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Hogan Knows Best

By Jill Murphy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Family comes first for the Hogans -- OK for teens.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2005
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In spite of his quirks, Hogan really does know best. His family has its share of typical bickering and sibling rivalry, but the Hogans also have an impressive ability to resolve conflict with compromise. It's refreshing in an unscripted program to see parents listening to their kids -- and kids listening to their parents.

The Hogans deal with all issues -- no matter how personal -- as a family. Terry and Linda didn't like young Nick dating one girl seriously, so they encouraged him to be open to meeting others; they meet their kids' dates; Terry shopped for tampons for Brooke. Terry is particularly protective of his little girl, as any dad with a 5'10" blonde daughter would be. He has spied on her while she was at the family beach house to make sure she wasn't throwing a party and put a GPS tracking device on her car before she went on a date.

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