Parents' Guide to

FGTeeV

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Loud, obnoxious dad plays mature games with his young kid.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 50 parent reviews

age 4+

Family friendly let your kids watch it it is a really good role model to children

age 9+

Makes My Son Very Irritable

My son has watched FGTeeV for years on and off. When he watches it, he kinda binges it for weeks. We have noticed, for whatever reason, he gets very irritable and starts to back-chat, etc. when he watches it. We ended up banning it to get our happy boy back. While we'll hear him laugh and enjoy the vids, he just wasn't the same when watching them. It's not specifically a critism of the channels or the family...

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (50 ):
Kids say (48 ):

This raucous dad's family YouTube channel is impossible to classify as "family" entertainment. As the dad, Duddy, plays and reviews a range of kid- and teen-directed video games, he encourages one of his kids to follow his loud antics, even if it appears by the look on the kid's face that they don't really understand what's going on, what to do in the game, or why their dad is behaving the way he is. In one skit (Baby in Danger), the dad jokes that the baby character dies by drowning in a pool and his young son playing the game with him laughs and claps. The dad then explains that they should baby-proof their real-life family pool for their own real-life baby, but then explains that they haven't gotten around to it yet (which is somehow supposed to be humorous).

One redeeming quality of this YouTube channel is that the dad truly seems to love and enjoy his kids, which makes it even more sad that he's setting such a poor example of civil adult behavior and completely ignoring what's appropriate for his kids in their current developmental stages. FGTeeV is loud and obnoxious at best, offensive and dangerously confusing for young viewers at worst.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: May 23, 2013
  • Network: YouTube
  • Genre: Variety Show
  • TV rating: NR
  • Last updated: February 11, 2020

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