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Parents' Guide to

That's So Raven

By Betsy Wallace, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Clairvoyant teen will have kids seeing Raven!

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 6+

Great for families to watch together

Adults and kids alike were fans of this show - subtly teaches great lessons, has quality humor, and likeable characters. We were sad when we got to the last episode!
age 7+
Good show for kids in one sen raven is seen in her underwear but that’s it

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (46 ):

Disney loves the formula of giving a normal kid something extraordinary or magical to contend with. And That's So Raven successfully fits the mold. The writers and actors aren't quite up to the demands of drama, though, and -- as virtually every story tries to weave Raven's dreams into the stuff that family and friendships are made of -- the series often gets too basic for its intended preteen audience.

Naturally, conflicts are swiftly resolved and everyone comes out the wiser. Trite as the show may be, Raven, her mischievous little brother, and her parents are all good role models and comedians who can shine when given good material.

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