Parents' Guide to

Johnny Test

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Kid-friendly 'toon is more imaginative than most.

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 45 parent reviews

age 14+

This is for teens

I know this is aimed at kids, but I think it is more aimed at a teenage audience. It mentions gross stuff like "Power poots" and the main character, Johnny Test and the dog, are equally annoying and lazy. It is unoriginal, a shameless ripoff of CN's "Johnny Quest" and the intro is a plain knockoff of "Green Day - American Idiot".

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
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age 5+

I hated this show.

I couldn't stand watching this show. Nothing was good about it. The animation was so ugly. The colors are just really boring, the characters are ugly, the timing in season 1 was poor, and the animation got worse when it switched to Flash Animation. The characters are annoying. Johnny is an annoying little brat. I hate his hair, clothes, and everything about him, even his voice is annoying. Dukey is the same, as well as Johnny's parents. Johnny sisters are so annoying. Gil is a completely stupid, unlikable character. He just the personality of a wall. Bling Bling is annoying and uninteresting. The theme song is just AWFUL. The beat is just annoying, the singing is horrible, and the lyrics are just unorganized, and make no sense. The humor is horrible. Never laughed once during this show. The jokes are just stupid, fall flat, try too hard, and are just remotely not funny. The show itself is just really boring, I have actually YAWNED during this show. That is pretty bad, a show so boring that you are yawing while you are watching it. Yeah, on my behalf that is pretty bad. This show has the most watered down dialogue ever. Even inconsistent at times. 'Nuff said. I'm surprised that this show ran so long, it should've been cancelled after the first season. At least Cartoon Network no longer reruns Johnny Test, and may they never rerun the show again.
2 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (45 ):
Kids say (120 ):

Surprisingly inventive and not as violent as other cartoons in this genre, JOHNNY TEST is an age-appropriate choice for kids. The only thing worth mentioning: All the experiments Johnny undergoes are unattended by adults, which allows all types of zany plots to unfold. But as long as he's in one piece by dinner time, Johnny is free to be experimented upon every day.

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