Favorite Children Shows

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Pinwheel (1977 TV Series)
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This children's variety show from Nickelodeon's early days featured puppets interacting with live actors in "Sesame Street"-like situations... (30 mins.)
 
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Fraggle Rock (1983 TV Series)
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The adventures of the various inhabitants of an underground civilization. (30 mins.)
 
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Sesame Street (1969 TV Series)
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs. (55 mins.)
 
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Today's Special (1981 TV Series)
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The night staff of a major department store explore topics for young viewers. (30 mins.)
 
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968 TV Series)
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Fred Rogers explores various topics for young viewers through presentations and music both in his world and in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. (30 mins.)
 
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Welcome to Pooh Corner (1983 TV Series)
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Winnie the Pooh's first live-action television series. The popular "Pooh Corner" consisted of a mix...
 
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The Care Bears Family (1985 TV Series)
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The Care Bears live in a faraway place up in the clouds called Care-a-Lot. They travel around the world on Missions in Caring, whilst evil villains such as Professor Coldheart and Lord No Heart, try to thwart their plans. (30 mins.)
 
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Rainbow Brite (1984 TV Series)
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The adventures of the color protector and her friends (sidekick Twink, the color kids, her horse Starlite, and her human friend Brian). (24 mins.)
Director: Bruno Bianchi
 
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Under the Umbrella Tree (1986 TV Series)
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Holly and her 3 puppet roommates teach young children different lessons. (15 mins.)
 
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Reading Rainbow (1983 TV Series)
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects. (30 mins.)
 
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The Raccoons (1985 TV Series)
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The adventures of a family of Raccoons and their friends. (25 mins.)
 
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Dumbo's Circus (1985 TV Series)
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Live action TV series based on Disney's classic Dumbo, an elephant with the ability to fly (with the help of his trusty feather)... (30 mins.)
 
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Eureeka's Castle (1989 TV Series)
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In a wind-up toy castle, a fantasy world of talking animals and assorted creatures live together with a giant who's in charge. (22 mins.)
 
14.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990 TV Series)
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A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories. (30 mins.)
 
15.
CBS Storybreak (1985 TV Series)
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30-minute animated series, each episode telling a different beloved childrens story. (30 mins.)
 
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Wuzzles (1985 TV Series)
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This cartoon series followed the adventure of the Wuzzles, colorful and playful creatures that were part one animal, part another. (30 mins.)
 
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The Get Along Gang (1984 TV Series)
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A group of anthropomorphic animal children learn the value of teamwork and friendship. (30 mins.)
 
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Shirt Tales (1982 TV Series)
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A group of cute talking animals wear colorful shirts which display messages reflecting each character's thoughts. The animals fight crime and tease the park ranger, Mr. Dinkle. (30 mins.)
 
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Pound Puppies (1986 TV Series)
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Saturday-morning cartoon series whose main characters, the wrinkled Pound Puppies, were inspired by the popular line of stuffed toys... (30 mins.)
 
20.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983 TV Series)
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The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull. (30 mins.)
 
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She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985 TV Series)
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Princess Adora raises her magic sword and becomes She-Ra, the most powerful woman in the universe, to aid her friends in defeating the Evil Horde so their planet Etheria can be free. (22 mins.)
 
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My Little Pony 'n Friends (1986 TV Series)
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The story of a human named Megan in a world of magical ponies and their adventures together in Pony Land. (30 mins.)
 
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The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (1987 TV Series)
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Illiop Teddy Ruxpin (Illiops being bear-like creatures) leaves his homeland in Rillonia with his friend Grubby... (22 mins.)
 
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ABC Weekend Specials (1977 TV Series)
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Teddy Ruxpin, a bear-like creature called a Illiop; Grubby, a caterpillar; and Prince Arin set forth to see the world and battle evil along the way. (60 mins.)
 
25.
Captain Kangaroo (1955 TV Series)
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Daily children's program hosted by Captain Kangaroo. (60 mins.)
Director: Peter Birch
 
26.
Lamb Chop's Play-Along (1992 TV Series)
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An enthusiastic singing lady and her puppet animal friends go on a variety of adventures. (30 mins.)
Director: Michael Watt
 
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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.)
 
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Kids Incorporated (1984 TV Series)
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A group of kids sing songs at a club for kids. They solve problems in-between performances. (30 mins.)
 
29.
The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1989 TV Series)
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Reboot of the 1950's Mickey Mouse Club featuring comedy sketches, commercial parodies, music videos, celebrity guests and a cast of talented young performers. (30 mins.)
 
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Adventures in Wonderland (1992 TV Series)
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A young girl named Alice has many zany adventures with her friends in a magical world on the other side of her looking glass. (30 mins.)
 
31.
Clarissa Explains It All (1991 TV Series)
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As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions. (30 mins.)
Director: Richard Steir
 
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Garfield and Friends (1988 TV Series)
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Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals. (30 mins.)
 
33.
Lady Lovelylocks and the Pixietails (1987 TV Series)
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An orphan princess is pursued by an evil young woman who believes that the kingdom's power lies within the princess's rainbow color hair. (25 mins.)
 
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Popples (1986 TV Series)
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The misadventures of Billy and Bonnie Wagner and their mischievous (though helpful) Popples. (30 mins.)
 
35.
The Smurfs (1981 TV Series)
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The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends. (30 mins.)
 
36.
Snorks (1984 TV Series)
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The Snorks are playful, multicolored underwater creatures that use their built-in snorkels to dart about and make music. (22 mins.)
 
37.
Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985 TV Series)
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A group of reclusive humanoid bears and a few trusted humans explore their lost heritage and prevent their enemies from exploiting it. (30 mins.)
 
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Jem (1985 TV Series)
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Jerrica Benton is secretly the leader of the glamorous and exciting music group, Jem and the Holograms. (22 mins.)
 
39.
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982 TV Series)
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Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook, Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring... (50 mins.)
 
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Muppet Babies (1984 TV Series)
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The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery. (60 mins.)