Parents' Guide to

Crash & Bernstein

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Funny puppet comedy needs a reality check from parents.

TV Disney XD Comedy 2012
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 14+

Not for Children!!

I watch the show when I was 11 and I always did faceslams like Crash. My younger Cousin did. also. Now I’m 18 and know it’s not okey. I loved the show and I still like it. Children under 14 wouldn’t understand the humor

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
age 9+


I love this show

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (21):

CRASH & BERNSTEIN revives puppet comedy the likes of which we haven't seen since ALF crash landed in the Tanners' garage in the mid-'80s. Crash shakes up the Bernstein family in similar fashion, wreaking havoc on their sense of order and rattling Wyatt's routine in unexpected ways. The result isn't always happy, as the dynamic duo gets into a lot of sticky situations with Crash at the helm, but it's the kind of off-the-wall comedy that will appeal to kids, and boys especially.

This is one of those case-by-case shows that needs you to be mindful of your child's response to what he or she sees on TV. Since much of the show's laughs result from the characters' misbehavior, it's important that viewers understand the difference between fantasy and reality. If your son and his brother decide to remedy a lack of space in their bedroom by knocking down a wall, that will have more serious consequences than what they see Wyatt and Crash suffer from the same action. If your kids do watch, be sure you talk about how the characters' actions would be received in the real world instead of the TV universe.

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