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Parents' Guide to

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Beauty pageant spin-off is comical and crass.

TV TLC Reality TV 2012
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age 13+

Based on 11 parent reviews

age 18+


age 18+

this show is horrible

cant let my kids watch this trash on tv

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (11 ):
Kids say (38 ):

The series highlights the day-to-day lives of a family who has made a name for themselves by being confident in who they are, despite the fact that who they are doesn't usually reflect the standards of the people who participate in beauty pageants. But one has to wonder what drives June's stage mom-like presence, as well as what motivates them to encourage their youngest daughter to participate in something that expects her to behave differently than who she is.

Some folks may not appreciate the endless bathroom jokes and other behaviors, many of which are stereotypically characterized as being "redneck." Others may be troubled by June's insistence on putting her daughter in pageants despite the fact that she does not have the same competitive edge as the other little girls. And there is the problematic issue of watching people's outrageous behavior in order to make fun of them -- not a great message for kids. But for a guilty pleasure, there is definitely entertainment here.

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