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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: 9,359

2. 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: 6,139

3. 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: 3,103

4. 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: 8,734

5. Bubble Guppies (2011–2016)

24 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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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: 752

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

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

8.4
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Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers.

Stars: Bill Nye, Pat Cashman, Jaffar Smith, Michaela Leslie-Rule

Votes: 5,442

7. Handy Manny (2006–2013)

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: 977

8. Wild Kratts (2011– )

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

7.9
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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: 530

9. Beakman's World (1992– )

TV-PG | 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: 1,872

10. Curious George (2006–2015)

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

7.3
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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: 885

11. Wishbone (1995–1998)

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

8.3
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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: 2,684

12. Ghostwriter (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | Family, Fantasy, Mystery

8.0
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A group of teenagers solve local crimes, capers and mysteries in town, with the help of their invisible friend.

Stars: David López, Blaze Berdahl, Todd Alexander, Marcella Lowery

Votes: 1,921

13. Reading Rainbow (1983– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Family

8.4
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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: 2,615

14. 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: 1,409

15. 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: 445

16. WordGirl (2007–2017)

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

6.6
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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: 590

17. Team Umizoomi (2010–2015)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Family

6.2
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Team Umizoomi is an American 2010 Nick Jr. and Nickelodeon TV show, involving preschool math concepts. Milli, Geo, Bot and the child who is watching the show uses their 'Mighty Math Powers!... See full summary »

Stars: Donovan Patton, P.T. Walkley, Ethan Kempner, Madeleine Yen

Votes: 473

18. The Crocodile Hunter (1996– )

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

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: 2,191

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: 4,387

20. 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: 377

21. 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: 640

22. Lifesaver (2013)

29 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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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: 52

23. Today's Special (1981–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.2
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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: 474

24. The Boy from Space (1971– )

Sci-Fi

8.5
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Add a Plot

Stars: Phil Cheney, Charles Collingwood, Stephen Garlick, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Votes: 58

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

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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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: 351

26. 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, Essra Mohawk, Darrell Stern, Sue Manchester

Votes: 2,213

27. Hi-5 (2003–2009)

TV-Y | 22 min | Family, Comedy, Music

3.7
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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: 471

28. Salvage Hunters (2011– )

Reality-TV

7.7
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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: 146

29. This Is America, Charlie Brown (1988–1989)

24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang experience various episodes and aspects of American history and culture.

Stars: Bill Melendez, Erin Chase, Jason Mendelson, Brandon Stewart

Votes: 445

30. Star Gazers (1976– )

5 min

8.8
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This is a weekly television program about naked-eye astronomy. Information about celestial objects and events in the night sky is presented. The program teaches viewers where to look for these objects and events.

Stars: Jack Horkheimer, James Albury, Dean Regas, Chris Trigg

Votes: 42

31. Come Outside (1993– )

8.6
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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: 330

32. Extreme Engineering (2003– )

50 min | Documentary

7.4
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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: 805

33. The Joy of Sex (1993 Video Game)

Documentary, Romance

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FMV sex guide for couples who want to work on their physical intimacy. The sex acts are illustrated with drawings. The guide is based on the popular book of the same name. One of the narrators is sex author Anne Hooper.

Star: Anne Hooper

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

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

7.1
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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: 226

35. 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: 100

36. 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: 1,697

37. 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.

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

Votes: 2,260

38. 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: 1,508

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

30 min | Animation

8.0
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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: 243

40. Origins (2015– )

30 min | History

7.1
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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: 26

41. Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990 TV Short)

Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.0
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Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.

Directors: Milton Gray, Marsh Lamore, Robert Shellhorn, Mike Svayko, Karen Peterson | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Jeff Bergman, Townsend Coleman, Wayne Collins

Votes: 844

42. 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: 542

43. Go, Diego! Go! (2005–2011)

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

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: 922

44. Wonders of the Universe (I) (2011– )

TV-G | 59 min | 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: 3,210

45. Space Station 3D (2002)

Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary

7.5
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69 Metascore

From outer space countries don't exist.

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

Votes: 1,375 | Gross: $93.27M

46. 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: 409

47. Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)

Approved | 27 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.9
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Donald's goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey it is shown how numbers are more than graphs and charts, they are geometry, music and magical living things.

Directors: Les Clark, Joshua Meador, Wolfgang Reitherman, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Paul Frees, Clarence Nash

Votes: 1,766

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

53 min | Drama, Family

6.3
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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: 17

49. Hi-5 House (2013– )

22 min | Family

8.0
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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: 12

50. 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: 3,721