Cougar Town

TV review by Kari Croop, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Boozy comedy is less about "cougars," more about friendship.

TBS Comedy 2009

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 12+

Newly Separated

So while there is a lot of sex talk, this show has been a blessing for my daughters and I (10&14). I'm currently in the divorce process and this has been a fun outlet and discussion starter for us all. We don't feel so alone and isolated and can kinda laugh about the pain together. As silly as it is, I think it sets a happy viewpoint. Def has sex, swearing and drinking...but imo it's an adult show that I don't mind my kids watching with me...so it's not "too much".

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age 18+

Sad remake of Friends

This show is a sad remake of friends that sneaks in under the premise of funny mid life dating then quickly spins into a show about 6 friends hanging out drinking wine every day and being narcissistic, awful people. At least the characters on friends were somewhat likable, but these characters are complete narcissists and just go through life drinking and being self obsessed. It’s honestly disgusting. I would not let my child see this, there is nothing uplifting or moral about it. Does this sound familiar? 3 women, one black haired super OCD girl, played by Courtney cox. One blonde girl raised in disadvantaged circumstances without a normal family who says dingy things and tells stories about crazy past experiences she’s had. And one brown haired girl, who is way bitchier than Rachel, so yay there’s a deviation. For me, Christa Miller made the show Ok now for the guys... one bumbling cutie who’s kinda dumb, one serious narcissist, and a funny guy. Yeah this shows been done already and way better. I can’t stand Jules and Grayson any longer, they’re some of the most awful self obsessed people I’ve ever seen. This show has nothing positive or good in it. All it does is teach that it’s normal to drink all day, be an alcoholic, and care more about your giant wine glasses than any thing real. My only remaining question is why on earth would genius Abed like this piece of crap? No way!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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