Best Kids' Shows on Hulu

Sometimes it's difficult for the whole family to sit down and watch prime-time TV together, so we assembled this list of our favorite shows that are currently streaming on Hulu. From educational cartoons to classic sitcoms and popular network dramas, there's sure to be an entertaining pick for everyone. And if your family is more into movies, there are also tons of family-friendly films for kids of all ages. Lots of these popular titles are available for free, but some are part of the Hulu Plus plan. Check back often -- we'll update this list regularly!

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Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(2004)
(1969)
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Charming animals teach kids about positive relationships.
Network: NBC, Sprout
(2015)
(2014)
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Notorious monkey amuses and teaches preschoolers.
Network: PBS Kids
(2006)
(2006)
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Friendly handyman teaches kids about cooperation.
Network: Disney Channel
(2006)
(2006)
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Cute monster tot teaches kids about feelings, relationships.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
(2013)
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Strong diversity, community, family themes in superb series.
Network: Sprout
(2015)
(2015)
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Aussie entertainers get kids moving with catchy songs.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2013)
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Friendly frontier town teaches kids about strong character.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
(2013)
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Spunky boat's adventures have good lessons for preschoolers.
Network: Sprout
(2015)
(2015)
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Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2010)
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Delightful series follows adventures of real dirt movers.
Network: Sprout
(2016)
(2016)
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Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
(2012)
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Fraggle Rock co-stars emphasize learning by doing.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2014)
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Family's tot-friendly adventures are out of this world.
Network: Disney Junior
(2015)
(2015)
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Upbeat outdoor adventures feature lots of learning fun.
Network: Universal Kids
(2017)
(2016)
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Boy's queries get kids curious about the world.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
(2008)
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Charming series strikes perfect balance between life, tech.
Network: Sprout
(2016)
(2016)
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Surreal Claymation adventures, ideal whole-family viewing.
Network: Comcast
(2017)
(1955)
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Bumbling bionic detective offers worry-free laughs for kids.
Network: Syndicated
(2009)
(1983)
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Amazing kids wow in funny, family-friendly talent display.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Low-key '90s cartoon has good lessons for grade-schoolers.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1991)
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Classic clowning from comic genius; for all ages.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1951)
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Friendly foodie contest is fun for the whole family.
Network: Food Network
(2015)
(2015)
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Kid embraces fears, fresh adventures in delightful series.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
(2015)
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Food-themed adventure series promotes healthy eating habits.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2010)
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Clever toon is great fun for both kids and adults.
Network: Toon Disney
(2006)
(1995)
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Babies go adventuring in this Nick favorite.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
(1991)
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Clever 'toon is bursting with fun for kids and adults.
Network: WB
(2007)
(1993)
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Chef explores world's oddest culinary choices.
Network: Travel Channel
(2007)
(2006)
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Funny buddy comedy has mischief, feline-flavored humor.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
(2016)
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Well-rounded Disney sitcom offers wholesome fun to families.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Aaaaay! Classic feel-good sitcom is hokey but fun.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(2005)
(1974)
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Laughs and lessons abound in whole-family sitcom.
Network: Syndicated
(2005)
(1991)
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Strong storytelling and characters mark worthwhile cartoon.
Network: Nickelodeon, Nicktoons
(2005)
(1996)
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Classic sitcom duo is still doing it their way.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(2005)
(1976)
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Family steps up to the task of blending lives.
Network: Freeform
(2004)
(1991)
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Superheroes' new look, comical feel invites younger kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
(2013)
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Kid cooking competition is fun and family-friendly.
Network: Food Network
(2016)
(2015)
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Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: Freeform, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Quirky culinary comic mixes food, science, fun.
Network: Cooking Channel, Food Network
(2006)
(1999)
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Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
(2012)
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Senior citizens take center stage in inspiring talent show.
Network: NBC
(2017)
(2017)
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Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(2006)
(1987)
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A cultural icon that's lived long and prospered.
Network: G4, Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1966)
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Getting lost in space has never been so much fun.
Network: Spike, Syndicated
(2006)
(1995)
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Hilarious bear bros. try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
(2015)
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Fun-filled, family-friendly reality show.
Network: NBC
(2006)
(2006)
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Witty team puts urban legends to the scientific test.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2005)
(2003)
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High-drama reality-style series explores peer pressure.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2014)
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This uplifting family drama keeps the faith.
Network: CW, Syndicated
(2003)
(1996)
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Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
(2010)
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'90s sitcom still offers strong role model, great messages.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2014)
(1990)
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A boy deals with friends and girls in classic tween sitcom.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
(1993)
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Drama-free cooking show that's great for family viewing.
Network: Food Network
(2012)
(2009)
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Rural vet's life is positive entertainment for older kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2011)
(2011)
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Funny ensemble comedy plays with Muslim stereotypes.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
(2007)
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Kids cook and compete in this whole-family treat.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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Popular British comedy has gags; some risqué moments.
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
(1990)
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Witty office comedy is fun but can get risqué.
Network: ABC
(2015)
(2015)
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'90s anime reboot boasts girl power, but iffy body images.
Network: Hulu, Online
(2015)
(2014)
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Quirky cartoon values family, fun, and finding your purpose.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
(2013)
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Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
(1959)
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Competition teaches amateurs to cook in watch-together fare.
Network: Food Network
(2012)
(2010)
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Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2014)
(2014)
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Thoughtful anime has great messages for older tweens.
Network: Online
(2014)
(2002)
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Rambunctious ninja returns, slightly older, in anime sequel.
Network: Disney XD
(2009)
(2007)
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Seamless spinoff has less drama, more positive mentoring.
Network: Lifetime
(2015)
(2015)
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British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2013)
(2012)
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Reality series offers insight into life with Down syndrome.
Network: A&E
(2015)
(2015)
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Realistic Aussie drama explores teen issues like dating.
Network: TeenNick
(2012)
(2012)
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Everyone will love this funny take on real issues.
Network: CW, Nickelodeon
(2005)
(2005)
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Fierce memoir about Asian family makes fresh, sweet sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2015)
(2015)
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Sci-fi weapons in silly, charming odd-couple sitcom.
Network: Fox
(2017)
(2017)
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Celebs compete (and drink) in zesty, loose game show.
Network: NBC
(2013)
(2013)
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Strong female lead defies stereotypes in tantalizing series.
Network: ABC
(2015)
(2015)
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Rapper runs for mayor as a joke -- and wins in fun comedy.
Network: ABC
(2017)
(2017)
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Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
(2011)
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Classic sci-fi series hops and skips through time.
Network: Syfy
(2005)
(1989)
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Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.
Network: Fox
(2004)
(1989)
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Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
(2016)
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History-driven sci fi is fun, sometimes violent.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(2005)
(1997)
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Ramble along with this still-funny sitcom.
Network: Oxygen
(2005)
(1994)
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Engaging but controversial show for teens.
Network: WB
(2003)
(2002)
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Powerful anime explores mature themes with some gore.
Network: Adult Swim
(2012)
(2010)
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The Jetsons meet The Simpsons.
Network: Comedy Central
(2004)
(1999)
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Intense X-Men follow-up raises thoughtful themes for teens.
Network: Fox
(2017)
(2017)
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Funny senior housemates crack wise; teens and up.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2005)
(1985)
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Complex anime has intriguing story but some cursing, too.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2009)
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Avengers TV follow-up is violent but thrilling fare.
Network: ABC
(2013)
(2013)
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Brilliant, poignant comedy series has mature content.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Goofy medical comedy with heart; for older teens.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2005)
(2001)
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Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2006)
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Clever, broad cop-show spoof has cursing, off-color jokes.
Network: TBS
(2016)
(2016)
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Fun male-bonding travel reality sends aging stars overseas.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Humor in whipsmart workplace satire is aimed at adults.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Lighthearted cop comedy serves up laughs and diversity.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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Likable drama blends good role models, small-town humor.
Network: Freeform
(2012)
(2012)
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College comedy's wit trumps some stereotyping.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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Smart Sherlock drama is a great choice for mature teens.
Network: CBS
(2012)
(2012)
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Edgy-but-quirky comedy's music, message will win teens over.
Network: Fox
(2009)
(2009)
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Loud look at '80s family life has positive takeaways.
Network: ABC
(2013)
(2013)
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Dark, violent drama tells compelling Batman backstory.
Network: Fox
(2014)
(2014)
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Black-ish kid goes to college in great, edgy show.
Network: Freeform
(2017)
(2018)
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Clever sitcom about love features sex talk, drinking.
Network: CBS, Syndicated
(2005)
(2005)
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Dark, fun existential exploration of postapocalyptic life.
Network: Fox
(2015)
(2015)
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Excellent, sometimes scary drama for fearless families.
Network: ABC
(2005)
(2004)
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Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
(1988)
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Heartwarming roommate comedy with innuendo, drinking.
Network: Fox
(2011)
(2011)
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Local government spoof for mature viewers is goofy at heart.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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MLB's first female pitcher boldly faces challenges.
Network: Fox
(2016)
(2016)
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Mature series deeply explores human relationships, family.
Network: OWN
(2016)
(2016)
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Quirky family sitcom about young dad has lots of heart.
Network: Fox
(2010)
(2010)
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Teen-in-rehab drama has realistic plot, great characters.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
(2016)
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Underage drinking, sci-fi violence in superhero soap opera.
Network: Hulu
(2017)
(2017)
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Legendary late-night show funny for teens and up.
Network: NBC
(2005)
(1975)
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Yadda, yadda, yadda -- a classic for teens and up.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Surreal cult hit might be too disturbing for teens.
Network: ABC
(2010)
(1990)
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Fun show about a strong friendship; rude jokes, sex, pills.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1998)
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Adorable comedy has sex jokes, drinking, stealth feminism.
Network: TV Land
(2015)
(2015)
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