Parents' Guide to

Duck Dodgers

By Deirdre Sheppard, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Daffy gets up to his regular tricks -- in space.

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

Probably for elder children, and teens, probably adults will enjoy some episodes

Best cartoon ever. But lets get the warning over. Violence: Future weapons, mainly guns, ingury shown. Sex: Martian queen has revieling clothing. Swearing: very mild some lines mistaking for bad words. Messages: Hero is lazy and rude. Some dangerous behavier. Villain is scary, very evil, and does faint a lot, also quite graphic. Overall very good, Marvin is the best.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (7):

Ironically, Duck Dodgers is a rude, lazy, selfish hero -- just as Daffy has always been rude, lazy, and selfish in all of his cartoon appearances. Of course, it's those qualities that make his interactions with monotone, arrogant Marvin so funny. Meanwhile, it's Cadet Porky Pig who usually ends up saving the day for the Earthlings; it's because he's too humble to take the credit that Duck Dodgers gets away with being lazy! Parents should be sure to tell kids that, in real life, repeated laziness catches up with everyone.

Since this is a destroy-and-conquer type of show, futuristic weapons are regularly featured. Also, Queen Martian, ruler of Mars, is a rather risqué dresser -- parents might find her push-up bra and sheer skirt a little iffy. But all in all, the show's offenses are minor and the storylines are so engaging that kids won't get lost in the slightly eye-popping details.

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