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The Best Clay Animation TV Shows 

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Clay Animation TV series.

The very best clay animation shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest clay animation shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular clay animation TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining clay animation show of all time is. Don't let your favorite clay animation television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of clay animation television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List features shows like Prometheus and Bob, Gary & Mike.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best clay animation show of all time?" and "What are the greatest clay animation shows?"
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Celebrity Deathmatch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Maurice Schlafer, Len Maxwell, Mills Lane
Celebrity Deathmatch was a claymation television show that depicted celebrities against each other in a wrestling ring, almost always ending in the loser's gruesome death. It was known for its ...more

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Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer
Robot Chicken (Adult Swim, 2005) is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series created by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich. Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion ...more

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Wallace and Gromit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Amanda Kay added Wallace and Gromit
Peter Sallis (1989–2010), Ben Whitehead (2009, 2011–present)
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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The Gumby Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Norma MacMillan

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Action League Now! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Veronica Alicino, Robyn Carlsson, Alyssa Grahm
Action League Now! is a stop motion children's television series that was originally part of All That and then KaBlam! on Nickelodeon, and was later spun off into its own show. It was made using ...more

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The PJs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
The PJs
Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Pepe Serna
The PJs is an American stop-motion animated television series, created by Eddie Murphy, Larry Wilmore, and Steve Tompkins. It portrayed life in an urban public housing project, modeled after the ...more

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#620 of 724 The Best Cartoons of All Time #62 of 156 TV Shows Most Loved by African-Americans

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Moral Orel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Carolyn Lawrence, Scott Adsit, Britta Phillips
Moral Orel is an American stop-motion animated television show, which originally aired a sneak peek on Adult Swim on December 13, 2005, before it officially aired on January 23, 2006 to December ...more

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#580 of 724 The Best Cartoons of All Time #52 of 233 The Best Adult Cartoon Shows in TV History

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Prometheus and Bob is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Chicken Run is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. Chicken Run received positive ...more

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The California Raisins ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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The California Raisins were a fictional rhythm and blues musical group as well as advertising and merchandising characters composed of anthropomorphized raisins. Lead vocals were sung by ...more
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Pingu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Carlo Bonomi, David Sant, Marcello Magni
Pingu is a British-Swiss stop-motion animated children's comedy television series created by Otmar Gutmann and produced from 1986 to 2000 for Swiss television by Trickfilmstudio and The Pygos ...more

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#261 of 724 The Best Cartoons of All Time #282 of 384 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

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Shaun the Sheep is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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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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Timmy Time is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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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Bump in the Night is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Jim Cummings, Rob Paulsen, Gail Matthius | See full cast & crew »
Bump in the Night is an animated series by Danger Productions that was filmed using stop-motion animation and aired on ABC from 1994 to 1995. It was created and directed by Ken Pontac and David ...more

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#586 of 724 The Best Cartoons of All Time #281 of 374 The Best Children's TV Shows

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The Red and the Blue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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The Red and the Blue was an Italian stop motion animated television series for children. It has two characters, antagonistic shapeshifters, one colored red, the other blue. It is by Misseri ...more
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Pat & Mat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Pat & Mat is a Czech stop-motion animated series featuring two handymen: Pat and Mat. It was created by Lubomír Beneš and Vladimír Jiránek.
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Bob the Builder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Chris Evans, Richard Briers, Greg Proops
Bob the Builder is a British children's animated television show created by Keith Chapman. In the original series Bob appears as a building contractor specializing in masonry in a stop motion ...more

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Mio Mao is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Derek Griffiths
Mio Mao, also known as Mio and Mao, is an Italian-British children's TV show produced by Misseri Studios, HiT Entertainment & Mad Mouse Productions, L+H Films, Cartoonito and Channel 5. The ...more
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Wallace and Gromit's Wor... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Ashley Jensen, Peter Sallis, John Sparkes
Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention is a BBC One science show featuring the animated claymation characters Wallace and Gromit, made by Aardman. The BBC said in a press statement that in the ...more
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Davey and Goliath is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Hal Smith, Dick Beals, Ginny Tyler
Davey and Goliath is an American clay-animated children's television series produced by the Lutheran Church in America and created by Art Clokey, Ruth Clokey, and Dick Sutcliffe. The show was ...more
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Gumbasia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Gumbasia
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Plonsters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Plonsters
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Rex the Runt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Eddie Izzard, Graham Norton, Kathy Burke
Rex the Runt is a British live action stop motion animated claymation comedy franchise, primarily consisting of a television show and two short films produced by Aardman Animations for BBC ...more
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Plasmo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
Plasmo
Plasmo is an Australian children's science fiction claymation TV series that consisted of a half-hour short film made in 1989 followed by thirteen 5-minute episodes made in 1996 which aired on ...more
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Purple and Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Clay Animation TV Shows
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Purple and Brown is a British stop-motion animated short television series devised and directed by Rich Webber and edited by Mike Percival. The series first aired March 2006, on the ...more