Kid vs. Kat

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

age 7+

Feline's evil schemes are outrageous -- but fun for kids.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 22 reviews

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age 18+

Ripoff Horrible

0 stars. Most of the characters are mostly either bland and/or unlikable. (With Coop just being bland and rarely unlikable) Coop is sometimes a huge jerk to some of the characters, especially to Mr. Kat and his sister, he's also very egotistical and screams way too much. Burt, Coop's father, has almost no personality and most of the time, scolds Coop for things he did not do. Mr. Kat is an extremely unlikable character, as he blames Coop for his terrible things, and always gets away scot-free. Millie, Coop’s sister, is an incredibly annoying Mary-Sue, and her screaming is very ear-piercing. Old Lady Munson is a very mean neighbor to the Burtonburgers all just because Coop's grandfather fell in love with another girl, she's also very mean to all the other kids in town, except for Millie. Phoebe is a huge creepy stalker towards Coop and she is also a jerk to anyone who gets in her way. Bland voice acting. It's a rip-off of Invader Zim and from very similar character dynamics to the extremely similar premise: "An alien (Zim/Mr. Kat) trying to take over the world, the alien is cybernetic, a kid (Dib/Coop) is trying to stop said alien but no one believes said kid, kid has a younger sister (Gaz/Millie) and a single dad (Prof. Membrane/Burt), has a teacher that hates his guts, and alien has contact with his worlds leader and there happens to be 2", and "A being (Wayne/Mr. Kat) is trying to ruin a kid (Lucien/Coop)'s life and that kid is trying to stop said being but no one believes said kid, including his parents (Dorothy and Horace/Burt), kid has a teacher that hates his guts, and 2 friends, 1 male (Tony/Dennis) and 1 female (Mari/Fiona)". There's a ton of torture scenarios and it's incredibly mean-spirited (thankfully these were toned down in season 2). Unsatisfying Ending: In the finale episode, "The Kat Went Back", when things start to go right, Mr. Kat erases all the kids memories about how shady Mr. Kat truly is (except for Coop and Dennis), causing Coop to fight with him again. So basically, this means that the entire show retconned itself in end. Meaning the entire show was all told for NOTHING and Mr. Kat (the antagonist by the way) wins in the end. Seriously? Bland designs for the characters that look like they're stolen or rejected from shows. For example, Coop's character design looks a bit too similar to Timmy Turner's. This show sucks in all, and this is just a horrible ripoff. If you support horrible shows, I don't have faith.

This title has:

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Too much consumerism
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age 12+

This title has:

Too much consumerism

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