Parents' Guide to

Transformers Rescue Bots

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Feel-good Autobots story teaches teamwork to younger crowd.

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

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 5+

Fine kids show about team work

I rated for 5 and up but this will depend on the kid, there is some cartoon violence and some younger kids may get overstimulated and emulate it.
1 person found this helpful.
age 4+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12):
Kids say (11):

The Transformers franchise has saturated the entertainment market with animated TV shows and live-action movies that appeal to grade-schoolers, adults, and nearly every age group in between. TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS marks an attempt to tap into those younger kids who aren't quite ready for the violence in the classic cartoons but who still want to get in on the action. The good news is that what could have become a mere marketing ploy actually has a lot of standalone merit for youngsters, who will recognize the characters' efforts to look past their differences to find similarities that can help them become a stronger team.

Everything from the vibrant animation to the young human hero, Cody, reflects this show's determination to draw in a young crowd, and although there's still some peril involved in the team's rescues, none of it will frighten these youngsters. Instead they'll notice a spirit of cooperation, the dynamics of a team, and the positive rewards of bridging gaps to create positive relationships in unlikely places.

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