Parents' Guide to

Chrisley Knows Best

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Rich-family reality show has language, sexual references.

TV USA Reality TV 2014
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Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 17 parent reviews

age 13+

Love this show and Nanny Faye

I love this show it makes me happy. Todd is a crackup and I think he and Julie have a beautiful family and kids. They are respectful especially Chase, he is so loving to nanny Faye. It is heartbreaking what has happened to Julie and Todd. I will keep them in my prayers because I can't begin to imagine how horrible it must be for them to be separated from their family despite whatever mistakes they have made. People are in prison for way worse things like murder and rape. I think this sentence is way harsh and too long. I pray they find an attorney that will help them get home sooner. I love how Todd is so overprotective of his kids. Savannah is a beautiful girl so lovely to watch a show where the kids aren't taking off all their clothes and posing for Playboy or thinking they need to be naked for all to see. You can tell she is a good modest girl. Truly a sad situation
age 18+

Worthless

Disrespectful kids. Todd is just ... What his wife sees in him I don't know. It's not even reality if it's scripted. Duh!!!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (17 ):
Kids say (4 ):

Chrisley Knows Best offers a funny, voyeuristic look into the lives of a family that, despite having money, still has its share of problems. Todd Chrisley's eccentric personality and blunt comments make for some funny moments, but some viewers may be a bit uncomfortable with the lengths he goes to control his children, which include hiring professionals to track their cars and online activity, putting boots on their cars when they break curfews, and throwing their personal computers into the pool when they use them for inappropriate activities.

Despite Todd's flair for the dramatic, he and his wife are loving parents. Much of what he does is designed to teach his children about respect, responsibility, and facing the consequences of their actions, despite the fact that they live a life of privilege. Although these aren't bad things, you can't help but wonder if some of his antics are being played up for the sake of the cameras. Nonetheless, the series sends the message that wealthy families deal with many of the same kinds of problems that families with less money face every day.

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