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Gravity Falls Shorts

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Cartoon micro-episodes have witty humor and silly spooks.

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Despite the three-minute run time of each episode, this series manage to retain many of the best parts of its longer counterpart. Gravity Falls Shorts has all the humor and charm of the regular-length series, with jokes and gags that a wide range of audiences will find amusing. Investigated anomaly #82, for example, looks into the guy who only faces to the left. Older viewers will appreciate the satirical references to things like overdone movie tropes while younger kids will find fun in Dipper's constant misadventures and Mabel's blunt teasing. Beware, though, letting kids burn through micro-episode after micro-episode could set up a problematic habit of wanting to watch "just one more." With only 17 episodes available, this isn't an issue that will last too long but it's something to be mindful about.

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