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The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime

Updated May 22, 2020 2.2k votes 443 voters 53.2k views52 items

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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
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    Just Add Magic

    Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Kids & Family, Fantasy

    Just Add Magic (Amazon, 2015) is an American live-action family television series, loosely... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 2
    Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street
    99
    36

    Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

    Sloane Morgan Siegel, Ashley Boettcher

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Drama, Family

    Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (Amazon Video, 2014) is an American live action family... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 3
    The Kicks
    86
    28

    The Kicks

    Sixx Orange, Emyri Crutchfield

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Teen sitcom

    The Kicks (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American teen comedy television series created by Alex... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    The Andy Griffith Show
    74
    27

    The Andy Griffith Show

    Andy Griffith, Ron Howard

    Premiered1960

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 5
    Wild Kratts
    58
    16

    Wild Kratts

    Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt

    Premiered2011

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Children's television series, Adventure film, Comedy

    Wild Kratts is an American/Canadian educational children's animated series created by Chris... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 6
    Wallace and Gromit
    53
    21

    Wallace and Gromit

    Peter Sallis, Ben Whitehead

    Premiered1989

    Genres (Tv)Claymation, Comedy, Adventure

    Wallace and Gromit is a British stop-motion comedy animation series created by Nick Park of... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 7
    Odd Squad
    43
    15

    Odd Squad

    Dalila Bela, Filip Geljo

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Family

    Odd Squad (PBS Kids, 2014) is a Canadian/American children's live action educational... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 8
    Shaun the Sheep
    46
    19

    Shaun the Sheep

    John Sparkes, Justin Fletcher

    Premiered2007

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Children's television series, Comedy

    Shaun the Sheep is a British stop-motion animated television series, a spin-off of the Wallace... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 9
    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
    47
    22

    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

    Keith David, Fred Rogers

    Premiered1968

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series, Educational television

    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is an American half-hour children's television series that was... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    The Stinky & Dirty Show
    41
    18

    The Stinky & Dirty Show

    Jaden Betts, Jacob Guenther

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Family

    The Stinky & Dirty Show (Amazon Video, 2016) is an American animated series created by Guy... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    Lost In Oz
    35
    16

    Lost In Oz

    Ashley Boettcher, Nika Futterman

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Family

    Lost In Oz (Amazon Video, 2017) is an animated series based on the children's novel by L.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Annedroids
    33
    13

    Annedroids

    Addison Holley, Jadiel Dowlin

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series

    Annedroids (Amazon Video, 2014) is a Canadian CGI/live action children's television series... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Martha Speaks
    31
    14

    Martha Speaks

    Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr

    Premiered2008

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series, Comedy, Animated series

    Martha Speaks is a American-Canadian animated children's television series based on the 1992... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 14
    Reading Rainbow
    31
    17

    Reading Rainbow

    LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen

    Premiered1983

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series

    Reading Rainbow is an American children's television series that aired on PBS Kids and PBS... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 15
    Sesame Street
    32
    18

    Sesame Street

    Jim Henson, Frank Oz

    Premiered1969

    Genres (Tv)Sketch comedy, Education, Animation, Children's television series, Live action

    Sesame Street is a long-running American children's television series created by Joan Ganz... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 16
    Star Trek: The Original Series
    23
    9

    Star Trek: The Original Series

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

    Premiered1966

    Genres (Tv)Action/Adventure, Drama, Adventure film, Action, Science Fiction

    Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 17
    H2O: Just Add Water
    17
    5

    H2O: Just Add Water

    Cariba Heine, Phoebe Tonkin

    Premiered2006

    Genres (Tv)Teen drama, Action/Adventure, Drama, Children's television series, Adventure film

    H₂O: Just Add Water, also known as H₂O, is an Australian dramatic fantasy television programme... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson
    19
    9

    The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson

    Richard Thomas, Margo Gunn

    Premiered1998

    Genres (Tv)Action/Adventure

    The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson is a 1998 dramatic series that originally aired on the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Bubble Guppies
    31
    25

    Bubble Guppies

    Frank Welker, Zachary Gordon

    Premiered2011

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Children's television series, Reality television

    Bubble Guppies is an American preschool children's television series produced for Nickelodeon... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    Team Umizoomi
    23
    17

    Team Umizoomi

    Donovan Patton, Jennifer Twomey

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Children's television series

    Team Umizoomi is a computer animated fantasy musical series with an emphasis on preschool... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
    19
    13

    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

    Mason Mahay, Roger Craig Smith

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Family

    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American children's animated... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    Dinosaur Train
    19
    13

    Dinosaur Train

    Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Computer Animation, Animation, Children's television series

    Dinosaur Train is an American/Canadian/Singaporean animated series created by Craig Bartlett.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 23
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
    26
    23

    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    Jake Beale, Heather Bambrick

    Premiered2012

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Children's television series, Animated series

    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is an American-Canadian animated children's television series... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Just Add Magic: Mystery City
    8
    0

    Just Add Magic: Mystery City

    Jolie Hoang-Rappaport, Tyler Sanders

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Fantasy, Family

    Just Add Magic: Mystery City (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American family comedy television... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    Dino Dan
    15
    10

    Dino Dan

    Jason Spevack

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series

    Dino Dan is a Canadian/American television series for children, which is airing on TVO Kids in... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button