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The Best Stop Motion TV Shows 

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List Rules Shows 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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Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

Premiered: 2005

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) 2 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Wallace and Gromit Peter Sallis (1989–2010), Ben Whitehead (2009, 2011–present)

Premiered: 1989-06-03

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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Celebrity Deathmatch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Maurice Schlafer, Len Maxwell, Mills Lane

Premiered: 1998

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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Moral Orel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Carolyn Lawrence, Scott Adsit, Britta Phillips

Premiered: 2005

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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The PJs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
The PJs Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Pepe Serna

Premiered: 1999

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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Action League Now! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Veronica Alicino, Robyn Carlsson, Alyssa Grahm

Premiered: 1996

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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javier1 added Clay Kids Mj Lallo, Natalie Mitchel, Quinn Kitmitto

Premiered: July 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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The Gumby Show is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Norma MacMillan

Premiered: 1955

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Thomas the Tank Engine &... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Alec Baldwin, Ringo Starr, George Carlin

Premiered: 1984

Thomas & Friends is a British-American children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network in 1984 and airs on PBS Kids in the US. It is based on The Railway ...more

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Pingu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Carlo Bonomi, David Sant, Marcello Magni

Premiered: 1986

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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Mary Shelley's Frankenho... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Christian Atkins added Scott Adsit, Britta Phillips, Dino Stamatopoulos

Premiered: 2010

Mary Shelley's Frankenhole (Cartoon Network, 2010) is a stop-motion animated TV series by Dino Stamatopoulos, creator of Moral Orel. After mastering immortality, mad scientist Victor ...more

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Bump in the Night is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Jim Cummings, Rob Paulsen, Gail Matthius | See full cast & crew »

Premiered: 1994

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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Chowder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Tara Strong, Dwight Schultz, John DiMaggio

Premiered: 2007

Chowder is an American animated television series created by C.H. Greenblatt for Cartoon Network. The series follows an aspiring young chef named Chowder and his day-to-day adventures as an ...more

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Bob the Builder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Chris Evans, Richard Briers, Greg Proops

Premiered: 1999

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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Postman Pat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Ken Barrie, Carole Boyd, Kulvinder Ghir

Premiered: 1981

Postman Pat is a British stop-motion animated children's television series first produced by Woodland Animations. It is aimed at pre-school children, and concerns the adventures of Pat Clifton, ...more

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Fireman Sam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Andrew Hodwitz, Dave Pender, Lily Cassano

Premiered: 1987

Fireman Sam is a Welsh animated children's television series about a fireman called Sam, his fellow firefighters, and other townspeople in the fictional Welsh rural town of Pontypandy. The ...more

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Paddington Bear is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
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Paddington Bear is a fictional character in children's literature. He first appeared on 13 October 1958, and was illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. The friendly bear from deepest, darkest Peru—with ...more
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The Wind in the Willows ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
The Wind in the Willows is a TV series that was originally broadcast between 1984 and 1987, based on characters from Kenneth Grahame's classic story The Wind in the Willows and following the ...more
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Inside-Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Inside-Out Boy

Premiered: 1989

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Shaun the Sheep is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Jim_In_Texas added John Sparkes, Justin Fletcher, Richard Webber

Premiered: 2007

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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Titan Maximum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Rachael Leigh Cook, Eden Espinosa, Seth Green

Premiered: 2009

Titan Maximum is an American stop motion animated television series created by Tom Root and Matthew Senreich. The series premiered on Cartoon Network's late night programing block, Adult Swim, ...more

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Angry Kid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows

Premiered: 1999

Angry Kid is a series of British stop motion animation short films created, directed, written, and designed by Darren Walsh and produced by Aardman Animations. Most of the episodes contain adult ...more

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Lavender Castle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Jimmy Hibbert, David Holt, Rob Rackstraw

Premiered: 1999

Lavender Castle is a British stop motion/CGI television series created by Rodney Matthews and produced by Gerry Anderson. It was produced in 1997 through a collaboration between Carrington ...more
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Rick & Steve: The Ha... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Will Matthews, Peter Paige, Q. Allan Brocka

Premiered: 2007

Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World is an American-Canadian stop motion animated sitcom created by Q. Allan Brocka, who also acts as director. It is a spin-off from ...more
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JoJo's Circus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stop Motion TV Shows
Marnie McPhail, Jayne Eastwood, Madeleine Martin

Premiered: 2003

JoJo's Circus is an interactive stop-motion musical comedy series for preschool children. The series is created by the combined efforts of Jim Jinkins, David Campbell, Mildred Seidman, Lisa ...more