Mickey Mouse

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

age 5+

Slapstick humor rules in Disney crew's wacky adventures.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 26 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Disney is DONE.

We were first exposed to these short cartoons because they came on YouTube auto-play after watching a bunch of Disney Princess song videos. At first I thought they were cute, harmless and funny enough. At first glance they pretty much look like the vintage style of Mickey Mouse and co. cartoons. I momentarily thought that might have been what they were, but quickly realized that isn't the case. I actually felt a spark of optimism I hadn't felt towards any Disney production for a long time. I thought maybe, just maybe, Disney had found the light and decided to get back in touch with its roots that had made it so great in the first place. Sadly, that optimism was very short-lived. Something I couldn't quite put my finger on seemed a little off, and it started to make me feel uncomfortable, especially with my five-year-old watching. Then I realized these episodes contain elements that are reminiscent of Ren and Stimpy, i.e, illustrations that are crude/ grotesque. I would describe this series as weird and unsettling mix between Disney, Ren and Stimpy and the Loony Toons. There were inappropriate themes in it. Like on a hot day, Mickey, Donald and Goofy find themselves in the back of an ice cream van. They get excited, then Mickey pours soft-serve down his pants etc. I decided I'd look into what other parents were saying about this. Surely enough, in one of the reviews there was another scene mentioned which disturbed me even more, so I searched for it to make sure it actually exists (it does). It contains very obvious sexual innuendo between Mickey and Minnie when they end up inside Goofy's stomach together. Mickey says "You know what two people do when they're alone, right?" and then he blows out the candle. He's then heard kissing Minnie before Goofy's stomach starts erratically jiggling around. Just really inappropriate stuff for little kids. I'd say it's inappropriate for older kids too. Disney really seems to be doing its best to destroy the minds of our youth. To desecrate pretty much every innocent, beloved character they have in one way or another, and just psychologically poison their audience. F.U. Disney. Going to keep doing my best to give your rancid, woefully immoral company as little money as possible.

This title has:

Too much sex
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age 13+

Nightmarish and gross

The animation is very ugly to grotesque. I don’t like this show at all. My toddler says “scary scary” when Mickey comes on because he saw the boiler room episode on YouTube. It played automatically after a cute age appropriate video. I need to figure out how to block this channel from his Amazon tablet.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism

TV Details

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For kids who love Disney friends

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