Ed, Edd n Eddy

TV review by
Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media
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Parents recommendPopular with kids
Wacky cartoon sure to delight youngsters.

Parents say

age 8+
Based on 40 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 102 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

The characters routinely scheme to relieve peers of their money, but their plots inevitably fail.

Violence & Scariness

There is harmless cartoon violence: furniture crushes characters, punches are thrown, etc.

Sexy Stuff
Language

Insults such as "dork" are used.

Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that that the three main characters in this boisterous cartoon series routinely pick on each other and call each other by relatively benign names like "dork" and "loser." They also seem to receive zero adult supervision.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byggbraun April 9, 2008

Watch out for a Copy Cat

We had an issue regarding our son copying some of the violence and repeating some of the language. Parents should be careful when letting a child view this uns... Continue reading
Adult Written byLPSFan1994 June 5, 2015

Awesome but inappropriate for younger kids

I can't figure out how this gets such a great review for kids of all ages yet preschool shows like Dora the Explorer and Paw Patrol get the worst reviews.... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written bygirl4natwolff November 9, 2010

And I thought Cartoon Network could get any worse....

FAIL. This is a really mindless show that was obviously written by three-year-olds. Seriously! What frightens me most about this show is Jimmy and Sarah. Are th... Continue reading
Kid, 8 years old August 28, 2013

THIS SHOW IS FUNNY!!!!!!!!

THAT'S HILARIOUS!!!!You know why?It's about ed edd n eddy go on funny adventures to get money for earning jawbreakers.Ed has a baby sister named sarah... Continue reading

What's the story?

Cartoon Network's ED, EDD N EDDY has a pretty simple premise: It details the multiple plots that three adolescent boys devise to scam their friends for money so they can buy Jawbreakers, their favorite candy. The boys live on a cul-de-sac in suburban Peach Creek Estates. Ed (voiced by Matt Hill), the dim one of the group, is often used as the prop in their schemes, while Edd (Sam Vincent), or "Double D," helps carry out the plans that Eddy (Tony Sampson), the group leader, hatches. In each episode, their plans are foiled, and they end up in a sticky predicament. The boys' hangers-on include Sarah (Janyse Jaud), Ed's annoying little sister; Kevin (Kathleen Barr), the neighborhood bully; Nazz (Erin Fitzgerald), the girl the boys have a crush on; and the Kanker sisters, a trio who consider the Eds their boyfriends.

Is it any good?

Younger viewers will get a kick out of the silly antics of Ed, Edd n Eddy. The series includes violence of the cartoon kind (furniture falls on top of Ed, punches are thrown) and some mild name-calling, but otherwise, it's a harmless half-hour of fun.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the characters' use of deceit in pursuit of their sugary goal. Is it ever OK to lie? Why is being forthright and honest important? What are some other ways that Ed, Edd, and Eddy could acquire Jawbreakers without taking advantage of their friends?

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