The Haunted Hathaways

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
The Haunted Hathaways Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 6+

Charming family sitcom with great messages for all ages.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 35 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Wait. How is this TV-G?

Hold on. So... we are a totally lax family. Recently, our 6 yr old switched from watching Blues Clues, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and Bluey... to all of these old Nickelodeon shows. Look, again, we are a chill family, we've let him watch all the Harry Potters, and most of the Marvel Avengers movies. But I tell you, his behavior, attitude, and words have changed after he started watching these old Nickelodeon shows. But this one specifically.... every other word is calling someone stupid or a jerk. And why are these young tweens talking about how "cute" someone is, lots of dating, impressing each other to like them, etc. I finally went into Netflix today to change the kids profile rating from PG to G. And was shocked to see that most of these shows with stupid, jerk, dating, crush, etc, were all shows rated G. I am super disappointed in our tv rating system. This blows. because there are GOOD shows that we don't mind (Inbestigators, anyone?) that will now be blocked when we change our tv allowances in Netflix to TV-Y.
1 person found this helpful.
age 5+

Best show ever

I like how it is so silly and how they work out problems. They always stick together as family even when things get rough.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

TV Details

Our Editors Recommend

  • The Cosby Show Poster Image

    The Cosby Show

    Classic family sitcom offers fun with its lessons.

    age 7+
  • Full House Poster Image

    Full House

    Three men and three babies (er, girls).

    age 7+
  • Family Ties Poster Image

    Family Ties

    Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.

    age 11+

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon magic wand on orange background
    Magic and Fantasy
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a sister and brother holding hands
    Brothers and Sisters
    See all
  • Cartoon hands high fiving
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of the side profile of a boy
    Great Boy Role Models
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a girl
    Great Girl Role Models
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a ghost and vampire
    Monsters, Ghosts, and Vampires
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate