Peg + Cat

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

age 3+

Spunky girl's math skills solve problems, teach lessons.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 37 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 18+

And when everyone can cook, no one can.

age 18+

Drivel, really

I used to baby sit a family with 4 children ages 3-13. This show would come on and give minimal effort for ideas for episodes. The only reason it was on ever is because its wedged between two actually good PBS shows thomas and friends and dinosaur train. I recall a rather insultingly disappointing episode where the characters meet Emily Dickinson (one of the greatest female fiction writers ever) and she has writers block. That's fine, except she eventually gets help from a RAPPING ZEBRA. I honestly think for a better formula, they should have met the zebra first and then get inspiration from Emily Dickinson, that way teaches more about her as a person as well and treat the kids like they are learning something instead of being visual dumpsters. I still cringe internally whenever I hear the words.... "We've got a REAAAALLLY BIIIIIIIIIG PROBLEM!" Most of the time it is not even that big of a problem. Sometimes it's not their problem to have. I understand its fir kids but there are other shows that can do it better and actually help to develop early braincells.

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