Worst Preschool Shows of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 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 ...read more.

This is better than "I love you"
Barney is a dinosaur
From our imagination,
And when he's tall, he's what we call
A dinosaur sensation!

Barney's friends are big and small;
They come from lots of places.
After school they meet to play
And sing with happy faces

Barney shows us lots of things
Like how to play pretend,
ABC's and 123s
And how to be a friend.

Barney comes to play with us
Whenever we may need him.
Barney can be your friend too,
If you just make-believe him!

Barney is a dinosaur from our nightmare-nation. He tries to eat us, even when were on vacation. - sydisonmadney

I hate you, you hate me, let's go out and kill Barney, with a big shotgun and a very bigger saw, no more PURPLE DINOSAUR!

We love you, I love me. He's as dumb as dumb can be. But we found that way we can get along. I stand still. For the Anvil song. - I liked Baloney but never seen Barney. I was about 5 or 6 when I saw that.

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2 Little Einsteins Little Einsteins Little Einsteins is an American animated children's television series on Playhouse Disney. The educational preschool series was developed for television by Douglas Wood who created the concept and characters, and a subsequent team headed by Emmy Award-winning director Aidan Abril and JoJo's Circus co-creator ...read more.
3 Big Bag Big Bag

Ha! is it a little kids show about a bag. Put this at number 1 for being lame.

4 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.

I freaked out in excitement when I found out it was getting canceled. Canceling Dora was something Nick should've done 14 years ago. - sydisonmadney

No she's not blind and deaf. You don't understand that toddlers talk to the television.

She's Blind And Deaf

There is a coin on the floor right in front of Dora.
Dora: Can you see the coin?

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5 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 ...read more.

I don't like classic caillou because he acts like a big brat baby. But I like modern caillou because he's calm and he uses his imagination.

If I ever find him playing with my toy cars (don't really have any) I swear to god I'll murder him and send his body down a pipe

How is Arthur higher than this?

This show isn't even educational, It's just a whiny kid worthy of Jersey Shore.

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6 Yo Gabba Gabba!
7 Wow, Wow Wubbzy

I love this.-Vestalis

8 Wonder Pets Wonder Pets Wonder Pets! is an American animated children's television series. It debuted March 3, 2006, on the Nick Jr.
9 Blue's Room
10 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 .

Anne Wood was drunk and someone gave her drugs and she made the show up from hallucinations and had a month for people to agree with her on the show...shut up it was a cute show just a bit odd.

What if you had a dream about the Teletubbies and they had a new field to play on but its also guarded by bouncers, who are really tough not characters you would see on the show.

I used to think are they aliens? Their house was also like a ufo and it looked like another planet with their sun. Then its rebooted and they had babies what the? They behave like babies, talk like babies so how can they have them, my theory the Tiddlytubbies are younger brothers/sisters.

1997- A drunk Anne Wood comes in for a meeting. A man whispers to her "LSD Anne? " "GIMME! " Everyone else stares at her. Then Anne Wood now drugged explains "Ok u guys listen uppp we r goinnn too make a new pre-school show! " "We know Anne that's what the meeting is about and are you ok Anne? " "I'm finnnee! Now let me me me me explain wot the show is. The show is going to be called Teletubbies we have four critters called Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa and Po they speak in baby speech." Everyone else stares at her. "Noo-Noo" "Are you ok Anne? " "Noo-Noo is the vacuum cleaner in the Teletubbies home which is a dome with a slide." "They eat tubby toast and tubby custard, oh and they watch kids playing from their stomach and have a baby in the sun." "Anne, do you need an ambulance? I'll call 999" "No this will work fine! " Someone else who worked at Ragdoll Productions who was a bit nutty said "I think Anne has thought up the perfect new show for preschoolers! " they stared at him. "Why ...more

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The Contenders

11 Blue's Clues 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.
12 Peg + Cat Peg + Cat Peg + Cat is an American/Canadian animated children's television series based on the children's book "The Chicken Problem", which was published in 2012. The series is created by Billy Aronson and Jennifer Oxley and produced by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Entertainment. It debuted on most PBS ...read more.

This is a dum show on paper which has nothing but dum songs

My friend's little sister (who is one) loves many T.V. shows, and this one is her least favorite. - sydisonmadney

13 Peppa Pig Peppa Pig

I Love This Show Miss Rabbit Is My Favorite Character

I look around, but it's her in every place!

Stupid, predictable, annoying, and lazily animated. Piece of junk should be number 1

Narator states the obios

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14 Franklin and Friends

The original Franklin was awesome and a masterpiece. This time, it's a rip off. You can't rip off your own thing, but they did. - sydisonmadney

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

What the heck?! This show shouldn't be on here, it's an all-time classic.

Overrated. Other shows which are called terrible is because preschoolers can't have a sense of humour because the shows are a bit strange.

Have any of you heard of Arthur's nightmare

Bad for kids.D. W is a horrible role model for kids. Every kid should not be allowed to watch this show! - sydisonmadney

16 The Fresh Beat Band The Fresh Beat Band
17 Thomas & Friends Thomas & Friends

How the heck is this show on the list?! It was really good.

18 Mia and Me

Just one of Nick Jr's 11 fails from the past 3 years (the other 10 being Franklin and Friends, Bubble Guppies, Wallykazam, Lalaloopsy, Peter Rabbit, Tickety Toc, Julius Jr, Pocoyo, Mike The Knight and Zack and Quack) - sydisonmadney

19 Zack and Quack

All they say is, "Oh! We're living in a pop up world! " We get it. We know that you live in a pop up world. So don't remind us 24/7. This could've been a good show, but Nick Jr ruined it. - sydisonmadney

20 Bubble Guppies Bubble Guppies

I can't make it through the theme song. - sydisonmadney

Bubble bubble bubble... Guppies guppies guppies! I can't stand this show! - Minecraftcrazy530

Bubble Bubble Bubble Dummies Dummies DUMIES!

21 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.
22 Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

This how is aired all the time on PBS kids I think it's stupid and (since I'm 8) sometimes I'm forced to watch pbs 5 seconds later I go play my 3ds instead of watching this garbage

They took a classic and made it boring. - sydisonmadney

ARRGGH! Worst show ever, next to Teen Titans Go! It ruined a classic, and now I'm gonna interview the characters!

Prince Wednesday: What kind of name is that!? I hate how he always says stuff like,
" This is a simply royyyaaall playground! " or " A royyyaaall couch cushion fort! " Anyway, you guys get the message. Plus, he's stupid.

Miss Alayna: Why does she go by " Miss "? I mean, even her dang teacher calls her that! Her house design is dumb and she always wear her dress backwards for no reason. Alayna, your not silly, your stupid! ( No offense to you if your name is Alayna. )

O: He thinks he's so smart but he is actually a real bird - brain. The books he reads don't have any words, a title, or even an Author! He is a big baby and I bet if someone called him a bird - brain he would run away crying since he can barley fly!

Caterina: At the end of every sentence she says meow, meow. It reminds me of Starfire always saying the. They both have awful ...more

This Caterina character reminds me of Cat Valentine from Victorious based on your description of her. - Anonymousxcxc

23 Sofia The First Sofia The First Sofia the First is an American computer-animated television series that features a commoner joining the royal family as a princess.

Don't get me started on her. - Anonymousxcxc

Sofia the worst - Wudzer

So terrible

I remember back in 2nd grade when even the boys sang the theme song. I’m glad those days are over - Granton8ter05

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24 Tots TV

Worst? No more like one of the more underrated preschool shows. But it finished in 1998 so whatever. It gets less hate than Teletubbies, Boohbah, The Tweenies, Barney, Dora and Diego, In The Night Garden, Peppa Pig. (Just looking at the list).

Maybe Tiny and Tom were kinda ugly. Still its before Ragdoll Productions went downhill after Tots T.V. Ragdoll Productions made Teletubbies, Boohbah and In The Night Garden.

25 Boohbah 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.

No they weren't terrifying, just some odd show I remember in the weekend, early 00s.

The boohbahs were TERRIFYING, I was so upset whenever it came on

I dunno how Tots T.V. (underrated preschool show) got on this list. Its not weird like Boohbah.

Did the Boohbahs have a plot? The names are more ridiculous than Teletubbies (Laa-Laa well that name sounds like music you know la la la la) I think Lazy Town probably was more about exercise than fluffy balls.

26 Go Diego Go! 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 .
27 Henry Hugglemonster

I watched the commercials and decided it was annoying. - funnyuser

28 Nina Needs To Go Nina Needs To Go Nina Needs to Go! is a Disney Junior animated series that takes the titular 4-year-old Nina to a variety of settings like the zoo and the beach. In each location, Nina finds she "needs to go" to the bathroom after becoming too engrossed in play, and the mission is to get her there before it is too late. ...read more.

I need to go pee
Nina peed on a kid and he died from swallowing the pee

29 PJ Masks PJ Masks PJ Masks is an animated children's television series produced by Entertainment One, Frog Box, and TeamTO.

This show is great and not preschool

Oh my god, I HATE this show. A rip-off of Batman.-Vestalis

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31 Little Charmers Little Charmers Little Charmers is a Canadian CGI interactive children's television series produced by Nelvana Enterprises and Spin Master Entertainment for Treehouse TV. The series premiered on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. in the United States on January 12. Treehouse TV announced a week later that it was scheduled in ...read more.

All they do is laugh

A rip-off of Sailor Moon. Enough said.-Vestalis

Seriously,what does this show teach to kids.It only teaches little kids to stress over their outfits and disobey their parents.

32 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is an American computer-animated interactive children's television series which aired from May 5, 2006, to November 6, 2016. The series, Disney Television Animation's first computer animated series, is aimed at preschoolers.

I have only heard of the one with famous people when they were teenagers? So a new Mickey Mouse people diss because its usually for the little ones.

33 In the Night Garden...

Iggle Piggle is cute dunno who the other characters are though.

34 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! Who putted it on here? It is not supposed to be on the list. That's a good show. Take it off the list.

35 Mike the Knight Mike the Knight Mike the Knight is a Canadian/British/American animated television series created by Alexander Bar and written by Marc Seal.
36 Doc Mcstuffins Doc Mcstuffins Doc McStuffins is an American-Irish animated children's television series produced by Brown Bag Films.
37 Sid the Science Kid Sid the Science Kid Sid the Science Kid is an American half-hour CGI animated series that aired on PBS Kids from September 1, 2008 to March 25, 2013, with a total of 68 half-hour episodes produced over two seasons. The computer generated show is produced by The Jim Henson Company and then-PBS member KCET in Los Angeles, ...read more.
38 Word World
39 Dragon Tales Dragon Tales Dragon Tales is a Canadian-American animated pre-school fantasy adventure children's television series created by Jim Coane and Ron Rodecker and developed by Coane, Wesley Eure, Jeffrey Scott, Cliff Ruby and Elana Lesser.

What? No. Leave Dragon Tales alone. My childhood consists of this show alone.

Many watched it as a kid? When was this aired? Let me guess is this place for tweens, I'm sorry bye.

This Should Not Be Here
Many Of Us Watched This As Kids

40 Max & Ruby

Stilted and awkward animation, pitifully bad attempts at slapstick (and humor in general), boring set pieces, HORRIBLE voice acting, lazy editing, repetitive music (if you watch three episodes of this show, you've heard just about all the background music it has to offer). Maybe some other shows on this list are worse by the annoyance or rancid morality factor, but on an objective/technical level, I do believe this show to be the worst. I'm surprised it's not already on here.

41 Blaze and the Monster Machines Blaze and the Monster Machines

Though the show has it's plus every now and then, Blaze's voice acting is horribly slow and he teaches us middle school level science. That is biting of more than you can chew. You should not be teaching your kids advanced material like that. That is excessive. For example, "Adhesion" from the episode of Bouncy Tires.

42 Goldie and Bear
43 Paw Patrol Paw Patrol PAW Patrol is an Canadian animated television series created by Keith Chapman. It is produced by Spin Master Entertainment with animation provided by Guru Studio. In Canada, the series is primarily broadcast on TVOKids, which first ran previews of the show in August 2013. The series first aired on Nickelodeon ...read more.

It gets more love than pepa,Dora,and Calliou combined

44 Dinosaur Train Dinosaur Train Dinosaur Train is an American/Canadian/Singaporean children's animated series created by Craig Bartlett, who also created Hey Arnold!. The series features a curious young Tyrannosaurus rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to explore his time period, ...read more.
45 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.
46 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.
47 Where Is Warehouse Mouse?
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49 Shimmer and Shine Shimmer and Shine Shimmer and Shine is an American-Canadian animated children's television series created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz. It airs on Nickelodeon in the United States and on Treehouse in Canada. The series premiered on August 24, 2015. The show was based on an unreleased pilot from September 2013. ...read more.
50 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 ...read more.
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