Parents' Guide to

Farmer Wants a Wife

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Down-home dating show is deceptively tame.

TV CW Reality TV 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+
I think that it's too many people who use my name, Kanisha, and too many people who go to hav them selves altered.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Taking its cues from a popular British show by the same name, Farmer Wants a Wife fails to blaze any trails in the realm of reality television. Although the general concept is somewhat original -- at least on this side of the pond -- you're left with the overall impression that you've seen all of this somewhere before. There are the same fame-craving contestants, the same ridiculous challenges, and the same embarrassingly awkward "dates" that occur in front of a camera crew.

Bottom line? Imagine that The Simple Life merged in a Frankenstein's monster kind of way with The Bachelor. Subtract the debatable entertainment value of an out-of-her-element Paris Hilton. Now change the channel ... because there's not much left.

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