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Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Positive messages about valuing family in holiday special.

TV Netflix Comedy 2020
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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Fun boy-crazy show

Based on 1st episode, but it’s fun enough for a parent to watch.

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This lighthearted episode features the brainy teen learning an unexpected lesson about the importance of family and friendship. Ashley, in a modern day Charles Dickens-type moment, finds herself in a future Christmas. There she experiences what could happen if she doesn't prioritize spending quality time with the people she loves most. Meanwhile, despite being their older, future selves, neither her uncle or her friends change their typical tween-appealing banter.

Ashley Garcia fans will enjoy the standalone episode, which also acts as the series finale. And like the overall series, despite some Latinx inspired references, there's no effort to overemphasize the cast's ethnic heritage using stereotypical Hollywood tropes. But it contains lots of positive messages about the importance of not taking your family and friends for granted, and the value of cherishing the moments you have with them.

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