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Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head

By Marty Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fine-tuned '90s reboot keeps it strictly lowbrow.

TV Paramount+ Comedy 2022
Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head

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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

One of the greatest comedies ever made.

Rated TV-14

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It's tricky and usually unnecessary to reboot something this iconic, but this series shines. Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head is smartly framed as a 9th season for the popular 90s MTV show, picking up after a two-decade hiatus. But the reboot feels stunningly contemporary, beyond simply the references to escape rooms, farmers' markets, and TikTok. The characters feel as suited to this particular era of American culture as much as they did to 1993, and the comedy is just as lowbrow without ever feeling hateful or spiteful. In fact, it is constantly, abundantly clear how much the creators love these characters, which allows them to send Beavis and Butt-Head on legitimately hilarious, if mundane, adventures (like getting trapped in a cardboard box for a week) that could, thankfully, never happen to anyone else.

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