Community

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

College comedy's wit trumps some stereotyping.

NBC Comedy 2009

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 73 reviews

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age 18+

frequent sexually-charged innuendos every episode; don't bother

There are frequent sexually charged innuendos in every episode. some describe sexual encounters and intercourse, some are sexually inappropriate gestures hinting at groping, inappropriate gesturing, and there are many sexually charged phrases and words. From the very first episode, the show revolves a lot around the main character Jeff trying to connect with Britta in having a sexual relationship. Some of the other characters make explicit references with too much detail to their sexual relationships, especially the old guy Pierce, who's been divorced six times, who makes some awkward and creepy sexual comments. Too many sexual innuendos that fill the script and move the show along; don't bother. The show can get boring and weird a lot. not a lot of genuine wholesome jokes.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 12+

Wasn't expecting it to be this good!

I have watched The Office, New Girl, and Parks and Rec multiple times, and I love them. During quarantine, I was looking for a new show that had similar humor. I had tried Brooklyn 99 but didn't find them nearly as funny as I expected. I decided to try Community on Netflix and was so surprised! It's so good! It has a way better pilot than The Office or Park and Rec did, all the characters were much more fleshed out. Some episodes are funnier than others, just like all shows. But I've gotten a few seasons in and so far there has not been one episode that I haven't liked! It has such a good cast too! I highly suggest this for anyone looking for something light-hearted and funny, but more witty than a sit-com type of show. When it comes to language and sexual content, most episodes are totally fine. A few episodes are worse for sexual content (Season 1 Episode 11 for example) but you can easily skip those if you are watchin with a kid.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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