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By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

All the worst body image messages wrapped up in one show.

TV E! Reality TV 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

I'd rather watch Nip Tuck. Seriously.

Is this really the message you want people to see? Self absorbed brides wanting to fix their "problems" by cutting up the issues and having them reconstructed. Let's tell our teen girls that they aren't pretty enough and healthy relationships require cosmetic procedures.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (3):

Here come the brides, and what a group they are -- from the plus-sized Alexandra, who lost 73 pounds on The Biggest Loser (where she also met her fiance, Antoine) and desperately wants to finish the work she started, to the painfully insecure Lisa Marie, who wants every type of plastic surgery available so she can finally feel attractive. But aside from some head-shaking cases, what's truly troubling is the gnawing sense that some of these women wouldn't normally want extensive surgery...but they've accepted it as a quid pro quo to getting a fairy tale wedding for free.

It's no surprise that mainstream critics have dubbed Bridalplasty universally horrible, and based on the uber-negative messaging it's pumping out to women -- and, more importantly, young girls -- when it comes to beauty, perfection, and happiness, we're hoping that viewers will agree it's a total stinker.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: November 28, 2010
  • Cast: Shanna Moakler
  • Network: E!
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 25, 2022

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