Last week, Netflix poached yet another TV showrunner for its never-satisfied Streaming Content Monster Machine. They’ve already got contracts with Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes, but now they’ve got ... Chris Nee.

Some of you may not know Ms. Nee’s work, but anyone with children probably recognizes her name, as the creator of Disney Junior shows like Doc McStuffins and Vampirina. These are not classic children’s TV shows, but they’re unavoidable if your kids love the misadventures of tiny vampires and/or stuffed-animal pediatricians.

As Netflix continues to expand its children’s programming, there’s no better time to look back and praise the 25 best children’s TV shows of all time. This list includes animation and live-action; fiction and non-fiction; humans and puppets; and more. It’s possible that your favorite kids’ show isn’t on the list because I never saw it, or I didn’t like it. Anyway, let’s get into it.

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