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Parents' Guide to

Blue's Big Musical Movie

By Caroline Sabin, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Blue puts on a musical.

Movie NR 1999 78 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 3+

Wonderful, educational, and FUN!

We watched this movie multiple times a week up until our little was about 7. Now it's a once a year adventure. It's a fun and clean show. Teaches light music theory too.
age 2+

Kids loved it

Held the attention of my 2 year old and even the 5.5 year old enjoyed it.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Blue's Big Musical Movie rises above other Blue's Clues offerings with its discussion of music and character. The musical composition exercise segment is long, but even a two-year-old viewer remained enthralled. As fun as the music segment is--Ray Charles provides the voice of G-Clef--the real appeal of this video is Sidetable Drawer's story, which is heartbreakingly realistic; timid viewers will connect with her and find inspiration in her eventual bravery.

Much soul-searching by the characters dulls the participatory elements of the show-- because of the Sidetable Drawer saga, for example, the audience knows the answer to Blue's Clues from the beginning--but the video is still a powerful, affirming experience.

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