Absurd Planet

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Lots of potty humor in family-friendly educational series.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 31 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Cross currents

Raging Waters - Excellent filming but very bad information for kids interested in learning about sea creatures. For instance - why do they claim a fish called a mudskipper is an amphibian? Why call a razor clam a geoduck? This show does have some clever humor in it but that is no excuse for lying to the kids! Did the producers just cobble together bits and pieces of animal documentaries and then make up their own "science" rather than look up the correct answers?
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age 13+

Not for kids

The Common Sense reviewer must have only watched the first episode. Episode 3 is all about mating and has tons of inappropriate jokes, as well as footage of animals having sex. I don't really know who this show is for. The innuendo is not at all kid-friendly (though fortunately it goes over my 7-year-old's head), but the jokes are too dumb for adults. Maybe it was made by and for high college kids? It shouldn't be on Netflix Kids.

This title has:

Too much sex

TV Details

  • Premiere date: April 22, 2020
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Educational
  • Character Strengths: Curiosity
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: February 27, 2022

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