Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Update of classic mystery show is targeted more at tweens.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 33 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 52 reviews

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age 13+

Great for adults and teens not a kid show

Our almost five year old is obsessed with Scooby Doo. He has watched every series including some of this one. I finally sat down to watch it with him (he watches it while I work) and I just think it’s too scary and too sexy for a small child. I totally dig this darker, edgy version of Scooby but my child is now talking about how girls can’t be leaders and it’s totally because of this show and how women are portrayed. He sees Fred and Shaggy treat their love interests like crap and he thinks that’s ok. This has been banned in our house and only the old shows are allowed. This is an adult show for sure.
age 13+

Not something I'd want my kids to watch.

I loved Scooby Doo growing up. This is a distorted version, where _every_ single episode is framed around the dysfunctional dating relationships between Daphne and Fred, and between Velma and Shaggy. It's non-stop, with terrible models of what relationships should be like. It's hard to see why one would want their young kids to soak that in.

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