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The Best Family Shows on Amazon Prime

Updated January 29, 2021 0 votes 477 voters 58.7k views49 items

List RulesVote up the best shows you can watch with the whole family that are currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

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 this list of Amazon Prime family shows 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 Magic1
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    Just Add Magic

    Olivia Sanabia, Abby Donnelly

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Kids & Family, Fantasy

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    #44 of 105 The Best Amazon Original Series#125 of 140 The Best High School TV Shows

  • The Kicks2
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    The Kicks

    Sixx Orange, Emyri Crutchfield

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Teen sitcom

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  • Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street3
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    Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

    Sloane Morgan Siegel, Ashley Boettcher

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Drama, Family

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  • The Andy Griffith Show4
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    The Andy Griffith Show

    Andy Griffith, Ron Howard

    Premiered1960

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

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    #105 of 201 The TV Shows with the Best Writing#71 of 140 The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

  • Wild Kratts5
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    Wild Kratts

    Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt

    Premiered2011

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

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    #426 of 647 The Best Cartoons of All Time#182 of 351 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

  • Wallace and Gromit6
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    Wallace and Gromit

    Peter Sallis, Ben Whitehead

    Premiered1989

    Genres (Tv)Claymation, Comedy, Adventure

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  • Odd Squad7
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    Odd Squad

    Dalila Bela, Filip Geljo

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Family

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  • Shaun the Sheep8
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    Shaun the Sheep

    John Sparkes, Justin Fletcher

    Premiered2007

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

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    #329 of 339 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years#206 of 1,322 The Best Guilty Pleasure TV Shows

  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood9
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    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

    Keith David, Fred Rogers

    Premiered1968

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

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    #88 of 130 The Best Cartoons of the '90s#11 of 95 The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime

  • The Stinky & Dirty Show10
    40
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    The Stinky & Dirty Show

    Jaden Betts, Jacob Guenther

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Family

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  • Lost In Oz11
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    Lost In Oz

    Ashley Boettcher, Nika Futterman

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Family

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  • Annedroids12
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    14

    Annedroids

    Addison Holley, Jadiel Dowlin

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series

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  • Martha Speaks13
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    Martha Speaks

    Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr

    Premiered2008

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

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    #17 of 45 The Best Animated Shows On Amazon Prime#22 of 39 Good TV Shows for Babies

  • Reading Rainbow14
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    Reading Rainbow

    LeVar Burton, Jennifer Betit Yen

    Premiered1983

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series

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    #191 of 397 The Best TV Shows to Rewatch#74 of 508 The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

  • H2O: Just Add Water15
    21
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    H2O: Just Add Water

    Cariba Heine, Phoebe Tonkin

    Premiered2006

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

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  • Star Trek: The Original Series16
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    Star Trek: The Original Series

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

    Premiered1966

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

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    #34 of 70 The Best Crime Fighting Duo TV Series#4 of 285 The Best Sci-Fi Television Series Of All Time

  • Bubble Guppies17
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    Bubble Guppies

    Frank Welker, Zachary Gordon

    Premiered2011

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

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    #17 of 44 The Best Nick Jr. TV Shows#2 of 55 Good TV Shows for Toddlers

  • Team Umizoomi18
    23
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    Team Umizoomi

    Donovan Patton, Jennifer Twomey

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Children's television series

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  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie19
    19
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    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

    Mason Mahay, Roger Craig Smith

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Family

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  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood20
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    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    Jake Beale, Heather Bambrick

    Premiered2012

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

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  • Dinosaur Train21
    18
    12

    Dinosaur Train

    Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr

    Premiered2010

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

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    #18 of 37 The Most Annoying Kids Shows Currently On TV#183 of 222 The Greatest Cartoon Theme Songs of All Time

  • Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman22

    Premiered2006

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

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    #96 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time#167 of 196 The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

  • Mr. Bean23
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    Mr. Bean

    Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll

    Premiered1990

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

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    #947 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#5 of 106 The Best British Sitcoms of All Time

  • SpongeBob SquarePants24
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    SpongeBob SquarePants

    Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass

    Premiered1999

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Comedy, Family Film

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  • Dino Dan25
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    Dino Dan

    Jason Spevack

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Children's television series

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