American Dad

TV review by Tony Nigro, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Racy parody mocks American family life; mature teens only.

Fox Comedy 2005

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 61 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 200 reviews

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age 18+
This show has bad things like, killing, blood, smoking, sex, gun violence and bad language.
1 person found this helpful.
age 18+

Liked American Dad, But...

To the parents reading this because they are being swarmed by their kids asking if they can watch this, Don't let them I can't stress it enough, in the end it's your choice but read this first this show contains High Sexual References and Content I believe this show also contains nudity but I might be thinking of family guy ( Don't let them watch that either just as bad as this one might be worse) that sums this review up they call It adult animated for a reason my personal opinion would be 21+ if that was an option Thanks for reading.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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