Last week I rented the movie “Brian’s Song” to watch with my boys. As a child I remember watching the show on television and being powerfully moved by the movie.

I posted on Facebook that we were watching this classic movie and asked for other classic movies or TV series that are great to share with our kids.

Wow! I got a great response to that simple question. So today I’m sharing the suggestions with you so that you and I have a list to consult when we’re standing at the video store wondering what movie could possibly be good for the whole family to watch!

Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Avonlea
Road to Avonlea
Old Yeller
The Harold Lloyd silent movies
Yours Mine and Ours
Lassie
Little Rascals
Gentle Ben
Leave it to Beaver
Swiss Family Robinson
Dick Van Dyke Show
Howdy Doody
The Cosby Show
The Andy Griffith Show
The Sound of Music
White Christmas
It’s A Wonderful Life
Music Man
Mary Poppins
Little House on the Prairie
The Waltons
Horse Soldiers
Snowball Express
The Apple Dumpling Gang
The Never Ending Story
Beverly Hillbillies
Shenendoah
Pink Panther
The Road Series with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope
Arsenic and Old Lace
Dragnet
Adam 12
Emergency
Shakiest Gun in the West
Princess Bride
Groundhog Day
Rudy
Remember the Titans
Robin Hood – Errol Flynn version
Red Skelton
The Three Stooges
Road to Bali
The Pistol (Pistol Pete)
Shirley Temple movies
Pollyanna
The Parent Trap
The Incredible Journey
The Grinch That Stole Christmas
Flubber
Please Don’t Eat the Daisies
Something for Joey
Kidnapped by Disney

What about you?  What movies or television series would you add to this list?

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