundercats (1985 TV Series)
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A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world. (30 mins.)
 
27.
The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991 TV Series)
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The gross misadventures of a hyper chihuahua and a stupid cat. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Doug (1991 TV Series)
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The life of a young boy as he meets friends, falls in love, maneuvers his way through grade 6 and writes all about it in his journal. (30 mins.)
 
29.
You Can't Do That on Television (1979 TV Series)
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Sketch TV by young amateur actors in true classic Nick-style. But whatever you do, never admit that you don't know or ask for water. (30 mins.)
 
30.
TaleSpin (1990 TV Series)
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Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot. (30 mins.)
 
31.
Goof Troop (1992 TV Series)
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The classic Disney character, Goofy is a single father raising his son, Max in Spoonerville. Pete, a frequent antagonist from the old cartoons, lives next door with his family. (30 mins.)
 
32.
DuckTales (1987 TV Series)
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The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews. (23 mins.)
 
33.
Darkwing Duck (1991 TV Series)
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A bumbling superhero battles crime with the help of his daughter and pilot sidekick. (30 mins.)
 
34.
Punky Brewster (1984 TV Series)
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Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog... (30 mins.)
 
35.
Fudge (1995 TV Series)
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Based on the popular young-adults' books "Tales of a Fourth- Grade Nothing" and "Superfudge", by Judy Blume... (20 mins.)
 
36.
ReBoot (1994 TV Series)
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In the inner computer world of Mainframe, a guardian program sprite and his friends defend the system from threats from viruses and the User. (30 mins.)
Director: Owen Hurley
 
37.
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990 TV Series)
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A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behaviour and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters. (30 mins.)
 
38.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV Series)
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The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends. (30 mins.)
 
39.
Family Matters (1989 TV Series)
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Long-running Perfect Strangers spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. (30 mins.)
 
40.
Step by Step (1991 TV Series)
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Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan... (30 mins.)
Director: Steve Witting
 
41.
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992 TV Series)
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American comedy with the larger-than-life teacher and his housemates. (30 mins.)
 
42.
The Brady Bunch (1969 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a large family united when two widowed people married. (30 mins.)