Parents' Guide to

Phil of the Future

By Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Harmless, cliché-ridden young teen misadventures.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 8+

good show

its such a good show but violence does happen in. a halloween episode one of the characters is revealed to be a evil cyborg from the future and while it is very funny it could be scary for little kids due to the nature of her red eyes

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 4+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (10 ):

Though the series attempts to impart a few life lessons, the situations are so clichhd and the settings so overly familiar that you can predict everything that's going to happen and everyone's reaction to it long before it occurs, and so the "lesson learned" impact fizzles out. And in case you weren't sure which parts are supposed to be funny, a barrage of sound effects is constantly going off during each episode, adding a cartoonish element that does nothing to enhance the viewing experience. There are far, far better ways to spend half an hour than watching this show.

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