Will & Dewitt

TV review by
Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Froggy fun and important lessons for little kids.

Parents say

age 2+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 2+
Based on 1 review

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Positive Messages

The series highlights the exciting discoveries that little kids make on their way to becoming big kids. A young boy builds his self-confidence by overcoming fears and obstacles with the support of his family and faithful friend.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that there's nothing to worry about in this delightful cartoon about self-discovery and achievement. Kids will find the main character's struggles -- being teased by an older sibling, learning to use buckles and zippers, and so on -- familiar and relatable. The show provides nice examples of a loving family and steadfast friendship, and kids who watch will learn important lessons in self-confidence, patience, and more.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byTommypezmaster June 8, 2009

This Show is Stupid

It is bad enough Nick & Nicktoons Network has relegated the finest classics to the "dead zone" of late night on weekends, but to put on a show... Continue reading
Teen, 16 years old Written byJoseph Rock February 28, 2012

So much fun!

This is one of the best kid shows of all time! The theme song is catchy,the animation is nice,and it is WAY better than Being Ian & World Of Quest!

What's the story?

WILL & DEWITT follows the struggles faced by Will (voiced by Connor Price), who's in a hurry be a big kid but often stumbles over minor hurdles along the way. Good thing he can always count on his best buddy, Dewitt, an optimistic frog whose bubbly personality and shape-changing abilities keep Will hopping. No matter the problem, Dewitt is there with the means to the answer. In each episode, Will must conquer a typical childhood fear or challenge. In one segment, for example, he convinces his mom to buy him the same cool new boots his big brother has, but can't master their many zippers and buckles. In frustration, he tosses them aside and disappoints the eager, animated boots. But Will's tension turns to triumph when, with help from his brother and Dewitt, he finally masters the intricate footwear.

Is it any good?

Kids will easily relate to Will's quandaries and share his pride in his accomplishments and newfound self-confidence. Along the way, they'll also be reminded of the power of friendship and the importance of facing challenges head-on.

This enjoyable series also includes fun songs that relate to each episode's themes, reinforcing important lessons about self-discovery and personal belief. It's a great choice for older preschoolers and young grade-schoolers, who are likely facing many of the same woes Will encounters.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about facing challenges that seem daunting. Kids: How does Will work through problems? Who helps him? What similar challenges have you faced? How did you feel when you couldn't solve them? How long did it take you to figure it out? What did you learn from the process, and how did you feel when you were done?

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