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20 best shows like Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (1987)

List of the best shows and series like Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (1987): R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour, Road to Avonlea, Diary of a Future President, A.N.T. Farm, The Baby-Sitters Club, Chasing Life, Victorious, When Hope Calls, I Didn't Do It, See Dad Run.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Monsters
PlotSupernatural
StyleSpectacular

R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour is a Canadian/American original anthology horror-fantasy series, with episodes each half an hour long. The series is based on The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie, and the books The Haunting Hour and Nightmare Hour anthology by R. L. Stine.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersFamily, Teachers, Friends, Writers, Sisters
PlotFamily life
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleTo cry, Touching

Road to Avonlea is a television series which was first broadcast in Canada and the United States between 1990 and 1996. It was created by Kevin Sullivan and produced by Sullivan Films in association with CBC and the Disney Channel, with additional funding from Telefilm Canada.It was adapted from the following books by L.M. Montgomery: The Story Girl, The Golden Road, Chronicles of Avonlea and Further Chronicles of Avonlea.Some episodes of the show were turned into the independent books by different authors. There have been around 30 titles released.In the United States, its title was shortened to simply Avonlea, and a number of episodes were re-titled and re-ordered. When the series was released on VHS and DVD in the United States, the title changed from Road to Avonlea to Tales from Avonlea.The series is set in the fictional small town of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, in the early 20th century. There, 10-year-old Montreal heiress Sara Stanley is sent by her wealthy father to live with her two maiden aunts, Hetty and Olivia King, to be near her late mother's side of the family. The show's focus shifted over the years from Sara's interactions with her new-found relatives, to stories about the King family. Later seasons of the show focused more on residents of Avonlea who were connected to the King family. Sarah Polley left the show in 1994, returning for one guest appearance in the 6th season and one in 7th season.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

Told from the narration of her diary, 12-year-old Cuban-American Elena navigates the ups and downs of middle school and begins her journey to become the future president of the United States.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

Chyna Parks, an 11 year old musical prodigy, gets into a gifted program called Advanced Natural Talents at the local high school. Along with her fellow elementary school-aged 'ANTs', she must navigate the halls of a new school of older kids who are not particularly fond of grade-skipping newbies.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

In this contemporary take on the beloved book series, five best friends launch a baby-sitting business that's big on fun and adventure.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotCancer
StyleFor girls, Soulful, Philosophical

April, an aspiring journalist, is balancing her ambitious career with her family and a new office romance. In an unexpected twist of fate, April learns that she has leukemia.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Teachers, Friends

Aspiring singer Tori Vega navigates life while attending a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Teachers, Sisters, Orphans
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleRomantic, Easy, To cry, Touching

The story of sisters Lillian and Grace who open an orphanage in the 1916 Western town of Brookfield. Caught between the traditions of cattle ranchers and the ambitions of a growing town, they strive to find romance and happiness while overcoming the challenges of helping the children in their care.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin their own vivid account of a certain occurrence or predicament. The series utilizes flashback scenes to tell the siblings' unique stories.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family
PlotFamily life
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy

The story of David Hobbs, who has spent the last decade playing the perfect father on one of TV’s biggest sitcoms. But when the series ends and his wife resumes her own television career, he finds himself cast in his most challenging role to date: handling the day-to-day needs of three kids who've grown accustomed to not having him around. David soon learns that playing a dad on TV is child’s play compared to the real thing.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWitches, Animals, Investigators, Childrens, Orphans
PlotMagic, Mystery, Travel, Adventures, Growing up
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeDark ones
StyleFor children, Atmospheric

Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. She is later joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds.

Markimdb: 2.7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotGrowing up
PlaceSchool, USA

A 14-year-old Persian boy desperately tries to fit in, cope with his mother's dating life, and figure out his cultural identity.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Students, Friends, Disabled people
PlotBasketball, Family life
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Babysitting, Large families, Musicians, Guitarists
PlaceUSA

When an up-and-coming young country singer accepts a job as a nanny with a musical family, she finds the bond she's always missed.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersFamily, Aliens, Robots, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Adventures
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, For children, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada
CharactersTeenagers, Friends, Artists
PlotDancing
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Follow the lives of an elite group of young dancers who train at The Next Step Studio.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersGhosts
PlotTime travel
PlaceHotels

12-year-old Griffin Campbell and his family move to the small town of Sulphur Springs and take ownership of an abandoned hotel rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a girl who disappeared decades ago. Griffin befriends Harper, a bright-eyed, mystery-obsessed classmate and together, they uncover a secret portal that allows them to travel back in time. In the past, they’ll attempt to uncover the key to solving this unsolved mystery, a mystery that affects everyone close to them.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

A Deputy Marshal inherits an unruly dog who helps him solve crimes and investigate a family mystery.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Talking dogs

Avery Jennings and Tyler James are step-siblings who are complete opposites. The family faces an even bigger adjustment when their new dog, Stan, can talk and also has a blog, unbeknownst to the family. Stan uses his blog to discuss the happenings in the Jennings-James household. Avery and Tyler later learn of Stan's talking ability and agree to keep it a secret from their parents.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA

The five Acosta children navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Friends, Wizards
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Magic
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, By books, Fascinating, Touching, Makes me think

Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother and the Healing Hazelnut Tart heals Darbie's ankle, the girls discover they have the power of magic. A single-camera live-action pilot based on the popular book.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Heroes, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Missing people
PlaceSchool, England
StyleEasy

House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and Belgium. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert Verhulst and premiered on Nickelodeon on New Year's Day 2011 in the United States and on 25 February 2011 in the United Kingdom. The series is the first Nickelodeon series to be filmed overseas, the first soap opera created by Nickelodeon and the channel's first soap opera aimed at children and teenagers. As of 25 February, the program will be broadcast on TeenNick. The show has since concluded its third season and as of 28 September 2013 Nickelodeon has not announced a fourth season.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersWidows, Strippers
StyleEasy

A tight-knit group of best friends and family helps Wade embrace his “new normal” in the wake of the loss of his wife. As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, he is taking the major step of dating again.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens
PlotHockey, Competitions
PlaceUSA

In present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom Alex set out to build their own ragtag team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of competitive youth sports.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, family, music
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotGrowing up

The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School where Riley's dad is their History teacher.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersSuperhero, Friends, Superhero team
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleFascinating

"Lab Rats: Elite Force" is set in a bustling metropolis after the Mighty Med hospital is destroyed by a band of unknown super-villains. After Adam and Leo volunteer to oversee the students at Davenport's Bionic Academy, Kaz, Oliver and Skylar join forces with Chase and Bree to form a powerful elite force that combines bionic heroes and superheroes. Together, they vow to track down the villains and keep the world safe.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Friends
StyleEasy, Touching

Baby Daddy follows Ben, a young man in his early 20s living the life of a bachelor in New York City with his buddy, Tucker, and his brother, Danny. Their lives are turned upside down when they come home one day to find a baby girl left on the doorstep by an ex-girlfriend of Ben's. After much deliberation, Ben decides to raise the baby with the help of his friends and his protective and sometimes over-bearing mother, Bonnie, and his close female friend, Riley.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Spy, Heroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular

Everything changes when Alex Rider learns that his uncle Ian has actually been killed in the line of duty as a British spy. The normal teen is approached by the head of The Department and pressured to help investigate his uncle's death. Alex reluctantly assumes a new identity and goes undercover in a remote boarding school called Point Blanc.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, comedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersTeenagers, Losers
PlotSports, Martial Arts, Karate
StyleSpectacular, Easy

This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been working to maintain the balance in his life without mentor Mr. Miyagi.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, family
CountryUSA

Feature-length TV movie (with the title card "Rags and Riches") that served as the pilot to the series that ran from 1987-1988. A wealthy businessman decides to soften his "cutthroat" image by adopting some children. He winds up adopting six girls and isn't prepared for the problems that come with them.





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