Parents' Guide to

Big Ang

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Mob Wives spin-off has laughs, drinking, and stereotypes.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2012
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Big Ang offers lots of entertaining moments thanks to Raiola's larger-than-life personality and surgically enhanced appearance, which is so genuinely over-the-top that you can't help but chuckle at everything she says and does. Her straightforward and unapologetic acceptance of who she is also makes her very likable.

If you're looking for some voyeuristic entertainment, Big Ang will definitely fit the bill. But like its parent series, it underscores lots of stereotypes about the Italian-American community. And while there's lots to laugh at here, Big Ang also features subtle reminders of what Raiola's life was like -- and the benefits she reaped -- as a modern-day mobster moll.

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