Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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

age 14+

Fun, musical romantic comedy with sweet star, depth.

CW Comedy 2015

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 13+

Amazing satirical musical comedy

On one hand the show does center a woman who searches for happiness from men, but it is clear the show is a satire of these types of characters in rom-coms and media generally. In doing so the show serves as a deconstruction of romantic comedies. Given the synopsis it may be surprising the show is quite nuanced and feminist. All of the characters experience growth and the ending is nicely planned. The show has also been applauded for its handling of mental health themes. The show is about as explicit as network television can get in terms of language and sexual content. There aren't many sex scenes though and they are not too graphic. The songs are witty, well written, and very catchy. However, if you are not a fan of musicals, the songs are more in alignment with an SNL parody song than classical broadway show tunes. With that being said, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," parodies basically every genre of music while maintaining quality for all 4 seasons.

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age 14+

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