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By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Rock toon for adults: Big on blood but lacks bite.

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 16 parent reviews

age 5+

i want nothing to do with it

metalocalypse is the worst show im so glad i have no association with it also my bandmates smell veyr bad ok bye I am a parent of many many children, and they range in age a great amount. One day, I caught my nephew Jregian watching this. I was revolted. What they were portraying on screen disgusted me. The depictions of homosexual behavior without warning was bad. I didn't like it. *skwisgaar
age 6+

Great show, amazing role models!

I don't know what everyone else is talking about, my kids love this show! Itdoesn't provide anything education-wise, but my 8 year old son watches this show constantly and relates to the band's plights. I feel like he can really look up to the characters, especially Pickles the drummer doodily doo dingdong doodily doodily doo.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (16 ):
Kids say (26 ):

These guys make Metallica look like Sesame Street. In short, they're kind of scary. Despite the promising kitsch of '80s hair band nostalgia and the hilarity of Murderface's squared-off afro, Metalocalypse suffers from a lack of smart humor and a plot that never really takes off. The show tries to make up for it by trucking in excess blood and guts, but that only makes things worse. Even adults who grew up on death metal -- and therefore might get more of the "jokes" -- probably won't find it especially funny. And kids? They shouldn't be watching in the first place.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: August 4, 2006
  • Network: Cartoon Network
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: June 14, 2023

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