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Characters embody the ideals of friendship.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this sweet show centers on a child's worries about what will happen to her when her father remarries. It sensitively explores (at an age-appropriate level) a child's fears that her father will no longer take care of her or love her when he remarries. The show specifically balances the "wicked step-mother" tradition.
Is It Any Good?
JOJO'S CIRCUS: A CIRCUS TOWN WEDDING treats the subject of family structure and step parents thoughtfully. Care is taken in the dialogue to correct the "wicked stepmother" image many fairy tales create. Family is defined as the people who love you. The stop-motion animation is as charming as the regular JoJo show.
Kathie Lee Gifford wrote the lyrics for the music, and Keanu Reeves' band plays the main title theme song. Veteran actress Jane Eastwood voices Mrs. Kersplatski, and 12-year-old Madeleine Martin is the voice of JoJo.
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