Parents' Guide to

Regular Show

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Quirky animated series has some drinking, crude humor.

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age 11+

Based on 101 parent reviews

age 10+

Back when CN was peak

This is proof that CN knows how to make great shows. However, there were a few "no no words" in the show that parental snowflakes keep screaming about in reviews on google, but they've shown a bit worse on the channel, so it's not that big of a deal. But, there is also a bit of gun violence that shows up every blue moon, so it might make a few parents raise an eyebrow. But I watched every episode with my brothers since I was 5, and I can say with confidence, that this program is one of the many shows along with Adventure Time, Steven Universe, and Gumball that make CN worth watching. Thank you, JG Quintel, for giving us 2000's kids a great childhood.
age 12+

I was around 10/11 when the show first aired and when I watched it, I thought it was hilarious and exciting. I didn’t understand a lot of the adult jokes but that’s what makes it so fun to go back and rewatch when you’re older. Being born in an age of technology, kids are bound to experience the free realm of the internet and all it’s good, bad, and ugly. I can assure you, the things your child is exposed to on the internet such as: youtube, twitter, Instagram, tiktok, etc. is 100x worse than some edgy cartoon for kids. As far as the representation of “drugs” and “alcohol” through “wings” and “soda,” I promise that your child is not understanding these symbols. As a child, you just think they like soda and wings a lot. They’re already goofy characters so them acting in a manner that would be considered “drunk,” is actually seen as normal in the show. Overall I would recommend this show for kids 10+ but just to avoid complaints I would officially rate it as 12+ 10/10 show.

Is It Any Good?

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This easygoing series is the brainchild of J.G. Quintel, who based its unique cast of characters on a series of independent short films that he produced while in art school. It's definitely creative, but some of the fantasy violence and mildly crude humor aren't appropriate for younger viewers -- and neither is the characters' drinking. But older viewers who are into creative animation will definitely appreciate the wit featured here.

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