Parents' Guide to

Hart of Dixie

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Quirky medical drama has heart -- and mature themes.

TV CW Drama 2011
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 13 parent reviews

age 16+

I loved watching it with my mom!

I am 18 and my mom has loved this show for years! I had never fully watched it until this year and now I love it! There are scenes that we skipped but other than that I would recommend it. Don't watch unless you are mature.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
age 18+

Bad, bad, bad Definitely not a PG movie

Complete lack of morals Drinking going on constantly Frequent trading of sex partners I don't think it is appropriate for any age, let alone teens or young adults Do you really want your kids to think this behavior is healthy? Do you want them to think that getting drunk is a good way to deal with problems? Sad, sad day when movie makers/parents/netflix promote movies like this as cute and romantic! Positive messages or role models....absolutely not!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (13 ):
Kids say (18 ):

The series combines drama and humor in order to tell the story of a young woman who is rediscovering who she is while learning to become a better doctor. It contains some interesting plot lines about her patients, but most of the show's focus is on the romantic tensions and illicit relationships between various members of the community.

It's pretty mild compared to other doctor-centered shows, but it contains themes -- like unexpected pregnancies, infidelity, and racism -- that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. It definitely has some heart, and teens who like this kind of drama will find it very entertaining.

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