Parents' Guide to

Everybody Loves Raymond

By Betsy Wallace, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Show finds humor in family conflict; teens and up.

TV CBS, Syndicated Comedy 1996
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 13 parent reviews

age 9+

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
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age 18+


Awful, boring show with a lot of cheesy sexual innuendos. I wouldn't let kids watch this, but honestly I wouldn't even worry about a kid wanting to watch this, because there is nothing worth seeing, and kids probably wouldn't care to watch a bunch of old people complain and fight all the time.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (13):
Kids say (41):

Episodes often insightfully focus on Ray's perceived shortcomings and missteps as a husband and father. But the series also uses stereotypes as a jumping-off point: self-involved career man who doesn't get enough action in the bedroom, frustrated housewife who doesn't get enough help with the cooking and cleaning, meddling mother-in-law who doesn't get enough respect. That said, the cast is stellar and plotlines shed light on universal human insecurities, such as doubting that your spouse still finds you attractive as you grow older.

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