Parents' Guide to

Cowboy U

By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Reality goes West -- and lassos some stereotypes.

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Both aspects of the show, in theory, offer great messages for kids -- but thanks to some questionable language, difficult scenes for animal-loving kids, and gender stereotyping, parents will want to be on-hand to discuss the show with young school-aged kids. Plus, without the pizzazz of the exotic locales of Survivor or the edge-of-your seat suspense of Amazing Race, Cowboy U feels a little bit formulaic and predictable. In the end, it's a Hollywood-enhanced glimpse at the world of ranch life, complete with quirky personalities, hokey music, and "roll up them sleeves" jobs that need to get done.

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