Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that the cheerful bears in this cartoon series learn positive lessons about feelings and caring, including the importance of being a good friend, the value of honesty, and the fact that it's OK to ask for help when you need it. Kids will relate to storylines that illustrate how responsible youngsters resolve issues with friends and work together to ensure everyone's happiness. A potential speed bump for very young viewers may be the stern, sometimes-menacing character Grizzle.
No violence, but the bears' stern, scheming nemesis, Grizzle, may seem frightening to some youngsters.
Storylines illustrate positive ways to express feelings and show caring for others. Characters learn lessons in friendship, honesty, and patience. Good always triumphs over bad.
May increase kids' interest in the many Care Bears toys and other products lining store shelves.
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