5 Great Classic TV Shows for the Family

Many parents can agree that today’s television just can’t compare with those classic TV shows from yesteryear. What are some of the bet shows from previous generations that kids today should watch? Here are a few of my favorites that I loved as a kid and my own kids have grown to enjoy.

Get Smart – Who doesn’t love the bumbling spy Maxwell Smart? I loved watching the syndicated reruns of this classic television show when I was a child and when I introduced it to my own offspring they fell in love with it as well. Get Smart is simply zany fun and classic comedy. After watching an episode though, I always know to expect that my children will plan out their own spy missions as they try to rid the world of K.A.O.S.

The Addams Family – Yep, they’re creepy and kooky and my kids love the spooky fun of The Addams Family as much as I did growing up. This show hearkens back to well before my time. My own parents watched it when it was originally aired, which means The Addams Family is a three-generation hit in my family. What have my children learned from watching …

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Top 10 Characters in Cartoon Movies

I know that at one time or another we have all been forced to watch a cartoon. If you were lucky you got to watch a good one, and thereby solidifying your idea that cartoons are good for children. If you watched a bad one, perhaps featuring a purple dinosaur, you are irrevocably scarred for life, and have a loosening of the bowels at the thought of another such torturous 90 minutes.

I have to be honest, I love cartoon movies. I have five nephews, a niece, and a great-nephew, and they require the watching of these movies. Again honesty intrudes and I have to let you know that I personally own most of Disney’s collected works, I think Pixar is the next best thing since sliced bread, and Dreamworks was just what the doctor ordered to shake up the complacent world of animated movies. That all having been said, as an adult, my taste in what we watch, I have noticed, varies greatly from what the little ones ask to see. Their ideas of great movies are not spun by the great quotes, the unique and funny characters, or the by play with the rest of the “cast”. They …

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