Family 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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Wallace and Gromit is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Shaun the Sheep is listed (or ranked) 2 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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I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Kicks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
The Kicks 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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The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Just Add Magic is listed (or ranked) 7 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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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 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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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Reading Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Norm... is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Tumble Leaf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Tumble Leaf 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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Dora the Explorer is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Team Umizoomi is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Fireman Sam is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Bubble Guppies is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Lost In Oz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Lost In Oz 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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Wild Kratts is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is listed (or ranked) 21 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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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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Dinosaur Train is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Odd Squad is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on the Fox Network ...more

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The Stinky & Dirty Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
The Stinky & Dirty Show 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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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Jake Beale, Heather Bambrick, Addison Holley 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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Peep and the Big Wide World is listed (or ranked) 28 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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Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Tim Daly, Joseph Bologna, Dana Delany Superman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics flagship character, Superman. It was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and originally aired on The ...more

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Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman is listed (or ranked) 30 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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Wishenpoof! is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Addison Holley, Scott McCord, Hope Cassandra Wishenpoof! (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American-Canadian animated series created by Angela Santomero. The series centers on Bianca, a young fairy girl who has magical adventures and who can also ...more

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7th Heaven is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday ...more

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Martha Speaks is listed (or ranked) 33 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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Timmy Time is listed (or ranked) 34 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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Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinj... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
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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Niko and the Sword of Light is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Andre Robinson, Kari Wahlgren, Tom Kenny Niko and the Sword of Light (Amazon Video 2017) is an American animated web television series based on the animated comic book. The series is centered around a 10 year old boy named Niko, who is ...more

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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Peg + Cat is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Dwayne Hill, Hayley Faith Negrin Peg + Cat is an American-Canadian animated children's television series based on the children's book "The Chicken Problem", which was published in 2012. The series is created by Billy ...more

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Bookaboo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Bookaboo Bookaboo is a British children's television series produced by Lucy Goodman of Happy Films and co-directed by Ian Emes. The show features puppets, celebrities, picture books, songs and ...more

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Sigmund and the Sea Monsters is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters Solomon Stewart, Kyle Breitkopf, Rebecca Bloom Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (Amazon Video, 2017) is a live-action series, and a remake of the 1973 children's television series. Lovable sea monster, Sigmund, befriends three children, Johnny, ...more

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Caillou is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Evan Smirnow, Ellen David, Jennifer Seguin Caillou is a Canadian educational children's television series that was first shown on Télétoon and Teletoon, with its first episode airing on the former channel on September 15, ...more

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The Sarah Jane Adventures is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, Alexander Armstrong The Sarah Jane Adventures is a British science fiction television programme, that was produced by BBC Cymru Wales for CBBC, created by Russell T Davies starring Elisabeth Sladen. The programme ...more

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Creative Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Creative Galaxy Christian Distefano, Samantha Bee, Kallan Holley Creative Galaxy (Amazon Video, 2013) is an American/Canadian children's animated television series created by Angela Santomero. Arty and his sidekick Epiphany search the galaxy to solve creative ...more

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Life Unexpected is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime
Shiri Appleby, Kristoffer Polaha, Britt Robertson Life Unexpected is an American drama television series that aired for two seasons from 2010 to 2011. It was produced by Best Day Ever Productions and Mojo Films in association with CBS ...more

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Dino Dan is listed (or ranked) 45 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