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Cars on the Road

By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Zippy series has a few scares but mostly whole-family fun.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 13+

Ghosts? Demons? Seance? Horror??

It is getting more and more disappointing how often I have to preview kids material before my kids watch it these days. My son loves the movie Cars but unfortunately this series feels like a whole bunch of propaganda for highly inappropriate and creepy agendas. Why do children need to be watching demons instruct somebody on a seance to reach someone in the afterlife? Disney has failed miserably to put a series together that should be lighthearted and fun for kids to enjoy. Instead it seems like someone is using the guise of it to push horrendous topics on little eyes and ears. Wish I could’ve picked no age for appropriate viewing. A waste of time and out of principle we didn’t try other episodes.
age 11+
Recration of Shining for kids? Wtf?

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Kids may find themselves more interested in roadside attractions and long car trips after watching this lively, bombastic series. Cars on the Road is a treat for vehicle lovers and fans of simple, sweet storytelling. There are also a handful of positive lessons presented -- for example, Mater wishes he could be faster, but after getting a taste of the fast life with some aggressive racers on the salt flats, he learns that he's just fine with his usual speed. It's also a great watch-together show for siblings and families, with gags and fun for everyone.

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