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By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Explicit, edge-pushing tabloid drama. No kids!

TV FX Drama 2007
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Just as the tabloids can be an addictive guilty pleasure, DIRT feeds the public's fascination with Hollywood and celebrity culture and offers some compelling characters and quirky plot elements. While Cox's Spiller comes off a little flat, mentally ill paparazzo Don Konkey is much more interesting to watch. Though most would agree that Konkey's type of voyeuristic, long-lens photography is morally reprehensible, his character elicits sympathy and some of the rare tender moments in this otherwise salacious drama.

Like other FX dramas, Dirt is most certainly not for kids, even most teens. Characters take drugs with abandon -- snorting cocaine, smoking pot, and popping ecstasy (even while pregnant). One occasional character is a beautiful drug dealer who flirts with the young starlets she supplies. And sex scenes are explicit, including topless women, bare-bottomed men, and lots of sexy talk.

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