Top TV Shows for Geeky Families

Let your geek flag fly! These days, it's cool to love sci-fi, fantasy, and just about anything with a cult following. Whether you're eager for your kids to learn the ways of the Force or to live long and prosper, there's a great pick waiting for you on our list of the best TV shows -- and best movies-- for families who embrace geeky media. 

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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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Avatar: The Last Airbender TV Poster Image
Asian mysticism meets epic fiction in top-notch 'toon.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
(2005)
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The Legend of Korra TV Poster Image
Strong heroine, positive messages make great fantasy series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
(2012)
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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 Wars Rebels TV Poster Image
Exciting series is violent but has positive messages, too.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
(2014)
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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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Amazing Stories TV Poster Image
Spellbinding Spielberg series has some lessons, too.
Network: NBC
(2012)
(1985)
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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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The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
(1959)
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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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