Peg + Cat

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

age 3+

Spunky girl's math skills solve problems, teach lessons.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 37 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 18+

Drivel, really

I used to baby sit a family with 4 children ages 3-13. This show would come on and give minimal effort for ideas for episodes. The only reason it was on ever is because its wedged between two actually good PBS shows thomas and friends and dinosaur train. I recall a rather insultingly disappointing episode where the characters meet Emily Dickinson (one of the greatest female fiction writers ever) and she has writers block. That's fine, except she eventually gets help from a RAPPING ZEBRA. I honestly think for a better formula, they should have met the zebra first and then get inspiration from Emily Dickinson, that way teaches more about her as a person as well and treat the kids like they are learning something instead of being visual dumpsters. I still cringe internally whenever I hear the words.... "We've got a REAAAALLLY BIIIIIIIIIG PROBLEM!" Most of the time it is not even that big of a problem. Sometimes it's not their problem to have. I understand its fir kids but there are other shows that can do it better and actually help to develop early braincells.
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age 11+

Circus Problem episode “What the heck.”

I don’t know both my kids 8 and 5 got wide eyed and said that there were bad words in Peg+Cat. It’s not cute watching a 2,3,4,5 or 6 year old run around repeatedly saying “What the heck”. Maybe when it’s not your kid. I’m not sure what else the writers slipped in but my kids don’t want to watch the show anymore. Their choice they say it’s for teens.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
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