Parents' Guide to

Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

MK&A in Action

I remember this when it used to come on Toon Disney, though I don't know if I watched many episodes. I think it's fine for kids.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

MARY-KATE AND ASHLEY IN ACTION! is an appealing cartoon whose solid content belies the show's short-lived production foray. The animated likenesses of TV darlings Mary-Kate and Ashley are everything you'd want in peer role models for your own daughters; they're capable, they're self-assured, and they acknowledge the value of teamwork. What's more, they respect qualities such as intelligence and courage over more superficial ones, often making references to the silliness of vanity and the importance of following through on the jobs they do.

But the goodness doesn't stop there. These heroines are globe-trotters, flying (themselves, by the way) from continent to continent to foil the schemes of villains who are only out for their own gain. As they do, they introduce their viewers to geographical and cultural differences among the places they stop, from the Eiffel Tower to the Costa Rican rain forest.

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