Parents' Guide to

Teletubbies (2016)

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

'90s characters again delight tots with gentle adventures.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 18+

dude

they have no clothes! and the bear and lion freaked the children out they did not delete it DELETE IT!!

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Too much violence
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age 18+

absolutely terrifying

completely terrifying! especially po, the little fiend! they walk around naked showing off the tummys they dont even have but TVs they use to spy on innocent children! Honestly shocking, just SHOCKING!!!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
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1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (18):

Subtlety rules the day in the changes to this series, but the show's focus on play and adventure, and the general sense of childish delight that marked the original, still stand out. The Teletubbies remain somewhat polarizing characters who are magnetic to very young kids but often unpalatable to their parents, and therein lies the rub. Because the show is geared toward babies and toddlers, and it's often off-putting to parents, it's not prime watch-together fare.

That said, the Teletubbies are the colorful, plush embodiment of childhood joy, finding happiness in simple experiences such as splashing in puddles, running in the grass, and laughing together. Their curiosity about the world helps them learn new things, and they're gentle and kind with one another. Kids certainly could do worse as far as role models are concerned.

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