Deer Squad

TV review by
Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Sweet deer heroes teach life lessons in lively series.

Parents say

age 3+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 3+
Based on 6 reviews

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A lot or a little?

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

Educational Value

The series offers lessons ranging from the importance of wearing sun block to the value of finding creative solutions when faced with major obstacles or problems. Bad behavior isn’t rewarded either. 

Positive Messages

It’s important to work together to find solutions when faced with problems. Friendship is also a major theme. 

Positive Role Models

The Deer Squad wants to protect their community and aren’t afraid to do it together. Sir Steel is selfish, jealous, and an overall unpleasant person. 

Violence & Scariness

There’s some mild animated fantasy violence (lasers, people flying through the air, etc.) but no explosions, and no one gets hurt. 

Sexy Stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Deer Squad is a kid’s animated series that highlights the importance of working together, problem solving, and doing the right thing. Fantasy lasers and cars that turn into aircrafts and other types of moving machines are used to save the city from harm. Some of the cast members practice martial arts, but there’s no physical fighting. The overall series is appropriate for young children, and features positive lessons that they can easily grasp. 

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byRealDawg February 15, 2021

Great Show!

This is an excellent show for kids. Cute characters and it teaches excellent lessons. My two kids loved it and did not want to stop watching.
Teen, 15 years old Written byFlowerpie March 28, 2021

It’s okay

It’s okay. Good and educational for kids. And to MeowsticFlower, you can’t copyright a personality. They aren’t copy righted. Not everything is copyrighted. You... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written byKPGamingz February 15, 2021

A review of a show but didn't even bother watching

This show basically came out of nowhere like Kinderwood and I don't really have good things to say as a first impression. It looks like Paw Patrol's M... Continue reading

What's the story?

DEER SQUAD is an animated series featuring four deer who use their Planet Powers to help the humans and animals of Platinum City. Kai, Lola, Bobbi, and Rammy live in Central Forest, where they live, train, and engage in all sorts of fun activities. But when the annoying Sir Steel and his assistant Scratch wreak havoc, they each summon their special powers and work together to bring things back to normal. 

Is it any good?

This colorful superhero series, which originates from China, features a squad of deer that are sweet and friendly, and unafraid of using their power. Each member of the squad, along with Sir Steel, represent one of the five Wu Xing elements (metal, sun, water, earth, and wood), making the idea of balance both important and necessary. These cultural nuances also underscores the fact that the problems we face are temporary, and that peaceful living can be restored after we figure out how to solve them. 

The show offers lots of small lessons throughout each episode that young children can easily grasp. This includes things like the importance of wearing sun block, the value of practice, and the importance of being willing to help someone in need, even if you’re having a bad moment when they ask for it. These messages are reinforced in different ways throughout each installment. As a result, kids who tune in to watch these wholesome and committed superheroes will have fun while learning some solid life lessons.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about some of the lessons the series offers. Why is it important to practice things, even if we don’t want to? How does helping each other make us better problem solvers? What happens when we try to get what we want without thinking about others?

  • What is Wu Xing? How do the producers of Deer Squad incorporate it into the series? Why do you think they did this? 

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