Here Are 10 Timeless Kids TV Shows That Still Hold Up Today

Are the shows on television right now failing to keep your kids’ interest? Thankfully, Lifehacker has compiled a list of 10 old school series that still hold up in 2018. Here they are:

  • Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Slow, deliberate, and always respectful of its audience. 
  • Gilligan’s Island. A tongue-in-cheek vibe with crazy, nonsensical plots.  
  • Leave It to Beaver. Gentle, relatable stories that have the ring of middle-school truth to them. 
  • Warner Brothers Cartoons from the ‘40s (and the ‘90s). WB cartoons featuring Bugs and Daffy made after the ‘50s are hit-or-miss--until the release of Animaniacs in the early ‘90s. 
  • Scooby-Doo. Kids still relate to the friendship between Shaggy and Scooby, as well as the creepy locations and stories. 
  • Full House. The epitome of a family comedy where the children are all adorable comedians and the adults are goons. 
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation. Teenage “barely-actors” portray realistic teen problems and issues without a lot of fuss. 
  • The Twilight Zone. Watching it online means you can skip the lame episodes and stick to the classics. 
  • My So-Called Life. Sensitively written, wonderfully acted and avoidant of almost all teen-drama clichés. 
  • Veronica Mars. The perfect show for older teenagers who are starting to realize that everything on earth is rotten to the core. 
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