Growing Up Chrisley

TV review by
Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Chrisley kids reality spin-off has some language, less fun.

Parents say

age 17+
Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+
Based on 1 review

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Positive Messages

Growing up and becoming independent are themes, but family is still very important. Making it in Hollywood is hard, too. 

Positive Role Models & Representations

Chase and Savannah are privileged and sometimes clueless, but are basically decent people who love each other and their family. 

Violence

Arguments are more funny than angry. Some insult hurling. 

Sex

Some innuendo, including some suggestive gestures and comments. Occasionally people are seen in skimpy bathing suits or, in the case of men, shirtless. 

Language

Contains words like "hell," "damn," “a--hole, and lots of bleeped curses. 

Consumerism

Apple phones visible, but the logos aren't prominently displayed. 

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

There’s not a lot of references to alcohol, but some casual drinking. 

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Growing Up Chrisley is a spin-off of family reality series Chrisley Knows Best. It has the show's trademark southern charm combined with Todd Chrisley's always blunt humor and dry quips. Like its parent series, there’s lots of bickering and bleeped cursing, and some sexual innuendo, but plenty of love expressed between family members. Apple phones are visible. 

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byswiggyrod September 4, 2019

Elliott most annoying

I have watched Christley knows best and have loved the show. I loved his children and thought the show growing up Christley was going to be great BUT as I watch... Continue reading
Adult Written bylwreese May 27, 2019

Elliott a fresh addition

A stroke of genius to add Elliot to the series. Thanks to whoever came up with the idea. I have followed the Chrisleys since the beginning. Elliott is the quick... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written byJacob 1234 July 19, 2019

A terrible fake show

The show Growing Up Chrisley is a terrible fake show, all of the family are just acting and their acting is terrible. The personality’s are terrible and the sho... Continue reading

What's the story?

GROWING UP CHRISLEY is a reality series featuring the adult children of real estate developer and reality personality Todd Chrisley as they prove to their family that they’re all grown up. Chase Chrisley wants to become an actor, and his sister Savannah wants to to break into the beauty and fashion industry, so they decide to move to Los Angeles together in order to pursue their dreams. While mom Julie and their overprotective dad want to be supportive, they worry about their kids’ ability to adjust to living so far away from Nashville and trying to reach any sort of Hollywood success. Their grandmother, Nanny Faye, plans to join them on the drive across country to keep them out of trouble. But once they get there, the siblings have to figure out how to live together in their Hollywood Hills home and successfully navigate the L.A. scene, while Todd tries to adjust to life without them back at home and still try to monitor their every move. 

Is it any good?

This quirky Chrisley Knows Best spin-off boasts lots of orchestrated family antics to play up laughs. Chase and Savannah, who are now in their early twenties, behave like fish out of water in Los Angeles. There's lots of bickering between the two, but they siblings real affection for their parents and their grandmother.  Meanwhile, Nanny Faye is fun, but it’s the scenes featuring Todd Chrisley and his trademark humor that make up the best parts of the show. If you’re a Chrisley fan, you might find it fun to tune in, but Growing Up Chrisley just isn’t as fun as the original.  

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the ways Todd Chrisley appears to monitor his adult children. Do you think he’s really doing this, or is his overprotective behavior being played up for the cameras? What kind of relationship do you have with your parents/kids? How much do they know about your life?

  • What messages does Growing Up Chrisley send about family? What is the relationship like between Chase, Savannah, and their parents? With their grandmother? 

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