Popples

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

'80s cartoon reboot offers laughs, friendship for kids.

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age 12+

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age 16+

Uses curse words and name calls

I was on my phone while my 4 year old was watching this show. I thought I had heard something so I rewinded it and sure enough... season 3 episode 10 when they are in the sky from the balloons. One of the characters calls the other character an “idiot” and then the character says “don’t let go of me” and the other popples character replies with “how the f*ck could I?” I watched this over 15 times and sure enough.. if I am mishearing it and it isn’t the actual word they know what they are doing and it sounds exactly like the word. Plus in a kids show there shouldn’t be name calling.

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age 7+

Cute, but No.

My son was excited to see these cute little guys but watching it with him made me turn it off. The Popples love misbehaving. In the episode we watched the TEACHER popple said “stupid” twice within the first 10 minutes. In my opinion, that is inappropriate.

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