TV Reviews

age 7+
 
Fantastically fun classic is perfect formula for learning.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
age 8+
 
Product placement, iffy body images in creative series.
Network: Netflix, Online
(2015)
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age 7+
 
Bathroom humor, physical violence dominate cartoon shorts.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 7+
 
Superb classic still entertains, but know your kid.
Network: Online
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Cartoonish violence, ribald jokes in fairy tale send-up.
Network: ABC
(2014)
age 3+
 
Muppets teach humorous, gentle wildlife lessons.
Network: Hulu
(2014)
age 7+
 
Educational series explores curious animal behavior.
Network: Fox
(2014)
age 8+
 
Whimsical, adventurous tale has some scary moments, too.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
age 8+
 
Beautiful, smart nature documentary has some tense moments.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Dwarfs take starring role in lighthearted cartoon series.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
age 7+
 
Appealing cartoon has positive messages about self-image.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2014)
age 6+
 
Slapstick cartoon offers little more than comic violence.
Network: Online
(2014)
age 12+
 
TV spin-off takes dark fantasy drama to another dimension.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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age 6+
 
Gorgeous docuseries surveys nature both peaceful and brutal.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2013)
age 3+
 
Spunky, well-rounded princess celebrates individuality.
Network: Disney Channel, Disney Junior
(2013)
age 13+
 
Outstanding anime is more violent than you'd expect.
Network: New Video
(2012)
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age 3+
 
Friendly, curious bees have great messages for preschoolers.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
age 6+
 
Retro series' satire still offers cross-generational laughs.
Network: Hulu
(2012)
age 11+
 
Spin-off takes ick and shtick to Australia; some language.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Fairy tale-inspired show has more blood than happy endings.
Network: NBC
(2011)