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Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Bizarre fantasy series benefits from Henson costumes.

TV Online Comedy 2015
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What this offbeat series lacks in substance it makes up for in visual entertainment value, thanks in large part to the Jim Henson Company's work on the characters' elaborate costumes. The show is trippy to watch and full of surprises, an oddly entrancing parade of one peculiarity after another that suits the disjointed, aimless story.

Besides the Henson creations, Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures is chock-full of familiar faces of YouTube fame, plus the likes of Alfred Molina, Patrick Stewart, and Elliott Gould. The ensemble cast does well with what it's given -- memorable characters and a story that's unhampered by the boundaries of reality -- to create a unique, somewhat odd fantasy series.

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