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1. Sesame Street (1969– )

TV-Y | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.3
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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.

Creator: Joan Ganz Cooney | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 6,804

2. Mother Goose Club (2011– )

33 min | Family

7.5
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Mother Goose Club breathes new life into classic nursery rhyme characters to promote early literacy, mathematics, and more! Join in as they dance, sing, twirl, and rhyme through these ... See full summary »

Stars: Montana Byrne, Silvan Friedman, Ivy Rhodes

Votes: 40

3. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)

TV-Y | 25 min | Family, Animation

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.

Creators: Angela Santomero, Traci Paige Johnson, Todd Kessler | Stars: Steve Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, Seth O'Hickory, Aleisha Allen

Votes: 2,229

4. The Magic School Bus (1994–1998)

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

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

Creators: Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell, Tara Meyer

Votes: 4,383

5. Curious George (2006– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

7.4
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Follows the mischievous adventures of a monkey by the name of George.

Stars: Jeff Bennett, Frank Welker, Rino Romano, Jim Cummings

Votes: 586

6. Wild Kratts (2011– )

26 min | Animation

8.1
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Chris and Martin Kratt are brothers who explore the wild throughout the world to learn more about animals and share conservation information. They have three friends who travel in the ... See full summary »

Creators: Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt | Stars: Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Athena Karkanis, Jonathan Malen

Votes: 305

7. Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993–1998)

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

8.5
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Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers.

Creators: Bill Nye, James McKenna, Erren Gottlieb | Stars: Bill Nye, Pat Cashman, Rachel Glenn, Jennifer Lin

Votes: 4,220

8. Wishbone (1995–1999)

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

8.5
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An intelligent and witty dog imagines himself in the role of characters from classic books and gets involved in similar real-life adventures.

Creator: Rick Duffield | Stars: Larry Brantley, Jordan Wall, Christie Abbott, Adam Springfield

Votes: 2,130

9. Go, Diego! Go! (2005– )

TV-Y | Animation, Family

4.1
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A young Latino boy goes on adventures with his pet leopard.

Creators: Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh | Stars: Rosie Perez, Jake T. Austin, Keeler Sandhaus, Jose Zelaya

Votes: 625

10. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (2010– )

26 min | Animation, Family

6.5
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The Cat in The Hat knows a lot about virtually every thing. With the help of fish, thing 1, and thing 2; the Cat in the Hat teaches kids about many things through song and games.

Stars: Martin Short, Alexa Torrington, Jacob Ewaniuk, Rob Tinkler

Votes: 229

11. I Know That Voice (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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Several voice actors discuss their art and their careers.

Writer: Brandon Sonnier | Director: Lawrence Shapiro | Stars: John DiMaggio, Kevin Conroy, Jim Cummings, Corey Burton

Votes: 1,697

12. Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1991–1996)

TV-G | 30 min | Family, Game-Show, Music

7.9
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Contestants pursue the international thief as junior detectives who must answer questions about geography.

Stars: Greg Lee, Lynne Thigpen, Rockapella, Sean Altman

Votes: 761

13. Schoolhouse Rock! (1973–2009)

TV-Y | 3 min | Animation, Family, Musical

8.3
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A series of shorts illustrating various songs that teach multiplication tables, grammar, science, American history, computers, economics, and environmentalism.

Stars: Jack Sheldon, Darrell Stern, Sue Manchester, Lauren Yohe

Votes: 1,307

14. Beakman's World (1992– )

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.6
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A wacky scientist and his companions answer viewer questions about science.

Creator: Jok R. Church | Stars: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 1,595

15. Peep and the Big Wide World (2004– )

Animation, Family

8.1
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Peep, Chirp, and Quack explore the "Big Wide World" around them, leading to mischief and adventures.

Stars: Jamie Watson, Joan Cusack, Maxwell Uretsky, Riele Downs

Votes: 280

16. The Universe (2007– )

45 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.

Stars: Erik Thompson, Clifford Johnson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly

Votes: 3,677

17. Hi-5 (2003–2009)

22 min | Family, Comedy, Music

3.5
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A high-energy kids show full of song and dance and action starring 5 exciting (and ethnically-diverse) perfomers.

Stars: Jenn Korbee, Kimee Balmilero, Curtis Cregan, Karla Mosley

Votes: 444

18. Stanley (2001–2007)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

6.6
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Stanley is an imaginative and creative little boy who loves to make simple drawings of his favorite animals. His parents and his older brother can't see or hear the conversations he has ... See full summary »

Creators: David Campbell, Jim Jinkins | Stars: Charles Shaughnessy, Jessica D. Stone, Hynden Walch, Rene Mujica

Votes: 320

19. Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

75 min | Documentary

5.8
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Peter Fonda host an examination of the history of decency standards for movies, starting in 1922 with the hiring of Will Hays. When studios ignored the code early ... See full summary »

Director: James Forsher | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Peter Fonda, Carroll Baker, Ira Barmak

Votes: 84

20. Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks (2003– )

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

7.2
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Grandad tells his grandchildren about his adventures as a boy.

Creators: Sindy McKay, Liz Young, Mike Young, John Over | Stars: Peadar Lamb, Maile Flanagan, Russi Taylor, Tara Strong

Votes: 448

21. Art Attack (1990–2007)

Family

7.6
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An educational series presenting various art project suggestions and creations.

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

Votes: 1,132

22. Modern Marvels (1994– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce Nash | Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 1,157

23. Dante's Hell Animated (2014)

R | 38 min | Animation, Short

7.1
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Dante is guided by his hero Virgil through each circle of Hell and its subdivisions until they reach the center of the Earth and emerged to the other hemisphere into Purgatory.

Writers: Dante Alighieri, Dino Di Durante | Director: Boris Acosta | Stars: Armand Mastroianni, Eric Roberts, Vincent Spano, Nia Peeples

Votes: 615

24. The Crocodile Hunter (1996– )

30 min | Adventure, Documentary

7.7
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Steve and wife Terri educate and entertain on the subject of Australia's all too often dangerous wildlife.

Stars: Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin, Sui the Dog

Votes: 1,552

25. The Good Sex Guide (1993– )

30 min

7.2
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Margi Clarke host this documentary about the various elements of sexuality and suggestion for improving one's sex life.

Stars: Margi Clarke, Martin Clunes, Chris Langham, Anita Dobson

Votes: 12

26. Today's Special (1981–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.5
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The night staff of a major department store explore topics for young viewers.

Stars: Jeff Hyslop, Nerene Virgin, Bob Dermer, Nina Keogh

Votes: 304

27. All of Her (2015)

Not Rated | Post-production

Viewers travel to decadent, lyrical Ancient Greece, a romantic 19th c. salon, kinky 1920's Paris, the industrious '40's, a mid-century modern gender-bending bedroom, free love in Marrakesh, the fierce early '90's, and a 21st c. sorority.

Writer: Jude Schell | Stars: Ana Foxx, Capri Anderson, Annie Cruz, Sovereign Syre

28. Hansel and Gretel (2007 Video)

27 min | Short, Action, Drama

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Based on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel is a dark and stylized, black and white, German Expressionistic silent picture featuring detailed design and an eerie ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Eggers, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm | Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Luke Allison, Kelly Eggers, Isabella Pease

29. Extreme Engineering (2003– )

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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Add a Plot

Stars: Danny Forster, Joseph Giotta, Larc Spies, John Littlefield

Votes: 500

30. Wonders of the Universe (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

8.9
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Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light, gravity, energy, matter and time. With ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Cox, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 2,377

31. The New Yankee Workshop (1989–2009)

TV-G | 27 min

9.0
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In this PBS series, craftsman Norm Abram demonstrates how to build quality furniture in one's own workshop using traditional carpentry techniques. Abram also gives pointers on restoring and... See full summary »

Stars: Norm Abram, Bill Wallick, Gary Sullivan, Leigh Keno

Votes: 111

32. Ur kärlekens språk (1969)

98 min | Documentary, Drama

5.1
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A modern advanced film about sexual education an behaviour based on the clinical research made by famous American and Swedish doctors. The film centres around a panel; Inge and Sten Hegeler... See full summary »

Writers: Inge Hegeler, Sten Hegeler, Torgny Wickman | Director: Torgny Wickman | Stars: Inge Hegeler, Sten Hegeler, Maj-Brith Bergström-Walan, Sture Cullhed

Votes: 174

33. Polka Dot Door (1971–1993)

30 min | Family, Musical

7.9
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Children's program starring two human hosts and the Polkaroo, a mischievious kangaroo.

Stars: Arielle Di Iulio, Dallas Goyo, Debra Goyo, Robert Lee

Votes: 118

34. May I Be Frank (2010)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.1
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Frank Ferrante is 54, weighs 290lbs., had a lifetime of drug & alcohol abuse and as a result contracted Hepatitis-C. He's on multiple medications including anti-depressants, undergoing ... See full summary »

Directors: Gregg Marks, Ryland Engelhart, Conor Gaffney, Cary Mosier | Stars: Mathew Engelhart, Ryland Engelhart, Frank Ferrante, Conor Gaffney

Votes: 109

35. Sex Madness (1938)

57 min | Drama

2.5
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Philanthropist Paul Lorenz is one of the more public faces in the fight against behavior that spreads the many "social diseases", such as syphilis and gonorrhea. An example of such behavior... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Seiden, Vincent Valentini | Director: Dwain Esper | Stars: Vivian McGill, Rose Tapley, Al Rigali, Mark Daniels

Votes: 534

36. Come Outside (1994– )

8.8
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Children's educational programme in which Auntie Mable and her dog Pippin fly in their spotted plane looking at and finding out how everyday things work.

Stars: Lynda Baron, Pippin, Valerie Hunkins, Ashok Srivastava

Votes: 236

37. Wonders of Life (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

8.6
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Physicist and professor Brian Cox travels across the globe to uncover the secrets of the most extraordinary phenomenon in the universe: life.

Star: Brian Cox

Votes: 697

38. A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash (2006 Video)

84 min | Documentary, War

7.9
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A theatrical documentary on the planet's dwindling oil resources.

Writers: Basil Gelpke, Raymond McCormack | Directors: Basil Gelpke, Raymond McCormack, Reto Caduff | Stars: Wade Adams, Abdul Samad Al-Awadi, Fadhil J. Al-Chalabi, Roscoe Bartlett

Votes: 1,756

39. Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)

Approved | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.9
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Disney's animated short explains through this wonderful adventure of Donald's in how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey Donald shows us how mathematics are not ... See full summary »

Writers: Milt Banta, Bill Berg, Heinz Haber | Directors: Les Clark, Joshua Meador, Wolfgang Reitherman, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Paul Frees, Clarence Nash

Votes: 1,555

40. Wonders of the Solar System (2010 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary

8.9
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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system.

Stars: Brian Cox, Don Giuliano, Alan Hildebrand, Richard Hoover

Votes: 3,095

41. The Living Matrix (2009)

83 min | Documentary

6.7
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Our film, The Living Matrix - The Science of Healing, uncovers new ideas about the intricate web of factors that determine our health. We talk with a group of dedicated scientists, ... See full summary »

Writers: Greg Becker, Harry Massey | Director: Greg Becker | Stars: Adam Dreamhealer, Arielle Essex, Peter Fraser, Bruce Lipton

Votes: 114

42. Einstein's Big Idea (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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This docudrama examines the history of scientific discovery that lead up to Albert Einstein's famous equation E=mc2 and its aftermath in the creation of nuclear energy. This includes ... See full summary »

Writers: David Bodanis, Gary Johnstone | Director: Gary Johnstone | Stars: Andrew Callaway, Andy Crabbe, Daniel D'Alessandro, Brendan Fleming

Votes: 491

43. Dive! (2010)

45 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.4
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Follow filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and his circle of friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of L.A.'s supermarkets. In the process they uncover ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeremy Seifert | Director: Jeremy Seifert | Star: Jeremy Seifert

Votes: 238

44. Crash Course: World History (2012– )

10 min | Family

9.1
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An educational series hosted by the Brothers Green. John leads us through the humanities while Hank takes us on a journey through the sciences.

Stars: John Green, Stan Muller, Danica Johnson, Raoul Meyer

Votes: 139

45. 2012: Time for Change (2010)

85 min | Documentary, Animation, News

7.2
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2012: Time For Change is a documentary feature that presents ways to transform our unsustainable society into a regenerative planetary culture. This can be achieved through a personal and ... See full summary »

Director: Joao G. Amorim | Stars: Daniel Pinchbeck, Maude Barlow, Ariane Burgess, Gerald Celente

Votes: 301

46. Dinosaurs! (1987 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.8
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Richard gives a class report on dinosaurs, with the help of an animated chalkboard and Will Vinton's claymation dinosaurs.

Writers: Virginia Theimer Clapper, Susan Shadburne | Directors: Ray Cioni, Kelli Bixler, Will Vinton | Stars: Michele Mariana, Josette DiCarlo, Fred Savage

Votes: 149

47. My Name Was Bette: The Life and Death of an Alcoholic (2011)

59 min | Documentary

8.9
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A documentary about women's alcoholism chronicles the progression of the disease in Bette VandenAkker-a nurse, wife, and mother-who died in the fall of 2007. Filmmakers Sherri ... See full summary »

Writer: Sherri L. VandenAkker | Director: Sherri L. VandenAkker

Votes: 81

48. The Puzzle Place (1994–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.8
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A group of kids (puppets) from diverse backgrounds and cultures come together at "The Puzzle Place" to hang-out, tell stories, sing songs and hold celebrations. Along the way they learn ... See full summary »

Creator: Rob Stork | Stars: Alice Dinnean, Peter Linz, Noel MacNeal, Jim Martin

Votes: 168

49. Different from the Others (1919)

50 min | Drama

6.7
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Two male musicians fall in love, but blackmail and scandal makes the affair take a tragic turn.

Writers: Magnus Hirschfeld, Richard Oswald | Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind, Alexandra Willegh

Votes: 621

50. Kim Jong-Il's Comedy Club (2009)

88 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.6
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Two Danish comedians join the director on a trip to North Korea, where they have been allowed access under the pretext of wanting to perform a vaudeville act.

Director: Mads Brügger | Stars: Mads Brügger, Simon Jul Jørgensen, Jacob Nossell

Votes: 907