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By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Quirky late-night show aimed at adults and older teens.

TV TBS Variety Show 2010
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age 13+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+

Conan comes to TBS in a funny show

Conan is a funny show with Conan O'Brien and Andy Richter being the hosts. This show is more edgier than The Tonight Show, The Late Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live. The jokes in here are mostly fine but sometimes can be about Male body functions. This jokes are uncommon but I recommend for younger viewers than 12 years old to watch this with a parent. Recommend for kids 12+
age 15+
I saw Conan in person, as he talked about his life and where he is now, I have also watched his show- he"s just not funny.

Is It Any Good?

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Late-night talk shows have different personalities that reflect their hosts. David Letterman is arch, sardonic, and brilliant. Jay Leno is likeable, uncomplicated, a pleaser. And Conan? He's always been funny, but during his brief tenure at The Tonight Show, he also seemed antsy and constrained, perhaps by its formidable history.

All that's out the window in his new show at TBS, where he is finally free to be exactly who he wants to be. (Cue the classic tune from childhood.) Here, Conan has verve -- and nerve. His brand of humor was never as mainstream crowd-pleasing as Leno's, and now he doesn't have to try to be something he's not. A bit about a clown talking above the heads of little kids? Check. A Ricky Gervais put-down? Check. Free-wheeling interviews with famous types? That's all here, all done in quintessential, quirky Conan style.

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