Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.

TV review by Polly Conway, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Teen doc's adventures are poignant, funny in great reboot.

Disney+ Drama 2021

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 16+

Not as family friendly as I hoped

Over all it’s cute and entertaining and I love the Hawaii setting and diverse cast. But, there were two occasions that made me really cringe while watching with my 12 year old. Once in the 1st episode where she mentioned that it was awkward to see her best friend “frontal grind” her older brother at a dance. Second cringe worthy moment was while “Doogie” and her best friend were watching a hot guy come out of the water. She says she never wished she was a towel before and her best friend says, “I think I just got pregnant”. That’s when I decided it was not for us. I’m not sure who their intended audience is but I think they missed the mark by adding the not so subtle sexual language out of nowhere. Definitely not appropriate for 10+ year olds as this sight suggests.

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Too much sex
3 people found this helpful.
age 18+

Great show but not for kids because of sexual references!

My whole family loved this show but we have been caught off guard by sexual stuff and are going to have to stop watching it with our kids. I don’t think I want my girls looking up to a character that would otherwise be a great role model who points at her breasts before a date telling her friend “finally these puppies are gonna get some action!” Not something I want them thinking is normal for a 16 year old which is the characters age. Sad because it is so unnecessary to the story line.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.

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