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The Best BBC Kids TV Shows

Updated December 2, 2020 1.8k votes 438 voters 31.4k views41 items

List RulesVote up the best TV shows that aired on BBC Kids.

The best BBC Kids shows range from cartoons for preschoolers to live action series for teens. This list of popular BBC Kids shows is ranked from best to worst thanks to your votes. This list of the top current and canceled BBC Kids series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best BBC Kids programs of all time include the most viewed shows on BBC Kids, as this list covers shows the entire history of the BBC Kids network, from when it began in 2001 to its end in 2018.

These top BBC Kids shows for kids include favorites from channels such as BBC One and CBeebies such as the original Thomas & Friends, or Alphablocks, and even BBC kids cartoons like Archibald the Koala.

Although people in different locations grew up with BBC Kids shows on different channels (especially those of us in the states), most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite BBC Kids shows sink to the bottom of the list! Vote up the best BBC Kids shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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    Horrible Histories

    Meera Syal, Jess Harnell
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    Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

    Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr

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    In the Night Garden

    Derek Jacobi, Andy Wareham
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    Bear Behaving Badly

    Barney Harwood, Glen Davies
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    Deadly 60

    Steve Backshall
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    M.I. High

    Chris Stanton, Jonny Freeman
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    Teletubbies

    Mark Heenehan, Pui Fan Lee

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    The Basil Brush Show

    Georgina Leonidas, Christopher Pizzey
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    Tweenies

    Pui Fan Lee, Samantha Dodd
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    Balamory

    Miles Jupp, Mary Riggans

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    Mr. Bean

    Gary Martin, Jon Glover

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    Young Dracula

    Keith-Lee Castle, Clare Thomas

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    Fimbles

    Shelley Longworth, Kate Harbour
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    Big Cook, Little Cook

    Steve Marsh, Dan Wright
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    Rastamouse

    Reggie Yates, Sharon Duncan Brewster
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    Thunderbirds

    Sylvia Anderson, Ray Barrett

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    Planet Earth

    avid Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver

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    Andy Pandy

    Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred
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    Arthur

    J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro

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    The Saddle Club

    Marny Kennedy, Brett Tucker
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    The Adventures of Paddington Bear

    Michael Hordern, Jade Williams

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    Tots TV

    Claire Carre, Veronique Deroulede
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    The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police

    Harvey Atkin, Rob Tinkler

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    Little Britain

    David Walliams, Matt Lucas

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