Creepiest Children's TV Shows


The Top Ten

1 BooBah

This show should be #1. It's downright creepy in every sort of way. Who comes up with shows like this? 0_o 0_o 0_o scares the heck out of me. Their just a bunch of fat farting gumdrops.

Boo bah what the hell that does mean

I'd like to know what these people were on when they created this show

This show is creepy and trippy. It looks like it was made by aliens on LSD who wanted to brainwash childrens. - Lunala

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2 Jigsaw

If Saw was a kid's show, it would be this show. - RaccoonCartoon

Boohbahs were scary, but this is too scary... - BlueSheepYT

3 Peppermint Park Peppermint Park Peppermint Park is an American direct-to-video children's show consisting of around six volumes, released in 1987 and 1988. The show had many similarities to Sesame Street, in that it was a mixture of live action, animation, and puppets. It is almost completely lost with only a few clips taken from more.

I searched it up. It is creepy. - MiraiNikkiYunoGasai

Good thing about it is carchy theme song bad are the creepy puppets

4 Teletubbies Teletubbies Teletubbies is a British pre-school children's television series created by Ragdoll Productions' Anne Wood CBE and Andrew Davenport, who wrote each of the show's 365 episodes .

The creepiest part is when the baby sun is coming it's kinda like a baby being trapped in a yellow ball and forced to laugh every morning a little creepy

The Creepiest Part in Teletubbies is the Baby Sun.

I'm 12 and I don't find it scary. But the black and white version scares me.

I can remember getting nightmares from this

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5 EI EI Yoga


6 Jay Jay The Jet Plane

That sadistic show gives me nightmares! What on earth are those things? They're like half-humans and half-aircrafts that talks annoying! Whoever invented this show must be high on crack! Plus, it must be one of the planes that hits the twin towers during 9/11!

Looks like a bad scientist made people as big as a plane rip their face off and stick it on a plane and now the idiots are happy flying around not able to fit in a cave or go underwater or do Something extremely awesome

Scared me when I checked it on Google but it would be a very nice show for kids if the front could be normal with a mouth that u can't actually see when it's closed and eyes kinda unrealistic

This show is a lovechild from the awful movie Planes and Thomas the Tank Engine - 445956

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7 In the Night Garden...

A black and white version would not be like what you saw.

Boohbah is creepy and all, but In The Night Garden takes the cake.
You know why?

Because In The Night Garden scared me when I was 7 years old and under. Whenever it came on T.V. I would cry, scream, and run away! I would hide behind furniture and not come out until the show ended. - Lunala

That's so cute! I watched when I was a baby chubby bunny! And it was so cute when the iggle piggles came! UNTIL U SEE THE BLACK AND WHITE VERSION WHERE THEY LOOK LIKE THEY ARE NIGHTMARES THAT WANNA KILL EACH OTHER

8 Mr. Meaty Mr. Meaty Mr. Meaty is a Canadian-American television series created by Jamie Shannon and Jason Hopley. The show centers on two lazy teenage boys named Josh Redgrove and Parker Dinkleman, who work at a fast food restaurant.

This should be first.


9 Junior Christian Science Bible Lesson

Lol. - ARandomPerson

10 Dirtgirlworld Dirtgirlworld Dirtgirlworld, stylized as dirtgirlworld, is an Australian-Canadian children's television series created by Cate McQuillen and Hewey Eustace of Mememe Productions.

It's the animation and peoples faces merged with the cartoon aspects

I think I found Annoying Orange's owner...

Annoying Orange+Angela Anaconda+Dora the Explorer=This - 445956

This show is kind of creepy. She's got realistic facial features, but a cartoon head and a real/puppet body. It's even creepier if the body turns out to be a puppet, because that means that behind the scenes it's just a headless puppet, however, it's likely a live-action body. Also, has anyone else noticed that Grubby (the name of the grub) has 2 heads when she turns around? Creepy...
By the way, in case you can't tell already, this show is Australian and a bit Canadian. - RaccoonCartoon

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The Contenders

11 Pee-wee's Playhouse

The only creepy thing about this show is that the host was caught masturbating in a porn theater.

This should be in the top ten. This show is creepy!

My mom will respect your opinion.

Those puppets are creepy!

12 Rupert The Bear

His eyes a

13 Yo Gabba Gabba Yo Gabba Gabba Yo Gabba Gabba! is an American live action/puppet children's television show starring five costumed toys-come-to-life and their friend DJ Lance Rock.

Creeps like Barney and others should ended up in a meat grinder because whoever created this show must be a pedofile!

This show I used to like it. I never liked the green one because he WHINES OVER EVERYTHING! - Lunala

The show makes me think of voodoo magic and DJ Lance looks like a pedophile and a killer mixed. Plus his smile is creepy.

Barney+Sesame Street+The Wiggles=This - 445956

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14 Pipkins

Creepier than peppermint park. - MiraiNikkiYunoGasai

15 Ratafak Plachta

That's not a show. It's a character off of a show called Slniecko.

16 Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American animated horror comedy television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network as part of the network's Cartoon Cartoons block.

This show still scares me so much... I still get nightmares from watching it.

A lot of years ago, I thought this was just a show about a pink little dog. I laughed when my sister said she was scared of it. Then I saw it myself and realised : Dang! This show is creepy! She was right! - RaccoonCartoon

I like this show, but some episodes creep me out... - Garythesnail

The moments of my life

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17 Terrahawks

The puppets look like they're cousins of the Labyrinth and Dark Crystal puppets! - SavageLG

Yes, the puppets are detailed, but is it really worth it? - RaccoonCartoon

Looks like a thunderbirds/star trek crossover when I googled it. But I don't know much about this show. - Lunala

18 Gravity Falls Gravity Falls Gravity Falls is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation that first aired on Disney Channel, and then on Disney XD from June 15, 2012 to February 15, 2016. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin sister Mabel in the fictional town of Gravity more.

Most of the episodes are pretty creepy but that's what makes the show cool

Creepy because of the hidden secrets and stuff but oh well. It's my favorite show and that will never change. - Navylexi

I know that Gravity Falls is one of my favorite cartoons but yeah there were creepy episodes too

I like it’s mysterious tone. - Lunala

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19 Lalaloopsy Lalaloopsy Lalaloopsy is an American children's television series based on the Lalaloopsy dolls from MGA Entertainment.

This show sucks I have always hated it and I have seen someone else say that they thought this show reminded them of Coraline. But I have never seen Coraline (I think those of you who have seen it will think I'm lucky) - Lunala

Creepy stuffed creatures with button eyes... And to think toddlers actually watch that...

So creepy... I wonder If there's a creepypasta for this - MLPFan

Those eyes should be censored - Feliciafurrypaws4ever

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20 Barney & Friends Barney & Friends Barney & Friends is an American children's television series aimed at children from ages 1 to 8, created by Sheryl Leach and produced by HIT Entertainment. It premiered on PBS on April 6, 1992. The series features the title character Barney, a purple anthropomorphic tyrannosaurus rex who conveys educational more.

Because Barney Is A Pedophile

Barneys smile is creepy - Lunala

21 Tweenies

No this show looked a bit like Playdays with the clock. Hey it was even made by the people who made Playdays. They even made nice songs. Tell me who would you watch more Bella from The Tweenies or Bella Swan.

Tweenies is another one of those weird kids shows that I'm glad I didn't grow up with. - RaccoonCartoon

Googled this. Holy crap, they look like creepy Arthur characters in real life as puppets. - Lunala

No their not creepy they are what the Teletubbies should've been.
And people still talk about the Teletubbies (reboot) and the Tweenies is a forgotten preschool show nowadays. I doubt it would ever be rebooted in a million years after the Tweenie that dressed up like Jimmy Saville.

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22 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (also known as Billy & Mandy) is an American animated television series created by Maxwell Atoms for Cartoon Network, and is the 14th of the network's Cartoon Cartoons (albeit namely when it was part of Grim & Evil; the show is considered separate from Cartoon Cartoons more.
23 Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Why yes I am

24 Sesame Street Sesame Street Sesame Street is a long-running American children's television series, produced by Sesame Workshop and created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett.

This show was supposed to make learning FUN. But instead, it brought hours and hours of torture to 4 year olds who never wanted to go to school again. - Officialpen

It also leaves me with mixed emotions. It freaks me out. Especially the hairy dancing mammoth - Officialpen

It can get creepy at times, but for the most part it isn't that scary. - RaccoonCartoon

25 Jake and the Never Land Pirates Jake and the Never Land Pirates Jake and the Never Land Pirates is an Annie Award-winning musical and interactive American children's animated television series shown on Disney Junior.

Not sure how this is creepy. - RaccoonCartoon

This isn't creepy at all.

How is this creepy? - michaelthecritic

26 Candle Cove

It's not a real show. - RaccoonCartoon

One of my favorite Creeepypastas

27 Arthur Arthur Arthur is a Canadian/American animated educational television series for children, created by Cookie Jar Group and WGBH for PBS.

No it isn't he's awesome and smart

How is Arthur creepy?

Not scary at all. - RaccoonCartoon

28 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 18 years, and is beginning its 11th season. The show more.

Overall, it's not a scary show at all, however, SpongeBob himself is a pretty creepy character if you think about it, and a lot of the episodes do have disturbing scenes, like when they show a zoom-in of a moth's face in "Wormy", and a fair share of the OST is creepy. - RaccoonCartoon

I used to remember this show for a long time. But now it is a dumb show with horrid handwriting plot and unfunny jokes. So I decide to do to make a list of disturbing things around the episodes.
Butterfly Close Up Scene
SpongeBob gets Insane
Squid ward Insidey
A Claymation yetilike mollusk

And SpongeBob gets thumbnail.

29 Angela Anaconda Angela Anaconda Angela Anaconda is a Canadian–American children's television series created by Joanna Ferrone and Sue Rose, the latter of whom who also voices the title character.

I remember watching this (wasn't my idea, blame my sister) and then I completely forgot about it's existence because of how bland and forgettable it was. One day, I had a dream about it. Then, I was stuck in a dark abyss of reality; was the show real, or was it just a figment of my dream? I began questioning it, until one day I saw it on a Top 10 Worst Show List, and then I remembered. Golly, I hate this show. The animation and ''art'' is so bland and the fact that it's set in a boring old school just makes it worst. I could go on all day, but you get my point. - RaccoonCartoon

A terrifying abomination of black and white skin with everything else in colour! It's so creepy I'm only comfortable looking at images of it I've seen before!

The visuals of this show make me want to hurl!

This show is awful, boring and trippy. - Lunala

30 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children's animated fantasy television series developed by Lauren Faust, produced by Hasbro Studios and DHX Media Vancouver . Despite the target demographic of young girls, Friendship Is Magic has also gained a large following of older viewers, mainly young and more.

How is SpongeBob above this messed up show? This show is so creepy, ugly, and disturbing! The fandom is even more worse. The characters are psychotic and over exaggerated. Get this above SpongeBob right now! And don't even get me started with the movies that are about one hour long!

I'm scared of watching this show, especially the bronies!

This show is not creepy, it's the fanbase that's creepy. It has a seriously insane cult following for an unknown reason (try asking them why and they'll burst) and don't get me started on the porn. I actually prefer the 80s-2000s My Little Pony over the new one. - RaccoonCartoon

I honestly hated this show so much until I gave it a try, and it wasn't actually that bad! I expected a bunch of junk. Some of the latest episodes are the best (EXCEPT 'FLUTTERBRUTTER'! I HATED THAT ONE!). The one with the huge battle going on between Celestial's and King Sombra's army and the time travel was one of the greatest, and most intense. But I have to admit, whenever the theme song goes on I fast forward to when it ends. I'm still young, so don't judge me, I just think it's better than one would expect. The J.K Rowling reference is great. Yes, there's a character based on J.K Rowling. And no, I am NOT a brony. I think bronies need to either stop putting disturbing fandom on the internet, or shut up. If you like MLP, sure. But seriously, putting creepy fandom makes you look so stupid in so many ways.
-Floppy Kitten (Heard of me? AKA: Emberflight the Warrior cat)

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31 Monster High

I once had a monster high toy that had BLOOD. It was a bloody heart toy. And it was official - Officialpen

How is this creepy? I don't see how this is. - MLPFan

It's not creepy, other than the fact that they're literal mutants. I golly damnnedy hate this show so much! At school, they played this and all the girls started cheering (I'm a girl) and I just groaned. The boys looked at me and asked ''But you're a girl.. why don't you like it? '' and it just sucked so badly. This is a bad trend that needs to die out. - RaccoonCartoon

32 Sanjay and Craig Sanjay and Craig Sanjay and Craig is an American animated television series produced by Nickelodeon. The show is about a 12-year-old boy named Sanjay Patel who owns a talking pet snake named Craig.

Anybody else think of bobs burgers when you see this image?

Anyone else think of bob's burgers when you see this image?

Some of the artists that worked on Bob's Burgers worked on this show as well. - RaccoonCartoon

It's not scary, just gross and weird (however, some of the episodes end in jumpscares). - RaccoonCartoon

33 Breadwinners Breadwinners Breadwinners is a 2014 animated comedy television series produced by Nickelodeon. It is about the adventures of SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two ducks who drive in a rocket van delivering bread to their customers.

How is it creepy? Don't get me wrong, it's an awful show, however, it's not scary. - RaccoonCartoon

34 Nanalan'

It's a very strange show, that's for sure. However, it's not creepy. - RaccoonCartoon

It isn't creepy, it's bizarre in a hilarious way

35 The Animals of Farthing Wood The Animals of Farthing Wood The Animals of Farthing Wood is a children's animated series commissioned by the European Broadcasting Union between 1992 and 1995, and is based on the series of books written by English author Colin Dann.

I'm pretty sure I've heard of this. Is this the one when all the animals are killed off one by one? It sounds like something Peta would make to convince people to become vegan! - RaccoonCartoon

Its when kids shows weren't so PC.

36 Biss och Kajs Biss och Kajs

What the hell? - RaccoonCartoon

37 The Backyardigans The Backyardigans The Backyardigans is a Canadian–American CGI-animated musical TV series created by Janice Burgess, It is a co-production of animation studio Nelvana and Nickelodeon Animation Studios.

What the? How is The Backyardigans creepy in any way? - RaccoonCartoon

38 Adventure Time Adventure Time Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of a boy named Finn (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (voiced by John DiMaggio)—a dog with the magical power to change shape more.

It can be a little creepy sometimes but this doesn't mean it's not great! I 100% love marceline with passion

It's a trippy, weird show, but it usually isn't creepy. - RaccoonCartoon

Beemo is mah favourite character! He is so cute!

Beemo is SO cute!

39 Salad Fingers

Is this a children's show? - RalphBob

Not a kids show.

40 The PowerPuff Girls The PowerPuff Girls The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network. The main characters of this show are Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. The show is about the Professor Utonium creating three little superhero girls that save the day from villains. more.

This show is not creepy, but there are some things about the show that are creepy, like one of the main villains, Him. "Him" (which is probably not his real name) has a really weird voice and he does look pretty weird as well. There's also a pretty creepy episode with "Bunny" in it, who randomly just explodes at the end of the episode. However, in the 2016 reboot, nothing is creepy. - RaccoonCartoon

Bigheads, with the body of a micro figure

41 Invader Zim Invader Zim Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez for Nickelodeon. The series centers on an extraterrestrial named Zim from the planet Irk, and his mission to conquer Earth and enslave the human race along with his malfunctioning robot servant GIR.
42 The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is an American animated television series created by Thurop Van Orman for Cartoon Network that premiered in North America on June 5, 2008. It stars creator Thurop Van Orman as the voice of Flapjack, a naive young boy who was raised by a whale named Bubbie and more.

This Should Be Number 1

I hate this show its creepy and grossly animated - Lunala

This show is pretty scary and if you don't believe me, look up ''The Marvellous Misadventures of Flapjack cat'' and prepare to have nightmares. - RaccoonCartoon

43 Growing Up Creepie

The name says it all.

44 The Cramp Twins The Cramp Twins
45 Rugrats Rugrats Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon.

Rugrats isn't creepy, most of these shows aren't. - Anonymousxcxc

46 Rocko's Modern Life Rocko's Modern Life Rocko's Modern Life is an American animated television series created by Joe Murray for Nickelodeon. The series centers on the surreal life of an anthropomorphic Australian-immigrant wallaby named Rocko as well as his friends: the gluttonous steer Heffer, the neurotic turtle Filburt, and Rocko's faithful more.

It's not scary, but it is sort of inappropriate. - RaccoonCartoon

47 Mega Babies Mega Babies Mega Babies is a Canadian animated series created by the Tremblay brothers, Christian and Yvon, who previously had made the H-B's show SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron.

Haven't seen it bur I saw another user on this site say it’s like PPG and Rugrats combined with toilet humour added - Lunala

48 Over the Garden Wall Over the Garden Wall Over the Garden Wall is an American animated television miniseries created by Patrick McHale for Cartoon Network.

It has its creepy moments.

It is pretty creepy at times, like with the witch in the closet. - RaccoonCartoon

49 Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer (2000 - 2015) is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner in which Dora goes on adventures with her friend, a monkey named Boots.
50 Marvin Marvin Marvin Marvin Marvin Marvin is an American science fiction slapstick comedy television series that aired from November 24, 2012 to April 27, 2013. The series stars Lucas Cruikshank as the title character Marvin Marvin, an alien teenage boy adjusting to human life.
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