Parents' Guide to

Big Time Rush

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Teen musicians' climb to the top is tween-friendly fun.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 38 parent reviews

age 9+

Childhood show

It kisses like any else kid shows funny morals about jobs and the Los Angles dream but has harrssment to Lucy

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism
age 9+

Good show

I watched this show when I was around 6 or 7, and I loved it. My parents never had a problem with the kissing, it’s very brief and non sexual. The only thing I would say about the official review is that they do run into walls and perform somewhat dangerous stunts, not at all graphic or life threatening. It’s a great show about pursuing your dreams and making it in the big music industry

This title has:

Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (38 ):
Kids say (150 ):

At a time when reality series like American Idol promise to turn average Joes into overnight stars, the idea of a series based on the aftermath of a person's "discovery" is an enticing one -- even if it is fictitious. The show offers a lighthearted glimpse at the conflicting forces that exist between the guys' dreams of starting a career and their efforts to make the most of their fleeting teenage years.

Big Time Rush certainly doesn't try to incorporate much reality into its storylines, but for most tweens, separating this type of content from anything that might relate to their own lives is a no-brainer, so there's little concern in allowing them to tune in.

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