CatDog

TV review by
Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media
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Animal mayhem doesn't really add up to much.

Parents say

age 3+
Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 39 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Positive Messages

Some bad role models.

Violence & Scariness

Plenty of "cartoony" violence, but no blood.

Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that kids will probably laugh their heads off at the silliness of a creature with a cat at one end of its body and a dog at the other. But parents may find they're not in on the joke. While there's no harm done here, the amount of cartoon mayhem and absurdity leaves little reason for parents to have kids tune in regularly.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byLPSFan1994 July 7, 2014

It's fine!

I have watched this show since I was little, when I was little it was a lot funnier now, it wasn't scary or freaked me out, it was just funny. It is a 90... Continue reading
Adult Written byAl Jackson April 14, 2012

Grow up guys!

Yes,this show does have some violence in it.But that does NOT mean it blows.It even has Tom Kenny in it.You know the guy from SpongeBob (my favorite show of all... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written bykaratedude April 9, 2008

weird...

this is probably one of the weirdest shows i have ever seen... it gives u the feel it wasnt made for kids at some points even though it is... weird is the only... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old April 9, 2008

What's the story?

CATDOG is (are?) brothers, with, as the name implies, a cat at one end and a dog on the other. Basic questions of biology aside, this is a situation rife with opportunities for chaos. While Cat is bossy and fastidious, Dog is dopey and clueless, so they're bound to clash. Whether they're trying to beat their rival up a mountain or are lost at sea, there's plenty of conflict, and lots of very cartoony, slapstick violence.

Is it any good?

The series makes some attempts at injecting a moral here or there, but they fall flat. The focus is on looniness, silliness, and out-of-control antics, with very little in the way of redeeming qualities. This can be just the ticket for some kids, although the bizarreness of the concept is enough to leave most parents shaking their heads.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the very opposite personalities of the character(s). Why are kids interested in this strange creature's silly behavior?

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