Parents' Guide to

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

By Andrea Graham, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

This galactic spin-off spins to the ground.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 15+

age 15+

not appropriate for kids under 15

I am not ok with my kids being forced to watch to people of the same sex kiss on a cartoon designed for kids under 12 this is shameful and should not be tolerated.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (4 ):

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command is a typical sci-fi adventure, filled with action sequences, quirky aliens, and -- of course -- trademark Disney humor (although the banter isn't as good as it could be). But, like most spin-off series, it completely lacks the exciting, awe-inspiring spirit of the original. The show doesn't have any real relation to the film except for the Buzz Lightyear character -- though that will be more than enough of a connection for some fans.Mira Nova, Booster, and XR have their moments, but Buzz seems at a loss without Woody and all the other toys.

Basically, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command is a perfect example of how studios can beat a franchise to death in the pursuit of merchandising gold. But despite its mediocre writing and characters, Buzz Lightyear isn't entirely terrible. Even though it lacks any kind of interesting pull, it's certainly not the worst thing kids could watch.

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