Movies and Shows I Grew Up Withby moninm | created - 9 months ago | updated - 9 months ago | Public
Nostalgia strikes again. (This list is less of a ranking and more of an amalgam.)
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1. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)
TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Blue is a puppy who puts her paw prints on three clues. Steve has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.
2. Bear in the Big Blue House (1997–2006)
TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Bear lives in a Big Blue House with several of his muppet friends: Treelo the lemur, Ojo the bear cub, Tutter the mouse, and Pip and Pop the otters. Every day bear uses his reassuringly ... See full summary »
3. Muppets from Space (1999)
G | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Gonzo is contacted by his alien family through his breakfast cereal. But when the men in black kidnap him, it's up to Kermit and the gang to rescue Gonzo and help him reunite with his long-lost family.
Votes: 17,329 | Gross: $16.63M
4. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
G | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Kermit and his friends go to New York City to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.
Votes: 18,484 | Gross: $25.53M
6. The Muppet Movie (1979)
G | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
Votes: 30,622 | Gross: $76.66M
8. Muppet Classic Theater (1994 Video)
Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The Muppets perform six classic fairy tales: Three Little Pigs, King Midas' Golden Touch, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Rumpelstiltskin, The Emperor's New Clothes and The Elves and the Shoemaker. Hosted by Gonzo and Rizzo the Rat.
10. Teletubbies (1997–2001)
TV-Y | 28 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
In this television show for babies, the four colourful Teletubbies coo and play in idyllic Teletubbyland. They repeat fun, infant-pleasing activities such as rolling on the ground, laughing... See full summary »
12. The Powerpuff Girls (1998–2005)
TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Three super-powered little girls constantly save the world (or at least the city of Townsville) from monsters, would-be conquerers and a few other gross things.
16. Schoolhouse Rock! (1973–2009)
TV-Y | 3 min | Animation, Short, Family
A series of shorts illustrating various songs that teach multiplication tables, grammar, science, American history, computers, economics, and environmentalism.
18. The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
In this live-action prequel to The Flintstones (1994), the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma Slaghoople (Kristen Johnston) is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller (Thomas Gibson).
Votes: 20,283 | Gross: $35.27M
20. Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002–2003)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The American Revolutionary War is seen through the eyes of an American teenaged lad, a young English lady, and a French boy, all three of whom work as reporters for Benjamin Franklin.
21. Recess (1997–2001)
TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Comic tales of a group of good friends, four boys and two girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.
23. WordGirl (2007–2017)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Satirical yet educational animated series about a young girl who is secretly the superhero Wordgirl, armed with superhuman strength, abilities, and a skilled vocabulary.
25. Bananas in Pyjamas (1992–2001)
TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Family
The many adventures of full-size bananas, B1 and B2. They live on Cuddles Avenue which is also home to three Teddies (Amy, Lulu and Morgan) and a sneaky Rat-in-a-Hat.
27. Bob the Builder (1998–2004)
TV-Y | 10 min | Animation
Bob the Builder and his machine team are ready to tackle any project. Bob and the Can-Do Crew demonstrate the power of positive thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and follow-through. The ... See full summary »
28. Curious George (2006)
G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey, an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.
Votes: 14,822 | Gross: $58.64M
29. Hey Arnold! (1996–2004)
TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
The everyday life of Arnold (Lane Toran, Phillip Van Dyke, Spencer Klein, and Alex D. Linz), a fourth-grader in a nameless city that resembles Brooklyn, New York, who lives in a multi-racial boarding house with his grandparents and a motley assortment of friends and neighbors.
30. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969–1970)
TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A group of teenage friends and their Great Dane (Scooby-Doo) travel in a bright green van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, while returning from or going to a regular teenage function.
33. It's a Big Big World (2006– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family
From the creator of "Bear in the Big Blue House," "It's a Big Big World" features Snook the sloth. He lives in the World Tree with various animal friends including marmosets, a tree frog and an anteater.
34. Between the Lions (1999– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Live-action and animation blend together in this educational fantasy about a family of lions running a library filled with adventurous and musical books.
35. Maggie and the Ferocious Beast (1998– )
TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A six year old girl has endless adventures with a tame beast and somewhat fussy pig in Nowhere Land meeting new friends and going to new places.
36. Brum (1991–2002)
Not Rated | Animation, Comedy, Family
Brum is a car who loves to go around the city each day. Follow him as he helps save the day by identifying criminals, dances with people and sometimes even gets up to no good, only to be helpful later.
38. Boohbah (2003– )
TV-Y | 20 min | Family, Fantasy
Boohbah is a T.V. show for babies or toddlers. It follows 5 colorful characters with their own secret language as they teach children basic motor skills and common things like counting and identifying colors.
39. Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (2001–2004)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Sagwa (a kitten), her siblings, and her parents are owned by a Chinese official called "The Foolish Magistrate" (since he tends to make laws and proclamations rather grandiosely and ... See full summary »
44. The Berenstain Bears (1985–2003)
TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
We follow a family of bears, known as the Berenstain Bears, as they figure out life together. With friendly neighbors and close friends, the journey is never boring. Inspired by the book series written by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
46. Out of the Box (1998–2004)
TV-Y | 24 min | Comedy, Family