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The Best Stop Motion TV Shows

Updated June 12, 2020 2.2k votes 393 voters 24.2k views61 items

List RulesShows near the top must be only the best Stop Motion TV series.

The very best stop motion shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest stop motion shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular stop motion TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining stop motion show of all time is. Don't let your favorite stop motion 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 stop motion television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different shows, like Camberwick Green and Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best stop motion show of all time?" and "What are the greatest stop motion shows?" If you love the genre, be sure to check out our list of the best stop motionn animation movies.

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    Bump in the Night
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    Bump in the Night

    Jim Cummings, Rob Paulsen

    Premiered1994

    Bump in the Night is an animated series by Danger Productions that was filmed using... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Wallace and Gromit
    77
    18

    Wallace and Gromit

    Peter Sallis (1989–2010), Ben Whitehead (2009

    Premiered1989-06-03

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

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    Robot Chicken
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    Robot Chicken

    Seth Green, Matthew Senreich

    Premiered2005

    Robot Chicken (Adult Swim, 2005) is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Moral Orel
    53
    20

    Moral Orel

    Carolyn Lawrence, Scott Adsit

    Premiered2005

    Moral Orel is an American stop-motion animated television show, which originally aired a sneak... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Celebrity Deathmatch
    58
    25

    Celebrity Deathmatch

    Maurice Schlafer, Len Maxwell

    Premiered1998

    Celebrity Deathmatch was a claymation television show that depicted celebrities against each... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The PJs
    52
    21

    The PJs

    Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois

    Premiered1999

    The PJs is an American stop-motion animated television series, created by Eddie Murphy, Larry... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Angry Kid
    Angry Kid is a series of British stop motion animation short films created, directed, written,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends
    43
    17

    Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

    Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr

    Premiered1984

    Thomas & Friends is a British-American children's television series, which had its first... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Clay Kids
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    Clay Kids

    Mj Lallo, Natalie Mitchel

    PremieredJuly 5, 2013 in Gloob, Brazil

    Clay Kids is a Spanish stop motion animated TV series for children created by Javier Tostado. The series narrates the adventures of seven misfits kids: Flippy, Carol, Motor, Jessie, Albert, Roobbie and Naomi. Gloob held a preview for the series in Brazil on June 29, 2013 and was officially premiered on July 5, 2013. In the UK Clay Kids airs on POP TV.
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    Action League Now!
    49
    24

    Action League Now!

    Veronica Alicino, Robyn Carlsson

    Premiered1996

    Action League Now! is a stop motion children's television series that was originally part of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Gumby Show
    37
    15

    The Gumby Show

    Dal McKennon, Art Clokey

    Premiered1955

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  • 12
    Pingu
    41
    21

    Pingu

    Carlo Bonomi, David Sant

    Premiered1986

    Pingu is a British-Swiss stop-motion animated children's comedy television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 13
    Mary Shelley's Frankenhole
    28
    13

    Mary Shelley's Frankenhole

    Scott Adsit, Britta Phillips

    Premiered2010

    Mary Shelley's Frankenhole (Adult Swim, 2010) is a stop-motion animated TV series by Dino... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Bob the Builder
    30
    16

    Bob the Builder

    Chris Evans, Richard Briers

    Premiered1999

    Bob the Builder is a British children's animated television show created by Keith Chapman. In... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 15
    Shaun the Sheep
    15
    0

    Shaun the Sheep

    John Sparkes, Justin Fletcher

    Premiered2007

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

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    Chowder
    29
    19

    Chowder

    Tara Strong, Dwight Schultz

    Premiered2007

    Chowder is an American animated television series created by C.H. Greenblatt for Cartoon... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Creature Comforts
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    Lavender Castle
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    Lavender Castle

    Jimmy Hibbert, David Holt

    Premiered1999

    Lavender Castle is a British stop motion/CGI television series created by Rodney Matthews and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Postman Pat Special Delivery Service
    21
    13

    Postman Pat Special Delivery Service

    In the spin-off series, Postman Pat Special Delivery Service, Postman Pat has been promoted to... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Paddington Bear
    16
    10

    Paddington Bear

    Michael Hordern

    Premiered1976

    Paddington Bear is a fictional character in children's literature. He first appeared on 13... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Inside-Out Boy
    14
    12

    Inside-Out Boy

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    Rilakkuma and Kaoru
    8
    5

    Premiered2019

    Rilakkuma and Kaoru (Netflix, 2019) is a stop-motion animated television series. Kaoru goes on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Fireman Sam
    23
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    Fireman Sam

    Andrew Hodwitz, Dave Pender

    Premiered1987

    Fireman Sam is a Welsh animated children's television series about a fireman called Sam, his... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Bagpuss
    19
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    Bagpuss

    Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr

    Premiered1974

    Bagpuss is a UK children's television series, made by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Magic Roundabout
    14
    16

    The Magic Roundabout

    Nigel Planer, Eric Thompson

    Premiered1964

    The Magic Roundabout is a French-British animated children's television programme created in... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button