Parents' Guide to

Timon & Pumbaa

By KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

The Lion King does Looney Tunes.

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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+

Stand by me

After the epic Lion King, Timon & Pumbaa got their own show. A shame to see this stand in the shadows of these days shows that became cult like Rescue Rangers. Lots of cartoon slapstick, and a little romance but it's more of an comedy driven show not to be taken serious like Gargoyles. Educational fun at times so if you can ever find the show in a second hand store have this in up in the classroom.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
age 6+

Hakuna Matata- What a Wonderful Show!

Oh, man! I used to watch this as a kid because it's my favorite cartoon of the 90s.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (10 ):

Parents and older kids will find plenty of slapstick and pun-like humor, most of which is worked in well enough that a younger viewer won't require an explanation. There's plenty of wacky cartoon violence, but only the very youngest viewers might be bothered by it -- and then only until they get the way these cartoons work and accept a world where you can fall out of an airplane and emerge unharmed. Timon & Pumbaa is pure brain candy, with no lessons and no morals. It's Bugs and Daffy for the Lion King fan.

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