Parents' Guide to

Forky Asks a Question

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

"Toy Story 4" star ponders mysteries with charm.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+

Not educational at all

The fork is constantly annoying the other characters and the questions never get answered. I have no idea how people find this educational. In the "What is a pet?" episode the fork says "I WILL KILL YOU". How is that valuable to children? WTF is wrong with the writers and Disney?
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age 4+

A warning on “What Is A Pet?”

In the episode “What Is A Pet?” Forky tells a character to stop, and then follows it up immediately with “If you stop I will kill you!” It is really out of place with the age appropriateness of the rest of the episodes, and while it is played off as silly, it is not something I want my kids repeating. So we skip that episode now.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (8 ):

If ever a series of shorts was designed to leave you wanting more, this is it. Toy Story fans fell in love with Forky the moment the confused upcycled arts and crafts project came to life in Bonnie's room, and his wide-eyed innocence about the world continues to be a draw. Now that he's past his identity crisis, he's all about finding out what he doesn't know, from the basics of how things work in the world to the more complex matters of emotions and relationships.

In a word, the result is genius. Forky Asks a Question is surprisingly thoughtful and intuitive for a three-minute show, and the star's childlike demeanor and curiosity continue to delight. These shorts are constant fun for kids and grown-ups alike and will further endear the unique utensil to audiences across the board.

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