Hey Arnold!

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Strong storytelling and characters mark worthwhile cartoon.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 72 reviews

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age 2+

Swear words

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Too much swearing
age 6+

Captivating Cartoon

My kid is obsessed with Helga, he has all the merchandise in the world, it is a good show all around and intrigues every one who watches including adults, Gerald is real fly, Arnold is great, Helga is funny and cute to the Arnolding max, and the rest are hillarious, this is the funniest show at my kids love it, so you should try HEY ARNOLD

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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