Parents' Guide to

Care Bears: Ups and Downs

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Sweet tales deal with intense feelings and sell toys.

Movie NR 2008 47 minutes
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

good movie

seen it on netflix and i love it like i love care bears oopsy does it so this movie featured oopsy bear and i still like it since the movie was made in 2008 and what i'm trying to say is that 2008 was the year that lego indiana jones the original adventures was made

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Great messages
Great role models

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Kids say: Not yet rated

These two short tales are simple to follow, offer direct positive messages, and model useful problem-solving skills. Each episode has a musical number that rephrases the desired takeaway, and, though the songs are bland and obvious, kids will find them appealing. It's a given that Care Bears are for sale in the broadest sense of the word. There's a substantial collectibles market in addition to all the merchandise currently available. But, as toy franchises go, this one is at least gentle and delivers positive values, as well as cute characters and easy-to-understand, mostly scare-free plots. These two stories are never-aired episodes (No. 14, "Cheer Up," and No. 15, "Down to Earth") of season one's Care Bears: Adventures in Care-A-Lot television series shown on CBS in 2007.

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