Parents' Guide to

Dogs in Space

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Sci-fi space comedy is fun, has not-so-stellar role models.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

I think this show has too much violence, hate and drama.

I would not recommend plots involving betrayal, revenge, and superviolent fights full of anger to younger audiences.
age 3+

This show is cute ! Praise be to God (!!!!!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (7 ):

This entertaining series has lots of action, the plot twists are engaging, and it's funny. The premise is fun (though clearly ripped off from Wall-E) and there are some great voice performances. Grown-ups, however, will likely not appreciate some of the poor role-modeling in the show. Ed, one of the main characters, is a kleptomaniac that never faces consequences for stealing. More disappointingly, a lot of the humor happens at the expense of other characters. Surveillance officer Loaf's perpetual anxiety is played for laughs, and Captain Garbage's good-humor means he's often the punching bag for other characters' jokes. The dogs on Garbage's team are often insulting each other, and they're supposed to be teammates and friends. While the show's humor and violence is toned down for kids, the overall feel of the show has a slightlly edgy vibe. Dogs in Space's animation company also produces The Last Kids on Earth, which has some of the same violence but is redeemed by great role models. Dogs in Space is fun, but there are better choices for kids who like funny sci-fi adventures.

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