Parents' Guide to

Casper's Scare School

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Kindly ghost's adventures hold kid-friendly messages.

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age 12+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 18+

F word

This is a horroble show. My 7 year old caught noticed the F word. Really?!?!? Should not be listed as a kids show. Ridiculous.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 3+

Profanity/ foul language

Last night as I SAT with my two youngest boys both ages 3 and 4 along with my 7/8 and 9 year old daughters watching Casper scare school as I was reading my book I overheard what I thought to be a swear word come from one of the cartoon characters. Immediately jumped up out of my seat and pressed rewind played that part again I heard clear when Alder and Dash were leading a group to a Viking ship and one said they will have to take the Viking ship and the other said I hate that f****** ship clear as day. My 7 & 8 year old both started laughing cuz they recognized exactly what he meant. I don't think this is appropriate for children at all I'm not happy with the outcome that my children are exposed to profanity words hidden in cartoons where these words should never be said. Let's keep it PG please. I for one am taking and blocking Casper Scare School from our favorite list. I just to get a clear mind of this that I wasn't hearing it on my own I posted it on my facebook page and sure enough I've gotten many response indicating they heard the same.

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (2 ):

This enjoyable seriers is filled with quirky characters, fun-filled mayhem, and plenty of imagination. The show's razor-sharp CGI gives Casper -- and his unusual array of peers -- a modern look that will appeal to kids. Plus, Casper often gets into scrapes that kids will relate to, like shirking responsibility in favor of fun or trying to counteract a bully. And since magic is a factor, there's no telling what might happen -- so there's lots here to keep kids' interest.

Casper is a model of unfaltering kindness and generosity, always willing to step up to help a friend and never giving in to the mean-spirited ways of some of the other students. He often faces a tough choice between doing what's right and doing what's easy, and his adherence to the former sends good messages to kids. Need more reason to like it? The kid-friendly versions of traditionally spooky beings like werewolves and zombies are perfect for youngsters clamoring for some not-so-scary thrills.

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