Parents' Guide to

G.I. Joe Renegades

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Remake of classic 'toon is violent but boasts worthy heroes.

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age 3+

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age 3+


i am a parent of 3 kids 10,7&6. i think that this show is good for kids because it gives kids a "good t.v. role modles" but, my problem with the show the back story of the joe team & cobra. i grew up watching the original show and the g.i.joe team was a special forces team that was put in place to deal w/ cobra (which was a terrorist group), not a group of soldiers that are accused of crimes they didn't commit. this new show smacks of another 80's show called the A-team, NOT G.I. JOE!!!!!!

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Is It Any Good?

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As heroes go, kids could do worse than to look up to this squadron of military specialists who don't shy away from the challenges they're presented. They epitomize teamwork, trust in each other's knowledge and skills in tense situations, and stand up for what's right and just. And as tough as they are, these soldiers don't raise a fuss about taking orders from a woman, which speaks to how times have changed since the original series' birth in the ‘80s.

Of course, if your kids are sensitive to violence, then this show won't make the cut, since a good portion of each episode is devoted to battles between the Joes and the evil Cobra crew. But the fast-paced stories are sure winners for action lovers, and if kids can handle the combat -- and the fact that the show doubles as advertising for an extensive line of toys and other products -- then they can enjoy the series' messages about courage and inner strength.

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