Parents' Guide to

The Lodge

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Female lead stands out in soapy teen musical drama.

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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 14+

Dreadful!

This is the corniest, baby-ish show i've ever seen! the singing is horrible! it's also VERY boring! Do not allow kids to watch! It's a death to peoples ears! What was Disney channel thinking?!
age 7+

Disney's The Lodge

Adorable kids show that is even fun for adults to watch! Music is clean and fun! Hope they renew for many more seasons!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (11 ):

This teen series offers lots of soapy drama, appealing original music (if fairly corny lip-synch sequences), and a standout female role model. Skye embraces change and works hard for what she wants, whether it's to stay in her mother's childhood home or to break into an established circle of friends. She's gregarious and open-minded, and she values loyalty and friendship in everyone around her. Of course, that's not enough to save her from teen stresses, so romance, jealousy, and plenty of other standard woes make their way around Skye and her peers. On the whole, though, the characters deal with these issues in positive ways.

The Lodge's all-European cast brings many new faces to Disney, giving the show a real freshness that suits the unique musical format on TV. It does fall into the familiar trap of portraying adults as dim, secretive, and self-serving, but ultimately that just brings the teens even more to the forefront of the story. Given this decent crop of young characters, that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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