Parents' Guide to

Free Ride

By Brenda Kienan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Mean-spirited, unfunny comedy not for kids.

TV Fox Comedy 2006
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Free Ride is shot mainly in jarring close-ups, and the editing is choppy, putting the focus on specific lines said by specific characters. Meant to be innovative and quirky, the effect fails to create any rhythm of humor, leaving the action chaotic and the dialogue dull.

The show's themes have to do with people who are trapped in middle America, leading small, cramped lives that are headed in one general direction with few alternatives. This isn't funny, but it is sad.

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