Parents' Guide to

Right Now Kapow

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Sketch comedy entertains with superficial laughs.

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age 13+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+

not worth it

I use to hate this with a passion because of the animation but I'm giving it 2 stars because its got a few decent jokes... but its not worth making your eyes go through that. The animation is horrible, the bright colors are annoying, everything is so unnecessarily ugly and the transitions (that i feel like its the only thing they put effort on) are off-putting. It belongs in Adultswim more than as a kids show. The jokes that are good would have been weird to hear as a kid, yet still, as an adult, i can't watch this, it's too annoying. If i wanted to watch what this show is offering, I'd do myself a favor and watch anything else, like, really ANYTHING. It tries to be like Mad but fails miserably. I watched one episode and felt the need to do some research because how did it make it to Disneyxd. You can get something better.
age 13+

Right Now Kapow ! was not for little kids

i think right now Kapow! is a amazing show but its not for little kids because its very vilonte a pineapple girl punches a lion in the face a monster is seen dead laying on the ground with birds munching on his body some characters laugh at a fish and a bomb hits the submarine and kills them all a dog cop says he misses his partner and his new partner says im sure hes looking down at you from cop heaven right now a blue character tries to prove that she can jump over a balance beam and keeps getting hurt and then her coach says yeah im not her coach anymore shes terrible a old lady tries climbing on a bookshelf and then it falls and she gets crushed a vampire is seen giving blood to a blood bank with that being said i think right now Kapow! is for preteens and teens and i dont reccomend it to anyone under the age of 1

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (12 ):

This unique series is an acquired taste, and most viewers will agree it has a love-it-or-leave-it aura about it. The characters' heads are shaped like their namesakes (Ice Cream's a frozen treat, Plant has leaf hair, and so on), and when they're not atop a character in a skit, they float about the screen disembodied. A bit strange, to be sure, but it's the kind of thing that seems to fit this quirky spin on the inherent freedom of the sketch-comedy style.

RIGHT NOW KAPOW is the substantive equivalent of a bag of candy, but that doesn't mean it's without merit. It takes real talent to entertain audiences in the confines of a 30-second skit, and this show's writers do that very well. Some are better than others, obviously, but with so much creativity and diversity of stories and characters, this is a fun show for those looking to be entertained.

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