Parents' Guide to

All Hail King Julien

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Royal lemur's antics will please Madagascar fans.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 20 parent reviews

age 6+

Some people can't handle shows that respect children's intelligence.

Most shows look down on children, and lessen their content to appease parents. All hail king julien isn't a kids show. It's an animated comedy series. I watched the entire thing with my kids from when it came out till when it ended. It was hilarious when they were eight, and it's hilarious now. Also, it has great plot structure. Free form, random episodes that don't affect the lot turn out to matter in a big way. I've heard people complain about the KGB episode, but that's one of the best ones. All hail king julien Is appropriate and humorous for anyone ages 6-99. Also, it has fantastic political messages that support socialism. In summary: All hail king julien has sexual innuendos (Gay and straight), addiction, and important political statements. I love the show. This site is honestly insulting to children's intelligence. Kids should watch what they want, within your rules or outside them. This year, my 12 year old saw joker, bojack horseman and medical police. No, you shouldn't recommend adult content to children. But don't demonize children understanding comedy, the world and intense levels of drama and pain. No, all hail king julien doesn't have much of that. But its the best kids show I've ever seen, besides maybe the Flumps.
age 14+

Too many sexual innuendos

I gave this show a try on Netflix as my son is in that stage where he’s starting to enjoy animated series. This was full of sexual innuendos. I am a parent, and I’m okay with a few here and there that only a parent can understand. But this is in EVERY episode. A female lemur patting down another monkey goes below the belt (the male monkey making faces) to pull out a banana; King Julian and his little buddy in a lion suit talking about mating with a female lion as she sniffs his butt with sexy music playing. So many more, in EVERY episode. Completely inappropriate for children. Idk why I am surprised, but I’m truly surprised this was approved for children.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (20 ):
Kids say (25 ):

The Madagascar movies introduced some larger-than-life supporting characters who have proven themselves stars in their own right. What the Penguins have done already in a TV series and a feature film, King Julien attempts in ALL HAIL KING JULIEN, which casts him right where he likes to be -- at the center of attention. His egomaniacal personality is wholly suited to the spot, and his outlandish adventures won't disappoint fans who love his booty-shaking self.

The show introduces colorful new characters who complement Julien and his inner circle of Maurice and Mort, in particular the bedazzled Masikura, whose visions of the future help guide Julien's questionable strategies as king. For those who can't get enough of the extended adventures of the Madagascar crew, this is another winner to add to the mix.

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