Best Friends Whenever

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

BFF time-travel comedy is sweet but uninspiring.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 41 reviews

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age 18+

A really great show

I like this show a lot. It shows the importance of friendships and why we need a true friend through life. It shows that no matter what theres always someone out there to help. Like I'm 22 and I think this was a really great show and wish they'd make more. It was educational for kids and it was funny and shows everyone the true value of friendships. I honestly think they should bring back more episodes.

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age 5+

Best Friends Whenever

Bets friends whenever. This show is about two teenage girls who can time travel from getting zapped with a laser that Barry, the teenage scientist created. All they have to do to travel in time is think of a time they can agree on and high five. Lets talk about the characters. I will tell you about them and give you my opinion. Cyd: Of course! Every TV show on Disney has a character like Cyd. The edgy, cold, emo girl. So cliche. Very stereotypical. Not every school has an edgy girl with black hair that likes punk music. Anyway, Cyd is Shelby's best friend. Because every blonde girl needs an emo best friend for it to be a Disney show. Shelby: A happy, extroverted blonde girl who talks to everyone. Another high school stereotype. A happy extroverted blonde girl just HAS to be friends with the emo girl. That is already two stereotypes in the show. There are more to come. Speaking of stereotypes, lets talk about Barry. Barry is the nerdy scientist that every high school has. (Not) He is shown as a rude person who only cares about science. They portray him as a person who has no emotion. In one episode, he can't even simply say thank you. He has a NIGHTMARE about a bunch of people saying thank you to him. Not all socially awkward people are like that. Reinaldo (Naldo): The dunce, the fool, the idiot of the show! He is that character who is 'just there'. And every Disney show has him. Cliche. Bret and Chet: The annoying red heads who just waste time in the show. They are just there and they are useless. The show would be the same without them. This is a live action which I do not like. AT ALL.

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