Parents' Guide to

Celebrity Wife Swap

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Swap spin-off is edgier than the original.

TV ABC Reality TV 2012
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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

good but not great

well i watched this show this week and i thought it was ok mabey not the greatest but still pretty enjoyable but there is some mild language sexual talk and some verbal abuse in heated situations so just be careful with realy yong kids but other wise should be fine for a family to watch together

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

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

This Wife Swap spin-off features all the trappings of the original, with the exception that the people being featured here happen to be famous in some sort of way. But their guest wife responsibilities -- whether it be managing a handful of children or relating to a spouse -- pose the same challenges.

It's pretty mild overall (though a little edgier than the original), and folks who like this sort of thing may find it entertaining to watch these celebs performing mundane duties like laundry while negotiating habits and belief systems that are very different from their own. The series' themes are positive ones, but the show leaves little time for discussing any of the insights that participants may have gained from the experience.

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