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The Best After School TV Shows!

School can be so long and boring! So race home, kick back and watch these great TV shows instead...

Beano Team
Last Updated:  January 12th 2018

Horrible Histories

If only history lessons in school were as fun as this show! Learn about the Romans, Victorian-era Britain, Russian revolutionaries and more, thanks to this awesome BBC show!


The Deep

Armed with every gadget you could think of, the Nektons explore the ocean and learn about life under the sea. One internet user described it as "well cool". Find out for yourself by watching CBBC!


Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

It's an oldie but a goodie! Five teenagers have to use their fighting skills to defeat Rita Repulsa. See every episode on Netflix.



Fangbone is a young barbarian from Skullbania who has to protect his land from Venemous Drool! Point your telly remote at CITV and feast your eyes on this awesome cartoon!


The Bagel & Becky Show

Bagel and Becky are siblings with a difference - Bagel is a dog and Becky is a cat! We’re not sure if that’s possible, but this awesome cartoon follows the pair as they go on adventures in Awkward Falls after loading up on a feast of delicious pancakes!

Spy School

Two students at Spy School go head to head with the evil mastermind Goldfist in this CITV series. If only schools had spy lessons. Think of all the cool gadgets you could play with! 


The Aquabats! Super Show!

Comedy rock band and actual superheroes The Aquabats star in their own TV show. Look out for songs about food and see them do battle with baddies. What's not to love? You can see it on Netflix. 



Stop laughing at this show's title. This animated series follows the adventures of a teenage magical leprechaun called Dez, who's mates with a puffin called, um, Puffin and a ghost named Akiko. Catch it on CITV!


Cosmos: A Space Odyssey

What's cooler than planets and stars? We can't think of anything, apart from free pizza. Your host, strophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, tells you all you need to know about time and space on this Netflix series.


Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed!

This duo needs no introduction from us! Follow Dennis and Gnasher as they get into all sorts of mischief along with their friends Rubi, JJ, Pieface and his pet potato, Paul. We want a pet potato, but you know... chips.

The Flash

Barry Allen was struck by lightning and gains super-human speed! He uses his new powers to fight crime in Central City. Catch it on Netflix!