Inspector Gadget

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

age 5+

Bumbling bionic detective offers worry-free laughs for kids.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Good for Scavenger Hunts

Very good for those on scavenger hunts. Those who watch it should message bley.junkie "Pineapples" on instagram for the next step.

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age 13+

If you like scary evil cackles

I loved this show as a child, so I was in for a shock when I tried to watch it with my kids. We watched several episodes. Half of the show is simply frivolous. I can accept that. However, the other half is filled with a loud, devil-voiced villain with a cackle that would give me nightmares. Aside from that, I was horrified by some of Gadget's "safety tips" at the end of the episode. In one of them he tells children that they should read the entire safety manual when they are in an airplane, so that they are safe in case of a crash. Really??? Thanks for making my kids scared of airplanes.

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