Parents' Guide to

Surfside Girls

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Adventure and magic mix in fun show for tweens.

TV Apple TV+ Comedy 2022
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

This show depicts young girls as smart, capable kids

Here's a show that (finally!) depicts girls as capable, smart, curious and fearless kids - not driven by their looks or clothes . They dress and act like normal kids. Other kids, interested in science, aren't depicted as stereotypical nerdy kids but look and act as perfectly normal kids. This is a great show for parents of girls in the 10-14 age range who want see other smart, thoughtful and independent girls interested in the sciences.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Surfside Girls is a light mystery set in a California town that focuses on friendship and magic -- a fun theme for sure. The diverse cast is refreshing, and the surfside vibe is cute, but the dialogue can feel a little stagey.

Though the plot feels formulaic and clunky at times, tweens will enjoy following the adventure that involve surfing, a friendly ghost, and a little magic. Adults, however, might not be charmed enough to stick with more than a few episodes.

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