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Parents' Guide to

Fraggle Rock

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Classic kids' series offers both big themes and big fun.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 5+

Overrated and I don't really like it...

I grew up with the reruns and as a child I honestly despised this show and much preferred anything else but this as a child. I tried giving it another chance as an adult and I still found it unwatchable. I give it 2 stars because even though I don't like it at all, other people do so I suppose it's just a major overrated disappointment then just flat out terrible.
age 5+

No Fraggle Rock movie yet?

Classic show from when I was a teen. Some fantasy violence. Nice for a view on a boring day when you can have a long Fraggle Rock marathon on DVD or your streaming services. Just not for little kids, but also teens that loves some old fashioned adventure and fantasy too. Not much consumerism beside the Fraggle Rock VHS if you can find them in the markets.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (6 ):

It's cliche to say they don't make 'em like they used to, but in the case of this series (made possible by the success of The Muppet Show and Sesame Street, the kids' classic that started it all), it's true. And now that the series is available on DVD, it's something the whole family can enjoy for generations to come.

Adults who watched this classic show as children probably didn't notice the show's many messages. Fraggle Rock attempts to explore the interconnectedness between species and express how the actions of one group can have consequences -- both positive and negative -- for the rest of the world. More likely, they remember the show's catchy theme song and how fun it was to watch the Fraggles interact with those around them, including the industrious Doozers, who busied themselves building towering -- and apparently tasty -- structures, only to have the Fraggles tear them down come snack time.

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