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The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Chaotic TV special is most fun for existing fans.

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

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age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+

Same violence like "Samurai Jack" CN's version.

The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed: OK for kids 9+. Violence: 3/5. Samurai Jack: Cartoon Network's version: OK for kids 9+. Violence: 3/5. No blood, gore, gushing oil, decapitations, beheadings, or slicing and dicing of bodies, but there is a high body count in this series. P.S. I am not a parent/ I am a 12-year-old boy. I also did mention that I have a crush on Blossom on my previous review on "The Powerpuff Girls (2016)." Go check it out!

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Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Townsville hath no fury like three young superheroes benched for nearly a decade, and the Powerpuff Girls are back with a vengeance in this comical TV movie. Visually it's a tasteful update of the original animation style from the late '90s, and the return of many of the crucial voices bodes well for viewers' sense of uniformity. Also, of course, the girls' outrageous antics strike a familiar tone with those who knew and loved them at their start.

But if this is your kids' introduction to the Powerpuff Girls, it's worth weighing the costs and benefits of tuning in. Yes, there are good examples of the benefits of teamwork and some empowering themes for girls in particular, but Blossom, Buttercup, and Bubbles also show that they can be whiny and demanding when it suits them. Plus, the frantic pace at which the show –- and the three main characters -– moves can be a bit jarring, and if your kids wind up loving what they see, they'll probably want to revisit the girls' former adventures. The bottom line? As with the original TV show, this is fine for older kids, but it warrants some thought for the younger crowd.

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