Thundarr the Barbarian

TV review by KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

80s action 'toon offers kid-friendly adventures.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 1 review

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age 6+

Childhood memories

I watched Thundarr the barbarian as a child. My only regret was it's cancellation.

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age 7+

Great Classic Cartoon Good vs. Evil

Thundarr is a classic cartoon now (scary, huh?) and I think shows the changes in our culture. Thundarr isn't too politically correct to have a sword-carrying strongman alongside a beautiful princess and a fuzzy side-kick. There's lots of action, but it's mostly the stereotypical good-vs-evil battle, where good always triumphs. This is a good show for boys (because of the action) and also for girls (because the Princess, while perhaps a bit under-dressed, is intelligent and strong). And if you have some small furry creatures running around your house, perhaps they could identify with Ogla (sic?) and his interesting reptilian(?) mount. Thundarr is a bit dense sometimes and you might get a little tired of hearing "Orbs of Light!" but it's a lot better than some of the smucky, politically correct stuff kids watch today.

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