Parents' Guide to

Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Grease prequel blazes new path for diversity; sex a theme.

TV Paramount+ Comedy 2023
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies TV show: 4 Pink Ladies shown from behind, facing a sunset

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 14 parent reviews

age 15+
love it! keeps the camp of the originals but leans into some of the more serious topics of the time period as well

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age 14+

obsessed with this show

It is literally such a lovely show. The cast, the songs, the characters, the costumes, and the drama and dialogue are literally perfection !! I love the way there are connections to the movies in places you wouldnt think of and that this is how the pink ladies formed.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (14 ):
Kids say (4 ):

Bouncy and clever, this prequel to Grease has got claws, and that's not a bad thing. In fact, in Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, the claws are fabulous. This musical show set in the 1950s runs with the bad-girl theme that stands out in the original movie and gives issues of reputation and identity a thoughtful makeover.

Don't expect too much time to think, though. This fast-paced series speeds through musical numbers and pep rallies like greased lightning. Teens will want to devour it, and adults will be curious to see how a cultural phenomenon has been revamped. A fun, colorful romp with a little bite.

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