The Who Was? Show

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Fun books-inspired show intros kids to historical figures.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 48 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 18 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Fun show but parental discretion is advised.

We love this show, however there is mention in the Julius Caesar episode that the Romans made same sex marriage legal in Rome and it shows a same sex couple holding hands while the narrator speaks over the animation in that particular section of the episode. The mention /scene is quite brief but it’s just something to be aware of with younger kids. It’s definitely meant to be a sketch show, so I wouldn’t use it as my child’s only exposure to historical figures, but if your children like history and are “in” on the jokes, it’s very entertaining.
age 6+

The best!

My friend from a Pregnancy club told me about this show, I watched it with my kids and I thought it was good! There is one part I thought was a little odd in a episode (I forgot which one) it shows a banner that says “Passport To Hell” so yeah but overall it was awesome

This title has:

Educational value
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