Dumbest Children's Shows

What's the dumbest show in children's entertainment? Who can be the most absurd in an attempt to hold the short attention span of a two year old? You choose!

The Top Ten

1 Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer (2000 - 2019) is an American preschool 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.

I'm so glad this made the list and that it's number 1. Dora is totally stupid, she can't remember anything, Her voice sounds like a screeching chalkboard.

Yeah shut up dora

Lol I seriously agree with the guy who said Dora's voice sounds like a screeching chalkboard!

Dora is my homie fools. I'm telling her you were being mean to her!

2 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.

Muno is a cannibal. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

Lol THIS SHOW IS MY FAVORITE SHOW - Spiritualsavedboy

Gooble gives me the habeebie jeebies!

3 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. It is owned by Canadian Studio WildBrain, which is the largest independent Children's and Adolescent's Film Studio

You spelled Teletubbies wrong.

I was in the spelling bee. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

So what?


4 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.

I think people only like it because they watched it as kids. You can like it but I don't. The music is ear bleeding, the characters are sassy and whiney, and the CGI is annoying. And yes it was my childhood. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

There was one episode where they went from torturing people to nearly killing them over hot chocolate

This shouldn't be here.

Um whoever said that the backyardigans tortured each other over hot chocolate,I don’t think that episode existed

5 The Wonder Pets

Ming Ming has a speech impediment. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

I agree its annoying as heaven because they sing all the time its giving me a headache and they don't have a theme song so thank god they don't have it so you could imange what it will be like. besides its all about three pets that are super heros that saved animals with a cool thing called a fly boat. and athter they saved a animal they eat celery I'm mean really? That is a disgusting wonder pets you diserve somthing better and your singing is suckish so do somthing better you annoying little crappy piece of dirty trash wonder jerks.

6 Bob the Builder Bob the Builder is a British children's animated television show created by Keith Chapman. In the original series, Bob appears in a stop motion animated programme as a building contractor, specialising in masonry, along with his colleague Wendy, various neighbours and friends, and their gang of anthropomorphised ...read more.

Old is good but new one I bet sucks after looking at it for a second - Justmakinganame

I can fix your mom

I hate old and new. Old is too complainly and new is too stupid. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

7 Blue's Clues Blue's Clues is an American children's television series that premiered on Nickelodeon in 1996. Producers Angela Santomero, Todd Kessler, and Traci Paige Johnson combined concepts from child development and early-childhood education with innovative animation and production techniques that helped their ...read more.

That show is full of IDIOTS! That guy Steve is a stupid weirdo who talks to inanimate objects with faces and personalities, the horribly animated characters look stupid, the songs are annoying and ridiculous, and that dog Blue just creeps me out.

Blues clueless

Dougal from The Magic Roundabout (original puppet version) is a better than Blue. Some dumb characters Mr Salt and Mrs Pepper. The cartoon house. Its just stupid.


8 Barney and 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 ...read more.

He is one darn creepy purple dinosaur...

He is creepy? What?

Is he really real or part of the kids imaginations because I think that t rexes were evil and ate everything

Why did blue's clues beat this? Barney should be number 2! Not 10! :P

9 Fanboy and Chum Chum Fanboy & Chum Chum is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by Eric Robles for Nickelodeon. It is based on Fanboy, an animated short created by Robles for Nicktoons and Frederator Studios, which was broadcast August 14, 2009 to July 12, 2014 on Random! Cartoons. The series was first ...read more.

This needs to be #2 just below Dora because the humor is just bad & they are high.


10 Jessie Jessie is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from September 30, 2011 to October 16, 2015. The series was created and executive produced by Pamela Eells O'Connell and stars Debby Ryan as Jessie Prescott, a small town Texas girl who moves to New York City to try to become an actress, ...read more.

100 episodes? It thought it would go on for 50. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

The Contenders

11 Liv and Maddie Liv and Maddie is a live-action Disney Channel sitcom that started on July 19, 2013, and ended on March 24, 2017. It is about two identical twin sisters named Olivia "Liv" Rooney and Madison "Maddie" Rooney (both portrayed by actress Dove Olivia Cameron; born in January 1996 as Chloe Celeste Hosterman) ...read more.

This is the dumbest Disney show ever!

12 The Koala Brothers

All they do is ride a plane. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

13 Sanjay and Craig Sanjay and Craig is an American animated comedy television series that aired on Nickelodeon from May 25, 2013, to July 29, 2016, for three seasons and 60 episodes. The series is about a 12-year-old boy named Sanjay Patel who owns a talking pet snake named Craig.
14 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.
15 Mia and Miguel

Too racist and showing this abomination to English kids.

16 Teen Titans Go! 'Teen Titans Go!' is an American animated television series produced by Cartoon Network. The show follows a superhero group called the Teen Titans, and shows what happens when they go home and have silly adventures. This show is Cartoon Network's revival of the popular 2003-2006 American animated television ...read more.

The spa I’m supposed to go to would NEVER tolerate this show.

17 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 ...read more.

Six stereotypical colorful horses with magic powers and tattoos on their butts. - Navylexi

Not stupid at all - Ethemdream

18 Digimon “Digimon” is a term commonly used to describe a variety of Japanese anime series based on the Bandai virtual pet brand “Digimon” (Dejimon). As of 2017, there are 7 series: “Digimon Adventure” (1999), “Digimon 02” (a.k.a. “Digimon Adventure 02”) (2000), “Digimon Tamers” (2001), ...read more.
19 Franklin
20 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator the late Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 20 years, and is beginning its 12th season. ...read more.

This isn't a kids show anymore... Remember Demolition Doofus, One Coarse Meal, Are You Happy Now, The Splinter, Fungus Among Us, - Goatworlds

The new seasons are horrible and stupid.

Goatworlds, what about A Pal For Gary

21 Johnny Test Johnny Test is an American-Canadian animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation, for the first season, and Cookie Jar, for the remainder of the series.
22 Clarence Clarence is an American animated television series created by Skyler Page for Cartoon Network. The series revolves around a young boy named Clarence and his two best friends Jeff and Sumo. Page, a former storyboard artist for Adventure Time and revisionist for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome, developed ...read more.
23 Magical DoReMi
24 Tweenies

Oh yeah Teletubbies should've been like the Tweenies spoke properly and had real names.

25 VeggieTales VeggieTales is an American series of direct-to-video children's computer animated films created by Phil Vischer and Mike Nawrocki featuring antropomorphic fruits and vegetables in stories conveying moral themes based on Christianity


26 Pickle & Peanut Pickle and Peanut is an American animated television series that premiered on Disney XD on September 7, 2015. The series was created by Noah Z. Jones, creator of Fish Hooks and Almost Naked Animals.

Their eyes stare into my soul...*shudders*

27 The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

WHy ThIs GlOrIoUs ShOw ( sorry for the spelling and stuff I like to type like dat ) - IceFoxPlayz

28 The Shiny Show
29 Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
30 Uncle Grandpa Uncle Grandpa is an American animated television series created by Peter Browngardt for Cartoon Network that premiered on the network on September 2, 2013. The series is based on Browngardt's animated short of the same name from The Cartoonstitute.
31 Bunk'd
32 Blue Exorcist Blue Exorcist is an anime series directed by Tensai Okamura and produced by A-1 Pictures, which adapts the Blue Exorcist manga written and illustrated by Kazue Kato.
33 Go, Diego, Go! Go, Diego, Go! is an American animated educational interactive children's television program that originally aired on the Nickelodeon children's cable network in the United States and produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio .

Stupid stupid and stupid. This show is pure crap and teaches kids to run with wild animals. I hate the camera, she is an idiot, same with the backpack, and the jaguar. The jaguar should grow up and kill Diego. The end.

34 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.

It teaches kids to be jerks

35 Waybuloo
36 Fimbles
37 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.
38 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 ...read more.
39 Boohbah Boohbah is a British children's television programme created by Anne Wood. It premiered on 14 April 2003 on ITV in the United Kingdom, followed by its Nick Jr.
40 Rubik, the Amazing Cube

How many 80s kids watched a cartoon about a Rubix Cube? It was probably just made for money.

41 Cubix: Robots for Everyone
42 Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which some people are able to manipulate the classical elements by use of psychokinetic variants of Chinese ...read more.
43 Dragon Ball Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It made anime popular in America and is based on the manga of the same name by Akira Toriyama. It was dubbed in English on Cartoon Networks Toonami block and still has many fans today.
44 Pokemon Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.
45 Toddworld
46 Wally Down Under
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