Parents' Guide to

Childrens Hospital

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Despite title, TV medical drama spoof isn't for children.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

My tween killed.

Blake downs is far worse then the warden. I wanna kill both! Blake thought my daughter to tell her friends phrases like, "let's go dig up some graves" god! Help my daughter!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 18+

Funny show

This is one of thoes shows that are making fun of them selfs and it's supposed to be silly but funny as hell

This title has:

Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (3):

Ever think the treacly, life-saving antics on ER or Grey's Anatomy are just too predictable? Tired of watching inter-hospital romance as cast members move from one co-worker to another, ignoring the entire dating pool outside the examining room? Then this is the show for you. Childrens Hospital tweaks one TV drama convention after another, starting with an over-the-top voice-over that sounds like it should be meaningful, but is really just schmaltz.

The characters all fit into standard roles (the hotshot doctor, the lovelorn nurse, the tyrannical administrator), but the delightfully ludicrous situations and the crazy dialogue delivered with a straight face (how do they refrain from laughing?) makes it all work. This quick show -- episodes are just 15 minutes -- delivers highly concentrated laughs in bite-size packages.

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