Phineas and Ferb

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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age 5+

Duo's over-the-top schemes are fun for kids.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 128 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 380 reviews

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age 6+

Another Disney TV animated delight

Ah, the smell of my younger years watching Disney back then! From 222 episodes to 2 movies and an underrated series by the same creators that premiered 1 year after Phineas’s ending... Disney really rocked it on this one after 4 years in a row of underrated animated series. The series was overall entertaining and funny and the animation was quite playful & fun! I was actually quite sad to see this one go, but then a year later I was glad that the creators weren’t done with Disney yet... & they decided to continue working with them with their latest creation “Milo Murphy’s Law”... which is an underrated but good show, and if you haven’t seen that show yet I suggest you should... especially the crossover episode with Phineas!

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age 5+

Don’t Listen to Negative Nellies

I grew up on this show, and only have the fondest of memories of it. No “trauma”. Some of the people reviewing on this website are such Snowflakes, you all need to remember this was released at a time where people weren’t offended by literally everything. I’ve been rewatching it recently, and there are some adult jokes in there, but it is NOT damaging to children in any way, shape, or form. Many others my age who grew up on this show still adore it to this day, and we all regard it as one of the best parts of our childhoods. The fact there’s multiple storylines at once is incredible, it’s one of the most multi-faceted shows that has ever existed. The relationship between Doofenshmirtz and Perry gets more entertaining as you age. That encourages you to be kind to your enemies; along with the facts thrown in, encouragement to explore your curiosities, and sheer imagination of this show, makes it a child’s literal dream. If you prevent your child from watching this because you find it ‘offensive’ or ‘having socially unacceptable themes’, you are severely depriving them. This show is both culturally, humorously, and socially enriching. I honestly cannot believe anyone would rate it less than a 4, that must be more of an issue within yourself than with the show, which is, and always will be, a total masterpiece.

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