Parents' Guide to

Jay Jay the Jet Plane

By Ginny Pelley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Animated airplanes teach lessons to preschoolers.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 2+


Yeah I used to watch it on TLC back in the early 2000's and honestly the animation is creepy and hasn't aged well at all.
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age 4+


The 90s will cause you to lose your sanity! NOW WE HAVE AIRPLANES WITH BABY FACES! AND JAY JAY ALMOST KILLS BRENDA BLUE IN THE OPENING! THIS IS WORSE THAN REN AND STIMPY AND ROCKO! Can't believe they replaced the 80s with this crap

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (13):

Parents might want to discuss some themes explored in episodes of Jay Jay that won't be as easily grasped as others, depending on their kids' age and sophistication. In "The Great Tarrytown Blackout," for example, Tracy makes up excuses to escape and hide when she's relentlessly pestered by Herky, who flies after her wherever she goes. Although viewers are told through voiceover that the show's lesson is that you should appreciate your friends "in good times and bad," parents might find the episode a useful jumping-off point for discussing how to be tactful and not hurt others' feelings while still communicating when they need space or alone time.

Overall, this upbeat show is sure to have a positive impact on kids.

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