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Bosom Buddies

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Classic Tom Hanks sitcom isn't a drag.

TV Syndicated , TBS Comedy 2005
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

Nice show.

not bad for 2 guys in drag with a young cute Tom Hanks.

Is It Any Good?

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

Bosom Buddies contains its share of dated racial and gender stereotypes, sexual innuendo, and homosexual subtexts. But despite its implausible premise and occasionally frat house-type humor, the show does have many funny moments -- looking back, it's impossible not to see Hanks' star funnyman power just waiting to be tapped.

Perhaps a bit unexpectedly, the show's humor doesn't always stem from the men's feminine attire, but rather from the tensions that emerge as the friends begin to pursue separate interests. In the end, Bosom Buddies is really about friendship's power to withstand even the most unconventional challenges.

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