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VeggieTales: King George and the Ducky

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Funny, faith-based messages about selfishness.

Movie NR 2000 30 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 4+

Veggietales King George And The Ducky Review By Logan Strohl

One of the best releases from Veggietales about being selfish great stories and songs too.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 18+

Offensive to PTSD survivors

The Anti-Immorality Youth have held for a while the belief that VeggieTales dilutes the Bible's message in order to pander to atheists. But this episode is offensive in a whole new way: the entirety of the episode appears to be a cruel joke about PTSD and an assault on our nation's military. King George's PTSD is cured by a *bath*. The implication? PTSD is not such a big deal after all, and our soldiers should not be so "uppity". This episode, unfortunately, appears to be little more than anti-American propaganda.

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

VEGGIETALES: KING GEORGE AND THE DUCKY is a fun, engaging story that follows the usual structure that will be familiar to veteran viewers. It strikes a balance between providing faith-based messaging but not hitting the viewer over the head with it, so it can be enjoyed on a secular as well as religious level. It does a solid job of explaining selfishness and the harm it does to others in a way even young children can understand.

The musical numbers are a bit uneven; one or two are witty and move the story along, but others (especially Larry's silly song) are contrived and take the viewer out of the moment. Little kids are unlikely to notice, though, and they'll laugh and enjoy the silliness as they learn not only why being selfish is bad but also how to make amends when they've made a mistake.

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