Boy Meets World

TV review by Jill Murphy, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

A boy deals with friends and girls in classic tween sitcom.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 29 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 102 reviews

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age 12+

Great sitcom for the older kids!

I really like this show. I used to watch it a little bit as a child, but understand the context a lot better now as an adult. However, it's a great show for young teens. It is a comedy, but it is more on the serious side. It has a lot of great and deep messages about school, friendship, family and doing the right thing. The teacher Mr Feeny is a great example of that, since he's always trying to lead Cory in the right direction. And I like how the adults aren't "busting" Cory immediately when he have done something wrong, instead they give him time to figure it out himself and do what is right. That definitely make this show stand out. Just be prepared that the storylines will get even more serious and adult in the later seasons. If you want a sitcom that is a little bit more serious, but still enjoyable, I highly recommend it.
age 10+

Postive messages

This show is comical with a little romance and drama but also leave you with a great message at the end of the show the principal mr. Feeny give the kids a lot of Hope and confidence to go out into the world this is a must-see for anyone 10 and up

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