Ridley Jones

TV review by Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Museum comes alive to teach preschoolers life lessons.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 3+

Thank you

Thank you for showing kids that people other than heteronormative, "cookie cutter" families and people exist. Chris Nee also makes Doc McStuffins and these two cartoons are my kids favorite. How to explain non-binary people and two-dad families? Pretty easy... there are many types of people in the world and not every family looks like ours. Some families have one parent, two parents, two moms, two dads or guardians raising them. The less fear we have and the more education would make our world a better place.

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age 4+

LGBTQ friendly show with endearing protagonist

The other reviews I found on this site and on IMDB have unfair ratings under the pretext that the show is inappropriate for children because there is a non-binary character and a character with two dads. All of the LGBTQ-friendly themes are introduced in an age appropriate and kid-friendly way. Ridley Jones is a fun show that inspires adventure and problem solving. Its made by the same creator as Doc McStuffens, another family favorite, and feels perfectly suited for my 4yr old daughter. It is exciting without getting too scary. I do find it a bit fast paced for a preschool show, but in that vein it’s in line with most animated shows in the 2020s.

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