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The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime  

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There's nothing like sitting back on a night in with your family, and what better way to spend such a night than watching shows everyone can enjoy. From classics like I Love Lucy to hilarious cartoons like Spongebob Squarepants, Amazon Prime has a fantastic line-up of the best family TV shows to catch when board games and such start to get old. Whether you need something to keep the kids occupied, or you're just looking to start a new show with the whole family, you'll find plenty here on this list. 

Featuring new family shows and popular series from the past, Amazon Prime has a range of great titles to choose from—and it's a great way to take advantage of that membership. Does Wallace & Gromet ring a bell? This classic claymation show is just waiting to be watched and revisited, among many others. 

Check out the list of Amazon Prime family shows below and get started on a fun night with yours. Remember, you can vote up the best series, as well as add any you love the list.

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Team Umizoomi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Donovan Patton, Jennifer Twomey, Chris Phillips
Team Umizoomi is a computer animated fantasy musical series with an emphasis on preschool mathematical concepts, such as counting, sequences, shapes, patterns, measurements, and comparisons. The ...more
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Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
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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Bubble Guppies is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Frank Welker, Zachary Gordon, Skai Jackson
Bubble Guppies is an American preschool children's television series produced for Nickelodeon and created by Jonny Belt and Robert Scull. The series is produced by using Autodesk Maya 3D ...more

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Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Jim Conroy
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman, sometimes shortened as Fetch!, is a children's television series on PBS during the PBS Kids Go! block of educational programming. It is a reality-game show that is ...more

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#19 of 51 The Best PBS Cartoons of All Time #113 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time #127 of 137 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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Family Affair is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Brian Keith, Nancy Walker, Anissa Jones
Family Affair is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 12, 1966 to March 4, 1971. The series explored the trials of well-to-do civil engineer and bachelor Bill Davis as he ...more

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#300 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #170 of 292 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History #336 of 594 The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

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The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy
The Addams Family is an American television series based on the characters in Charles Addams' New Yorker cartoons. The 30-minute series was shot in black-and-white and aired for two seasons on ...more

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#67 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #39 of 292 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television Historyfeaturing Charming And Intriguing Behind-The-Scenes Stories From ‘The Addams Family’ TV Show

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If You Give a Mouse a Co... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Mason Mahay, Roger Craig Smith, Jessica DiCicco
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American children's animated television series based on the book by Laura Numeroff. When Mouse and his friends get together, one thing ...more
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The Stinky & Dirty S... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Jaden Betts, Jacob Guenther, Wallace Shawn
The Stinky & Dirty Show (Amazon Video, 2016) is an American animated series created by Guy Toubes. Stinky the garbage truck and Dirty the backhoe loader are a dynamic and hilarious duo of ...more
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Dinosaur Train is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Dinosaur Train Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Ian James Corlett
Dinosaur Train is an American/Canadian/Singaporean animated series created by Craig Bartlett. The series features a curious young Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted ...more

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#198 of 383 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time #208 of 238 The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time #22 of 51 The Best PBS Cartoons of All Time

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborh... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is an American-Canadian animated children's television series produced by The Fred Rogers Company, 9 Story Media Group and Out of the Blue Enterprises. It debuted on ...more
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Tumble Leaf is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Christopher Downs, Brooke Wolloff, Jodi Downs
Tumble Leaf (Amazon Video, 2014) is a stop motion animated series created by Drew Hodges, and based on the short film Miro. Fig and his caterpillar friend, along with other residents of the ...more
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Dino Dan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Dino Dan Jason Spevack
Dino Dan is a Canadian/American television series for children, which is airing on TVO Kids in Ontario, and Nick Jr. in Australia and the USA. The series was created and directed by J.J. Johnson ...more
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Timmy Time is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Kate Harbour
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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#33 of 42 The Best Treehouse TV TV Shows #21 of 53 The Best CBeebies TV Shows #13 of 34 The Best Clay Animation TV Shows

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Lego Ninjago: Masters of... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu Ian James Corlett, Brian Drummond, Michael Kopsa
Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu is an action comedy family animated TV series that centers on the adventures of five ninjas. The series is based on the Lego toy series of the same name. Two ...more

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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter
Family Ties is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1982 until May 14, 1989. The series, created by Gary David Goldberg, reflected the move in the United States from the ...more

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#534 of 780 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #191 of 219 The TV Shows with the Best Writinglisted on The Longest Running US Sitcoms

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The Swiss Family Robinso... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Helen Hunt, Willie Aames, Cameron Mitchell
The Swiss Family Robinson is an American action and adventure series that was broadcast during the 1975–76 TV season. The two hour pilot for the series was first shown on April 15, 1975. Based ...more
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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woma... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Chad Allen
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in ...more

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#607 of 780 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #721 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Timelisted on Longest Running US Drama Shows

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Peep and the Big Wide Wo... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Joan Cusack, Megan Mullally, Jayne Eastwood
Peep and the Big Wide World is an American/Canadian produced Flash-animated television series created by Canadian Animator Kaj Pindal and based on the 1988 short film Peep and the Big Wide World ...more

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#30 of 51 The Best PBS Cartoons of All Time #63 of 374 The Best Children's TV Shows #25 of 78 The Best PBS Kids TV Shows Ever, Ranked

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The Adventures of Swiss ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson Richard Thomas, Margo Gunn, Kieren Hutchison
The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson is a 1998 dramatic series that originally aired on the PAX network. Based on the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson, it follows the adventures of nine ...more
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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
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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#175 of 780 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watchfeaturing Crazy Good Fan Theories About SpongeBob SquarePantslisted on Longest Running Children's TV Shows

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Pete the Cat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Pete the Cat

Along with his pals - Callie Cat, Grumpy Toad, Sally Squirrel, Emma the Quebecoise Pug, Gustavo the Platypus, Pete brings you along on their adventures.

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Corner Gas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Gabrielle Miller, Brent Butt, Eric Peterson
Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. The series ...more
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Little Big Awesome is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Little Big Awesome

Little Big Awesome follows Gluko and Lennon, the two best friends ever of all time in the history of everything. 

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Dora the Explorer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Fatima Ptacek, Regan Mizrahi, Alexandria Suarez
Dora the Explorer is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner. Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000. The show is carried ...more

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#245 of 729 The Best Cartoons of All Time #273 of 383 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Timelisted on Telemundo TV Shows/Programs

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Fireman Sam is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Andrew Hodwitz, Dave Pender, Lily Cassano
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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