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The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix  

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Here are the best kids shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for cartoons or family-friendly shows, this list is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best shows for kids to watch on Netflix? 

One of the best animated shows of 2018The Boss Baby: Back in Business continues the adventures of Boss Baby after the movie. Other good kids shows on Netflix include PJ Masks, Alexa & Katie, Trolls: The Beat Goes On, and the Pokémon series.

Vote up the best children shows on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017, Netflix) is a black comedy-drama TV series based on the children's novel series of the same name by Lemony Snicket (author Daniel Handler). The Baudelaire ...more
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Alexa & Katie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Paris Berelc, Isabel May, Tiffani Thiessen
Alexa & Katie (Netflix, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Heather Wordham. Eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school, lifelong best friends Alexa ...more
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The Boss Baby: Back in Busines... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
JP Karliak, Pierce Gagnon, Kevin Michael Richardson
The Boss Baby: Back in Business (Netflix, 2018) is an American computer-animated web television series based on the 2017 film. Boss Baby (JP Karliak) and his big brother Tim (Pierce Gagnon) ...more
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Liv and Maddie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Dove Cameron, Joey Bragg, Tenzing Norgay Trainor
Liv and Maddie is an American teen sitcom created by John Beck and Ron Hart and produced by It's a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel. The series stars Dove Cameron as two identical twins with ...more
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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones
Goosebumps is a Canadian horror fantasy anthology television series based on R. L. Stine's Goosebumps books. It was one of the two popular television horror anthology children's series in the ...more
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The Dragon Prince is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
The Dragon Prince

An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.

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Dragons: Race to the Edge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Dragons: Race to the Edge (Cartoon Network, 2012) is an American computer-animated television series based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) tries to keep balance ...more
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The Magic School Bus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Lily Tomlin, Daniel DeSanto, Erica Luttrell
The Magic School Bus is a Canadian–American Saturday morning animated children's television series, based on the book series of the same name by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. It is notable for ...more
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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez).
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Bunk'd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Peyton List, Karan Brar, Skai Jackson
Bunk'd (Disney Channel, 2015) is an American sitcom and a spinoff of Jessie. Siblings Emma (Peyton List), Ravi (Karan Brar), and Zuri (Skai Jackson) head off to Camp Kikiwaka for the summer.
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3Below: Tales of Arcadia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman
3Below: Tales of Arcadia (Netflix, 2018), or simply 3Below, is an American computer-animated science fantasy television series and is the second installment of Guillermo del Toro's Tales of ...more
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The Magic School Bus Rides Aga... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Kate McKinnon, Lily Tomlin, Lynsey Pham
The Magic School Bus Rides Again (Netflix, 2017) is a Canadian-American animated children's television series based on the books by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. In a sequel to the original 1994 ...more
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The Adventures of Puss in Boot... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Eric Bauza, Jayma Mays, Joshua Rush
The Adventures of Puss in Boots (Netflix, 2018) is an American computer-animated web television series based on the character Puss In Boots from the Shrek franchise. The series follows the ...more
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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Bella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff
Hilda (Netflix, 2018) is an animated television series based on the comic book series by Luke Pearson. The adventures of fearless Hilda (Bella Ramsey), a blue-haired girl who along her deerfox ...more
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The Hollow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Ashleigh Ball, Connor Parnall, Adrian Petriw
The Hollow (Netflix, 2018) is a Canadian animated science fantasy adventure mystery series created by Vito Viscomi. Three teen strangers awaken in a dangerous world and try to make sense of what ...more
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug &... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (French: Miraculous, les aventures de Ladybug et Chat Noir) is a French CGI action/adventure animated series produced by Zagtoon and Method Animation. ...more
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Mako Mermaids is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Lucy Fry, Ivy Latimer, Amy Ruffle
Mako: Island of Secrets is an Australian television programme for children and teenagers. Internationally released as Mako Mermaids, the show is a spin-off of H2O: Just Add Water and is produced ...more
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Bill Nye the Science Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Ed Begley Jr., Rachelle Carson, Bill Nye
Bill Nye the Science Guy is a live action educational television program that originally aired from September 10, 1993 to June 20, 1998 and was hosted by Bill Nye. The show aired on PBS Kids and ...more
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The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Chris Parnell, Max Charles, Da'Vine Joy Randolph
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (Netflix, 2015) is an American animated web television series directed by John Sanford, Greg Miller, Mike Bell, and Miles Thompson. Mr. Peabody (Chris Parnell) ...more
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Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
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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We Bare Bears is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Eric Edelstein, Demetri Martin, Bobby Moynihan
We Bare Bears (Cartoon Network, 2015) is an American animated sitcom created by Daniel Chong. Three bear siblings, Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear, awkwardly attempt at integrating with the human ...more
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Free Rein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Jaylen Barron, Céline Buckens, Kerry Ingram
Free Rein (Netflix, 2017) is a British children's television series created by Vicky Lutas and Anna McCleery. After befriending a mysterious horse during a summer in the English countryside, ...more
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Project MC² is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Mika Abdalla, Ysa Penarejo, Victoria Vida
Project Mc2 (Netflix, 2015), pronounced "Project MC-squared ", is an American educational comedy television series. Set in a fictional city called Maywood Glen, California, it revolves ...more
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The Octonauts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
Keith Wickham, Simon Greenall, Rob Rackstraw
The Octonauts is a British children's television series, produced by Silvergate Media for the BBC channel Cbeebies. The series is animated in Ireland by Brown Bag Films but uses British voice ...more
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Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinj... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids & Family Shows On Netflix
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