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1. Sesame Street (1969– )

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

8.2
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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.

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

Votes: 8,809

2. Bubble Guppies (2011– )

24 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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The adventures of six fish-tailed kids- Molly, Gil, Oona, Deema, Nonny, and Goby.

Stars: Brianna Gentilella, Tino Insana, Jacob Bertrand, Teddy Walsh

Votes: 687

3. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)

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

6.9
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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: 2,882

4. 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.

Stars: Bill Nye, Pat Cashman, Jaffar Smith, Rachel Glenn

Votes: 4,863

5. 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: 5,694

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

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

7.8
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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: 1,227

7. Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990–1996)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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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.

Stars: David Coburn, Joey Dedio, Kath Soucie, LeVar Burton

Votes: 8,326

8. Wild Kratts (2011– )

TV-Y | 26 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 454

9. 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.

Stars: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 1,788

10. 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: 809

11. Wishbone (1995–1999)

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

8.4
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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.

Stars: Larry Brantley, Jordan Wall, Christie Abbott, Adam Springfield

Votes: 2,542

12. Super Why! (2007– )

30 min | Animation, Family

6.3
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Super why is a great adventure to get kids to "look in a book!" Wyatt and his pals usually have to solve a problem by looking into a story and solving a puzzle. My infant son loves this ... See full summary »

Stars: Siera Florindo, Tajja Isen, Zachary Bloch, Nicholas Castel Vanderburgh

Votes: 345

13. Handy Manny (2006– )

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Family

5.8
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A show about handyman Manny Garcia and his helpful talking tools, who make repairs and fix problems in the small town of Sheetrock Hills.

Stars: Wilmer Valderrama, Dee Bradley Baker, Tom Kenny, Nancy Truman

Votes: 921

14. Go, Diego! Go! (2005– )

TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Family

3.9
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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: 873

15. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.5
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Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.

Stars: LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang, Fred Newman

Votes: 2,410

16. Adventures in Wonderland (1992–1994)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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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.

Stars: Robert Barry Fleming, Elisabeth Harnois, John Hoffman, Richard Kuhlman

Votes: 426

17. WordGirl (2007– )

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

6.5
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Satirical yet educational animated series about a young girl who is secretly the superhero Wordgirl, armed with superhuman strength, abilities, and a skilled vocabulary.

Stars: Dannah Feinglass Phirman, Ryan Raddatz, Maria Bamford, Chris Parnell

Votes: 558

18. Lifesaver (2013)

29 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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Lifesaver is an app and website which fuses interactivity and live-action film to throw you into three situations where someone will die unless you do the right thing.

Director: Martin Percy | Stars: Daisy Ridley, Charlotte King, Navinder Bhatti, Henry Gilbert

Votes: 44

19. 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, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly, Clifford V. Johnson

Votes: 4,265

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

26 min | Animation, Family

6.8
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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: 267

21. Schoolhouse Rock! (1973–2009)

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

8.2
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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, Bob Dorough

Votes: 2,033

22. Hi-5 (2003–2009)

22 min | Family, Comedy, Music

3.6
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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: 460

23. Today's Special (1981–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.4
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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: 399

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

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 313

25. The Crocodile Hunter (1996– )

30 min | Adventure, Documentary

7.6
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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, Michele Santopietro, Sui the Dog

Votes: 2,097

26. I Know That Voice (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

7.4
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Several voice actors discuss their art and their careers.

Director: Lawrence Shapiro | Stars: Charlie Adler, Pamela Adlon, Carlos Alazraqui, Jack Angel

Votes: 2,192

27. Il était une fois... la vie (1986– )

30 min | Animation, Family

8.3
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The workings of the human body explained by animated characters.

Stars: Roger Carel, Marie-Laure Beneston, Alain Dorval, Gilles Laurent

Votes: 3,299

28. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )

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

7.2
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Two schoolchildren learn valuable life lessons from a buffalo, a red-tailed hawk, a bobcat, and a prairie dog.

Stars: Kevin Michael Richardson, Kath Soucie, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings

Votes: 216

29. Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

Unrated | 75 min | Documentary

5.8
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and later in the movie Peter Fonda narrate the story about the censorship, exploitation and sex in Hollywood movies from the 1930s and the Hays' Motion Picture Production Code to the present day era.

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

Votes: 96

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

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 526

31. Salvage Hunters (2011– )

Documentary

7.8
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Meet modern-day treasure hunter Drew Pritchard. With demanding customers, high turnover, and one of the biggest decorative salvage yards in the UK, Drew is constantly on the road, ... See full summary »

Stars: Drew Pritchard, Ralph Ineson, Rebecca Pritchard

Votes: 125

32. Hi-5 House (2013– )

22 min | Family

7.8
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Join your favourite Hi-5 friends in a brand new adventure as they welcome you into their Hi-5 House - it's the place to be... and it's where dreams really can come true! Lauren, Stevie, ... See full summary »

Stars: Tanika Anderson, Lauren Brant, Mary Lascaris, Sarah MacKenzie

Votes: 10

33. Wonders of the Solar System (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.8
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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: 3,638

34. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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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 »

Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, William Atwater, Alexander B. Rubinow

Votes: 1,452

35. Art Attack (1990–2007)

Family

7.5
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An educational series presenting various art project suggestions and creations.

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

Votes: 1,582

36. Biodiversity: Wild About Life! (1997 Video)

53 min | Drama, Family

5.8
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Three high-schoolers enter a contest to win $1000 by submitting a video about biodiversity.

Director: Linda Harrar | Stars: Alissa Bartozzi, Sarah Bockian, Mary Chapman, Bo Chun

Votes: 15

37. Come Outside (1993– )

8.7
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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: 306

38. Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales (1963–1966)

30 min | Animation

8.1
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The educational misadventures of a fast-talking penguin and his dumb walrus friend.

Stars: Kenny Delmar, Don Adams, Bradley Bolke, Larry Storch

Votes: 229

39. Twister 2: The Terror Continues (1996 Video)

56 min | Documentary

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Director: Thomas P. Grazulis | Stars: Carson Eads, Ted Fujita, Bruce Haynie, Tim Marshall

40. Duck and Cover (1952)

Not Rated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.1
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A grinning monkey sitting in a tree dangles a lit firecracker from a fishing pole just over the head of an unwary turtle. Realizing that an explosion is pending, the turtle ducks and takes ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Rizzo | Stars: Leo M. Langlois III, Ray J. Mauer, Robert Middleton, Carl Ritchie

Votes: 712

41. 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.

Stars: Peadar Lamb, Maile Flanagan, Russi Taylor, Tara Strong

Votes: 583

42. Hansel and Gretel (2007 Video)

27 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.5
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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 »

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Luke Allison, Kelly Eggers, Isabella Pease

Votes: 13

43. Polka Dot Door (1971–1993)

30 min | Family, Musical

7.8
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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: 146

44. Origins (2015– )

30 min | History

8.0
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Origins: The History of Everything explores the remarkable origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, products, games, and ideas from technology, sports, medicine, business and more.

Votes: 19

45. Extreme Engineering (2003– )

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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Each episode of Extreme Engineering features a major construction and engineering project. Some projects are completed ones, like the new Hong Kong airport. Other projects are those under ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 755

46. Space Station 3D (2002)

Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary

7.5
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69 Metascore

The first 3D live-action film to be shot in space. Using advanced 3D-technology, the film depicts the greatest engineering happening since a man landed on the Moon in 1969. Amongst these is... See full summary »

Director: Toni Myers | Stars: Tom Cruise, James Arnold, Michael J. Bloomfield, Robert D. Cabana

Votes: 1,347 | Gross: $93.24M

47. Stanley (2001–2007)

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

6.7
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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 »

Stars: Charles Shaughnessy, Jessica D. Stone, Hynden Walch, Rene Mujica

Votes: 399

48. Franny's Feet (2003– )

11 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.4
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Franny's Feet is about a 5 year old girl who visits her Grandfather's shoe repair shop and tries on a pair of shoes. The shoes take her on an adventure related to the shoes (for example, if... See full summary »

Stars: Phoebe McAuley, Alexis del Vecchio, Denis Akiyama, Mitchell Amaral

Votes: 58

49. Ur kärlekens språk (1969)

98 min | Documentary, Drama

5.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 184

50. The Eyes of Nye (2005– )

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Stars: Andrea Nelson, Ian Bell, Pat Cashman, Bill Nye

Votes: 86