Parents' Guide to

The New Woody the Woodpecker Show

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Just as cartoonishly violent as classic, plus stereotypes.

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

divertidisimo

aunque el pájaro loco sea muy maldoso y siempre se salga con la suya su voz es bastante agradable y la forma en que rompe la cuarta pared es bastante genial y también todo lo que sucede con los rivales como palo morsa, minnie o buzz tambien hay otros segmentos como winnie carpintero que son también estas son buenas series clásicas que no pasan de moda
age 3+

Just awesome childhood cartoon!

Just because the show is based on a TIMELESS cartoon character, The New Woody Woodpecker Show is a REAL MASTERPIECE, deserving of this term!! The episodes are very great on the funny side and can attract the pubblic of all ages in the best way!! The drawings are REALLY IMPECCABLE, they're so perfect, and the animation too! It's not as compelling as the classic series, but it's surely a historical show in all ways. The characters are still great! What else? A great example for every child which want to enjoy a good fun.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (5 ):

The New Woody Woodpecker Show is a throwback, in the worst sense of the word. Just as violent as Looney Tunes (though not as violent as Tom and Jerry), The New Woody Woodpecker Show lacks the cleverness of classic cartoons, with its sophisticated references to (then-current) movies and stars, its beautiful classical music, its plots ripped from fairy tales and literature.

What you get instead are broad, dumb plots about Woody trying to trick a bunch of pirates into feeding him for free, or babysitting a group of unruly kids. Kids who haven't seen these same plots on equally dumb sitcoms may be diverted, but parents most definitely won't. And the violence, gender, and ethnic stereotyping are intrusive enough that parents won't want kids to watch either.

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