Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!

TV review by
KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media
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Powerpuff knockoff has more monkeys, less humor.

Parents say

age 7+
Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 29 reviews

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Positive Messages

They're shooting things and blowing things up, but they're saving the world from evil.

Violence & Scariness

Violence is the raison d'etre here. It's all cartoon violence, but shooting and blowing things up are incessant.

Sexy Stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that that this show is about as violent as cartoons get, with no attempt to offer lessons or teach social values -- unless you count saving the world. It's the kid cartoon equivalent of movies like Mission: Impossible: The fun is in the violence, if you like that sort of thing (and in this case, that's all there is). It's not age-inappropriate, per se, but there are better choices out there.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byMartin Lorenz M. June 7, 2018

It's entertaining and learning

Before I start talking about the show, here are a few of my credentials to prove to you that I know what I am talking about:
-I watched the show's all four... Continue reading
Adult Written bySkeeve July 6, 2010

An excellent series

The show is full of excellent messages about moral and ethical questions that are hardly, if ever, examined in other children's shows. While the plot may b... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written byB3rn1c3 N30H June 15, 2018

My childhood that foreshadows my favourite mecha show of the 2010s

Speaking of which,Mech X4 is the show behind the foreshadowing of my favourite Disney XD live action show "Mech X4".
It has a deeper plot and a few tw... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byHg64 August 14, 2017

Great and Creative Show. Very Interesting Plot

This show definitely deserved another chance. The action kept you intrigued and the characters are downright adorable! SRMTHFG! Should've never been cancel... Continue reading

What's the story?

SUPER ROBOT MONKEY TEAM HYPERFORCE GO! is the story of a boy who finds an abandoned robot. Inside is a team of powerful primates similar in size, shape, and appearance to the Powerpuff Girls dressed as Power Rangers. With the help of these monkeys, the boy has to save his besieged town from the evil villain on a weekly basis. Occasionally, they stop to view "game film" of themselves shooting at things and blowing them up in order to discuss (you guessed it) shooting at things and blowing them up. In every episode they get in the big robot and activate it by each shouting a word in turn: Super, Robot, Monkey, Team, Hyperforce, and then (all together now) Go!

Is it any good?

Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go certainly isn't for young kids. The villains are scary looking, the plots hopelessly confusing and lacking in any kind of continuity. It's a show that works only if your main focus is on (all together now) shooting things and blowing them up. If your kids watch these action-adventure superpower style shows, this is just one more, no better than the rest, but not really any worse. It's less creative than Powerpuff Girls and lacks that program's humor, jokey attitude, and its arguable message of gender equality.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about why violent entertainment can be fun some of the time -- and why Americans, in general, really enjoy seeing the good guys blow the bad guys away. Is that good for us? Good for kids? Does it make people more violent or more indifferent to real violence? The issues weigh far more than this show.

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