Parents' Guide to

Brooklyn 11223

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Reality drama features rumors, sex, and stereotypes.

TV Oxygen Reality TV 2012
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The show, which is loosely inspired by West Side Story, combines reality and drama while reinforcing endless negative stereotypes about Brooklyn and the people who live there. Adding to this is the immature and rather distasteful stories that they tell about each other. Drinking, smoking, and endless conversations about having sex only adds to the gang's social dynamic.

Despite many of the crew members being college-educated or professionals, the overall cast appears superficial, catty, and inarticulate. Their over-the-top behavior, which includes lots of drinking and partying, contributes to this image. Older viewers who enjoy this kind of voyeuristic experience may find it entertaining, but there are no positive messages here.

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