Parents' Guide to

Brown and Friends

By Stephanie Snyder, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Cute show sends positive messages without dialogue.

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age 6+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 4+

Imaginative, for sure!

A simple and smart approach to coming -of- age story lines for a somewhat ageless audience depending on your purpose for watching. I enjoyed a few vignettes with my 7 year old son who is as happy watching quietly with the occasional out-loud retelling or answering questions I posed. It challenges young minds to concentrate without distraction as the segments are without words. My son was easily able to relay the entire story line and even shared characters’ emotions based on animation and the art of wordless storytelling. More importantly, the content provides a plethora of topics for parents to discuss with their children. Brown and Friends has my vote. My son adds: “I like the action and the colors. It’s also funny. “
age 4+

Too cute!! The Kiddo loves it.

Ok, I had no idea what to expect, but my 4 year old was immediately drawn in by the poppy colors and super fun animation. We've watched most of them, some more than once. (Christmas Special) and I have to say beyond the fart jokes, (Silent but Deadly) and odd gibberish it's a pretty great show. It straddles the line between a kids and young adult show. It has a sweet romantic subplot, but mainly sticks to the silly slapstick. Very easy to binge. 5 stars

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (5 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Sophisticated computer-generated imagery complements the simplicity of this virtually dialogue-less show. Brown and Friends wins with cool graphics that bring to life the adorable character stickers from the popular LINE messaging app. It's the cool animation (and short run times) that will make parents game to sit through a few episodes. With funny sound effects and silly potty humor, Netflix has hit a home run with young kid viewers. Though the substance is relatively superficial, there's something for everyone in this fun, fast-paced show.

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