Classic Streaming TV Shows

With streaming TV so accessible these days, sharing favorite shows from your childhood is quick and easy. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and YouTube are the most popular sites for streaming TV episodes, though you might need to subscribe to get the best stuff. Here are some of our top picks, but go ahead and search online for your favorite show, and it might turn up! (Streaming availability changes frequently, so not all shows listed below may be easily accessible at any given moment.) For more classics, check out our full Classic TV list and Classic Cartoons Parents Love to Watch with Their Kids.

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Lassie (1954) TV Poster Image
One collie, 20 years of old-fashioned family adventures.
Network: Hulu
(2012)
(1954)
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The Andy Griffith Show TV Poster Image
Cheery classic has positive, kid-friendly lessons.
Network: TV Land
(2005)
(1960)
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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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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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Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends TV Poster Image
Classic superhero cartoon consistently entertains.
Network: Freeform, Disney XD
(2005)
(1981)
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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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The Brady Bunch TV Poster Image
Oh, my nose! '70s icon is family-friendly fare.
Network: Syndicated
(2005)
(1969)
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The Dick Van Dyke Show TV Poster Image
Kennedy-era comedy series offers good family fun.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2011)
(1961)
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Shelley Duvall's Faerie Tale Theatre TV Poster Image
Superb classic still entertains, but know your kid.
Network: Online
(2015)
(1982)
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Voltron TV Poster Image
Vintage '80s mega-robot action still OK for kids.
Network: Boomerang, Cartoon Network
(2005)
(1984)
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Jem and the Holograms TV Poster Image
Flashy '80s 'toon boasts positive heroines for tween girls.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2011)
(1985)
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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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Doctor Who TV Poster Image
Long-running British sci-fi series still thrills fans.
Network: BBC America, Syfy
(2006)
(1963)
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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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The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
(1959)
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The Jeffersons TV Poster Image
Barrier-breaking sitcom mixes humor, stereotypes.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1975)
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MacGyver TV Poster Image
80s action hero relies on smarts, not violence.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1985)
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Quantum Leap TV Poster Image
Classic sci-fi series hops and skips through time.
Network: Syfy
(2005)
(1989)
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Cheers TV Poster Image
Laughs are on tap in this classic sitcom.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1982)
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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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Seinfeld TV Poster Image
Yadda, yadda, yadda -- a classic for teens and up.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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