Parents' Guide to

Best Friends Forever

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Real-life pals' chemistry can't save lackluster sitcom.

TV NBC Comedy 2012
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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

cms kills me

i apparently unlike cms actualy watched this show and thought it was hilarious i found the humor to keep me rolling in the floor from start to finish so i say two stars my butt and i am a guy and i found it funny and good lessons in friendship for both sexes so dont listen to cms give it a chance you wount be sorry trust me

This title has:

Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Created by real-life besties St. Clair and Parham, Best Friends Forever promises the kind of hijinks and mayhem that can only be found in a two-girl-one-guy household. Inside jokes, accidental exposure, good cries between friends while a clueless guy stands by; these are the basis of the show's predictable humor, and it's hardly enough to make it a stand-out. While there is a lot of chemistry between Jessica and Lennon, and their interactions are entertaining on occasion, that alone isn't enough to keep this lackluster and aimless show afloat.

Content-wise, there isn't too much to fret about in BFF beyond some language and the occasional sliver of nudity, and you'll find some sweet moments about friendship, compromise, and love. Ultimately, though, this weak series isn't likely to stick around, so your time would be better spent on something with a little more depth and staying power.

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