Parents' Guide to

The Incredible Hulk

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

'70s comic-based classic might scare some kids.

TV Syfy, Syndicated Drama 1978
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Beware the dream sequences that appear in The Hulk!

fyi - In the episodes "Pilot" (or the first episode), "Married" and "Homecoming," there are dream sequences that are pretty intense, even by today's standards. They generally involve a spouse or parent dying and the grief he feels. When I saw "Married," it was pretty traumatic and I was 10!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (7):

What makes The Incredible Hulk compelling is that the Hulk -- while strong, angry, and violent (he often smashes everything in his path) -- isn't a bad creature. He doesn't kill, and he always helps those who don't have the physical strength to help themselves. Unfortunately, most people are too afraid of him to appreciate the gesture -- and some young viewers may be, too, though those used to modern superhero tales likely won't have any issues.

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