Amazon has nailed it with their first run of Amazon Original Series for kids.
My girls adored Annedroids - featuring a super smart, Punky Brewster-esque female lead and her human and robot sidekicks. The show hit three major sweet spots for me: smart, not cynical, and a racially and socioeconomically diverse cast of characters. I love that the kids’ parents have roles and are not cast as idiots, and that the focus is not on “boys and clothes and popularity.” The science is iffy, at best, but the real draw is the interest in tinkering and building, not accurate STEM instruction. ;)
I was a little skeptical about Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, as I am with most shows aimed at...Continue reading