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STRAWBERRY’S SUMMER VACATION – Movie Guide | Movie Reviews for Families | STRAWBERRY’S SUMMER VACATION – Movie Guide

STRAWBERRY’S SUMMER VACATION – Movie Guide | Movie Reviews for Families | STRAWBERRY’S SUMMER VACATION – Movie Guide

In STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE’S SUMMER VACATION, Strawberry is excited to introduce her city friends to the charms of her berry farm and share her roots. However, upon arrival, the gang discovers a crisis. Her joyous visit is marred by the evil Boysenberry Mousse who selfishly dams the river, endangering the farm’s water supply and putting Strawberry’s family’s livelihood at risk.

The animation quality in STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE’S SUMMER VACATION is on par with other popular animated children’s TV shows and movies. It features bright visuals and vibrant characters with designs that reflect their dessert-focused namesake. There are moments of argument and light bullying. There are also references to fairies and a “lucky” spoon, but the main idea is that “family is the treasure that really matters.” It offers a biblical worldview for mending fractured relationships. Suitable for all ages, but has some minor questionable elements.

(BB, E)

Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Contents/Elements:

It has a strong moral worldview that instills the importance of not judging someone by where they live or come from, and the idea that “family is the treasure that really matters.” It offers a biblical worldview for repairing broken relationships.

Abusive language:

No bad words;

Violence:

No violence;

Sex:

No sex;

Nudity:

No nudity;

Alcohol Use:

No alcohol consumption;

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:

Do not smoke or use drugs; and,

Miscellaneous Immorality:

There are also some smaller questionable elements, like moments of arguing and light bullying. There are references to fairies, which are mentioned but not depicted. There is also a reference to a “lucky” spoon that has been passed down in the family from generation to generation.

In Netflix’s new 45-minute animated mini-film, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE’S SUMMER VACATION, Strawberry and her city friends encounter unexpected surprises during their visit to Strawberry’s quaint country home. This episode is the fourth in a Netflix collection of similar Strawberry Shortcake mini-films from STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE: BERRY IN THE BIG CITY BERRY BIG SPECIALS.

In STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE’S SUMMER VACATION, Strawberry is excited to introduce her city friends to the charms of her berry farm and share her roots. However, upon arrival, the gang discovers a crisis. Her joyous visit is marred by the evil Boysenberry Mousse who selfishly dams the river, endangering the farm’s water supply and putting Strawberry’s family’s livelihood at risk.

Also, tensions rise between Strawberry’s friends in the city and the country, including her older brother Pineapple Cobbler. But all the arguing and conflict aside, Strawberry is determined to focus on another matter at hand: restoring water to her strawberry farm.

Meanwhile, their friends embark on their own adventure to track down the local legendary “Berry Guardians” Treasure. Rural naysayers try to dissuade them by claiming it’s a local legend. However, the group discovers clues that prove the Berry Guardians’ treasure is not just a fairy tale. Determined, the friends unite in their quest, hoping to solve their water problems. With Boysenberry on their trail, they will find neither the water nor the lost treasure, if it has anything to do with it. STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE’S SUMMER VACATION has the same level of animation quality as other popular animated children’s movies and series such as ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS or HOT WHEELS LET’S RACE, offering bright visuals with designs and vibrant characters that reflect their dessert-focused names. The story deviates from the original Strawberry Shortcake series, spotlighting a straight-haired version of Strawberry Shortcake with a lot of spunk.

The mini-film also features lighthearted songs, along with occasional witty dialogue. Many of the characters’ voices are intentionally childish and high-pitched, which suits Strawberry Shortcake and her crew very well. There’s nothing particularly new or surprising about the plot, but it’s simple and easy to follow, providing entertainment for younger children.

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE’S SUMMER VACATION contains some moments of argument and light bullying. There are references to fairies, who are mentioned but not depicted. There is also a reference to a “lucky” spoon that has been passed down in the family from generation to generation, but the two main messages conveyed are the importance of not judging someone by where they live or where they come from, and the idea that “family is the treasure that really matters.” Overall, it presents a moral and biblical worldview about reconciliation and repairing broken relationships.

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE’S SUMMER VACATION is a silly but sweet animation that shows the importance of relationships over pointless arguments. It balances humor, presentation, and moral messages to create a positive viewing experience for young viewers and families. Suitable for all ages, but contains some minor, questionable elements.