Kirby Buckets

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

age 7+

Animation, live action, crude humor in entertaining show.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 5+

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age 18+

A Really Mature Series

This series may be intended for younger audiences, but when you delve deeper into the meaning of the show it becomes apparent that it is made for a much older audience. Kirby's older sister, Dawn, represents a nihilistic view of the world, constantly making the situation worse for her brother. Principal Mitchell constantly goes out of his way to target Kirby in school, getting him in trouble. Dave the Ripper's goal in life is to make life tough for other kids, pointing out flaws or mistake any chance he gets. The constant alludes to consumerism, sex, and inappropriate language is just abhorrent. It should not be in a show targeted to kids. Kirby talking to his animated creations is supposed to represent his loneliness, and how besides his only 2 friends, he has no one else to talk to, so he only imagine them.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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