Parents' Guide to

Higglytown Heroes

By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Kids won't fear when these heroes save the day.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 18+


This show is so innapropriate, literally, they looked at pizza guy the wrong way. Disgraceful…

This title has:

Too much violence
1 person found this helpful.
age 2+

Absolutely Precious

Higglytown Heroes is precious and sweet. I was so thrilled to see this show added to online streaming. The storylines are fun and engaging and a great way to introduce young children to community helpers. This is one of very few television shows that I feel comfortable letting my child watch.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (11 ):

Preschoolers will enjoy the colorful visuals and characters of Higglytown Heroes. Parents can appreciate that the show has positive role models and messages. Characters have real-life qualities and situations -- for example, Wayne and Twinkle are of color and appear to have a single mother. Eubie is being raised by his Aunt Millie and Uncle Zooter. The message? There are all different makeups of loving, happy families.

For younger preschoolers, it is a wonderful show to celebrate everyday people and what they do to make giant contributions to their world. It helps kids learn to face their problems, work with a team, and know that it's okay to ask for help.

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