TV Reviews

Home Movie: The Princess Bride TV Poster Image
age 8+
Star-studded remake is most fun for original film's fans.
Network: Quibi
(2020)
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Gabby Duran & the Unsittables TV Poster Image
age 6+
So-so books-inspired comedy mines laughs from alien hijinks.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
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The Who Was? Show TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun books-inspired show intros kids to historical figures.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Kid Stew TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Unique sketch comedy series has roots in books, reading.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Living Biblically TV Poster Image
age 12+
Book adaptation disappoints but brings faith to forefront.
Network: CBS
(2018)
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I Am Frankie TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Family, friendship, individuality emerge in likable sitcom.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2017)
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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library TV Poster Image
age 7+
Book adaptation has mild scares, friendship, adventure.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2017)
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Hank Zipzer TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Books-inspired show celebrates overcoming challenges.
Network: Online
(2014)
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MECH-X4 TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Action series offers monsters, humor, teamwork, and mystery.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
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Bookaboo TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Celebs join rock-star pup for delightful story times.
Network: Amazon Prime Video, CBC Television
(2016)
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K-9 TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Doctor Who spin-off is worry-free fun for tweens.
Network: Hulu
(2012)
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Annedroids TV Poster Image
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age 5+
STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2013)
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Horrible Histories TV Poster Image
age 9+
Books-inspired British sketch comedy yields laughs, facts.
Network: Online
(2009)
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Fractured Fairy Tales TV Poster Image
age 7+
Retro series' satire still offers cross-generational laughs.
Network: Hulu
(1959)
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(1988)
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Maison Ikkoku TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Bittersweet animated romantic comedy has lots of drinking.
Network: Viz Media
(2003)
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Vacation with Derek TV Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet movie celebrates kids' ties in a blended family.
Network: Starz Kids and Family
(2011)
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Freak the Freak Out TV Poster Image
age 8+
Victorious special is full of fun for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
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iStart a Fan War TV Poster Image
age 8+
Jack Black spices up otherwise lackluster special.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
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Pair of Kings TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Corny, unrealistic comedy has so-so messages for tweens.
Network: Disney XD
(2010)
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