The Fosters

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Heartwarming drama about foster teens and their two moms.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 65 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 145 reviews

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age 7+

Fairly appropriate show

This show has very little swearing, some implied sex but no nudity, lots of positive messages and role models. Since there are police officers in the show guns do come up but not too frequently. The show is about two moms and their foster children. It shows the struggles they face, the positive relationships they build, and their school life. It also covers mental illnesses in a fairly positive manner.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 16+

Sex, drugs, bad behavior, prostitution, disfunction and overwhelming content...all in one show

There are some positive roll models but I think it’s another example of over programing. Don’t let TV teach your kids!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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