TV Reviews

age 4+
 
Spunky medieval hero teaches problem-solving to tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
age 7+
 
Superb classic still entertains, but know your kid.
Network: Online
(2015)
age 10+
 
Original, if nonsensical, hilarity; expect minor weapons.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
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age 5+
 
More Arabian adventures with a wisecracking Genie.
Network: Toon Disney
(2005)
age 5+
 
Global folk tales, some fabulous, others less so.
Network: HBO Family
(2005)
age 6+
 
Retro series' satire still offers cross-generational laughs.
Network: Hulu
(2012)
age 3+
 
Spunky, well-rounded princess celebrates individuality.
Network: Disney Channel, Disney Junior
(2013)
age 12+
 
TV spin-off takes dark fantasy drama to another dimension.
Network: ABC
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Fairy-themed cartoon raises body-image issues for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2005)
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age 3+
 
Musical Aussie series has great takeaways for tots.
Network: Online
(2012)
age 6+
 
Strong female heroine stands out in decent '80s cartoon.
Network: NBC, Online
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Strong female lead rescues otherwise so-so teen soap.
Network: MTV
(2014)
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age 6+
 
Friendship, action, and fun in vibrant Playmobil series.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Classic magical girl anime is action-packed and fun.
Network: USA, Cartoon Network, Syndicated
(2012)
age 7+
 
Intergalactic adventures, skirmishes mark simplistic series.
Network: Disney XD
(2015)
age 6+
 
All muscle, no depth; OK, but kids can do better.
Network: Disney Channel
(2005)
age 5+
 
Spin-off sinks for everyone except besotted fans.
Network: Toon Disney
(2004)
age 4+
 
Henson also-ran brings blah puppetry to classic folktales.
Network: Disney Channel
(2012)
age 7+
 
Frenetic '80s cult fave with stereotypes hasn't aged well.
Network: qubo
(2012)