Parents' Guide to

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Predictable hockey team reboot has iffy jokes, language.

TV Disney+ Comedy 2021
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 13+

Lots of language

There is so much unnecessary swearing and from the kids too. It really spoils what could be a fun show.

This title has:

Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.
age 6+


As a hockey mom to a 10 year old AA hockey player, this show needs some serious work. It is completely unrealistic and not even close to what actually happens when kids are on the ice. No chance some of the corny plays would actually work at a high level. It’s cringy to watch! Doesn’t Disney have a hockey consultant?! Terrible

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (9):

Like the kids on the Don't Bothers, this series has a lot of untapped potential. The acting by ever-charming Lauren Graham and her kid co-stars is decent, but the writing makes The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers' characters fall flat. The plot lines are very predictable and follow fairly standard middle school cliches. While there's fantastic gender and racial diversity in the cast, it's offset by a disappointing number of jokes or plot points based on steoreotypes (around body image, nerdy-types, religion, race, and more). All the characters are using smartphones and having posts go viral, but much of the humor seems very much stuck in the 90's.

Tweens will likely enjoy the underdog story and watching the middleschoolers overcome obstacles. Grown-ups will probably wish this re-boot left them with more of the same warm fuzzies they remember from the original ("Ducks! Ducks! Ducks!").

TV Details

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate