What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this spoofy comedy is up to its Dark Helmet in off-color jokes, sexual innuendo, and potty humor. When you're not giggling, you might cringe at the kind of humor it inspires in your tweens ... but, then again, they've probably seen a lot iffier stuff than this.
- Families can talk about other film or TV parodies they enjoy. For example, The Simpsons is one of the best examples of parody used as social commentary; what can funny imitations point out that serious analysis may render too boring?
- Which movies is Spaceballs specifically making fun of? How can you tell?