Bringing Up Bates

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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age 9+

The big Bates family returns in mild unscripted series.

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age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 10+


A refreshing family show promoting a loving home and good values. Not everyone has 19 kids, hence the curiosity of so many on how the large family dynamics work for such a large group. I enjoy seeing traditional families presented on tv. I have an abundance of respect for a family willing to put themselves out there, especially when so many individuals are against Christian values and traditional families. They also do not claim to be perfect, and I appreciate the fact that they don’t promote themselves as perfect. It’s a show that you can watch with your family without worrying about a half naked individual being presented, people cursing, or liberal values being plastered in your face. Although I can guess their political position, it really isn’t even talked about on their show. It’s just an interesting family show. Love it!

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age 18+

Who in their right mine have 19 or more kids.

I can't see having 19 or more kids. This is crazy. That is my opinion.

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