Botched

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Plastic-surgery-gone-bad reality show not for squeamish.

E! Reality TV 2014

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 14+

Please give a warning of christmas content

The most recent episode season 6 episode 7. one of the main patients repeatedly said santa is not real. over and over. commercial and program. seriously there should have been some kind of heads of.
age 13+

Bad messages and graphic images in surgery-oriented reality series.

Botched gives you an inside look into the work ethics of two Los Angeles plastic surgeons who receive the most extreme requests from patients. The series may give teenagers misconstrued views of society and the ideal of beauty. Many of the people on the show have cringe-worthy demands and seemingly unrealistic expectations, and the worst part is that the surgeons sometimes perform the surgeries no matter how risky they are. Many of the patients express their serious discontent with the way they look, giving the impression that if you do not have perfect features, you cannot be truly happy in life, which of course is false. There is a tad of sexual innuendo and imagery that you should be aware of. For example, one episode sees a woman wanting to get breast augmentation (she wanted to get triple Q's believe it or not), and the conversation between her and the surgeons is detailed as she goes into her sex life. Furthermore, there is a lot of nudity, with bare breasts and bottoms leaving nothing to the imagination, although the nudity is obviously non-sexual in nature. One episode features a transgendered individual. The surgical procedures are shown on-camera and can be very disturbing. Foul language is somewhat minimal, however words like f*ck and sh*t are bleeped. Other raunchy or sexual terms are bleeped. Since the show airs on E!, you can expect that Botched is a show that does not take itself seriously.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

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