Parents' Guide to


By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Sometimes crude animated satire is sure to appeal to boys.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 35 parent reviews

age 10+

I think it’s fine for 10+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+
ive somewhat used to watch this with my sister at least some of the episodes its alright but at the same time some of the stuff being made fun of was ok and some of it not

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (35):
Kids say (224):

MAD magazine has perfected its unique form of satire over the years: The jokes come so quickly that you hardly have time to notice that they're both outrageously unsubtle and amazingly witty. Just because the target audience seems to be tween/teen boys, there's no reason for the humor to be completely simplistic. The magazine, and the show, clearly have a finger on the pulse of the entertainment world, and, now, decades after its debut, MAD is still able to spot -- and tweak -- the "big moment" in popular culture.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: September 6, 2010
  • Network: Cartoon Network
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: NR
  • Last updated: September 20, 2019

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