Parents' Guide to

Close Enough

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Adult animated comedy features profanity, sex jokes.

TV Max Comedy 2020
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 14+

Hilarious, and Common Sense, I think you're being too harsh with the 17+ rating, that's higher than Solar Opposites

Had me laughing most of the season. It is one of the best adult animated shows ever. There's no language worse than "shit", so it isn't too bad in that department. The sex jokes probably score a 6 on the scale, because they show navels and sexualized legs while boobs/vaginas/dicks (or as the show says, dongs), and there is one episode where Josh's anatomy is shown and his penis is pictured as an eggplant, naturally. The show does deal with topics such as vasectomy, and as for drinking? They don't have much of that. Occasionally characters drink in a bar and tongue. Good for 14 and over.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 16+

Probably shouldnt watch if you are under 16

The show is really funny even though there is sexual innuendo and frequent language such as "shit" , "bullshit" and "dick". Also there is a lot of violence. I would personally rate this ma15+

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (16 ):

Despite an excellent voice cast, including Jason Mantzoukas (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black), Close Enough follows an unsurprisingly familiar template for adult animation. The best adult animation shows (The Simpsons, BoJack Horseman, Rick and Morty) tend to mix lowbrow humor with a strong, even sophisticated, point-of-view. (For instance, BoJack Horseman is about depression, and Rick and Morty is a sharp sci-fi satire). Close Enough lacks that compelling vantage point to tie it together, and the jokes and setups, most of which have been played to death on other shows, aren't nearly strong enough to carry it.

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