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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The series has a positive message about surviving difficult situations. It shows how difficult it is to fight addiction, and how important it is to get out of an abusive relationship. The series also highlights the idea that if you work hard, you can build a better life for yourself and your family. Some stereotying, particularly of Southerners.
Violence & Scariness
References to domestic violence.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some strong sexual innuendo at times.
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MIld: "damn," "crap," etc.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
References to alcohol and drugs related to substance abuse and the fight against addiction.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this series deals with some very serious, mature themes, such as alcoholism and domestic violence. The show's humor, some of which is inappropriate for younger viewers (though much of that stuff will go over their head), focuses a lot on stereotypes of the Southern lower middle class.
Is It Any Good?
It's not always easy to start your life over, especially in the best of circumstances. Grace Under Fire reminds us that not only is it possible to start from scratch despite difficult odds, but that you can laugh while you do it.
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