The Golden Girls

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Funny senior housemates crack wise; teens and up.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 30 reviews

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age 18+

Sex not suitable material for kids.

This show gets high marks in being witty. Bea Arthur (Dorothy) knows how to turn a phrase in that reserved and yet dynamite way of hers. Betty White (Rose) serves as comic relief by always referencing her homeland and by being an airhead. Estelle Getty (Sophia) is the oldest but the most fiesty and doesn't hold back the truth. Her character often curses, saying "what the..." and "how the ... should I know?". Finally, there is Rue's character Blanche. She is the old southern belle who just happens to be promiscuous as ever. It is a shame her character is such a you-know-what because I'm sure the show could've survived if Blanche had just been a flirty, socialite. I find that the sex and cursing could've been done away with and the show would be perfect.

This title has:

Too much sex
1 person found this helpful.
age 16+

This fantastic show is largely about sex

It's hilarious and an all-time favorite of mine. The messages are positive enough for teens who are interested, but the show is really for adults.

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