Parents' Guide to

Grounded for Life

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Married... With Children-lite; iffy for kids.

TV Freeform Comedy 2001
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Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 14+

Perfect for older teenagers and adults

One of my favourite sitcoms. The show is full of sex references and innuendo, the language is moderate, there are alot of drug references and teen drinking, there is not alot of violence.
age 18+

Had potential but a teenager seemingly calling the shots is stupid

I wouldnt want my teens watching it because the teenager lily is very disrespectful. I dont need my kids saying everyone else is allowed to talk smack to their parents. And on the show, it seems lily calls the shots not the parents. Nope, i def would not recommend

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Grounded for Life has a gruff exterior -- Sean is often pretty tough and sarcastic with the kids, and both parents take a "tough love" attitude when their brood act up. In one episode, for example, attention-getter Lily complains about how her mother, who has a new baby on the way, isn't cherishing her, and instead of tuning into Lily's needs, Claudia brushes them to the side. But underneath the Married... With Children vibe are some important lessons about loyalty, patience, and familial trust.

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