The Doodlebops

TV review by
Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media
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Puppets, music, and trippy colors kids will love!

Parents say

age 3+
Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 3+
Based on 16 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

Lessons are taught through music, puppets, singing, and dancing.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this series is relatively harmless. With their colorful costumes, psychedelic house, very special bus, and eternal cheeriness, the Doodlebops could be the most annoying characters ever -- for adults. But ultimately, they're sincere and sweet enough to win over most children. You'll find songs, dancing, games, magic, and silliness galore, all aimed at the preschool set.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byMidnightCresent June 22, 2010

Express yourself!

Well I dont watch it or anything, but I like how they incourage kids to express themselves. Kids should be able to without being picked on all the time. I mean... Continue reading
Parent of a 8-year-old Written bykatrina1963 May 29, 2009

THIS SHOW ROCKS!

This Show Is Full Of Cool Songs And Lots Of Pizzazz!
Teen, 15 years old Written bypawpatrolfanatic October 31, 2019

my childhood!

i used to love this show as a kid and i still do.
Teen, 13 years old Written byZoeyLovesUnicorns101 January 28, 2019

Ack!

The reason why I hate The Doodlebops is because the main characters look very ugly, weird and creepy. That freaks me out and this is cringeworthy! The theme son... Continue reading

What's the story?

THE DOODLEBOPS are a rock band, a puppet show, a comedy group, and a dance troupe all in one. The characters -- Deedee, Rooney, and Moe Doodle -- are funny and goofy, and everything they do is set against a zany bright backdrop. They have a talking cat and their own special tour bus, and they sing and dance like crazy. All of these elements are embedded to promote understanding and appreciation of music and to jumpstart kids' creative development.

Is it any good?

Somewhere between Pee Wee's Playhouse and Magical Mystery Tour, this is a charming, silly, and funny show that young children are sure to enjoy. Kids will want to sing and dance along, and parents can help them make their own instruments and funny costumes. The performers' sincerity makes what could easily be extremely annoying into a charming and entertaining show.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about what lessons kids take from the series. Do they prefer the music, the colors, or the goofiness of the characters? Are kids inspired by the show's energy?

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