Top childhood tv shows

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1. The Wild Thornberrys (1998–2004)

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

6.7
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Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 10,007

2. The Powerpuff Girls (1998–2005)

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

7.3
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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: 29,069

3. The Fairly OddParents (2001– )

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

7.2
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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: 25,152

4. Hey Arnold! (1996–2004)

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

7.7
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The everyday life of Arnold, a 4th-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 neighbors and friends.

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

Votes: 25,153

5. Mona the Vampire (1999–2003)

Animation, Family

6.3
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An animated TV series about a girl called Mona, a young girl with a vivid imagination. She believes her hometown is overrun with supernatural monsters, and she plans to stop them all and save the town on a daily basis.

Stars: Emma Taylor-Isherwood, Carrie Finlay, Al Gravelle, Gabrielle Lazarovitz

Votes: 779

6. Pokémon (1997–2002)

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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Follows the adventure of Satoshi with his Pokemon, Pikachu and his friends to become the Pokemon master.

Stars: Unshô Ishizuka, Rica Matsumoto, Ikue Ôtani, Megumi Hayashibara

Votes: 7,414

7. Kim Possible (2002–2007)

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

7.2
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Kim challenges many villains, while dealing with interesting social issues.

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

Votes: 17,627

8. Recess (1997–2001)

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

7.9
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Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.

Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis, Rickey D'Shon Collins

Votes: 17,737

9. Doug (1991–1994)

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

7.5
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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.

Stars: Billy West, Fred Newman, Constance Shulman, Becca Lish

Votes: 14,862

10. The Legend of Tarzan (2001–2003)

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

6.9
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The further adventures of the jungle hero and his friends.

Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Olivia d'Abo, Jim Cummings, April Winchell

Votes: 1,447

11. Little Bear (1995–2003)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.2
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Based upon a series of children's books, a grizzly cub has many misadventures with his friends.

Stars: Kristin Fairlie, Andrew Sabiston, Jennifer Martini, Sean McCann

Votes: 2,344

12. Franklin (1997–2004)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Family

6.5
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The popular children's books, written by Paulette Bourgeois, come alive in this television series about a turtle named Franklin. Each episode has a story of Franklin and his friends. You'll... See full summary »

Stars: Noah Reid, Elizabeth Saunders, Leah Renee, Richard Newman

Votes: 2,753

13. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)

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

6.8
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Blue is a puppy who puts her paw prints on three clues. Steve has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.

Stars: Steve Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, Seth O'Hickory, Aleisha Allen

Votes: 3,122

14. The Magic School Bus (1994–1997)

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

8.0
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An eccentric school-teacher takes her class on wondrous educational field trips with the help of a magical school bus.

Stars: Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell, Tara Meyer

Votes: 6,173

15. As Told by Ginger (2000–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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The TV cartoon follows a preteen girl named Ginger Foutley, along with two friends, as they try to fit in social life as well in school and try to avoid any embarrassments.

Stars: Melissa Disney, Jeannie Elias, Tress MacNeille, Aspen Vincent

Votes: 4,262

16. Rocket Power (1999–2004)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Sport

6.9
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Four friends and their daily lives of playing extreme sports, surfing, and getting into some crazy situations.

Stars: Joseph Ashton, Shayna Fox, John Kassir, Ray Bumatai

Votes: 6,427

17. Rugrats (1990–2006)

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

7.5
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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: 25,774

18. Animaniacs (1993–1998)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Wakko, Yakko, and Dot Warner, are WB Studio creations who were just too "zany" to be of any ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 17,689

19. CatDog (1998–2005)

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

6.6
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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: 16,047

20. Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1988–1990)

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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Disney's fun-loving chipmunks are reimagined as the leaders of a team of detectives/crime-fighters, rounding out the team are two mice, Gadget Hackwrench and Monterey Jack and Zipper, a fly.

Stars: Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 13,353

21. Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994–1997)

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

7.3
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The show takes us through the struggles of life as a child monster. Three monster friends are studying how to scare humans in school. Often, their attempts don't work out as planned.

Stars: Charlie Adler, Christine Cavanaugh, David Eccles, Gregg Berger

Votes: 7,914

22. Timon & Pumbaa (1995–1999)

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

7.1
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The further misadventures of various Lion King characters.

Stars: Ernie Sabella, Kevin Schon, Jim Cummings, Quinton Flynn

Votes: 7,101

23. House of Mouse (2001–2002)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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Collections of short cartoons hosted by Mickey and his Disney pals at his club, The House of Mouse.

Stars: Wayne Allwine, Bill Farmer, Rod Roddy, Corey Burton

Votes: 2,183

24. Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2004–2009)

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

7.7
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A boy and his beloved imaginary friend are able to stay together at an orphanage of sorts for imaginary friends that children have outgrown to be adopted by new children.

Stars: Keith Ferguson, Grey DeLisle, Sean Marquette, Phil LaMarr

Votes: 14,883

25. Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)

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

8.0
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The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.

Stars: Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh, Frank Welker

Votes: 34,676

26. Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)

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

7.3
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The misadventures of a dumb blond egomanaic who is deluded about his own manliness.

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

Votes: 26,949

27. Ed, Edd n Eddy (1999–2008)

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

7.5
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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: 25,966

28. The Emperor's New School (2006–2008)

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

6.7
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Continuation of 2000's The Emperor's New Groove, showcasing Kuzco's attempts to graduate from his kingdom's school, and his former advisor Yzma's evil attempts to keep him from his goal.

Stars: J.P. Manoux, Patrick Warburton, Curtis Armstrong, Eartha Kitt

Votes: 2,555

29. The Angry Beavers (1997–2001)

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

7.3
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The wacky and sometimes surreal adventures of Norbert and Daggett Beaver.

Stars: Richard Steven Horvitz, Nick Bakay, Charlie Brissette, Terry Wood

Votes: 10,925

30. Taz-Mania (1991–1993)

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

6.8
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The daily satirical adventures of the Looney Tunes star The Tazmanian Devil, along with his extended family, friends, and enemies on the island of Tasmania.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Miriam Flynn

Votes: 7,319

31. The Little Mermaid (1992–1994)

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

6.8
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The 1989 animated feature adapted by Disney for TV in a prequel that leads up to the events of the film.

Stars: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Edan Gross, Kenneth Mars

Votes: 2,633

32. Hercules (1998–1999)

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

6.6
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This spin-off to Disney's Hercules follows Herc's many labors during the years he spent training how to be a hero under the tutelage of satyr Philoctetes. Olympian Gods and Goddesses as well as Hades and Pegasus often visit him.

Stars: Tate Donovan, French Stewart, Sandra Bernhard, James Woods

Votes: 8,427

33. Sabrina, the Animated Series (1999–2000)

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

5.8
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Short lived animated spin off of the television series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The animated series is a prequel which features Sabrina as a pre-teen girl with small witch powers. Also ... See full summary »

Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Emily Hart, Nick Bakay, Bill Switzer

Votes: 2,468

34. Redwall (1999– )

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

8.3
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To save his besieged Abbey, a young mouse novice must learn of his destiny to be the successor to a great warrior.

Stars: Chris Wiggins, Janet Wright, Tyrone Savage, John Stocker

Votes: 622

35. Watership Down (1999– )

Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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The adventures of a warren of rabbits as they struggle to develop their new home and protect it from the various threats they face.

Stars: Andrew Falvey, Stephen Mangan, Lee Ross, Sue Elliott-Nichols

Votes: 638

36. TaleSpin (1990–1991)

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

7.7
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Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot.

Stars: Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers, Jim Cummings

Votes: 10,506

37. DuckTales (1987–1990)

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

8.1
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The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.

Stars: Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern, Chuck McCann

Votes: 24,022

38. Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985–1991)

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

7.6
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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.

Stars: June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music, Katie Leigh

Votes: 7,359

39. Goof Troop (1992–1993)

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

6.9
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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.

Stars: Rob Paulsen, April Winchell, Jim Cummings, Bill Farmer

Votes: 6,097

40. Darkwing Duck (1991–1992)

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

7.7
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A bumbling superhero battles crime with the help of his daughter and pilot sidekick.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh, Katie Leigh

Votes: 11,498

41. Lilo & Stitch: The Series (2003–2006)

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

6.7
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The rambunctious human and alien duo must hunt down Dr. Jumba Jookiba's 625 other experimental creatures infesting Hawaii.

Stars: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, David Ogden Stiers, Jillian Henry

Votes: 5,367

42. The Proud Family (2001–2005)

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

6.2
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Animated adventures of Penny Proud, a girl growing up with the help of her friends.

Stars: Kyla Pratt, Tommy Davidson, Jo Marie Payton, Tara Strong

Votes: 4,935