Horrible Histories

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

age 9+

Books-inspired British sketch comedy yields laughs, facts.

Online Comedy 2009

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 18 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

It's Great!

Horrible histories is great! I think the people who created or helped out in horrible histories tried really hard to make the show successful. I learned a lot from this show, and it is pretty amusing. But lets be honest. Like a lot of people said, it included execution, deaths, and bloody violence.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 2+

Love it!

Great show! Husband and I both love history and fun shows like this make it easy to share some great moments from history with them, and learn new things ourselves. Nothing in this show is scary or violent, least not to me nor my kids. So, I don't really understand the high age rating for this. My kids are 5 and under and absolutely love the show. They are watching it right now. Common before bed show for us.

This title has:

Great messages

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