Parents' Guide to

Being Erica

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Soapy time travel series is a fun guilty pleasure.

TV SOAPnet Comedy 2009
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age 17+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+


The therapy helps Erica understand herself, people and the world she lives in. Her life was a mess, lucky her, she was able to make someone and life worth living. She saw the people around her incapable of doing wrong but after the therapy she saw them as human beings with flesh and blood. She finally understands that life is not black and white. It fun, sad, emotional and great series. I loved it

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.
age 18+
Should be rated MA. There is no way this is PG... Multiple sex scenes, treated lightly, drinking and drunkenness and not that great of a storyline. I would never let my son watch this.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (1):

This quirky series explores the complexity of relationships through the eyes of a single woman who's in the process of reevaluating her own life. It also highlights the anxieties that some women face when they enter their 30s -- like being dissatisfied with their careers or being unable to find a suitable mate.

Like any soap opera, BEING ERICA has its fair share of dramatic moments. It also deals with some mature themes that make it too strong for tweens. But for teens and adults who are looking for a entertaining guilty pleasure, this one is sure to fit the bill.

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