Marvin Marvin

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

age 8+

Hyper star's antics dominate mediocre alien comedy.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 35 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Awful show

I don't know why Nick focuses on mainly live action shows nowadays, however I feel like its just not working, every show including this Marvin Marvin is garbage. Nick needs to re-hire the Csupo-Klasky company because they have made nothing but genius children shows.
age 18+

This is so hard to watch

Even when you see the commercials you just don't get Marvin Marvin. This honestly could've been better. I've only seen Alf and I've never seen any other shows like this but I'm sure even they were much better! I guess you can say the one and only message so far is that it's either okay to have an odd ball in the family or that there will be that one person in your family that stands out in a strange way but that message alone just doesn't help you to watch this show. Marvin is just too obnoxious to be tolerated. Atleast when there were other shows on Nickelodeon that showed someone obnoxious, they'd show a decent to much better side of those characters. I'm even mentioning How to Rock which I think was actually good as time went on. But it's just not that at all with Marvin Marvin! Marvin takes up so much of the screen that it's hard to really like it. The family is way better than him and the scenes that just show them could actually make the show better. Teri especially! But when Marvin is here as well you just feel like that neighbor that'd love to stay and chat but you have an excuse to leave because of that one person that walked into the room. Acting stupid, obnoxious and gross does not equal funny. And there's too much of that. It doesn't even deserve a rating.

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