Talking Tom and Friends

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Popular app stars' Web show deals laughs, little substance.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 26 reviews

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age 12+

Poor writing draws on plots not suitable for younger kids

My 7-yr old loves the talking tom mobile games, as monetized and ad-riddled as they are, which was why we initially ok'd the watching of this show. That was a mistake and now I've quietly blocked it on Netflix - only one of two shows I've ever done that with. The language, humor and topics are not suitable for younger kids. There are some episodes about a "Couples Clash" game show in the series that is pretty gross - it's goal is to break up couples. While this gives the writers an (extremely lazy) mechanic for character conflict, it's really not appropriate for young kids, and smacks of modern reality TV. The word "stupid" is used frequently enough to be a problem, and there isn't much positive modeling or educational value in this show. I recommend avoiding this show, it's commercialized junk.
age 12+

Not for young kids

This show definitely isnt for young kids, it using animal abuse, domestic abuse, frustration and anger among other forms of violence some intense others mild but no real educational value either.

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