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Parents' Guide to

Gypsy Sisters

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Gypsy series spin-off has drinking and fights.

TV TLC Reality TV 2013
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Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+


this show shouldnt even be on . please cancel it. i would rather watch kepping up with the kardashians then this trash and i hate the kardashians. im sure the only people who would like this show are the same type of people who think tv wrestling is real. take this show off
age 18+

Not good for kids. Questionable for mid twenties & up.

Glamorizes a seedy lifestyle of that, at best, is superficial. At worst, it normalizes arguing, fighting, cursing, striping, tattooing, judging others, drinking, and more. I would not like my teenager to EVER watch this crap. There's no value in it, only exposure to the kind of lifestyle I never want my child to emulate.

Is It Any Good?

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

Gypsy Sisters offers limited insight into the Romani Gypsy culture, but most of the focus is on the wild antics these particular women engage in, as well as some of family conflicts that exist within the clan. A lot of the drama revolves around the very troubled Mellie, whose wild behavior and excessive drinking seem to be how she copes with her strained relationship with her mother, who was incarcerated for bank fraud after being featured on America's Most Wanted.

There are many troubling moments in the show, especially when Mellie is so intoxicated that reality camera crews have to step into the scene in order to handle the situation. Some viewers will have issues with the choices the women make for their children when it comes to dressing, dating, and marriage, too. But fans of the Gypsy franchise won't be disappointed with the outrageous behavior found here.

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