A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The main characters are selfish, ambitious, and sometimes obnoxious people (with hearts of gold, naturally). The cast is mostly Caucasian, though one character plays up her Latina heritage to gain advantages. Other characters are somewhat stereotyped (a sportscaster who makes sexist jokes, etc.).
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Lots of sexual innuendo. One character throws herself at another, making constant comments about her body, underwear, etc. Discussion about sex, specifically about a sex act from the past.
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Occasional use of words like "ass" and "hell."
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Products & Purchases
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Some social drinking.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the characters in this office sitcom aren't always pleasant -- including the main character, who can be quite self-involved and obnoxious. Some characters fall into stereotypical categories, like the sportscaster who makes sexist jokes, and the weatherperson who uses her sexuality and ethnicity to gain popularity. Fairly strong sexual innuendo and other jokes are standard fare, as are words like "ass" and "hell" and some social drinking.
Is It Any Good?
Though some of the series' characters seem a bit stereotypical, the stereotypes have an edge to them, suggesting that the show is actually trying to poke fun at the archetypes rather than perpetuate them. But this angle isn't explicit, leaving viewers wondering how to feel about these confusing characters. Still, despite the maybe/maybe not stereotypes, the laugh track, and the old-school sitcom format, Back to You has some funny moments, thanks to experienced comic actors Grammer, Heaton, and Willard.
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