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A.N.T. Farm

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Cute comedy has good anti-bullying messages for kids.

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age 9+

Based on 43 parent reviews

age 7+

I am very upset.

I would've rated this higher if it wasn't for the final season. My daughter Polly was watching this show and even though I hate Disney Channel I decided to binge all of it with her. It was a great show and I loved it until the final season. They got rid of Cameron, Paisley, and Gibson! Those kids were like the children I never had! How could they do this? But...the one thing...that crossed the line...was making Olive and Fletcher get together. I hated Olive's ugly spy boyfriend that everybody thought was hot for some reason and Fletcher's girlfriend who left no impact on the series whatsoever. The whole time I just wanted Chyna to be with Fletcher because that was the relationship they were hyping up the whole show. But noooooo they decide to make Fletcher get with OLIVE??? Are you kidding me? Olive was abusive towards Fletcher the whole show and I'm sure this pattern will continue in their romantic relationship. I hope Fletcher likes being beaten up for serving cold soup because that is the life he chose over Chyna who is perfect. Then in the next episode, Fletcher and Olive spend the whole episode calling Chyna ugly! Maybe they should look in the mirror and then look back at Chyna. Because they'd find out who the ugly one is fast, and it's not Chyna. Anyway, other than the horrible treatment of Chyna who deserved to be happy, this show is good. If any boy treats my daughter the way Fletcher treated Chyna at the end of the show, I will have him executed via guillotine. 4/5.
age 8+


The ANTs are amazing role models and there is nothing wrong with the show. Besides bullies, which happens in a lot of TV shows DUH, it is perfectly fine for kids age 8+!!!!!!! I personally think the bullying fits in well.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (43 ):
Kids say (202 ):

A.N.T. FARM is a funny and sweet, if not remarkable, addition to the line-up of Disney's tween-friendly shows. Kids will empathize with Chyna's desire to be accepted by her school peers, and the repercussions of her attempts to force herself into their good graces are close enough to realistic (being grounded after sneaking out to a party, for instance) that they send worthwhile messages about respecting family rules. What's more, the show also brings sibling relationships to the forefront with Cameron's unrest over his sister's constant presence in his life, so there's good opportunity to relate the characters' experiences to those of your kids.

As for the content, expect a smattering of bathroom humor to keep things light, plus some age-appropriate flirting among 11-year-olds. Even the bully who's central to the tweens' social struggles isn't completely unlikable, although her actions do encourage discussions with kids about handling similar situations.

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