The Dick Van Dyke Show TV Poster Image

Part comedy, part variety show, this entertaining sitcom was significant for its reflection of a middle-class awareness of JFK-inspired social movements and trends of the early 1960s while still focusing on the domestic issues of a married suburban couple. Box set out Nov. 10.

Little House on the Prairie TV Poster Image

The Ingalls family, living on the American frontier in the late 19th century, is a model of mutual respect and affection. Show sets the standard for rich characters, intuitive acting, and interesting story lines. Serious matters include death and sickness. New edition out in 2015.

Avatar: The Last Airbender TV Poster Image

A peaceful presence manifests itself as an 11-year-old boy who's soon on a quest to realize his past and present place in the world. This top-notch 'toon mixes magical fantasy and comedy with martial arts sequences and Godzilla-style monsters. Box set out Oct. 6.

Good Witch TV Poster Image

The continuing story of Middleton's most intuitive, empathetic resident. Great messages about compassion, empathy, and responsibility; with a new teen character, there's more opportunity for the messages to be delivered in ways that resonate with kids.

Over the Garden Wall TV Poster Image

An animated series about two brothers' journey through a magical forest to get home. Blends comedy, whimsy, and touches of horror in a unique 10-part miniseries. Most notable is its visual appeal; the cast of quirky creatures keeps the content enticing.


Common Sense Tips

Common Sense Tip

  • Look for holiday gift bundles of classic TV shows on DVD and share your old favorites with your kids.