Parents' Guide to

Shaun the Sheep

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Fun critter mischief from Wallace and Gromit crew.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 20 parent reviews

age 5+

Great but for one episode

I'm 60 years old and I enjoy it it's really entertaining sometimes you can get a hint of adult humor but child would never know about it what episode is sort of bother me was a dog leaned over to hug his master and his master pushed him back across the couch sort of hit me wrong.and the farmer makes the dog do almost slavery type working occasioning instead of regular dog work so at times it doesn't really Seem good inspiration for kids to not use special the dog hug but for the most part it's just entertainment I even bought a stuffed Shaun the sheep doll I'm still a kid at heart

This title has:

Great messages
age 2+

Love it

I recommend this to anyone who is in a bad mood. 100% guarantee this will make you laughing in no time. Appropriate for younger audience too.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (20):
Kids say (27):

This mini gem of a series will delight viewers of all ages, and its simplicity makes it a good option for sharing with even young kids. Shaun made his debut as the unfortunate victim of Wallace's Knit-o-matic machine in the 1995 short film A Close Shave, and his immediate popularity with fans prompted this series of shorts from creator Nick Park. The great news is that these abbreviated tales lose no ground due to their brevity -- each five-minute episode is packed with the same clever humor and endearing characters that fans have come to expect from Park's work.

While the series doesn't really offer any pointedly positive messages, parents can rest assured: Because Shaun the Sheep makes no attempt to represent reality (Shaun walks upright, and Bitzer wears a hat and a wristwatch), kids will easily see the exaggerated humor in Shaun's mildly naughty behavior and won't be influenced to follow suit.

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