Danger & Eggs

TV review by
Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy will delight kids.

Parents say

age 6+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 6+
Based on 2 reviews

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Educational Value

Positive themes about friendship and experiencing new things.

Positive Messages

D.D. and Phillip are the yin to each other's yang, and it's a friendship that works brilliantly. Kids see that differences don’t have to stunt a relationship; in fact, they can be its greatest asset. The characters' adventures are unrealistic in many cases, and D.D.'s fearlessness isn't something to be emulated in real life, but the carefree show celebrates the eagerness of youth.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Phillip's preparedness saves D.D. from herself many times over, and some of his basic rules -- such as using the buddy system in unfamiliar situations -- are jovial reminders for viewers to take their own safety in hand. On the other hand, D.D. rarely exercises self-checks for safety (hence the value of her ovular best friend), but that's because she's motivated by an inherent exuberance for life and adventure, which has its own merit.

Violence & Scariness

No violence, but D.D.'s zest for adventure puts her in many situations that would be dangerous in real life.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Danger & Eggs is a vibrant animated series about two best friends who have all kinds of over-the-top adventures together. The show's shtick is that while one character seeks out wild experiences and daredevil stunts, her best friend shoulders the task of keeping her -- and those around them -- safe as the fun plays out. The dichotomy is laugh-out-loud hilarious at times -- and consistently entertaining throughout -- and engaging enough that parents will enjoy watching with their kids. Most of the characters' experiences are highly unlikely in the real world (they ride a decrepit waterslide that's slated for demolition, for instance), but they always channel the mixed emotions that accompany trying something new.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bySuburbamom April 29, 2018

Action Adventure without the violence, belittling or annoying bits

8 year old loves it. Adventure-based more than slapstick funny entertainment. Really keeps attention. Helps identify emotions. Positive role models. Diversity... Continue reading
Adult Written byCuddlefish July 18, 2020

Responsibility, repercussions, and representation

I'm surprised not to see any other note of it, because aside from the great "clean" humor for kids and adults alike, this show has wonderful repr... Continue reading
Teen, 17 years old Written byBentoenail April 17, 2021


I recently watched this show with my younger sister and we both loved it. It has great examples of diversity and a nice animation style.
Teen, 15 years old Written byCerealspiller13 January 12, 2020

The best inclusive cartoon I’ve seen

I absolutely LOVE this show. It has lgbtq+ themes without being stereotypical or over the top, which should be represented more in media. Every character is hil... Continue reading

What's the story?

DANGER & EGGS is the story of unlikely best friends D.D. Danger (voiced by Aidy Bryant) -- a teal-haired adrenaline junkie who seeks out adventure -- and cautious, overly prepared, egg-shaped Phillip (Eric Knobel). When D.D. gets a notion to do something extraordinary, such as fashion a huge obstacle course in a public park, she's off and running, with Phillip a step behind, ready to soften the blow of the inevitable calamity to follow.

Is it any good?

Kids will love this delightful buddy comedy and its polar-opposite stars, whose vast personality discrepancies account for the majority of the laughs. Sure, there's plenty of fun in watching the absurd predicaments D.D.'s impulsiveness gets them into, and the bold animation is a real asset to the show's appeal. But it's utterly hilarious to jump back and forth between fearless D.D. and Phillip of the inexhaustible safety precautions.

Another likable quality to Danger & Eggs is the characters' enthusiasm for living life to the fullest. Even with his inherent anxiety issues, Phillip doesn't shy away from any adventure D.D. plans, and he usually winds up enjoying the experience (if slightly less than she does, anyway!), despite his original uncertainty. It's a fun way to remind kids of the value of taking chances and trying new things.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about whether they relate better to D.D. or to Phillip in Danger & Eggs. Do you embrace new adventures, or are you more of a worrier and planner? What are the benefits of either side of that coin? How do you strike a happy balance between the two?

  • Kids: To what degree are you and your friends similar in personality? Do you like the same activities? How do you find common ground? How do you communicate with them? Why is this an important character strength?

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