Entertainment The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made  

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List Rules Vote up the best kids action shows that have aired on television.

Kids action shows can spark the imagination. A single series can make children believe they can grow up to be globe-trotting explorers or become an astronaut and travel to the farthest reaches of space. Action shows teach kids bravery and valor exist in all of us no matter how small we may be. Most importantly, they teach kids the value of friendship. And on top of everything else, action TV shows are just plain fun. These are the best kids action shows made for kids. Which ones did you grow up watching? 

Power Rangers followed a group of teenagers with attitude as they fought monsters from space. Which series did you follow? Were you a Power Rangers Beast Morphers fan, or did you prefer Power Rangers in Space? The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have also had several series over the years, and it's been thrilling to see Raphael, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Leonardo defeat Shredder time and time again. 

Which of these shows got your blood pumping the most? Vote for your favorites. With this list, kids in the future will know exactly what shows had the most fighting and adventure-seeking. The top action children's series are below, so get to voting!

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Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman
Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which ...more
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Avatar: Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino
Book One: Air is the first season of the U.S. animated TV series The Legend of Korra created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko. Consisting of twelve episodes, it was initially ...more
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11 1
Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters, is a long running Japanese children's anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television ...more
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Teen Titans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes
Teen Titans is an American TV show based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, that premiered on Cartoon Network and The WB in 2003. It is based primarily on the run of stories by Marv ...more
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Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
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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13 3
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright
Kim Possible is an American animated television series created by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle for Disney Channel. It centers on Kim Possible, a teenage fighter who has the task of dealing ...more
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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal
Gravity Falls is an American animated television series created by animator Alex Hirsch for Disney Channel, now on Disney XD. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin ...more
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10 3
The Powerpuff Girls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong
The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken and produced by Cartoon Network Studios for Cartoon Network. The show centers on Blossom, ...more
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Sean Astin, Greg Cipes, Rob Paulsen
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson and the French company IDDH. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in ...more
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9 3
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, David J. Fielding
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is an American live action children's television series that premiered on August 28, 1993, on the Fox Kids weekday afternoon block. The show is about a group of ...more
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Ultimate Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Drake Bell, Chi McBride, Ogie Banks
Ultimate Spider-Man is an American animated television series based on the Spider-Man comics published by Marvel Comics, including some elements of Marvel's Ultimate line of books. The series is ...more
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Justice League is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr
Justice League is an American animated television series which ran from 2001 to 2004 on Cartoon Network. It is part of the DC animated universe. The show was produced by Warner Bros. Animation. ...more
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7 3
The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen
The Transformers is an American animated robot superhero television series based on the Hasbro toy line. The show depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other
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7 3
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Nin... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Josh Brener, Brandon Mychal Smith, Omar Benson Miller
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon, 2018) is an American 2D-animated television series based on the fictional superhero team the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Deep in the ...more
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7 3
ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond
ThunderCats is an American animated television series that was produced by Rankin/Bass Productions debuting in 1985, based on the characters created by Tobin "Ted" Wolf. The series, ...more
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7 4
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutro... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, often shortened to just Jimmy Neutron, is an American computer animated television series created by John A. Davis. It is the first spin-off to the ...more
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6 3
Young Justice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North
Young Justice is an American animated television series created by Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman for Cartoon Network. Despite its title, it is not a direct adaptation of Peter David, Todd ...more
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6 3
G.I. Joe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Jackson Beck, Chris Latta, Michael Bell
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero is a half-hour American animated television series based on the successful toyline from Hasbro and the comic book series from Marvel Comics. The cartoon had its ...more
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6 3
The Avengers: Earth's Mighties... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Eric Loomis, Brian Bloom, Colleen O'Shaughnessey
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! is an American animated television series by Marvel Animation in cooperation with Film Roman, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The ...more
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6 3
Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Don Adams, Holly Berger, Frank Welker
Inspector Gadget is a French-Canadian–American animated television series that revolves around the adventures of a clumsy, dim-witted cyborg detective named lnspector Gadget—a human being with ...more
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TaleSpin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers
TaleSpin is a half-hour animated adventure series based in the fictional city of Cape Suzette, that first aired in 1990 as a preview on The Disney Channel and later that year as part of The ...more
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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Christopher Daniel Barnes, Sara Ballantine, Roscoe Lee Browne
Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, is an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, ...more
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Superman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
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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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern
DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation. It premiered on September 18, 1987 and ended on November 28, 1990 with a total of four seasons and ...more
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Teen Titans Go! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action TV Shows For Kids Ever Made
Arnold Drake, George Pérez, Marv Wolfman
Teen Titans Go! is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics fictional superhero team, the Teen Titans. The series was announced following the popularity of DC Nation's New ...more