Parents' Guide to

F Is for Family

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

'70s-set animated comedy is spicy but surprisingly nuanced.

TV Netflix Comedy 2015
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age 16+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 14+

F is for Family

This is a ripoff King of the Hill not worth your time personally loads of language and sexuall innuendo and just straight up boring
age 18+

Depressing and Dark...

Before I get into this review, I wanna say that if you enjoy "F is For Family", that's fine and I won't hate you for it. Like PhantomStrider always says, "it's just my silly, personal opinion". -- To be honest, I hate "F is for Family". It's way too dark (in a bad way) and the main family of the show is on each other's butts like there's no tomorrow. It's like a bad attitude in a nutshell. Heck, it makes the Pig family from Peppa Pig subtle. If you want good, real family values, take a look at "The Middle" and "Bluey".

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (33):

At first glance this looks to be yet another animated family sitcom that attempts mild-shock humor, but this show is more nuanced and amusing than it would first appear. Trailers for the show amp up Burr's "non-PC" humor, but between the offensive jokes are sharp moments of observational comedy that are a lot more appealing. Sue bursts into tears over the emptiness of her life right in the middle of organizing stacks of the plastic ware she sells to neighbors; Frank's plot to bring Kevin to work to straighten him out is an unexpected success. In addition, those who lived through the 1970s will thoroughly enjoy the period-correct details: phone number lists hanging up by the curly-corded wall phone, hair dryers with a bonnet attachment, cars with rusty fenders and doors so heavy they rebound when you push them open and crush your leg. Families with teens and up may want to check out this heavy but fun comedy.

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