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Camp Lazlo

Potty humor and pranks rule in uneven cartoon.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Male-centered camp setting where peer pressure is common.

Violence & scariness

Pranks and cartoon violence.

Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Language

Some of the potty humor pushes the limits of good taste.

Consumerism
Not applicable
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this show is centered completely around boys and has no educational content. Though the characters can get up to silly and harmless pranks, some of the plot lines can be a bit more questionable. In one episode a character pulls down every one's pants in the entire camp. That's the plot. You get the idea -- goofy jokes are the highlight of this cartoon. Some kids may be inclined to imitate some of these behaviors/pranks.

What's the story?

What are the worst elements of being at summer camp? Peer pressure and humiliation. At CAMP LAZLO, the camp's director, Scout Master Lumpus, is the primary malignant, greedy character who yells at the campers and ends up getting his just desserts in the end. The Jelly Bean scouts of Camp Kidney are comprised of Lazlo the monkey, his friends Clam the rhinoceros, Raj the elephant, and other animal scout characters. The ringleader, Lazlo is a likeable enough character whose friends are pretty funny sidekicks. Since Lazlo is usually pitted against authority, he possesses the innocent rebellious quality of a trickster. However, when Scout Master Lumpus gets angry, his yelling can be frightening, even if Lazlo does not take him seriously.

Is it any good?

QUALITY

Potty humor, practical jokes, silly comments, and strange hazing rituals make CAMP LAZLO an unpredictable show for younger viewers. Though the funny moments are worth the giggle, getting to the punchline could teach kids some unwelcome lessons. You might want to preview this one before you allow your kids to watch.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about teasing and being teased. When is it okay and when is it just not funny anymore?

TV details

Premiere date:July 8, 2005
Cast:Carlos Alazraqui, Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Jennifer Hale, Jodi Benson
Network:Cartoon Network
Genre:Kids' Animation
Topics:Wild animals
TV rating:TV-Y7
Available on:Streaming

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Teen, 15 years old Written byLazam April 9, 2008
Adult Written byclam April 9, 2008

I remembered being a kid!

If you ever went to summer camp ever in your life, you would love this show. This show was meant to be for adults and kids! I will tell you some of the fun and thrilling tales Lazlo and his pals have. Fishing, playing alien, hunting for snakes, go-kart racing, swimming, looking at a meteor, seeing leeches, pinecone sitting competitions(which are my fav competitions), looking fo rocks, treasure hunts, tree finding, marshmellow partys, dances, and so much more. I did most of these when I went to camp. In Camp Lazlo it is a story of a camp with boys in it. They are known as the Bean Scouts. I will name all the commen Bean Scouts. Lazlo the monkey. Raj the pink elephant. Clam the albino rhino. Edward the platapus(If you ever watched SpongBob,the same person who does plankton's voice did Edward's!) There are not just boys in the show but girls. If you are at Camp Kidney, ( Lazlo's Camp.) all you have to do is go across the lake to Acorn Flats. It is the camp of the squirrel scouts, a camp only made up of girls. The most commen squirrel scouts are Gretchen the alligator,Nina the giraffe, and Patsy the mongoose. Patsy has a major crush on Lazlo. There are some love shows though. Be a happy camper. I'm 13 and goes to a 7 mounth camp every year like Lazlo!
Kid, 12 years old April 9, 2008

smashing

a must watch the tune is catchy to its about lazlo a monkey and his friends raj and clam in theyre tales of summer camp