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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Bathroom humor, physical violence dominate cartoon shorts.

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age 10+

Based on 118 parent reviews

age 8+


This is a horrible show that is just so disgusting.
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age 18+

Is this show for real?

This is the worst show in existence my little brother watches it and it is the most disgusting thing I have ever seen.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (118 ):
Kids say (66 ):

LARVA is a kind of blend of A Bug's Life and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, with the comical violence of Tom and Jerry. Because the characters are the size of worms, everything around them is larger than life, and that perspective is always fun to see in action. Of course, the downside is that you also run the risk of glimpsing things you might not want to see in magnification, particularly in a show that's as in love with bathroom comedy as this one is.

From a bubble inflated by farts to mysterious yellow liquids that stream down the grate from passing dogs, the gross-out humor dominates many scenes in this show. What's more, the fact that the characters communicate in grunts and squeaks rather than in words makes their physical behavior even more prominent, and that's bad news if you're not fond of your kids seeing cartoon characters walloping each other The Three Stooges-style over minor disagreements. The bottom line? There are plenty of shows that offer kids more well-rounded content.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: January 2, 2015
  • Network: Netflix
  • Genre: Kids' Animation
  • Topics: Bugs
  • TV rating: TV-G
  • Last updated: February 18, 2023

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