Inspector Gadget

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

age 5+

Fun remake of '80s classic has multigenerational appeal.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 16+

Not appropriate!

Like the other reviewer i’m a bit shocked at the mention of ‘thong’ twice in the first episode. It was unnecessary & would question the creator’s motives. Don’t remember the old version being like this!
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age 16+

Inappropriate

I was completely caught off guard when the man that was trying to pick out a new uniform for Inspector Gadget put him in a pink thong. The man, looked embarrassed and pleased and started sweating on the forehead. It was a blatantly sexual reference. How inappropriate and horrible to slide this in a children's show. This was in the very first episode.
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