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Parents' Guide to

The Yogi Bear Show

By Deirdre Sheppard, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Bear snags a pick-a-nick basket full of trouble.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 5+

relatable characters

You're right. Kids will identify with Yogi. Like Yogi, they sometimes get into mild mischief. And, like Yogi, they sometimes think that they know more than they really do. Then there's Ranger Smith, who's like a surrogate father. Like any good and watchful parent, he always makes sure that Yogi's and Boo Boo's attempts to steal picnic baskets are unsuccessful. He always stops them. A worthwhile series to introduce your children to.
age 6+



Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (7 ):

Slight violence is the only potentially eyebrow-raising element. When Yogi gets into trouble, he sometimes finds himself running away from bullets. But even though weapons find their way onto this show from time to time, blood is never seen, and Yogi never retaliates with a weapon. Everything else, including some light romance, is innocent.

When watching Yogi Bear, expect fun antics and silly adventures. Yogi's trademark saying -- "I'm smarter than your average bear" -- is catchy and endearing, because his lack of cleverness is usually what gets him into trouble in the first place. This aspect of Yogi's personality can be extremely relatable for kids; sometimes they think they know more than they do, and that's why they get into trouble, too.

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