In the Philippines, an affordable TV’s best friend is a Netflix account. Talk about bang for your buck, Netflix offers what seems like endless choices of content and in different genres, it’s a sure thing that you can find more than a couple of shows that you could enjoy with your family on a weekend. What’s better than watching a show with your family in the comfort of your living room. The best part is that it could end up as a tradition you practice on a regular basis.
Once Upon A Time
This show puts a twist on your favorite fairy tales and starts with a woman who finds out she is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming and this is set in modern times. The town it is set in is filled with characters from your favorite story book, they all have the traits of these characters but living in this modern world. The story book element will entice the kids to watch their favorite characters in live action form without boring older audiences because of its real world lessons and setting.
Everyone knows the legend of King Arthur and the wise wizard Merlin, this is not that story, not exactly. This show focuses more on Merlin’s journey towards that wise wizard he is now known for. It shows him practicing magic while serving the then Prince Arthur. A show with magic, light humor and mature themes is a great combination of fun and serious tones. Plus there’s a dragon in the show, no matter what your age is you’ll appreciate a dragon for sure.
Yes, it is an animated series and no it is not just another cartoon. This series focuses on the sidekicks of your favorite heroes and their journey to be their own hero. There are also cameos from the main heroes themselves throughout the season. There’s a great balance in character development that it doesn’t just revolve around one character. These perfect mix of comic book characters and intense plot lines will keep anyone engaged.
A great adaptation to a classic character, this series revolves around Robin Hood and his band of merry men doing good when they can. The colorful costumes and characters keep the story light and amusing. There is also enough action to keep you engaged in the series. The good thing is as much action there is in this series, there is no killing so it is a safe series to watch with your children. The episodes have a great mx of fun, drama and action which caters to the whole family.
No matter what age your kids are or what genre you’re looking for you are sure to find at least one of these shows to be appropriate for the family. This list is just scratching the surface for family friendly shows. Netflix also regularly updates their library with new seasons and new series’ to discover so it is close to impossible for you not to find a series for family night.
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