Parents' Guide to

Black Books

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Funny, offbeat Britcom is doused in alcohol.

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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 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Love it

Great, only thing is that the main char. is achoholic, but besides that it's fine for kids past 10
age 8+

we loved it

our family bought netflix recently and we've all enjoyed watching this show together. my 11 year olds love it, and i think they're smart enough to enjoy it.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

As twisted and alcohol-soaked as it might be, witty writing and a sharp cast make Black Books as much fun as happy hour at the neighborhood pub. If your teens can handle the adult-oriented subject matter -- which often includes jokes about sexuality and the upside of continuous intoxication -- they'll probably get as many laughs as you do out of sadistic social misfit Bernard and his unlikely circle of friends.

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