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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Sesame Street TV Poster Image
Classic show endures changes, but learning content remains.
Network: PBS
(2004)
(1969)
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Astroblast TV Poster Image
Charming animals teach kids about positive relationships.
Network: Universal Kids
(2015)
(2014)
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Chuggington TV Poster Image
Young "trainees" teach preschoolers important social skills.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Curious George TV Poster Image
Notorious monkey amuses and teaches preschoolers.
Network: PBS Kids
(2006)
(2006)
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Esme & Roy TV Poster Image
Caring friends help cute kid monsters conquer challenges.
Network: HBO
(2018)
(2018)
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Henry Hugglemonster TV Poster Image
Cute monster tot teaches kids about feelings, relationships.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
(2013)
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Nina's World TV Poster Image
Strong diversity, community, family themes in superb series.
Network: Universal Kids
(2015)
(2015)
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Ready, Steady, Wiggle! TV Poster Image
Aussie entertainers get kids moving with catchy songs.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2013)
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Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Movie Poster Image
Cheerful special celebrates virtual fun and friendships.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Sheriff Callie's Wild West TV Poster Image
Friendly frontier town teaches kids about strong character.
Network: Disney Junior
(2013)
(2013)
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Tayo the Little Bus TV Poster Image
Animated charmer features positive messages -- and farts.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2010)
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Terrific Trucks TV Poster Image
Delightful series follows adventures of real dirt movers.
Network: Universal Kids
(2016)
(2016)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
(2012)
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Doozers TV Poster Image
Fraggle Rock co-stars emphasize learning by doing.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2014)
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Miles from Tomorrowland TV Poster Image
Family's tot-friendly adventures are out of this world.
Network: Disney Junior
(2015)
(2015)
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Mira, Royal Detective TV Poster Image
Clever girl's adventures expose viewers to Indian culture.
Network: Disney Junior
(2020)
(2020)
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Ranger Rob TV Poster Image
Upbeat outdoor adventures feature lots of learning fun.
Network: Universal Kids
(2017)
(2016)
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The Rocketeer TV Poster Image
Go-getter girl fills big shoes in next-gen superhero tale.
Network: Disney Junior
(2019)
(2019)
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Sid the Science Kid TV Poster Image
Boy's queries get kids curious about the world.
Network: PBS Kids
(2008)
(2008)
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WildWoods TV Poster Image
Pals have silly adventures in mellow, outdoorsy kid show.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
(2017)
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The Bravest Knight TV Poster Image
Star power, stellar messages in charming animated series.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
(2019)
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Dot. TV Poster Image
Charming series strikes perfect balance between life, tech.
Network: Universal Kids
(2016)
(2016)
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The Emperor's Newest Clothes TV Poster Image
Musical retelling has standout themes of honesty, humility.
Network: HBO
(2018)
(2018)
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My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic TV Poster Image
Sweet tales of friendship have great messages for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Paradise Run TV Poster Image
Entertaining competition show great whole-family viewing.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
(2016)
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Doug TV Poster Image
Low-key '90s cartoon has good lessons for grade-schoolers.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1991)
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I Am Frankie TV Poster Image
Family, friendship, individuality emerge in likable sitcom.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2017)
(2017)
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I Love Lucy TV Poster Image
Classic clowning from comic genius; for all ages.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1951)
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Kids Baking Championship TV Poster Image
Friendly foodie contest is fun for the whole family.
Network: Food Network
(2015)
(2015)
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Pinky and the Brain TV Poster Image
Clever toon is great fun for both kids and adults.
Network: Toon Disney
(2006)
(1995)
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Rugrats TV Poster Image
Babies go adventuring in this Nick favorite.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2003)
(1991)
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Animaniacs TV Poster Image
Clever 'toon is bursting with fun for kids and adults.
Network: WB
(2007)
(1993)
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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern TV Poster Image
Chef explores world's oddest culinary choices.
Network: Travel Channel
(2007)
(2006)
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Counterfeit Cat TV Poster Image
Funny buddy comedy has mischief, feline-flavored humor.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
(2016)
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Hey Arnold! TV Poster Image
Strong storytelling and characters mark worthwhile cartoon.
Network: Nickelodeon, Nicktoons
(2005)
(1996)
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How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming Movie Poster Image
Heartwarming short film adds charm to movie trilogy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes TV Poster Image
Fun series has hard-working wannabe hero, fantasy violence.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2017)
(2016)
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Step by Step TV Poster Image
Family steps up to the task of blending lives.
Network: Freeform
(2004)
(1991)
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Teen Titans Go! TV Poster Image
Superheroes' new look, comical feel invites younger kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
(2013)
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Chopped Junior TV Poster Image
Kid cooking competition is fun and family-friendly.
Network: Food Network
(2016)
(2015)
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The Dude Perfect Show TV Poster Image
YouTube stars entertain with sports-themed contests.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2017)
(2006)
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Family Matters TV Poster Image
Urkel and company still offer lots of family fun.
Network: Freeform, Nickelodeon, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Gravity Falls TV Poster Image
Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
(2012)
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The Owl House TV Poster Image
Engaging, quirky fantasy series has broad viewing appeal.
Network: Disney Channel
(2020)
(2020)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(2006)
(1987)
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Star Trek: The Original Series TV Poster Image
A cultural icon that's lived long and prospered.
Network: G4, Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1966)
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Star Trek: Voyager TV Poster Image
Getting lost in space has never been so much fun.
Network: Spike, Syndicated
(2006)
(1995)
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We Bare Bears TV Poster Image
Hilarious bear bros. try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
(2015)
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America's Got Talent TV Poster Image
Fun-filled, family-friendly reality show.
Network: NBC
(2006)
(2006)
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Lego Masters TV Poster Image
Lego building competition is creative, fun, brand-heavy.
Network: Fox
(2020)
(2020)
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MythBusters TV Poster Image
Witty team puts urban legends to the scientific test.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2005)
(2003)
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MythBusters Jr. TV Poster Image
Teen phenoms model teamwork, curiosity in fun STEAM series.
Network: SCIENCE
(2018)
(2019)
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The Next Step TV Poster Image
High-drama reality-style series explores peer pressure.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
(2014)
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7th Heaven TV Poster Image
This uplifting family drama keeps the faith.
Network: CW, Syndicated
(2003)
(1996)
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Adventure Time TV Poster Image
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
(2010)
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Chopped TV Poster Image
Drama-free cooking show that's great for family viewing.
Network: Food Network
(2012)
(2009)
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Heartland TV Poster Image
Tween-friendly Canadian drama with horses, heartbreak.
Network: UPtv
(2015)
(2007)
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The Incredible Dr. Pol TV Poster Image
Rural vet's life is positive entertainment for older kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2011)
(2011)
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MasterChef Junior TV Poster Image
Kids cook and compete in this whole-family treat.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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Mission Unstoppable TV Poster Image
Upbeat series showcases female STEM superstars.
Network: CBS
(2019)
(2019)
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Mr. Bean TV Poster Image
Popular British comedy has gags; some risqué moments.
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
(1990)
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Sailor Moon Crystal TV Poster Image
'90s anime reboot boasts girl power, but iffy body images.
Network: Hulu, Online
(2015)
(2014)
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Songland TV Poster Image
Positive music competition features fresh writing talent.
Network: NBC
(2019)
(2019)
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Steven Universe TV Poster Image
Quirky cartoon values family, fun, and finding your purpose.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
(2013)
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The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
(1959)
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Worst Cooks in America TV Poster Image
Competition teaches amateurs to cook in watch-together fare.
Network: Food Network
(2012)
(2010)
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Black-ish TV Poster Image
Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2014)
(2014)
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Fruits Basket TV Poster Image
Thoughtful anime has great messages for older tweens.
Network: Online
(2014)
(2002)
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Mixed-ish TV Poster Image
Funny, sly Black-ish prequel has a unique take on race.
Network: ABC
(2019)
(2019)
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Naruto Shippuden TV Poster Image
Rambunctious ninja returns, slightly older, in anime sequel.
Network: Disney XD
(2009)
(2007)
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Wolfblood TV Poster Image
British werewolf-style drama limits the fright for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2013)
(2012)
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Born This Way TV Poster Image
Reality series offers insight into life with Down syndrome.
Network: A&E
(2015)
(2015)
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Butterfly TV Poster Image
Powerful, complex, mature drama dives into gender identity.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
(2019)
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Hillary TV Poster Image
Affectionate portrait of political icon digs deep.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
(2020)
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Hollywood Game Night TV Poster Image
Celebs compete (and drink) in zesty, loose game show.
Network: NBC
(2013)
(2013)
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The Simpsons TV Poster Image
Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.
Network: Fox
(2004)
(1989)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
(2016)
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Timeless TV Poster Image
History-driven sci fi is fun, sometimes violent.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Why We Hate TV Poster Image
Strong language, violent images in incisive docuseries.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2019)
(2019)
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The Weekly TV Poster Image
Smart, emotional news show digs into hot topics.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
(2019)
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Batwoman TV Poster Image
Fun series delivers precise superhero punch, some violence.
Network: CW
(2019)
(2019)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Poster Image
Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(2005)
(1997)
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Castle Rock TV Poster Image
Tense Stephen King spin-off fun for fans, has some violence.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
(2018)
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Everwood TV Poster Image
Engaging but controversial show for teens.
Network: WB
(2003)
(2002)
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood TV Poster Image
Powerful anime explores mature themes with some gore.
Network: Adult Swim
(2012)
(2010)
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Futurama TV Poster Image
The Jetsons meet The Simpsons.
Network: Comedy Central
(2004)
(1999)
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The Gifted TV Poster Image
Intense X-Men follow-up raises thoughtful themes for teens.
Network: Fox
(2017)
(2017)
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The Golden Girls TV Poster Image
Funny senior housemates crack wise; teens and up.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2005)
(1985)
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Heroic Age TV Poster Image
Complex anime has intriguing story but some cursing, too.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2009)
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Manifest TV Poster Image
Solid supernatural mystery explores family dynamics, loss.
Network: NBC
(2018)
(2018)
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Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Poster Image
Avengers TV follow-up is violent but thrilling fare.
Network: ABC
(2013)
(2013)
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Modern Family TV Poster Image
Brilliant, poignant comedy series has mature content.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Parks and Recreation TV Poster Image
Local government spoof for mature viewers is goofy at heart.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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Party of Five TV Poster Image
Worthy Latinx reboot of '90s classic has drinking, sex.
Network: Freeform
(2020)
(2020)
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Perfect Harmony TV Poster Image
Fun, edgy comedy about grief, the healing power of music.
Network: NBC
(2019)
(2019)
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Scrubs TV Poster Image
Goofy medical comedy with heart; for older teens.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2005)
(2001)
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Ugly Betty TV Poster Image
Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2006)
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Zac & Mia TV Poster Image
Sweet friendship formed between two teens in cancer ward.
Network: Hulu
(2019)
(2017)
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All Night TV Poster Image
Cliche-busting teen comedy has style, some edgy stuff.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
(2018)
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Angie Tribeca TV Poster Image
Clever, broad cop-show spoof has cursing, off-color jokes.
Network: TBS
(2016)
(2016)
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Better Off Ted TV Poster Image
Humor in whipsmart workplace satire is aimed at adults.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine TV Poster Image
Lighthearted cop comedy serves up laughs and diversity.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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Bunheads TV Poster Image
Likable drama blends good role models, small-town humor.
Network: Freeform
(2012)
(2012)
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Community TV Poster Image
College comedy's wit trumps some stereotyping.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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Elementary TV Poster Image
Smart Sherlock drama is a great choice for mature teens.
Network: CBS
(2012)
(2012)
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Everything's Gonna Be Okay TV Poster Image
Family love and acceptance, lots of romance in sweet series.
Network: Freeform
(2020)
(2020)
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For Life TV Poster Image
Compelling legal drama has violence, drugs, mature themes.
Network: ABC
(2020)
(2020)
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Friday Night Lights TV Poster Image
Poignant football drama scores; OK for teens.
Network: Freeform, NBC
(2006)
(2006)
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The Goldbergs TV Poster Image
Loud look at '80s family life has positive takeaways.
Network: ABC
(2013)
(2013)
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How I Met Your Mother TV Poster Image
Clever sitcom about love features sex talk, drinking.
Network: CBS, Syndicated
(2005)
(2005)
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The Last Man on Earth TV Poster Image
Dark, fun existential exploration of postapocalyptic life.
Network: Fox
(2015)
(2015)
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Lodge 49 TV Poster Image
Delightful, mystical show good for teens with offbeat taste.
Network: AMC
(2018)
(2018)
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Lost TV Poster Image
Excellent, sometimes scary drama for fearless families.
Network: ABC
(2005)
(2004)
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Primal TV Poster Image
A caveman, a dinosaur, and a violent journey of forgiveness.
Network: Adult Swim
(2019)
(2019)
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Queen Sugar TV Poster Image
Mature series deeply explores human relationships, family.
Network: OWN
(2016)
(2016)
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Raising Hope TV Poster Image
Quirky family sitcom about young dad has lots of heart.
Network: Fox
(2010)
(2010)
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The Rookie TV Poster Image
Nathan Fillion vehicle brings new energy to a tired genre.
Network: ABC
(2018)
(2018)
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Runaways TV Poster Image
Underage drinking, sci-fi violence in superhero soap opera.
Network: Hulu
(2017)
(2017)
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Saturday Night Live TV Poster Image
Legendary late-night show funny for teens and up.
Network: NBC
(2005)
(1975)
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Seinfeld TV Poster Image
Yadda, yadda, yadda -- a classic for teens and up.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Siren TV Poster Image
Mermaid tale is violent, suspenseful, and thrilling drama.
Network: Freeform
(2018)
(2018)
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Twin Peaks TV Poster Image
Surreal cult hit might be too disturbing for teens.
Network: ABC
(2010)
(1990)
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Will & Grace TV Poster Image
Fun show about a strong friendship; rude jokes, sex, pills.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1998)
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Younger TV Poster Image
Adorable comedy has sex jokes, drinking, stealth feminism.
Network: TV Land
(2015)
(2015)
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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist TV Poster Image
Fun, sensitive musical comedy has lots of heart.
Network: NBC, USA
(2020)
(2020)
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