Parents' Guide to

Power Rangers SPD

By Sarah L. Thomson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Heroes battle bad guys in campy sci-fi series.

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

Good show!

It is a show for anyone who wants to watch it. It is one of the better Power Ranger films. I do not understand the reviews about the show being violent or scary as it is has martial arts like every other PW show. Nobody has ever watched Power Rangers and got scared. If you think this show is too ciolent for your child then you should never let your child watch Power Rangers as they both have the same martial arts and special affects/explosions in the background. The original Japanese version is much darker.

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age 5+

It's better than you think

yeah, the show is a little bit goofy, but it's interesting, i really loved and this is one of my favourite power rangers saga, it is plenty of holes in the story, but, yeah is really fun....

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (13 ):

The dialogue, costumes, and sets in this series are so campy they make the original Star Trek look sophisticated. Power Rangers SPD takes itself so seriously that it's funny, although kids young enough to find it entertaining will probably miss the unintentional humor. Little attention is paid to character development or interaction; instead, the show glories in extended fight scenes, combining martial arts combat with sci-fi shoot-'em-ups.

The series plays into kids' fantasies of empowerment, and some viewers may revel in the excitement of one fight scene after another. Still, the fighting is all the show really has to offer. The characters seem to exist only to do battle and have little to occupy themselves with when they're not clobbering the bad guys. Viewers young enough to find the simplistic plots entertaining may still be young enough to blur the line between real and fantasy violence, which makes this show problematic.

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