Parents' Guide to

My Gym Partner's a Monkey

By Larisa Wiseman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Cartoon for tweens is silly but means well.

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 8+

20 out of 10 stars

It looks breathtaking, the jokes are funny, the story is amazingly original and it's not just a big ad. But this anime is really good and big chungus says he likes dinosaurs. The reason I put too much consumerism because this review is sponsored by Raid Shadow Legends, Honey and Nord VPN. Test them out and they have 0 viruses, I promise.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 5+

Useless and annoying

it isn't funny and the characters are idiots It makes no sense and there are no jokes except for toilet humor and butt jokes, the monkey is obsessed with his butt and talks about it during 90% of the run time one episode even had so many butt jokes it got banned, seriously, OK i'm done, but before I go, this is BY FAR NOT the worst cartoon network show, but I still cannot believe that this show lasted for 4 seasons and even had a TV Movie

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (29):

It's difficult to tell what age group the show's producers were aiming at -- the animation style and slapstick by themselves would seem to appeal mainly to grade-schoolers, while the jokes and life lessons are definitely aimed at the tween set. The sly humor may even give some adults the occasional laugh-out-loud moment.

Overall, MY GYM PARTNER'S A MONKEY is commendable for its effort to include a subtle message in each episode (such as sticking up for your friends, learning responsibility, winning a game through teamwork). Younger viewers (ages 8-10) will probably find Jake's sometimes-annoying goofiness amusing, and will definitely find the story lines entertaining.

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