Jessie spin-off is racist and in some cases innapropriate
Though there are many positive lessons and good role models in this Disney Channel sitcom, it has some things that I feel wouldn't appeal to kids.
1. Too much romance over a "pretty boy." Two girls, Emma and Hazel keep fighting over a boy and talk about kissing and hugging him.
2. What's with the stereotypes? I thought the writers would solve this problem after Jessie. The African-American girl, Zuri, is depicted as rude, mean, and money-minded, but shows some good character. The Indian boy, Ravi, and the Asian girl Tiffany, is what I thought was a little offensive. My family and I watched Bunk'd, and immediately, my son pointed out the Indian character and told me that he saw kids at his school bully an Indian friend because they saw on Bunk'd that Ravi was unathletic and weak, and they thought all Indians and Asians were this way. Just think, WHAT type of show would you want to show your kids that depicts people of a certain race as weak, ugly, and nerdy?
3. Some episodes use the same storyline from some Jessie episodes and spin it off to make it a little different. It is generally not nice to watch.
Even though I put strong points that I believe are wrong with Bunk'd, I would still recommend this to families who are ready to discuss what happened in the show and make their children understand what is right and wrong to do.
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Positive role models