The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes

TV review by
Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Popular with kidsParents recommend
Complex plots + super-powered thrills = all-ages fun.

Parents say

age 14+
Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 11+
Based on 19 reviews

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Educational Value

The show is intended to entertain rather than educate.

Positive Messages

Even the most super of villains are no match for the forces of good. The bad guys might seem to have the upper hand at times, but they are eventually brought down by the Avengers.

Positive Role Models & Representations

The members of the Avengers bravely face any challenge, no matter how threatening, in their never-ending battle to keep the world safe from even the most powerful supervillains. Though they are constantly in danger, the heroes always prevail.

Violence & Scariness

Lots of animated superhero conflict, including blasters, explosions, heavy weaponry, and some major fistfights. Expect plenty of property damage and lots of potential threats to innocent bystanders, but very few actual injuries.

Sexy Stuff

No sex, though some female heroes wear skimpy costumes.


The entire show promotes the characters found in Marvel comic books, some of which have been made into popular films (or soon will be).

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this animated series follows the exploits of a popular team of superheroes originally created in the pages of a Marvel comic book, and the subjects of hugely popular movies. The show is heavy on action, with plenty of super-powered battles that often lead to significant destruction of cars and buildings, but very few people are actually injured. There is enough plotting and planning to generate an ongoing storyline and develop the characters in a way that will appeal even to teens and older Marvel fans.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byAl Jackson April 20, 2012

Suprisingly good.

This show is HILARIOUS! It is also really action packed! I recommend it!
Adult Written byDino Chargefan December 3, 2018

Avengers Earth's Mightiest Heroes should have been a season 3

like I told you before you guys actually do come out with some good shows and cartoons every once in awhile but just because not enough people is watching it or... Continue reading
Teen, 17 years old Written byBigbillyboy September 1, 2012

Fun! Fun! Fun!

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes is a perfect show! I love EVERYTHING about this show! 'Nuff said!
Teen, 17 years old Written bykingbb April 30, 2015

Man I miss this show

Man I miss this show I think it is way better then avengers assemble just saying.

What's the story?

When the world’s most powerful supervillains stage simultaneous breakouts from four specially designed ultra-high-security prisons, six superheroes -- Ant-Man, Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, and the Wasp -- join forces to recapture them. Known as The Avengers, the team learns to work together to protect the world and foil the bad guys’ evil plots.

Is it any good?

There’s plenty of action in AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES, but don’t think it’s just fight scenes and explosions. There are a lot of people here -- far more than most superhero shows, which tend to focus on just one main character. And all of the Avengers, as well as the main villains and the numerous supporting characters, have their own agendas. The good guys all share the same overall goal, but sometimes differ on tactics. This leads to storylines that are more complex, and more interesting, than the common smash-up-the-bad-guys plots. The conflict will appeal to younger viewers, and the ongoing plot and evolving characters will be interesting for teens and older viewers, especially fans of the Marvel comic book universe.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about TV shows and movies based on comic books. How does this series compare to other popular superhero movies and TV shows? Are there any other popular superheroes that you would like to see adapted for the screen?

  • Do you think the numerous super-powered heroes work well together? Do they demonstrate good teamwork and cooperation, or do they seem to prefer to work alone? What about the villains?

  • What's your reaction to the violence in this show? Does it make you feel like being aggressive after watching the show, or does it have little affect on you?

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For kids who love comics and superheroes

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