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The Pebble and the Penguin



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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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MPAA Rating: G

An animated feature with the voices of Martin Short, James Belushi and Tim Curry. A penguin tries to win the heart of his beloved by finding a special pebble and presenting it to her.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - In an animated Pink Panther cartoon (shown before "The Pebble and the Penguin") an animated woman runs out of a department store with only her underwear on. The penguins talk about love and mating and there are some hugs.

VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - The aforementioned Pink Panther cartoon features car chases, yelling, and Pink Panther getting knocked around. In the main feature, a penguin is shoved, threatened and falls down a few times; he is thrown into the ocean, taken aboard a ship and caged; and he encounters seals and a killer whale who nearly eat him.

PROFANITY 1 - Many insults and taunts between the penguins, but no profanity. There is a veiled reference to an offensive gesture during the Pink Panther cartoon. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Mating, predators, kidnapping.

MESSAGE - It's worth waiting and fighting for that special someone.

Special Keywords: S1 - V3 - P1 - MPAAG

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