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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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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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The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 2 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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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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Wild Kratts is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Norm... is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Wallace and Gromit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Wallace and Gromit Peter Sallis (1989–2010), Ben Whitehead (2009, 2011–present)
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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I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Shaun the Sheep is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Clifford The Big Red Dog is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Abigail Oliver
Clifford The Big Red Dog (PBS Kids, 2019) is an American animated television series based on Norman Bridwell's children's book series of the same name and a reboot of the 2003 PBS Kids ...more
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The Garfield Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Frank Welker, Wally Wingert, Gregg Berger
The Garfield Show is a French-American CGI animated television series that premiered in France on France 3 on December 22, 2008. English-language episodes started airing on Boomerang UK on May ...more
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Zoboomafoo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Gord Robertson
Zoboomafoo is an American / Canadian children's television series that aired from January 25, 1999 to November 21, 2001 and is still currently shown in syndication and it is regularly shown on ...more
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H2O: Just Add Water is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Cariba Heine, Phoebe Tonkin, Angus McLaren
H₂O: Just Add Water, also known as H₂O, is an Australian dramatic fantasy television programme for children and teenagers created by Jonathan M. Shiff. It first screened on Australia's Network ...more
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Odd Squad is listed (or ranked) 14 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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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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Reading Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Lost In Oz is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Courage the Cowardly Dog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Thea White, Marty Grabstein, Simon Prebble
Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American animated horror comedy television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network, and the ninth of the network's Cartoon Cartoons. It follows ...more
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Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Des... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Laya DeLeon Hayes, Makana Say, Gunnar Sizemore
Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny (Amazon Video) is an American children's computer-animated action comedy television series and the second TV series in the Kung Fu Panda franchise following ...more
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The Dick Van Dyke Show is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie
The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961, until June 1, 1966. The show was created by Carl Reiner and starred Dick Van Dyke, Rose ...more
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Annedroids is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its ...more
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The Bug Diaries is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Abigail Dylan Harrison, Gary Littman, Jaden Michael
The Bug Diaries (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American animated comedy television series for preschoolers based on the children's books of the same name by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss. The show ...more
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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, ...more