Parents' Guide to

2 Stupid Dogs

By Deirdre Sheppard, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

2 stupid 2 watch. This one's for the dogs.

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age 7+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 6+

A pretty funny 90's cartoon.

While this isn't the most deep cartoon out there (it's mostly about two dogs being stupid and kind of gross at times) it's harmless fun for kids and anyone else who is into simple comedy cartoons. It probably should be noted this is an older cartoon from all the way back to 1993. While I personally haven't noticed anything more specific than, for example, the gag about getting a quarter for a payphone (which is obsolete tech.) this cartoon doesn't appear to be particularly outdated, but children who're used to more modern cartoons from the 2000's/2010's might disagree. It should also be noted some parents may object to the often loud and sometimes obnoxious characters depicted.
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age 5+

oh, really now

that was a horrible review. this show is a classic, and gives animation fans insight into the development of the cartoon network signature style of animations. industry giants Genndy Tartakovsky and Craig McCracken, along with many others, pretty much got their start here, and their early experimentation is a joy to watch. i can only think that the humor and deeper meanings of this show just went right over the reviewer's head. it is a low-key show, with more subtly surreal humor and wisdom than is found in the vast majority of children's shows. "2 stupid 2 watch"? apparently the reviewer is, but there are several levels on which this show can be appreciated, and most any child or adult with some humor or childlike wonder left in them will be able to enjoy it on some level. oh, and 3 out of 5 for drug use? please, no one ever show this person any Looney Tunes. or the world outside their basement.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (12):

Although 2 Stupid Dogs got some attention for its then-trendsetting animation style when it originally aired in the early '90s (Dogs veterans went on to work on shows like Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls, and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends), content-wise, it's not exactly a classic. In addition to their bickering, the dogs indulge in a fair amount of potty humor -- fighting over a dirty toilet seat, coughing up undigested corn on the cob, and using colorful terms like "caca" to describe anything disgusting, especially distasteful food.

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