Film and TV

Parents, Don't Let Your Children Watch Powerpuff Girls or They'll be Communists

Regular readers may notice that I've managed to already turn my three-year-old into a little Whovian, and thus may envy me that I get to watch Daleks and Cybermen with her rather than other children's fare. The sad truth is, though, that she calls just as equally for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. We've watched every single episode on Netflix streaming... twice.

In a desperate bid to not hear the name Pinkie Pie anymore, I noticed that Powerpuff Girls was also available for streaming. I bribed the little one, and then proceeded to once again follow an animated series from front to back.

And frankly, I really wish I hadn't done that because Powerpuff Girls is a terrible show to expose your children to.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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