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12 Netflix Titles to Spread Kindness and Acceptance #StreamTeam

The end of summer is fast-approaching, so what better time to get together as a family and watch some great movies and TV on Netflix? As an added bonus, our selections this month emphasize that we should get along with others, stressing the importance of kindness and acceptance for all. That’s a message that both kids and adults could certainly learn from these days (and certainly a good one to reiterate with school right around the corner)! So sit back, relax, and take your pick of the following movies and TV shows, featured this month on Netflix:

 

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1. Rudy: Scrawny Rudy dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. Undaunted, Rudy works assisting the groundskeeper and joins the school’s practice squad.
2. Mulan: Disney brings an ancient legend to life in this animated tale of a tomboy who disguises herself as a man so she can fight with the Chinese Army.
3. A Mile in His Shoes: A minor-league baseball team finds renewed inspiration when they hire new pitcher Mickey Tussler, a lad who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome.
4. Radio: When a high-school football coach befriends a developmentally disabled man, his subsequent growth inspires the townsfolk to think differently.
5. Good Luck Charlie: Down a Tree
6. Glee: Amid relationship woes and personal attacks from a wicked cheerleading coach, a teacher fights to turn underdog glee club members into winners.
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1. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Vol. 1 Ep. 6: Friends Help Each Other: Continuing the revered traditions of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” this animated show for preschoolers is based on the adventures of young Daniel Tiger.
2. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Season 3, Ep. 4: One Bad Apple: Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her pals have adventures and learn valuable lessons about friendship.
3. Arthur, Season 15, Ep. 8: Muffy’s Classic Classy Club / Best Enemies: Based on Marc Brown’s popular children’s books, this Daytime Emmy-winning animated series shadows 8-year-old aardvark Arthur Read and his animal pals.
4. The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Inspired by Victor Hugo’s novel, this Disney film follows a gentle, crippled bell ringer as he faces prejudice and tries to save the city he loves.
5. Super Why, Season 1, Ep. 61: The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan: Wyatt and his pals, the Super Readers, solve problems by consulting classic stories such as Little Miss Muffet, Hansel and Gretel and more.
6. The Fox and the Hound: Orphaned fox Tod and bloodhound puppy Copper become fast friends as youngsters, only to see their instincts drive them apart over time.

Want even more titles about kindness and acceptance? Our friends at Common Sense Media have shared a list of TV and movie titles that teach empathy – check out the list here.

The Aquabats returns for season 2 on The Hub

abats-image-ready-for-action_570x420On Saturday, June 1 at 1:00 p.m. ET, “The Aquabats! Super Show!” returns with an all-new episode called “The Return of the Aquabats!” When The Aquabats return from outer space, they are received as heroes who saved the world, but are quickly overwhelmed by all of the people needing their help, as well as by a super-powered enemy. Special appearance by professional skateboarder Tony Hawk.

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From Christian Jacobs (“Yo Gabba Gabba!”) comes “The Aquabats! Super Show!,” which was just nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Children’s Series. The Aquabats return to take on their new roles as saviors of the earth! The greatest crime-fighting, kids rock band ever assembled is back with all-new episodes and even more dastardly villains, as The Aquabats continue their never-ending quest to right wrongs, destroy boredom and seek justice for all! “The Aquabats! Super Show!” is produced by Awesome Forces Productions and executive produced by Christian Jacobs, Jason deVilliers, Donna Ebbs, and Nate Rogers. Airs: Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. ET

Now with Season 2 kicking off Season 1 is just out on DVD. My 4 year old loved season 1 and we cant wait to watch season 2.

Check out this clip from season 1

4FFADB8E-60C8-4797-9C64-3D949169A69FShout! Factory, in collaboration with FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment, will release The Aquabats! Super Show! Season One! on DVD on May 21 for a suggested retail price of $19.93. All 13 Season One episodes of wacky crime-fighting, music videos and outlandish villains are included in the 2-Disc deluxe collection, along with a ton of bonus features. Special guests on the show include “Weird Al” Yankovic, Lou Diamond Phillips (Southland), Samm Levine (Freaks & Geeks), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and more.

Disc 1

ManAnt!

Mysterious Egg!

EagleClaw!

Laundry Day!

Ladyfingers!

Haunted Battletram!

Cowboy Android!

 

Disc 2

Uberchaun!

Pilgrim Boy!

Floating Eye Of Death!

Night Of The Cactus!

Cobraman!

Showtime!

For those fans of Season 1 we have some great news that we will be seeing the return of a new of our season 1 bad guys.  Season 2 is currently has 5 episodes ready to roll with the goal to roll out and shoot another 7 episodes later on this summer.

The big news this season is that the little cartoons will be changing up… it‘ll be more of the Lil Bat animation sequences, and done in five different animation styles that will finally reveal the true origin of the ‘bats!