Parents' Guide to

Bobby's World

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Saturday morning '90s favorite charming, but a bit violent.

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Poor character design.

Was forced to watch this so so stuff in Middle School never liked it, also the character creeps me out a bit.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (1):

Bobby's World boasts truly hideous animation, a creepy-looking main character, annoying music and fakey-fake voices. Still, for all that, it still has something, all these years after it first began airing as a Saturday morning cartoon in 1990. Bobby's fantasies are appealingly bizarre and reference a crazy number of topics, from Japanese monster movies to To Kill a Mockingbird.

The minute Bobby's snaps out of one of his fantasies, things aren't quite as fun. Parents won't appreciate Bobby's mean and shallow siblings, nor how stereotyped and clueless Bobby's parents are. Still, parents who themselves grew up on Bobby's World may want to give this one a try with their own young kids, and may find they love it just as much as they ever did.

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