Parents' Guide to

Codename: Kids Next Door

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Silly cartoon is too violent for youngest viewers.

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 26 parent reviews

age 2+


age 7+

A show from the golden age of entertainment

gone are the days when kids shows are good and fun, now they are all just mind numbing dumb comedies don't listen to the bad reviews for this show, they probably do not let their teenager watch something like last air bender because their is conflict in it.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (26):
Kids say (66):

The agents are given assignments, which inevitably dissolve into violent confrontation very quickly. A few examples: In one episode, an "agent" says to his victim, "Shut up, you ... I'll use you until I'm done with you." Kids slap kids until they bleed or are screaming. One boy threatens another boy by saying, "What are you waiting for, princess? Let's dance," and proceeds to beat him up. When the bad guys are caught, they're sent to the "Broccoli Mines."

In terms of plot, nothing terribly clever arises, the dialogue is generally malignant, and the jokes fall flat. In other words, very little redeems this show, and there are better choices out there for your kids.

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