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The very best children's television series shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest children's television series shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular children's television series TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining children's television series show of all time is. Don't let your favorite children's television series television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of children's television series television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

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This list answers the questions, "What is the best children's television series show of all time?" and "What are the greatest children's television series shows?"
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The Tom and Jerry Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Tom Kenny, Rick Zieff, Gary Cole The Tom and Jerry Show, also known as The New Tom and Jerry Show, is an animated television series produced for Saturday mornings by Hanna-Barbera Productions in association with ...more

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
24nnaikar1 added Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. The series chronicles the adventures and endeavors of ...more

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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dan Povenmire Phineas and Ferb is an American animated comedy-musical television series. Originally broadcast as a one-episode preview on August 17, 2007 and again previewed on September 28, 2007, the series ...more

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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe Scooby Doo, Where Are You! is the first incarnation of the long-running Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon series Scooby-Doo. Created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, it premiered on CBS ...more

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Arthur is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu Arthur is a Canadian/American animated educational television series for children, created by Cookie Jar Group and WGBH for the Public Broadcasting Service. The show is set in the fictional ...more

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Blue's Clues is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Steve Burns, Traci Paige Johnson, Seth O'Hickory Blue's Clues is an American children's television series that premiered on Nickelodeon. Producers Angela Santomero, Todd Kessler and Traci Paige Johnson combined concepts from child development ...more

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Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
ZacharyGolus added Mel Blanc, June Foray, Arthur Q. Bryan Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie ...more

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Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney Sesame Street is a long-running American children's television series created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its educational content, and images communicated ...more

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Wizards of Waverly Place is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
JenAnistonFriends added Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin Wizards of Waverly Place is an American fantasy teen sitcom which ran from October 12, 2007 to January 6, 2012 on Disney Channel. The series was created by Todd J. Greenwald, and stars Selena ...more

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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which ...more

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Bob the Builder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Chris Evans, Richard Briers, Greg Proops 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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The Suite Life on Deck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song The Suite Life on Deck is an American sitcom that aired on Disney Channel from September 26, 2008 to May 6, 2011. It is a sequel/spin-off of the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life of ...more

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The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl The Flintstones is an animated, prime-time American television sitcom that was broadcast from September 30, 1960, to April 1, 1966, on ABC. The show was produced by Hanna-Barbera. The ...more

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Franklin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Noah Reid, Elizabeth Saunders, Leah Renee Franklin is a Canadian children's animated television series, based on the Franklin the Turtle books by Brenda Clark and Paulette Bourgeois. It was produced by Nelvana, and aired on Treehouse TV ...more

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Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey Griffin Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated is the eleventh incarnation of Hanna-Barbera's Scooby-Doo animated series, and the first incarnation not to be first-run on Saturday mornings. The series is ...more

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170 80
Clifford's Puppy Days is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Lara Jill Miller, Henry Winkler, Masiela Lusha Clifford's Puppy Days is a short-lived animated children's television series that originally aired on Both PBS and PBS Kids from 15 September 2003 to 13 October 2004. A prequel to the original ...more

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The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Mickey Rooney, Tara Strong, Melleny Brown The Care Bears is an animated television series based on the Care Bears franchise, which aired between 1985 and 1988 in syndication; on the ABC network, The CBN Family Channel from 1988 to 1990, ...more

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Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently ...more

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Drake & Josh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove Drake and Josh are two guys with different personalities. REALLY different. Going to the same school is about the only thing they have in common. But that's about to change--in a BIG way. See, ...more

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Bear in the Big Blue House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Noel MacNeal, Peter Linz, Vicki Eibner Bear in the Big Blue House is an American children's television series created by Mitchell Kriegman and produced by The Jim Henson Company for Disney Channel's Playhouse Disney preschool ...more

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The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett, Nika Futterman The Land Before Time is an American animated television series, based on the Land Before Time film series created by Judy Freudberg and Tony Geiss. It was developed for television by Ford Riley ...more

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The Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt The Muppet Show is a family-oriented comedy-variety television series that was produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and features The Muppets. After two pilot episodes produced in 1974 and 1975 ...more

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Baby Looney Tunes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Sam Vincent, June Foray, Terry Klassen Baby Looney Tunes is an American animated television series showing the Looney Tunes characters as babies: it is not meant to be taken into canon with the original Looney Tunes. It was produced ...more

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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes Teen Titans is an American TV show based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, that premiered on Cartoon Network and The WB in 2003. It is based primarily on the run of stories by Marv ...more

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's TV Shows
Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson and the French company IDDH. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in ...more