Hilda

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
Hilda Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 6+

Whimsical books-based show celebrates adventure, friendship.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 50 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 36 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Stands out for and .

Community Reviews

age 10+

Loved the 1st season but...

Docked a star watching the second with my 4 yo daughter. Really love the premise, art and music. She was not scared watching the first season, but we just started a new episode where one of the little kids gets their head chopped off and I had to stop it immediately. Kind of disappointed as it did not seem pivotal to the plot.
age 7+

norse myth kids show is great

norse mythology based kids show, some dark yet cartoonish elements okay i'm hearing a lot of reviews saying this show is 'demonic' and full of creepiness. it's not that at all. yes there are spirits, but they are nature spirits from norse folklore. there are some kinda creepy episodes admittedly i would maybe skip the episode called 'the tide mice' cuz david and hilda's mum get possessed or 'the jorts incident' cuz the tide mice reappear but its less creepy. the show does have a fair amount of magic and such. some of the monsters like trolls and giants and ogres might be frightening for younger kids (age 4-6) i am a teenager and love this show and is anticipating the new movie 'Hilda and the Mountain king'

TV Details

Our Editors Recommend

Character Strengths

Find more tv shows that help kids build character.

  • Kid looking through telescope
    Curiosity
    See all

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon magic wand on orange background
    Magic and Fantasy
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of luggage and a map
    Adventures
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a book
    Book Characters
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a girl
    Great Girl Role Models
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate