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The Best CBeebies TV Shows 

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List of popular CBeebies shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled CBeebies TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best CBeebies TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on CBeebies, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

List is made up of shows like Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog and Clifford's Puppy Days.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with CBeebies on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite CBeebies TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top CBeebies television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the CBeebies network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Pingu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Carlo Bonomi, David Sant, Marcello Magni

Premiered: 1986

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Comedy, Stop motion

Pingu is a British-Swiss stop-motion animated children's comedy television series created by Otmar Gutmann and produced from 1986 to 2000 for Swiss television by Trickfilmstudio and The Pygos ...more

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Balamory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Miles Jupp, Mary Riggans, Julie Wilson Nimmo

Premiered: 2002

Genres (Tv): Children's television series

Balamory is a Scottish live action television series on British television for pre-school children, based around the fictional small island community of Balamory in Scotland. It was produced ...more
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Tweenies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Pui Fan Lee, Samantha Dodd, Emma Weaver

Premiered: 1998

Genres (Tv): Children's television series, Puppet

Tweenies is a British children's television programme, originally broadcast on the BBC's CBBC programming block. Episodes of the programme have also been repeated on the CBeebies channel since

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#61 of 78 The Best Puppet TV Shows #29 of 98 The Best Children's Artists/Bands

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Postman Pat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Ken Barrie, Carole Boyd, Kulvinder Ghir

Premiered: 1981

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Stop motion

Postman Pat is a British stop-motion animated children's television series first produced by Woodland Animations. It is aimed at pre-school children, and concerns the adventures of Pat Clifton, ...more

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#246 of 372 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time #79 of 80 The Best Fantasy Worlds #204 of 510 The Best Shows of the 1980s, Ranked

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Teletubbies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Toyah Willcox, Eric Sykes, Penelope Keith

Premiered: 1997

Genres (Tv): Children's television series, Musical, Family Film, Fantasy

Teletubbies is a British BBC children's television series targeted at pre-school viewers and produced from 31 March 1997 to 16 February 2001 by Ragdoll Productions. It was created by Ragdoll's ...more

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Come Outside is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Lynda Baron

Premiered: 1993

Genres (Tv): Education, Children's television series

Come Outside is a British educational children's television series that ran from 23 September 1993 to 18 March 1997 and was repeated on CBeebies until late-2012. The series aims to encourage ...more
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Bob the Builder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Chris Evans, Richard Briers, Greg Proops

Premiered: 1999

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Stop motion

Bob the Builder is a British children's animated television show created by Keith Chapman. In the original series Bob appears as a building contractor specializing in masonry in a stop motion ...more

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#171 of 729 The Best Cartoons of All Time #198 of 372 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time #209 of 482 The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made

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64 Zoo Lane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Jason Cowan added Adrienne Posta, Keith Wickham, Lewis MacLeod

Premiered: 2001

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Family Film

64 Zoo Lane is a British-French children's cartoon created by Belgian-born English author An Vrombaut. It was last aired on 28 February 2013.

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#445 of 687 The Greatest Shows of the 1990s, Ranked #78 of 378 The Best Children's TV Shows

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LazyTown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Magnús Scheving, Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Julianna Rose Mauriello

Premiered: 2004

Genres (Tv): Family, Adventure film, Comedy, Family Film

LazyTown is an educational musical children's television program with a cast and crew from Iceland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It was created by Magnús Scheving, a ...more

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#62 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time #437 of 1,318 The Best Guilty Pleasure TV Shows #23 of 38 The Best Family-Friendly Musical TV Shows, Ranked

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Charlie and Lola is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
YouRockTheProGamer(YouRock) added Morgan Gayle, Ryan Harris, Daniel Mayers

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Animation, Animated cartoon, Children's television series, Animated series

Charlie and Lola is a British animated television series based on the Charlie and Lola books written by Lauren Child. It aired from 2005–2008. The animation uses a collage style that emulates ...more
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Brum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Toyah Willcox

Premiered: 1991

Genres (Tv): Children's television series

Brum was a British children's superhero rescue television series about the adventures of a radio controlled car of the same name. It was produced by Ragdoll Productions for HIT Entertainment and ...more
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Fireman Sam is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Andrew Hodwitz, Dave Pender, Lily Cassano

Premiered: 1987

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Comedy, Stop motion

Fireman Sam is a Welsh animated children's television series about a fireman called Sam, his fellow firefighters, and other townspeople in the fictional Welsh rural town of Pontypandy. The ...more

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In the Night Garden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Derek Jacobi, Andy Wareham, Elisa Laghi

Premiered: 2007

Genres (Tv): Children's television series

In the Night Garden is a BBC children's television series, aimed at children aged from 1 to 6 years old. It is produced by Ragdoll Productions. Andrew Davenport created, wrote, and composed the ...more
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Fimbles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Jason Cowan added Fimbles Shelley Longworth, Kate Harbour, Samantha Dodd

Premiered: 2002

Genres (Tv): Children's television series

Fimbles is a British television programme designed for pre-school children. The series lasted 200 episodes, airing from 2002-2004. The Fimbles are Fimbo, Florrie and Baby Pom, who all live in a ...more
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The Rubbadubbers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
hollybrogden added The Rubbadubbers

Premiered: 2003

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Thomas the Tank Engine &... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr, George Carlin

Premiered: 1984

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Stop motion, Short Film, Family Film, + more

Thomas & Friends is a British-American children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network in 1984 and airs on PBS Kids in the US. It is based on The Railway ...more

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The Roly Mo Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
The Roly Mo Show

Genres (Tv): Children's television series

The Roly Mo Show was a CBeebies children's television series featuring a cast of puppets; it is a spin-off from the Fimbles show and was created by Novel Entertainment. The series consisted of ...more
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Kerwhizz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Kerwhizz

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Children's television series, Game show

Kerwhizz is a British children's television game show commissioned by Michael Carrington and aired on BBC One. The series uses a mix of CGI and live-action, and is targeted towards four to ...more
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Big & Small is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Billie Joe Armstrong, Imelda Staunton, Cree Summer

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Children's television series, Comedy

Big & Small is a British children's television series aimed at preschoolers. Big & Small is a co-production between Kindle Entertainment and 3J's Productions produced in association with ...more
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Timmy Time is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Kate Harbour

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series, Comedy

Timmy Time is a British stop-motion animated children's comedy series created by the BBC and Aardman Animations. It started broadcasting in the UK on CBeebies on 6 April 2009. The show is a ...more
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Andy Pandy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Lola added Maria Bird, Gladys Whitred, Valerie Cardnell

Premiered: 1950

Genres (Tv): Children's television series, Puppet

Andy Pandy is a British children's television series that premiered on BBC TV in June or July 1950. Originally live, a series of 13 filmed programmes was shown until 1970, when a new series was ...more

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#261 of 378 The Best Children's TV Shows #66 of 78 The Best Puppet TV Shows

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Something Special is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
BelindaFitzgerald added Something Special Justin Fletcher

Premiered: 2003

Genres (Tv): Children's television series

Something Special is a children's television programme presented by Justin Fletcher and produced and broadcast by the BBC. It is designed to introduce children to Makaton signing, and is ...more
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Chuggington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
ItsSpecify added Imogen Bailey, Warren Clarke, Andy Nyman

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Animation, Children's television series

Chuggington is a British children's computer-animated television series produced by Ludorum plc. It is broadcast on the BBC children's channel CBeebies and other channels internationally, ...more
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The Wiggles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
BoogeymanWwe-Universe added The Wiggles Murray Cook, Anthony Field

Premiered: 1991

Genres (Tv): Children's television series

The Wiggles are an Australian children's music group formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1991. Since 2013, the group members are Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie, Simon Pryce, and Emma ...more

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The Story Makers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best CBeebies TV Shows
Danny John-Jules, Dystin Johnson

Premiered: 2001

Genres (Tv): Children's television series, Puppet

The Story Makers was a children's television programme broadcast on the BBC's pre-school digital television network, CBeebies. The Story Makers is set in a children’s library, and encourages ...more