A League of Their Own

TV review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
A League of Their Own TV show poster

Common Sense says

age 15+

Inspiring series about women's baseball has sex, language.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 10+
This take on the classic 1992 movie, is without a doubt an unapologetic dive into the history many refuse to talk about. We see the struggles and exclusion of African American women that the movie glossed over. We see the inevitable congregation of queer women when professional baseball is a possibility. Despite the potential for being “too woke”, the series covers the much needed and accurate representation of these minorities. With this rendition of A League of Their Own, we get the comedic feel that we all love from the original film with so much more. Be advised there are some scenes that may be inappropriate for children of a young age. However, I would let my children watch.
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age 13+
Let me preface this by saying I knew an All American Girl League player and I appreciate that this series tells their stories in more depth. That being said, this is a 13 plus series in my opinion. The TV series goes much more in depth with the lives and identities of the players than the movie. I say it's a 13 and up as it does have romantic kissing between women, but honestly it's just kissing. Just think about how much kissing between men and women your kids have seen on TV. A lot. There is one deen where the lead character is dreaming about making out w her husband and another woman. Not something I woukd usually watch with my kids. There are two scenes with a woman I'm her bra but it's like old school bra and covers everything. Anyway, we are a two mom family so I could see if same gendered kissing wasn't normalized in your home that might be weird to watch, even with your 13 year old. But what this sereis has that is SO important is the actual stories of gender inequality and racial segregation that was washed out of the cheesy version. I will definitely have my.kods watch when they are older.
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