Let’s face it––there are only so many hours you can spend outside in the blistering hot, summer sun. When it’s time to come inside and pull the shades down to relax in the AC, why not enjoy a few shows too? There are tons of Netflix original kid shows and they are just as entertaining for adults as the kiddos. Check out our list of fun shows to watch this summer season.

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1. Spirit Riding Free

In collaboration with DreamWorks, Netflix brings us this animated series that follows 12-year-old Lucky and her wild horse, Spirit. Spirit is actually Spirit Jr., offspring of Spirit Sr. from the original film, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. From the catchy and twangy intro song to the lovable characters, you’ll thoroughly enjoy watching all 5 seasons (so far!) on Netflix this summer.

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2. Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Catch up with Poppy, Branch, Smidge and Mr. Dinkle when you watch Netflix’s original show, Trolls: The Beat Goes On. Two seasons currently brings tons of new songs and adventures about living life next to the Bergens.

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3. Lego Friends- The Power of Friendship

Watch your fave LEGO friends come to life with Netflix’s LEGO Friends: The Power of Friendship. The series follows the Friends collection from the LEGO brand, including gal pals Olivia, Mia, Stephanie, Emma and Andrew and their adventures around Heartlake City. There are only two seasons to this series, but your little girls who love LEGO won’t mind watching them over and over.

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4. The Adventures of Puss in Boots

Six seasons and 78 episodes means you’ll have plenty of options to watch Puss in Boots this summer. The lovable character from Shrek takes center stage in his own show and aims to protect the hidden city of San Lorenzo from villains.

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5. Dragons: Race to the Edge

Get the nitty gritty on what happens in between the popular movies, How To Train Your Dragon 1 & 2 when you watch Dragons: Race to the Edge. The show takes place in the space between the two films and follows Hiccup and Toothless on their many adventures on the island of Berk.

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6. All Hail King Julien

Emmy Award-winning series All Hail King Julien is bound to keep everyone entertained. The cutest Lemur ever from the Madagascar series regales us with tons of fun music and adventures in the 5 seasons so far.

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7. A Series of Unfortunate Events

Neil Patrick Harris graces us with his presence in this black comedy adaptation of Lemony Snicket. Perfect for older kids and parents alike, follow the Baudelaire children and their stay with creepy Uncle Olaf, who’s trying to gain access to the family fortune.



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Karly Wood

Karly Wood

Editor at Red Tricycle
I'm a born and bred Southern California native and currently the editor of Life As Mama and a writer for Red Tricycle . I get to share my life with my husband of 13 years and our beautiful, 5-year old daughter. In my free time you'll catch me cheering for the Dodgers, cooking, baking, reading, crafting and probably watching a little HGTV!