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The series underscores how people can be friends and work together toward a goal despite their differences. The humor sometimes includes stereotypical comments.
Positive Role Models
Despite how they appear on the surface, both Max and Caroline are smart, hardworking, and generous women. Some of the cast reflect existing stereotypes about ethnic/racial minorities.
Violence & Scariness
Occasional slapsticky incidents played for laughs, as when a Taser is accidentally used against Max. One episode features a prison riot.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Strong innuendo, including jokes about brothels, S&M, anal sex. Discussions about sexual activity, as well as some crude references to woman's breasts and genitals. An accidental same-sex kiss.
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Language includes lots of salty words like "damn," "ass," "hell," "bitch," and "piss." Jokes often play on innuendo as well as ethnic stereotypes.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Beer drinking by adults. Occasional references to drug addiction.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this sitcom, produced by the creators of Sex and the City, offers lots of smart, witty, and risqué humor. There's some strong sexual innuendo (including references to women's genitals), some salty language ("damn," "piss,"), and lots of pop culture references to actors and shows like One Tree Hill and Jersey Shore. The humor sometimes uses stereotypes (about ethnic groups, for example) to get a laugh.
Is It Any Good?
The show's odd-couple concept isn't completely original, but it has enough modern-day twists to make it feel fresh and contemporary. Meanwhile, it delivers lots of laughs thanks to some great writing and polished comedic timing.
The sassy banter is smart and fun, but the show's risqué humor and mature themes make it best suited for older viewers. Some viewers have reported being offended by the ethnic and sexual humor in the show that, while often veiled, is very edgy. It's definitely not the kind of humor that appeals to everyone, but many will be highly entertained.
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