Feel-Good Family TV Shows

If you and your kids need uplifting stories, quotable characters, or lots of laughs, then these happy, lighthearted TV shows are just the thing to blow away the blues. These are the shows you can watch (or rewatch!) to put a smile on your face (they're also fun to watch when you're in a good mood). Gather the whole family and enjoy a comforting episode (or three) of these positive series to warm your heart. And for more happily-ever-afters, try these Feel-Good Family Movies.

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Storybots Super Songs TV Poster Image
Clever music vids feature catchy tunes, cute cartoons.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2016)
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Beat Bugs TV Poster Image
Beatles songs + engaging stories = fun family entertainment.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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Forky Asks a Question TV Poster Image
"Toy Story 4" star ponders mysteries with charm.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
(2019)
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Fraggle Rock: Rock On TV Poster Image
Fraggles make connections in fun, charming musical shorts.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
(2020)
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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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True and the Rainbow Kingdom TV Poster Image
Whimsical world's heroine helps her friends solve problems.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(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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Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom TV Poster Image
More stop-motion laughs from mischievous farm flock leader.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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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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Unlikely Animal Friends TV Poster Image
Unique animal relationships are sweet and strong.
Network: NatGeoWild
(2015)
(2012)
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Pick of the Litter TV Poster Image
Guide dogs learn their trade in lovely docuseries.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
(2019)
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Pup Academy TV Poster Image
Charming dog fantasy series with a few student stereotypes.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
(2019)
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Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts TV Poster Image
Themes of perseverance, friendship dominate dystopian tale.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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The Big Flower Fight TV Poster Image
Colorful flower sculpting competition is mellow, creative.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Girl Meets World TV Poster Image
Spin-off series has multigenerational appeal, OK lessons.
Network: Disney Channel
(2014)
(2014)
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Good Eats TV Poster Image
Quirky culinary comic mixes food, science, fun.
Network: Cooking Channel, Food Network
(2006)
(1999)
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The Great British Baking Show TV Poster Image
Mild, mouth-watering baking contest great fun for all ages.
Network: PBS, Syndicated
(2015)
(2010)
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The InBESTigators TV Poster Image
Kid detectives solve mysteries in charming Aussie comedy.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Nadiya's Time to Eat TV Poster Image
Feel-good cooking series has cool hacks, great role model.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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American Ninja Warrior TV Poster Image
Super-fit folks conquer big obstacles for money.
Network: G4, NBC
(2012)
(2009)
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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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Summer Camp Island TV Poster Image
Quirky, heartwarming series has cross-generational appeal.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2018)
(2018)
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World of Dance TV Poster Image
The Olympics of Dance is a fun, family-friendly watch.
Network: NBC
(2017)
(2017)
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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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The Mandalorian TV Poster Image
Sci-fi violence, real magic in small-screen Star Wars show.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
(2019)
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Nailed It! TV Poster Image
Food fails are hilarious in this comedic competition.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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The Repair Shop TV Poster Image
Antique restorations offer history, charm.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2017)
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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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WandaVision TV Poster Image
Scary, surreal visuals in quirky superhero mystery show.
Network: Disney+
(2021)
(2021)
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The World According to Jeff Goldblum TV Poster Image
Delightful docuseries trades on actor's quirky curiosity.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
(2019)
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The Good Place TV Poster Image
Incredibly original afterlife sitcom has charm, diversity.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Gilmore Girls TV Poster Image
Fun coming-of-age drama that's great for teens.
Network: Freeform, CW
(2005)
(2000)
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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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Next In Fashion TV Poster Image
Upbeat fashion competition features lots of talent, brands.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Psych TV Poster Image
Smart detective series more funny than graphic.
Network: USA
(2006)
(2006)
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Pushing Daisies TV Poster Image
Quirky drama mixes murder, fantasy, romance.
Network: ABC
(2007)
(2007)
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Queer Eye TV Poster Image
Fun makeover reboot talks acceptance, being your best self.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
(2018)
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A Queen Is Born TV Poster Image
Fun, positive, campy series has innuendo and heart.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
(2020)
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Top Chef TV Poster Image
Too saucy for a kid's palate.
Network: Bravo
(2006)
(2006)
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What We Do in the Shadows TV Poster Image
Great dark humor and horror in worthy movie follow-up.
Network: FX
(2019)
(2019)
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Jane the Virgin TV Poster Image
Quirky telenovela-style dramedy gets steamy.
Network: CW
(2014)
(2014)
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RuPaul's Drag Race TV Poster Image
Drag queen contest is campy, fun, has positive messages.
Network: Logo, VH1
(2009)
(2009)
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