Top Ten Kids Shows That Are Bad Examples for Kids


The Top Ten

1 Caillou Caillou Caillou is a Canadian educational children's television series that was first shown on Télétoon and Teletoon, with its first episode airing on the former channel on September 15, 1997; the show later moved to Treehouse TV, with its final episode being shown on that channel on October 3, 2010. The more.

Caillou whines, throws temper tantrums and always gets his way. So parents don't let your kids watch this. It will make YOUR kids whine and throw temper tantrums. Oh and MY seven year old sister still likes this retarded show! - EpicJake

Yes! A bad example he teaches kids how to throw tantrums and I hate this show! - andrewteel

Too much whining. This show shouldn't be made. I'm not being mean by saying the show is bad, I'm protecting you.

His Goanimate version is better

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2 Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer Dora the Explorer (2000 - 2014) 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.

She is blind, deaf and rude. She asks where something is when its RIGHT behind her! - EpicJake

Dora is a dumb 5 year old that goes places without her careless parents. She has a dumb monkey and Spanish speaking animal friends. She doesn't even know where something is when is right BEHIND HER! And guess what kids, when robbers break into your house, saying "Robbers no swiping! " will not make them run away. - Catacorn

Dora: Where's the mountain?
Me: Right there.
Dora: Where?
Me: RIGHT THERE DUM DUM! - andrewteel

It teaches kids to wander off and explore places without your parents. It also teaches kids that saying no swiping will stop stealing. Kids, that's not how life works. Stupid Dora. - Therandom

That's the first time I've seen a dora hate comment remotely mention another character - Harri666

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3 Jessie 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, more.

It teaches kids that blonde people are dumb, boys are gross, smart people should be made fun of, and that black people are sassy. - BubblePops

It literally teaches kids to be spoiled brats! Great job Disney! - Minecraftcrazy530

It sucks! It’s full of wealthy, spoiled rotten snobs and it needs to be blocked and banned!

This show is terrible for kids! - EpicJake

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4 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. It ran from May 25th, 2013 to July 29th, 2016.

Too much bathroom humor. - Connor360

Who ever came up with this should be forced to be responsible for Queen Victoria's death. - Money1208

Teaches kids to play with snakes - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

This show makes little kids say trash.

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5 Barney and Friends 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 more.

This gave me nightmares

Barney and friends is the best T.V. on earth

I have a barneey teddy bear to I pee on it - Xomanxy

I still got my scary Barney teddy bear. I fart on it everyday. - AaronCoolness

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6 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.

Teaches you that if you are a main character, you can do anything, even hurt others!

This show has so many butt jokes

This show completely ignores the fact that you can't force anyone to love you - CommentandList

Teaches kids well I don't know - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

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7 Austin and Ally Austin and Ally Austin & Ally is an American teen sitcom that premiered on Disney Channel on December 2, 2011, and ended on January 10, 2016. The series was created by Kevin Kopelow & Heath Seifert, the writers and producers of the Disney Channel sitcoms Sonny with a Chance and Jonas.

It teaches kids to be a retarded, greedy, dumbass bastard. - IceFoxPlayz

Teaches kids how to play instruments in a retarded way. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

Barely anyone thinks this is funny - EpicJake

Good thing it ended two nights ago. - Anonymousxcxc

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8 Fanboy & Chum Chum Fanboy & 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 more.

You people do realize they make references to movies like A Clockwork Orange and Silence Of The Lambs on this show right? Those aren't kids movies.

Parents don't let your kid watch this show it teaches kids to scream at the top of their lungs - Watchmojo

This show scared my little sister!

This shows beyond bad it's hurrdeously god awful it's nasty it's stupid it's just overall annoying I have feeling the creators of this show are on drugs they probably don't know what there doing and this isn't just the worst kids show this is just one of the worst shows of all time it's pointless there's nothing funny about it, it teaches kids absolutely nothing there's no moral lesson what's so ever it's just total!

9 Team Umizoomi Team Umizoomi Team Umizoomi is an American computer-animated musical children's television series with an emphasis on preschool mathematical concepts, such as counting, sequences, shapes, patterns, measurements, and comparisons.

If someone is competing against you, they are horrible & cannot win. - RoseWeasley

They teach that if there's no milk, you can't have breakfast.
However, I'll teach kids to have breakfast without milk.

If your kids wanna be a super hero, this isn't how you do it. These tater tots are like "NO ICE CREAM ITS AN EMERGENCY! - EpicJake

Oh no. Your friend can't buy a bike. Forget Lex Luthor over there destroying New York over there, your friends bike is obviously more important. - EspioTheChameleon

Very bad show. They get calls about stupid things and apparently a little girl not having her favorite book at her grandpa's house is horrible.P. S awful acting

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10 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.

It's my most favourite. How dare you say it

The Contenders

11 AwesomenessTV AwesomenessTV AwesomenessTV is an American sketch-comedy reality series based on the YouTube channel of the same name and is created by Brian Robbins. Both seasons contain 20 episodes.

I like this show, boom

More like Awfulness T.V., not a good show.

The laughtracks are put in 24/7, the sketches encourage mean behavior, and the jokes are corny as hell!
Heres a joke the main character told in 1 of the sketches:
"most people think a zombie acopolypse as the ultimate bummer, but turn that upside down and what do you have? "
(laughtrack plays)
A hap-ocolypse!
(laughtrack plays)
SHUT UP. that isn't supposed to be funny! (its intended to be a bad pun)

Plus, if its supposed to be bad, Why would you use a laughtrack!?!?!?

The laughtracks WONT SHUT UP. they use it a million times, and the hosts are horrible! You WONT LAUGH. NOT EVEN IN A BAD WAY. THIS SHOW MAKES DORA LOOK AMAZING.


12 I Didn't Do It I Didn't Do It I Didn't Do It is an American teen sitcom that premiered on Disney Channel on January 17, 2014, and ended on October 16, 2015. The series was created by Tod Himmel and Josh Silverstein and stars Olivia Holt, Austin North, Piper Curda, Peyton Clark, and Sarah Gilman.

Doesn't teach kids anything.

In the, what, 3RD EPISODE, they DUMPED A FRIEND! That's a good example. - Minecraftcrazy530

The most dumbest sitcom of 2014 and 2015 - AaronCoolness

The show is kinda racist because of the main characters. - Radgamer

That's like saying the Simpsons, Family Guy, American Dad, Bob's Burgers or King of the Hill are racist because all their family members are white. - KalloFox34

13 Peppa Pig Peppa Pig

I remember when Momo hackers used these videos to troll little kids. That aside this show doesn't really teach much from the episodes I've seen. It's not necessarily a bad show, but not really a good one either.

The perfect kid show to teach your kid it torture your daddy due to overweighting!


Worst show ever and she always says "no George! Your doing it all wrong! " What is the point of this!? And it teaches you be nice to...spiders? The episode mr skinny legs got banned in Australia because,"ok kids,look after spiders don't hurt them! "

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14 Teen Titans Go! 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 more.

For kids whose parents pay no attention to them. Most of the jokes show is targeting adults topped with absolutely over the top juvenile behavior

Teaches kids how to be whiny brats who twerk in front of their parents and teachers! Not for kids!

For one thing, Robin is a bratty, loudmouth, moronic control freak who yells ALL the time. Beast boy and Cyborg are lazy and overeat, and Starfire, well, she's just kind of zany and annoying. Believe me: if a kid starts talking like her, it will drive you nuts. Raven is sort of the only redeeming part of the show since her attitude is pretty relatable.

This show teaches kid terrible morals and how to be violent.

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15 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.

This show is really annoying and crude and I think cartoonnetwork cancelled it everyone lets celebrate

Please. I like Regular Show even better, but it sneaks past WAY more inappropriate content than Adventure time. - Garythesnail

Well, its bad for little kids - EpicJake

Worst show but funny!

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16 Fred: The Show Fred: The Show Fred: The Show is an American television series, created by Lucas Cruikshank that originally aired on Nickelodeon, in the United States from January 16 to August 3, 2012. It was cancelled after the first season due to low scores.

Fred keeps screaming in peoples faces and he teaches kids NOTHING GOOD! - nelsonerico6

I hope Annoying Orange is better than this creepy high-pitched Fred. - AldoFitrian

Annoying orange is better then this

This should be higher. Also he's extremely annoying

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17 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 .

This is the worst show ever and the Teletubbies talk gibberish and don't get me started with Tinky Winky he carries a purse. - andrewteel

This is the worst show ever

My brother said his first word when watching this. He pointed to the T.V. screen and said "Lala". I don't know if that counts as a word or not! Haha! - Wolftail

Stop saying its LSD or else.

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18 The Ren & Stimpy Show The Ren & Stimpy Show The Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply referred to as Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series created by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon.

The Ren and Stumpy show has one of the scariest scenes I have seen in any kids T.V. shows. Ren gets upset with Stumpy, I think, and starts talking about how he's going to torture him. He says things like "and then I'm going to rip your arm out of its socket". - DrummerBoyJack

I saw a ddlc meme for this show and it was Monika and Yuri, so that's good enough for me

I hope the 2019 reboot is silly and imaginative and for KIDS ONLY.


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19 So Random! So Random! So Random! is an American Disney Channel sketch comedy series that premiered on June 5, 2011. It was announced as an independent series after Demi Lovato left the parent series, Sonny with a Chance.

If you want to be random you gotta be like NotSmirks and uolliaC.

20 Dog With a Blog Dog With a Blog Dog with a Blog is an American television sitcom that premiered on Disney Channel on October 12, 2012, and ended on September 25, 2015. The series stars G Hannelius, Blake Michael, Francesca Capaldi, Stephen Full, Regan Burns, and Beth Littleford. The series was co-created by Michael B. Kaplan.

Who put this on here there is nothing wrong with dog with a blog

The dog is cute, though the rest of it makes no sense. - Anonymousxcxc

I like dog with a blog who put this on the list

This is one of the cleaner shows on disney - opinionated4

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21 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.

This show is the number one of the worst cartoon ever and I am autistic

This show may teach you friendship but RARITY is so girly that you'll think being girly is annoying! - EpicJake

This show succeeded in messages and morals but the terrible part is that it teaches you how to do ONE THING in your ENTIRE LIFE! - WorldPuncher47592834

I don't like it. I don't hate it. I don't care about it. - Garythesnail

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22 Mad

This show teaches kids to make fun of other people brillaint (Sarcasm) - VideoGamefan5

23 The Brother's Flub

The name is really cheesy and lame.

24 Incredible Crew Incredible Crew Incredible Crew is an American sketch comedy television series, created by Nick Cannon for Cartoon Network.

I thought your game reference was good.

They make messes and scream. - nelsonerico6

Sorry, excuse my random video game reference

What the "F-Zero GP legend" is this about?!

25 Sally Bollywood: Super Detective

It teaches kids to stick their noses into other people's business, let girls go into the boys bathroom whenever, steal other innocent children's belongings, make them think they can do anything ( Which could get them seriously injured since we're talking gymnastics.), and have a bratty attitude like Sally. She basically LIVES with Doowee. I mean, they're already next door neighbors! Sally's vain and thinks she's good at everything.

I absolutely LOVE THIS SHOW! It comes on qubo every night at 10:00 pm Eastern time.

26 The Loud House The Loud House The Loud House is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the chaotic suburban everyday life of a boy named Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters, to which he survives as the middle child and only son in a large family of eleven children. more.

No its good show I will tell you why its has messages rather than dumb shows like breadwinners and other rubbish

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

I love Arthur. - andrewteel

I used to like it, but it went downhill lately. Why are a bunch of 8 year olds walking around in public without a grown up?

No, the show taught me NOT to argue! So shut up, SevenLizards, and stop commenting whenever anyone mentions Arthur! If you don't like it, then don't talk about it!

Hey you seven lizards does not suck because I also hate Arthur! - wanda

Why are there 8 year olds in third grade? They don't seem to have skipped a grade they're idiots. - Goatworlds

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30 Thomas & Friends Thomas & Friends Thomas & Friends is a British children's television series. In the United Kingdom, it had its first broadcast on the ITV network in Great Britain in 1984.
31 Winx Club Winx Club Winx Club is an Italian animated television series directed, created and produced by Iginio Straffi and his company Rainbow S.r.l.

All of them just wear a bra, a short skirt/shorts, and platform heels and fighting crime, Half dressed. The outfits they wear after transforming made them half dressed but why do it took totally long to transform? This show is plain stupid, anyway (Sorry if you like this show but, everyone has their own opinion). The characters have bad voice acting, It teaches kids to wear impolite clothes. I mean, what if those kids want to wear a cosplay of the fairies. - MLPFan

I like watching Winx Club. I have a Winx Club video game for my Game Boy Advance. Lexi is still a Winx Club fan. - playstationfan66

No it's not, look at the animation difference. It's overhated and underrated.

It's a ripoff of Sailor Moon - yunafreya648

Ha yeah my sister and * like it

32 Sam & Cat Sam & Cat Sam & Cat is an American teen sitcom that originally aired from June 8, 2013, to July 17, 2014, on Nickelodeon. It is a crossover spin-off/sequel of both iCarly and Victorious.

I have to say, this show is the worst example ever. Sam teaches that it's okay to torture kids and to threats them like crap. Cat is considered as the "typical sweet girl" but she's dumber than Dora. WORST SHOW EVER. Jennette Mccurdy and Ariana Grande are horrible role models for kids.
And why is the Total Drama series on the list?

Only an evil person would put total drama on this list

They teach kids to bully others

33 Nick Studio 10 Nick Studio 10 Nick Studio 10 was a programming block on Nickelodeon which debuted on February 18, 2013 and ended on June 17 of the same year, never returning from a planned hiatus after one additional Labor Day special. It aired weekday afternoons during the traditional school year from the network's headquarters more.
34 Rocket Power Rocket Power Rocket Power is an American animated television series. The series debuted on Nickelodeon on August 16, 1999. The series ended on July 30, 2004 after four seasons.
35 The Suite Life on Deck The Suite Life on Deck The Suite Life on Deck is an American sitcom that aired on Disney Channel from September 26, 2008 to May 6, 2011. It is a sequel/spin-off of the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
36 Little Bill Little Bill Little Bill is an American animated children's television series produced for Nick Jr. The stories are based on Bill Cosby's Little Bill book series, set in Philadelphia, and feature Bill Jr.

His head is peanut shaped

37 Max and Ruby

I feel bad for Max to be honest. #FreedomForMax - RoseWeasley

Ruby is Max's sister right? So why the hell is Ruby acting like a mother and bossing her little brother around like a son? And who pay the bills in that house anyway? Did they just borrow money everyday from their grandma or something? This show makes no sense - Chaotixhero

I am pretty sure the the reason why Ruby is bossing Max around is because the point of the show is to promote sibling care and to teach kids about taking care of their siblings. That's why their are also no parents. The show is bad because when Ruby is trying to take care of Max she ends up being bossy and the show teaches kids to do whatever they want without their parents.

The reason there are no parents because rosemary wells the creator believed that they resulted there problems and conflicts differently when they are on there own

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38 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange is an American live-action/animated TV series based on the characters from the popular web series The Annoying Orange, created by Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove, which is made for the television by Boedigheimer himself with Tom Sheppard for Cartoon more.

It got cancelled because someone stole the creator's character

39 Uncle Grandpa 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.

Teaches kids that you can do impossible stuff with your body. Stuff that can be very very risky attempting - toptenzen

Just teaches kids to say Good Morning.

Cancel This Show Now! No One Cares About Uncle Grandpa - CuteGirlJigglypuff

This show sucks, has bad humour, all jokes are about UG eating Egyptian replicas or eating pages out of a book. Lame. Gross and all the characters suck. Especially Pizza Steve who is the biggest cocky narcissist IN THE WORLD who thinks he is "The coolest and the best". - Lunala

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40 Barbie

I like Barbie she my favortie doll in I like bratz too.

Barbie is just a dumb show. I mean, it teaches kids that the lux life IS life. Unless you are a Kardashian or a Carter, life is not like this. Barbie even has a love life. All we are missing is a Fifty Shades plot.

It teaches you that - when I was a kid Barbie was just a plastic doll, I wasn't bothered about her breast or how skinny she was I didn't notice her body just played with her. I had never even heard of an Oreo Barbie because Oreo didn't even exist in where I'm from till 2008. (Ok it had been around for several years in Sainsbury's)

She sucks

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41 The Wiggles The Wiggles The Wiggles are an Australian children's music group formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1991. The current members of the group are Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie, Simon Pryce, and Emma Watkins.

Wasn't bad when I was young. - Anonymousxcxc

42 Scaredy Squirrel

The intro sounds like a cat whaling

43 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.

Gabba is not a real word

What are those things? - Kaboom

Dudes this is a show obviously meant for little kids why are you taking it so seriously? And I know the shows dumb and all but does it really derverse the hate it's getting I mean what's next on this list bareny the dinosaur?

44 Ni Hao, Kai-Lan

I'm not to sure if that show was supposed to teach kids mandarin language that much all they did was cope other peoples' emotional.

45 Regular Show Regular Show Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park.

One time muscle man went on a date and went into a bathroom and his man boobs started going back and forth like a stripper might do plus THEY WERE FLASHING and it teaches kid that destroying stuff, arguing crashing go karts into stupid deep sink holes, arguing and refusing to do work all they time and be selfish and be half naked and not be responsible for anything whatsoever is fun and perfectly normal and ok to do

Have you seen the jokes they sneak past the censors? It even snuck some swears! They were edited out but they were there. It is a great show, but it is kind of inappropriate. - Garythesnail

This show can scare little kids

This show teaches kids to not do work what they are asked

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46 The Cramp Twins The Cramp Twins

As classic cartoon show.
The cramp twins will run in 2003

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48 iCarly iCarly iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series, created by Dan Schneider, focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends Sam Puckett and Freddie Benson.

Teaches how to be the worst student on high school. - StupidIdiot

This show is about sexual innuendo mixed with bad lessons and stereotypical jokes.

This show should be WAY higher. It makes kids think it's really easy to be a huge star, there is a lot of sexual innuendo, and there seems to be a lot of racism too. Most of the characters who aren't caucasian are treated as unusual. - DrummerBoyJack

The first season was good. - Anonymousxcxc

49 Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot

I wouldn't be surprised if a kid hugged a thief and got stabbed trying to get a strangers purse back because of this show.

The most stupidest show of all time is this stupid bear show

Care bears sincerely sucks

An insult to bears.

50 Teenage Fairytale Dropouts

The name itself is bad. - Wolftail

Love it

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