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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Famous ZIP code gets an edgy, entitled remake.

TV CW Drama 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 11 parent reviews

age 12+

the best show ever!!!!!!!

this show is so good, if you dont mind all the sex and the language it is amazing!!! it talks about a friend group of teens going from high school to collee and them finding themselves. whether it be that they decide theyre gay, or they want to be a singer, or they dont want to go to college, or they decide to sstop hooking up with every guy they see, its really the best. i relate to most of the characters though different things, but ong i love ths so much. i have watched it 2 times and im on my 3rd time right now.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
age 11+

Great Show

It's a very good show for kids to watch because it includes tons of life lessons.

This title has:

Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (11 ):
Kids say (33 ):

While edgier than the original series, 90210 still features the signature soapy drama that made the original show famous. Adding to the drama is the temporary reintroduction of former characters like Silver's older sister Kelly Taylor (Jennie Garth) and visiting drama teacher Brenda Walsh (Shannen Doherty). And like the original, characters cope with the ups and downs of friendships, romance, and other, more sensitive issues, including addiction, divorce, and adoption.

While they receive some limited guidance from adults, these young folks seem to operate within their own private universe. The show's over-the-top plotlines and idealistic images of posh teen lifestyles will also be attractive to teen viewers. The show's references to original series in early episodes make watching the show a fun, nostalgic experience for older viewers, too. But, as in shows like Gossip Girl, a lot of 90210's material is edgy and unrealistic. Sure, it's a guilty pleasure, but it's not a guilt-free one.

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