Amazon Prime 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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Just Add Magic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly, Aubrey Miller
Just Add Magic (Amazon, 2015) is an American live-action family television series, loosely based on the book of the same name by Cindy Callaghan. Amateur preteen chefs Kelly, Darbie, and Hannah ...more
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36 10
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Norm... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Sloane Morgan Siegel, Ashley Boettcher, Drew Justice
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (Amazon Video, 2014) is an American live action family television series created by David Anaxagoras. Gortimer Gibbon (Sloane Morgan Siegel) and his two ...more
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34 9
The Kicks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Sixx Orange, Emyri Crutchfield, Gabe Eggerling
The Kicks (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American teen comedy television series created by Alex Morgan and David Babcock. When twelve-year-old soccer player Devin (Sixx Orange) moves to California ...more
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25 6
The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts
The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960 to April 1, 1968. The show, a semi-spin-off from an episode of The Danny Thomas Show, starred Andy ...more
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30 11
I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance
I Love Lucy is an American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. The black-and-white series originally ran from October 15, 1951, to May 6, ...more
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20 7
Wild Kratts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Athena Karkanis
Wild Kratts is an American/Canadian educational children's animated series created by Chris and Martin Kratt. The Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group produce the show, which is ...more
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23 10
Wallace and Gromit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Peter Sallis
Wallace and Gromit is a British stop-motion comedy animation series created by Nick Park of Aardman Animations. The series consists of four short films and a feature-length film. The series ...more
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16 4
Reading Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen, Arnold Stang
Reading Rainbow is an American children's television series that aired on PBS Kids and PBS Kids Go! from June 6, 1983, until November 10, 2006, that encouraged children to read. In 2012 an iPad ...more
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18 7
Lost In Oz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Ashley Boettcher, Nika Futterman, Jorge Diaz
Lost In Oz (Amazon Video, 2017) is an animated series based on the children's novel by L. Frank Baum. After being swept up to the Land of Oz, Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto must collect all the ...more
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18 7
Odd Squad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Dalila Bela, Filip Geljo, Sean Michael Kyer
Odd Squad (PBS Kids, 2014) is a Canadian/American children's live action educational television series. Odd Squad, an organization run entirely by children, solves peculiar problems using math
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19 8
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Keith David, Fred Rogers, Don Francks
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is an American half-hour children's television series that was created and hosted by namesake Fred Rogers. The series originated in 1963 as Mister Rogers on CBC ...more
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16 6
Annedroids is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Annedroids Addison Holley, Jadiel Dowlin, Adrianna Di Liello
Annedroids (Amazon Video, 2014) is a Canadian CGI/live action children's television series created by J. J. Johnson. 11-year old Anne and her newly added friends try to keep Anne's experiments ...more
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18 8
Shaun the Sheep is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
John Sparkes, Justin Fletcher, Richard Webber
Shaun the Sheep is a British stop-motion animated television series, a spin-off of the Wallace and Gromit franchise. The series stars Shaun, a sheep previously featured in the 1995 short film A ...more
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10 2
Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. It later acquired the retronym of ...more
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14 6
Martha Speaks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Brian Drummond
Martha Speaks is a American-Canadian animated children's television series based on the 1992 children's book of the same name by Susan Meddaugh, about a talking dog named Martha, who is owned by ...more
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16 8
Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 16 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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14 8
The Stinky & Dirty Show is listed (or ranked) 17 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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17 12
Bubble Guppies is listed (or ranked) 18 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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14 9
Team Umizoomi is listed (or ranked) 19 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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10 5
Dinosaur Train is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
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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12 8
Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 21 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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9 5
Dino Dan is listed (or ranked) 22 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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9 5
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman is listed (or ranked) 23 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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12 9
Tumble Leaf is listed (or ranked) 24 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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10 7
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is listed (or ranked) 25 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