Parents' Guide to

Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Body-hair martial arts antics are the pits.

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 8+

It's ignorantly funny

This show is mindless and stupid and yet it manages to be funny with it's off the wall and what-the-heck-am-I-watching moments. It's the type of stupid show where you want to change the channel and you probably should change the channel, but you don't because you want to see just how crazier it can get. There's loads of potty humor and slapstick and lots and lots of hair. The violence shouldn't be too big of an issue because it's unrealistic and would probably be impossible for your kids to imitate. I would caution parents of younger veiwers that it might encourage inappropriate behavior in public such as passing gas and laughing about it but alot of kids do that anyway having never seen this before so it might not be a big issue but I thought I would point it out. And the show doesn't make any sense to me but yet I spent my senior year of high school watching this show and it didn't harm me. There's no profanity that I am aware of. I compare it to the Garbage Pail Kids TV show except watchable.
age 8+

My favorite show

I grew up watching this in middle school and I recently picked it back up to rematch the series. I enjoyed this show and was saddened when it ended. It's extremely wacky and mostly shouldn't be taken seriously. Between most of the characters cross-dressing and the craziness in every episode it's the best to laugh at. Plus the main character isn't black if you looked at any of the scenes that showed his childhood and they didn't make fun of his skin but the color of his hair.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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In the spirit of the comic book world, each episode of this off-kilter cartoon ends with a cliffhanger to entice viewers to come back for more. ("How will Bobobo and his gang compete with a weapon of gas destruction?") While the show's rotating cast of sidekicks are as strange as Bobobo is, one bright spot is Beauty, Bobobo's female buddy, who seems to be the only character not suffering from some level of insanity. All in all, however, this one is worth shaving off your list.

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