The Dick Van Dyke Show

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Kennedy-era comedy series offers good family fun.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 8+

Classic fun, more interesting to older children

Classic show for the whole family to enjoy! I have been watching this show since I was a child and it was on Nick at Nite. Lots of great jokes, funny plotlines, likeable characters. For younger kids, the plot might not be incredibly interesting because many of the topics are adult themed (like work, marriage, etc) but are not necessarily inappropriate. There are just a couple of episodes that we avoid content-wise that are a little more adult. Once my older child turned 8 he has been more interested, can follow the storyline better and really enjoys the comedy (especially any scenes with Buddy). Wholesome family shows (as opposed to "kid shows") are nearly impossible to come by in the modern era so I highly recommend introducing your children to the classics.
age 18+

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