Pinky Malinky

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

age 7+

Quirky show lacks substance, but odd characters entertain.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 12+

NOT appropriate

Total garbage. Inappropriate and not positive behavior models. Painting of topless character and other inappropriate innuendos.
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age 5+

Prude dad here: this is NOT inappropriate

Parents would certainly forgiven for tuning into this show for the first time, and after watching ten seconds of it, putting in the category of "weird, modern-type humor show that is often inappropriate for my kids" . (Lord knows there are a TON of shows in that category these days). But wait! My wife and I are somewhat prudish and really limit what out kids watch.........and we found that first looks are deceiving with Pinky Malinky. It's actually a funny show, great writers, nothing really inappropriate. Funny songs. Thre premise has something to do with a talking hot dog, and his human friends, who are all school age. Our five year old likes to watch it, but at least half of the content goes over his head. Our nine year old loves it. Our thirteen year old can still enjoy it, because of its writing. There aren't many good kids shows being made these days, and I can support this one with no reservations. Four and a half stars from me.

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