Parents' Guide to

Totally Spies

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Scooby-Doo meets Beverly Hills 90210.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 7+

Kim Possible, but divided into three teenagers

Parents need to know that no, this isn't Kim Possible, but this French anime-style spy flick was a hit on Cartoon Network, but today, slowly being decapitated by the depths of Hell (Universal Kids). In fact, this show came before Kim Possible. The spies are usually focused on the mission at hand (with some distractions from Clover along the way) but it cannot avoid the obvious sterotypes, such as the mean girl Mindy, or the somewhat outdated Jerry. Whenever the girls are unable to act, Jerry is there to save the day. BTW, this show, and Kim Possible, need a crossover.
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age 6+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (22 ):

Totally Spies was first introduced on ABC in 2001, and, to its credit, it's garnered some staying power. Perhaps it's the manga-style animation, or the cool spy gadgets that viewers enjoy. But there is something charming about Totally Spies lying under the shallow façade. Whether viewers should subject themselves to the annoying dialogue to find the deeper stuff is up to their discretion. We think it's a decent show to catch once in a while, but anything more regular might give viewers the like, slightest headache.

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