Gravity Falls

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Clever sibling story has some spooky stuff for kids.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 84 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 463 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

I can't begin to describe how good it is

The plot is incredible! All of the secrets and clues layed down throughout the show all tie together perfectly! Sure, some of the episodes may be scary but how did they cure cowpox? They gave you a minor dose of cowpox, kids should face their fears. Life lessons in the show include: learning to get over a crush, sacrificing something for the greater good like when dipper gave up a perfect day at the fair for his sister. The bunker episode might be slightly scary, I squirmed in my seat a bit as well but I just remind myself: 'It's just animation, dude'. There may be some sex such as when the word 'pituitary' and the phrase 'Birds and the bees' is used and in little gift shop of horrors before the story 'clay day' Stan talks about your life falling apart when a girl snuggles up next to you. Not to mention when McGucket says that he regained his innocence, speaking of innocence, at the age of 8 kids know what this implies and there are no visuals associated with these things therefore it is safe for nine year Olds.

This title has:

Great messages
age 7+

The Best Show EVER!

This show is perfect. Funny, smart, sweet. Perfect Segway into the world of spooky sci-fi. The characters are loveable and mart and really good role models. It is so rare that a kids or any tv show for that matter can build a world that is so amazing you wish the place were real and would vacation there and never leve

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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