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Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Bland spin-off of Henson series has some positive messages.

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Although produced by Jim Henson Productions, like the superior live-action/puppet series Fraggle Rock, the same care and attention was clearly not lavished on the animated counterpart, which has the look and feel of an also-ran made on the cheap.

However, if you're not comparing the animated series to the live-action one, you could do worse with kids' cartoons. If the characters aren't thrilling, neither are they offensive, and though the plots are standard-issue cartoon "message" stories, at least they're relatively innocent. In addition, there are several differentiated female characters on the show, a rarity in the Henson world where Miss Piggy is voiced by a man.

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