A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Socio-emotional lessons are offered about trying new things, perseverance, and learning from experiences.
Themes include family, friendship, problem solving, and the love of learning.
Positive Role Models
Paddington isn't perfect, but he's polite, appreciative, and loves to learn new things. Despite the troubles he gets into, the Browns love him.
Violence & Scariness
Paddington’s mishaps include knocking things down, being shot up in the air, bouncing around, etc. No one gets hurt.
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Products & Purchases
The series is part of a franchise that offers lots of dolls, toys, games, and movies.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that The Adventure of Paddington is a charming 3D animated series featuring a young Paddington Bear. He learns new things, and shares lessons about persevering when things don't go quite as planned. There are some moments where Paddington gets shot into the air, and endures other physical mishaps that are slightly more rough than than the 1990s animated series, but no one gets hurt, and they're presented in a silly, funny context. Like all Paddington shows and films, it features characters and accessories that are sold as toys.
Is It Any Good?
This charming animated series offers lots of fun adventures and colorful mishaps. The Adventures of Paddington is a charming remake of the 1990s cartoon. The younger Paddington is gentle and polite, but his youth makes him sweeter and more curious. Meanwhile, his adoptive family and others offer him suggestions and advice to help him overcome whatever challenges he is facing. But it still offers some energetic moments, which will certainly elicit some chuckles. Overall, it's a sweet, entertaining show that preschoolers will enjoy.
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