It’s not easy to find shows that both you and your children will enjoy. But with exciting original series like The babysitting club and Lost in space, Netflix is the perfect option for family-friendly entertainment. So if you’re looking for something to dive into this summer, here are seven shows you’ll love to see with your kids.
1. “The Babysitter Club”
If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, you know that The babysitting club Book series was on almost every children’s shelf. Netflix brings history to life with its new original series. The babysitting club, with Alicia Silverstone and Matt Feuerstein.
The show follows the adventures and budding friendship of middle school students Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace), Mary-Anne Spier (Malia Baker), Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada), Stacey McGill (Shay Rudolph) and Dawn Schafer (Xochitl Gomez) when they founded her own babysitting business in her small town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut.
2. “Lost In Space”
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With two seasons on Netflix, Lost in space restarts the classic 1960s series in a modern way. The show revolves around the Robinsons, a family that needs to work together after being stranded on a strange planet with dangerous new friends.
The series stars are Molly Parker, Toby Stephens, Maxwell Jenkins, Taylor Russell, Mina Sundwall, Ignacio Serricchio, Parker Posey and Brian Steele. Netflix is currently streaming two seasons of Lost in spaceA third and final season is expected to fall later this year.
3. ‘Raising Dion’
Raise Dion follows the story of Nicole (Alisha Wainwright), a young mother who has to raise her son Dion (Ja’Siah Young) after his father Mark (Michael B. Jordan) died. When Dion begins showing superhero powers, Nicole and her best friend Pat (Jason Ritter) vow to protect his secret.
4. “A series of unfortunate events”
Based on the children’s book series, A chain of unfortunate events This is followed by Baudelaire’s orphans – Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus (Louis Hynes) and Sunny (Presley Smith) – who inherit a large fortune from their parents. Her crazy and greedy uncle Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris) is determined to get her inheritance in the hands and he will stop at nothing to get it.
Colbie Smulders, Nathan Fillian and Will Arnett are guest stars on the series along with Joan Cusack and Alfre Woodard. All three seasons are currently streamed on Netflix.
5. ‘No Good Nick’
Actors Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin, Not a good nick tells the story of a 13-year-old cheater named Nick (Siena Agudong) who infiltrates an apparently cute and innocent family, hoping to take revenge on what she believes they did. But when she meets her, Nick is not sure if she should deal with her cheating.
6. ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’
As the forerunner of Jim Henson’s animatronic adventure from 1982 The dark crystal:: Age of resistance follows the epic journey of three Gelflings – Rian (Taron Egerton), Brea (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Deet (Nathalie Emmanuel). When the heroes discover the power source of evil Skesis, they set off to start a rebellion and save their planet.
7. “The Letter to the King”
Like a family friendly version of game of Thrones, Netflix A letter for the king tells the epic story of Tiuri (Amir Wilson), a young knight in training, tasked with delivering a secret letter to the king after a ruthless prince threatens to plunge the world into darkness.