Dug Days

TV review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Follow-up animated shorts to the movie "Up" are delightful.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 6+

Awesome series, but not for an easily scared kid

Only 3 episodes in, my 6 years old loves it – and so do we adults! It is a cute, clever series with a positive role model. The dog's expressions and mindset are remarkably accurate. I have to say, it might be scary at times and it is designed that way. Examples (spoilers ahead) would be the "survivor against zombies" inspiration when Dug tries to protect his toys from freaky puppies (in ep2) or the way sound and graphical art are used to represent an unsettling, unknown smell (ep3). Depending on your kid, it might or might not at all be scary (mine had a nightmare regarding the worrying smell, but was willing to rewatch it on the next day to ward off his fear – and it worked). I'd rate the occasional scariness and "violence" (and for that matter, the quality of the animation for each episode) of this series at the same level as the old school, top quality Tom & Jerry standard, even below as far as violence goes. Watched with French dubbing, which is surprisingly excellent and shows how much care went into making this series.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 2+

We love Dug Days!

I am a 4th grade teacher, and we watch this when we have indoor recess. They’re short, cute, and clever! This is one of the only shows my 14 month old will actually watch if we need a few minutes to get ready or drink coffee. As soon as he hears the intro song, he smiles! Highly recommend and we hope they come out with a new season.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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