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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Kids battle pirates in goofy, slapstick game show.

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This fun series combines quirky humor with simple game playing that kids can easily follow. Captain Sinker (and in later seasons Captain Captain (Jennie Dale) and HeyHo (Sophia Nomvete) is a bold character that inspires laughs instead of fear, and the pirates' overall antics, which lean towards slapstick, is designed to appeal to children. Despite some minor focus on counting (for example, the number of jewels found or lost), most of the show's educational value comes from learning how to play games and being good sports. But Swashbuckle is ultimately about presenting a low-key, low-stakes bit of fun for families.

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