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Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in September.
Netflix, USA TODAY

If you love some kid classics, plus a little Halloween thrill, grab your remote and tune to Netflix this October.

In the realm of classic kid favorites, “Carmen Sandiego” is back for another season. Catch both “Rugrats” movies and both “Flintstones” movies for a throwback evening with your little ones. You’ll also definitely want to show them the classic “Karate Kid” when that hits the streaming platform.

For some spooooky thrills, catch the “Super Monsters” and “Captian Underpants” specials, or the second season of “Creeped Out’ for teens and tweens.

Or maybe just inspire them to follow their dreams with “Match! Tennis Juniors” or “Little Miss Sumo.”

Check out Netflix’s best family programming for October. Also, see the month’s entire list of Netflix offerings, which includes a hip-hop competition show featuring Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. (“Rhythm + Flow”) and a Steven Soderbergh film starring Meryl Streep (“The Laundromat”).

Whats On TV Oct. 1

Carmen Sandiego: Season 2: The master thief who uses her skills for good will face another round of villains. Rated: TV-Y7-FV.

Good Burger: The “Kenan and Kel” actors star in this comedy as burger joint owners fight to keep their business alive after a restaurant opens across the street. Rated: PG.

One Direction: This is Us: Follow along with Niall, Zayn, Harry, Louis and Liam as the pop group embarks on their 2012-2013 tour with live concert footage and interviews. Rated: PG.

The Rugrats Movie: Based on the Nickelodeon hit, the toddlers escape on a wild adventure and Tommy learns to accept a new baby brother. Rated: G.

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie: A sequel to the first Rugrats movie, this time in Paris where Chuckie looks for a new mother. Rated: G.

Surf’s Up: Teenage penguin Cody learns what’s really important in life on his attempt to win a big surfing competition in this animated film. Rated: PG.

The Flintstones: The Flintstones learn that money can’t buy happiness in this live-action movie based on the stone-age cartoon characters. Rated: PG. 

The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas: The sequel to the first Flintstones movie, this time the couples go on a trip to Rock Vegas. Rated: PG.

Whats On TV Oct. 4

Creeped Out: Season 2: A masked figure known as “The Curious” collects more tales in this kids anthology series. Beware: this is creepy. Rated: TV-PG.

Raising Dion: A widowed mom discovers her son has superpowers, but is trying to keep them under wraps. Rated: PG.

Super Monsters: Season 3: The preschool kids with famous monster parents keep growing and learning. Rated: TV-Y.

Super Monsters: Vida’s First Halloween: Vida learns the monsters’ Halloween traditions and go to a Dia de los Muertos party. Rated; TV-Y.

Whats On TV Oct. 5

Legend Quest: Masters of Myth: Super-secret monster humans save the day. Rated: TV-Y7.

Whats On TV Oct. 7

Match! Tennis Juniors: A tennis prodigy balances schoolwork and the sport. Rated: PG.

Whats On TV Oct. 8

The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween: Harold and George create their own spooky holiday after Melvin tries to cancel Halloween in this cartoon. Rated: TV-Y7.

Whats On TV Oct. 11

YooHoo to the Resue: Season 2: YooHoo and his crew are on a mission to help animals in need. Rated: TV-Y.

Whats On TV Oct. 17

The Karate Kid: The classic film where a boy learns karate in his struggle to fit in. Rated: PG.

The Unlisted: Twin brothers uncover a secret government plot to control Australia’s students in this teen/tween series. Rated: Not yet rated.

Whats On TV Oct. 18

Mighty Little Bheem: Diwali: Join Bheem as he make merry and mischief during the festival of lights. Rated: TV-Y.

Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales Collection 2: A mix of music videos and short episodes featuring a young girl, her horse and their friends. Rated: TV-Y.

Whats On TV Oct. 23

Dancing with the Birds: A documentary that explores the majestic world of birds. Rated: PG.

Whats On TV Oct. 25

Greenhouse Academy: Season 3: Teen siblings find rivalry, romance and mystery after their mom’s death. Rated: PG.

Whats On TV Oct. 28

A 3 Minute Hug: A documentary that captures the joy and heartbreak of families separated by the U.S.-Mexico border. Rated: PG.

Little Miss Sumo: In a sport normally reserved for men, 20-year-old female sumo prodigy attempts to shake-up the sport. Rated: G.

Whats On TV Last call for…

Leaving Oct. 1

  • Casper
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Hoosiers
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Leaving Oct. 5

  • Despicable Me 3

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