Parents' Guide to

Hillbillies for Hire

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Pranks border on mean in Southern-flavored reality show.

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Hatfield and Bussey claim that their activities celebrate their Southern heritage, but the series offers a very narrow and problematic view of what it means to be from the region. Meanwhile, a lot of the pranks seem to be more mean than funny.

The duo stops just short of being physically violent, but many of their antics seem socially irresponsible because they put people in potential risk of getting hurt. Some folks may like this sort of humor, but overall, the whole thing just comes off as being irresponsible and stereotypical.

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