Invader Zim

TV review by Andrea Graham, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

This little green guy has one big 'tude.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 33 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 241 reviews

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age 6+
I love invader Zim so much. It has to be my favorite Nicktoon of them all. Yeah it’s kind of dark and gritty but that’s the thing about this show it uses dark humor better then any other show I have seen. It animation is so stunning and I recommend this show to those who haven’t seen it
age 10+

As an Adult I Still Love This Show.

Invader Zim is a 2001 emo girl dream and my daughter likes it. She even started running around in her red dress yelling "I AM ZIM!!!". Heh. Kids are weird. She calls me and my husband "her Tallest" and yells at her GIR plush. I remember watching this as a kid and getting really scared from episode like the one where the school is infested with lice. I wasn't particularly scared of Dark Harvest though. Which is a surprise considering that this defined childhood terror in the 2000s. If you haven't seen this show before, go on a streaming service like Hulu or something and watch the series first before showing to your kids. 10/10 Would watch again.

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