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By Jill Murphy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Eliminate this show from your kids' viewing list!

TV WB Game Shows 2001
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Contestants routinely go overboard for the cameras and try to "impress" the suitor with such antics as making out with their fellow opponents, flashing their assets, getting drunk, or challenging opponents to see who can kiss better -- a favorite of the suitor.

Admittedly, ElimiDate has the potential to be one of those shows that's so bad that you can't help but watch. Fortunately for parents, the program airs late enough in the evenings that most teens won't be tuning in. As with many game shows that incorporate finding "the one," on national television, ElimiDate is extremely unrealistic, so if you let your teen watch, we recommend you watch with them. You might have a conversation about dating and the importance of boundaries and self-respect. But mostly you should just avoid this mess of a dating show if you can.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: September 17, 2001
  • Network: WB
  • Genre: Game Shows
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: February 28, 2022

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