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Max And Ruby: A Visit With Grandma

Nickelodeon // 2010 // 99 Minutes // Not Rated
Reviewed by Judge David Johnson // June 15th, 2010

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All Rise...

Judge David Johnson likes going to grandma's house. She has pie.

Editor's Note

Our reviews of Max And Ruby: Bunnytales (published February 6th, 2011), Max And Ruby: Everybunny Loves Winter (published September 29th, 2010), Max And Ruby: Rainy Day Play (published May 8th, 2011), Max And Ruby's Christmas (published November 2nd, 2004), Max And Ruby's Halloween (published September 14th, 2005), and Max And Ruby: Springtime For Max And Ruby (published April 18th, 2005) are also available.

The Charge

Rolling with baschnuzzies.

The Case

Max and Ruby are rabbit siblings. Ruby is the eldest, an imaginative rabbit girl who goes on loads of rabbit girl adventures. Max is her little rabbit brother and his dialogue is largely limited to monosyllabic utterances. He's a young bunny and very impressionable. It's a good thing Ruby isn't a depraved older sister. He'd do whatever twisted thing she came up with. But no. She's wicked nice. And the two love each other, the way that only rabbit siblings can.

Four episodes on disc, featuring three shorts per installment:

Episode 1
"Grandma's Treasure Hunt"
"Ruby's Jigsaw Puzzle"
"Ruby's Recital"

Episode 2
"Ruby's Rainbow"
"Home Tweet Home"
"Max's Mudpie"

Episode 3
"Ruby's Home Run"
"Ruby's Missing Tune"
"Ruby's Hand Stand"

Episode 4
"Ruby's Good Neighbor Report"
"Candy Counting"
"Ruby's New Shoes"

This is a sweet show, low-key and entirely inoffensive. Kids raised on more hyperactive fare might be thoroughly bored, but if you're a parent looking to just slow it down a bit and plant your offspring in front of a positive, easygoing show, you can do whole lot worse than Max and Ruby.

Standard-issue DVD: full frame, 2.0 stereo, no extras.

The Verdict

Not Guilty.

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Scales of Justice

Judgment: 85

Perp Profile

Studio: Nickelodeon
Video Formats:
• Full Frame
Audio Formats:
• Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo (English)
Subtitles:
• None
Running Time: 99 Minutes
Release Year: 2010
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Genres:
• All Ages
• Animation
• Television

Distinguishing Marks

• None

Accomplices

• IMDb
• Official Website








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