Parents' Guide to

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

A boy genius concocts lots of wacky surprises.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 13 parent reviews

age 18+

Made one of my students afraid of Science

A few years ago, we were having a lesson on Science and one of my students freaked out. I talked to him to see what was wrong and he said that he was afraid that the science experiment would turn into a Monster and attack everyone because of what he saw on this show. I watched some episodes myself. Banned from my classroom. Don't bother.
age 2+

I would rate Jimmy Neuron 192/45 because it perfectly captures the essence of teenage angst. Wanting to escape, going to space, building a robotic dog to rebel against your parents, It is great. Also Carl Wheezers elements of vocal outbursts are beautiful and make me cry everytime. This show is emotional, and so am I when I watch it. 11/10 would not rate again

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (13 ):
Kids say (54 ):

Jimmy Neutron has all the trappings of a Nickelodeon show: the preteen peer pressure, the gadgets, the spacey parents. But it's clever enough and funny enough to have earned a devoted following. The script is generally well written and well executed -- the adults behind this show approach the project with apparent zeal. And even though it's not a subtle show, the faults are outweighed by the effort put into it. Kids will enjoy this program, while parents might get a kick out of some of the gags as well. And though the computer animation may seem a bit freaky for old-school animation fans, it does allow for quality special effects.

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