Parents' Guide to

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Delightful family series with outstanding positive themes.

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 51 parent reviews

age 10+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 13+

Too much romance for TV-PG

The TV show is a mystery show for tweens. It's not particularly scary and even my sensitive 10 year old was able to handle it. However in season 2 the show starts diving too much into gender relations. The main character likes a girl, they almost kiss, they go on a date etc etc. I do not want my kid getting these ideas at 10. So this is firmly for senior middle schoolers. 13+

This title has:

Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (51):
Kids say (25):

This delightful show has something for everyone -- mystery, comedy, and a touch of nostalgia for grown-ups who remember fondly the unique sense of magic in childhood adventures. Parents know that it's no simple task finding a show that's both appropriate for and appealing to the whole family. Whether it's suggestive situations too mature for youngsters or fantasy so unrealistic that tweens tune out, finding the right mix of innocence and entertainment is a challenge.

Enter Gortimer Gibbon and his faithful friends with their quirky ways, hearty relationships, and indomitable spirits, and you'll find that the search is over. Add in forthright values, great examples of positive relationships, and a touch of fantasy, and you have the makings of a real winner for kids and adults alike in Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street.

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