Parents' Guide to

The Secret Show

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Psst! Spoofy British spy 'toon is fun for tweens.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

Good But This Show Got Cancelled

R.I.P The Secret Show (2006-2008, 2016)
age 11+

I'm sad it got canceled.

This show was GREAT! The animation was nice as well as the acting.

Is It Any Good?

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

Quirky field agents, ingenious (if not exactly evil) villains, ubiquitous black-suited security officials, and storylines with enough twists and turns to make a figure skater dizzy -- they're the stuff that the most memorable spy stories are made of. Fortunately for tweens, they're also what gives The Secret Show (a British import) its unique appeal.

Adventure-seeking tweens will find a lot to like in this comical cartoon, which is full of multi-tiered secrecy, offbeat characters, and highly unlikely scenarios. Parents who can see past the show's goofiness and occasional potty humor might also enjoy its clever wit and refreshing, retro-styled animation -- as well as the great spoofs on other spy conventions (convoluted plots, agents who always seem to be in the right place at the right time and manage to escape anything that comes their way, and so on).

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