Phineas and Ferb: Across the 1st and 2nd Dimensions Soundtrack

Common Sense Media says

Typical Phineas and Ferb humor plus great music.

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What parents need to know

Educational value

Meant to entertain rather than educate.

Positive messages

The show encourages kids to embrace the moment, seize the day, and use their imagination. Those messages continue with the songs that accompany the movie, which also highlights the importance of friendship, loyalty, and forgiveness.

Positive role models

Phineas and Ferb may get away with a lot, but they're also creative, considerate, and brave.

Violence & scariness
Not applicable
Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Language
Not applicable
Consumerism

Promotes the Disney Channel TV show and movie.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this soundtrack features music from the TV show Phineas and Ferb, as well as all of the songs from the feature-length movie. As usual, there's snarky humor, witty lyrics, and a variety of music that will please parents and kids. There's no iffy content in the music. If you're fine letting your kids watch the show, then you should feel OK letting them listen to this soundtrack, too.

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Kids say

What's the story?

PHINEAS AND FERB: ACROSS THE 1ST AND 2ND DIMENSIONS SOUNDTRACK lets fans enjoy 22 songs from the hit animated kids' TV show, as well as tunes from the feature-length movie Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension. The album includes favorites like "Summer (Where Do We Begin?)," "Perfect Day," and "Perry the Platypus."

Is it any good?

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When they accidentally stumble upon another dimension of Danville, Phineas and Ferb find themselves on a zany adventure. The music takes you along for the ride with the usual clever brand of P&F lyrics and funky pop, rock, rap, disco, and even evil singing from a delusional scientist. Fans will love the bluesy "Rollercoaster," Candace's rhyming skillz in "Come Home, Perry," and Love Handel's "Robot Riot."

 

The genius of the show is that it caters to all ages, and the same goes for the music; parents shouldn't feel guilty about adding this soundtrack to their playlists.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the immense popularity of Phineas and Ferb. What do you think makes the show so successful? Why does it seem to resonate with grown-ups, too?

  • Do you think Phineas and Ferb's adventures encourage kids to use their imagination? Does this show make you want to try new things?

Music details

Artist:Various Artists
Release date:August 2, 2011
Type:Album
Label:Walt Disney Records
Genre:Soundtrack
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Parent of a 3 and 5 year old Written bylaribrook September 29, 2011
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5
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You won't be able to get these songs out of your head.

This is a cute CD of songs from the new movie (2nd dimension) plus the episode called Rollercoaster: The Musical. There are a few annoying ones but for the most part it's good fun. Very catchy and the kids love it.
Adult Written byTony632 April 8, 2012
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great fun :)

What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Kid, 10 years old August 6, 2012
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QUALITY
 

Great Soundtrack!

The music is great! However there are some songs that should have been included like Summer Belongs To You.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism

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