The Best Family TV Shows from 1997

Below is our top ten list of the best Family TV Shows which first started broadcasting in 1997.

10. Teletubbies

TeletubbiesFirst Aired: 24 March, 1997

Teletubbies is a TV series starring Rolf Saxon, Jessica Smith, and John Simmit. Four creatures with televisions in their stomachs have fun in their magical world.

9. Johnny Bravo

Johnny%20BravoFirst Aired: 07 July, 1997

Johnny Bravo is a TV series starring Jeff Bennett, Brenda Vaccaro, and Mae Whitman. The misadventures of a dumb blond egomaniac who is deluded about his own manliness.

8. Poketto monsutâ

Poketto%20monsut%C3%A2First Aired: 01 April, 1997

Poketto monsutâ is a TV series starring Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, and Eric Stuart. Ash Ketchum, his yellow pet Pikachu, and his human friends explore a world of powerful creatures.

7. Cow and Chicken

Cow%20and%20ChickenFirst Aired: 13 January, 1997

Cow and Chicken is a TV series starring Charlie Adler, Candi Milo, and Dee Bradley Baker. The program focuses on the misadventures of two unlikely yet somehow biological siblings: Cow and Chicken.

6. Recess

RecessFirst Aired: 31 August, 1997

Recess is a TV series starring Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, and Jason Davis. Comic tales of a group of good friends, four boys and two girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have…

5. I Am Weasel

I%20Am%20WeaselFirst Aired: 15 July, 1997

I Am Weasel is a TV series starring Charlie Adler, Michael Dorn, and Tom Kenny. The adventures of a highly intelligent, talented and rather generous weasel and a stupid baboon who has no talent at most things.

4. Franklin

FranklinFirst Aired: 03 November, 1997

Franklin is a TV series starring Noah Reid, Leah Renee, and Elizabeth Saunders. Franklin focuses on the eponymous growing young turtle who, as his television stories and books always begin, “could count by twos and tie his shoes”.

3. Smart Guy

Smart%20GuyFirst Aired: 26 March, 1997

Smart Guy is a TV series starring Tahj Mowry, John Marshall Jones, and Jason Weaver. A 10-year-old genius goes from elementary school to high school.

2. The New Batman Adventures

The%20New%20Batman%20AdventuresFirst Aired: 13 September, 1997

The New Batman Adventures is a TV series starring Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, and Mathew Valencia. The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as…

1. Shaktimaan

ShaktimaanFirst Aired: 14 September, 1997

Shaktimaan is a TV series starring Mukesh Khanna, Vaishnavi Mahant, and Surendra Pal. When darkness get strengthened to destroy the world, Suryanshis chose Shaktimaan in order to fight against the forces of evil.