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By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Sweet messages get wrapped up in quirky, surreal cartoon.

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

An iffy cartoon

This show is not one of the worst shows but certainly it is not one of the best shows. This show should never be a Disney show more like a Nickelodeon Show. The show is boring and have stupid moments . In my day Disney cartoons were 100× better than these cartoona to day ( 2010s)

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism
age 6+

Future Worm Is The Best

Great show, some violence

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (7):

Surreal, hilarious, and sneakily sweet, this cartoon is insane enough to grab young kids yet has enough heart to make parents like it too. All the explanation you'll get for the existence of a talking worm with superpowers in this show is in the credits, when we hear that Danny Douglas's life is changed forever when he's visited by a time-traveling worm from the future -- hey! Maybe that's how he got that name. Anyway, that's the kind of dream logic you'll get here, with epic-ish quests through time and space kicked off by situations like a desire for pizza with no anchovies or a meal that will satisfy Danny's parents' desire for a romantic dinner.

Created by Emmy-winning animator and director Ryan Quincy (South Park), Future-Worm! is as pop culture-savvy and funny as you'd expect, satirizing everything from TV talk shows -- a snowman sadly wishes for a (carrot) nose job from a Dr. Phil-ish host -- to grocery stores -- Danny and Future-Worm shop for cereal at Trad'r Todd's. But Future-Worm! also has a surprising streak of sweetness, too: When Future-Worm is dragged into yet another of Danny's bizarre schemes, he says sincerely to his friend, "Because it's so important to you, it's important to me." Aww. Who knew a talking worm could give you squishy feelings?

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