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Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!

By KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Zoinks! A fun revamp with super Scooby snacks.

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 11+

Might be fine older kids

IMDb says this is rated TV Y7 but CSM lists it as 5+? Man, y'all are waaay off. My take on this show is that the producers tried to incorporate characters similar to The Venture Brothers (a late-night adult toon) and seem to be dropping other adult innuendoes -- maybe to appeal to parents watching with kids? Regardless, the bottom line for me is that the material is too intense and advanced for young kids. For comparison, my son is 7 and I put him in that category. Kids have different personalities and development.
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age 9+

90% of the screen time is the villain, heavy flashing lights

Show literally has nothing to do with Scooby-Doo. Unrelated villains are the focus abd Shaggy and Scooby were pretty much stuck in this show for familiar characters appeal. It was canceled because kids were bored out if their minds watching this. I can't see how anyone, child or Scooby fan could enjoy this. Also a few dirty jokes and one character saying "inappropriate touching". Also heavy flashing lights warning! Constantly intense flashing, sometimes goes on for minuets. White flash effect whenever anything gets hit, which is every minute. Nothing to enjoy so just skip this and watch any other Scooby thing. Pup named Scooby-Doo is perfect for young kids.

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (2):

This series is good fun and there's plenty of good, broad humor that works for most age groups.The animation is different from that of the earlier incarnations; here, it's been given the feel of a graphic novel.

One of the old show's greatest strengths -- the goofy musical chase montage -- stays strong, and it's always easy enough to follow the clues and solve the mystery. This is the rare show that works for most of the cartoon-watching part of the family, although even the mild violence is too much for the youngest viewers.

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