TV Reviews

age 7+
 
Villains and violence, but some worthwhile messages, too.
Network: CW
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Sci-fi classic is dated and hokey but still entertains.
Network: Hulu
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Broad '80s sitcom boasts sci-fi elements and sarcasm.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2012)
age 14+
 
Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
age 8+
 
Formulaic but fun anime based on trading card game.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Cartoon violence, toy marketing leave little to recommend.
Network: Nicktoons
(2011)
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age 7+
 
'80s cartoon is dated, but messages ring true with kids.
Network: Syndicated
(2011)
age 7+
 
Violence is still heavy in cheesy martial-arts series.
Network: Nicktoons
(2011)
age 8+
 
Action, violence don't overshadow worthy messages for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
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age 3+
 
Friendly aliens encourage preschoolers' curiosity.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
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age 6+
 
Spunky space-travelling heroine is positive model for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
age 6+
 
Fun animated sci-fi cleverly incorporates physics lessons.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
age 10+
 
MIB gets animated with wild weapons to fight wacky aliens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)
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age 7+
 
Jimmy Neutron's pal takes on final frontier; fun for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
age 10+
 
Remake of popular anime series is still very violent.
Network: Nicktoons
(2010)
age 8+
 
Darker and still violent, this Ben 10 not for the sensitive.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
age 6+
 
Lots of action but no injuries in toy-based cartoon.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2009)
age 7+
 
New take on familiar kids' show has lots of noise, action.
Network: ABC
(2009)
age 7+
 
Aliens + action, but tame enough for young tweens.
Network: Disney XD
(2008)
age 8+
 
Fascinating look at space program's history.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2008)

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