How I Met Your Mother

TV review by Caroline Gates-Shannon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Clever sitcom about love features sex talk, drinking.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 52 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 202 reviews

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age 13+

Hilarious, great acting.

Violence: 3/5- Characters slap each other based on a bet, its a running joke. Sex: 4/5- Sex talk in EVERY episode. One character is a womaniser, makes sexist remarks, lies to get woman to sleep with him. Couples shown post-sex. Kissing. Porn jokes. Language: 3/5- Son of a bitch, ass, bitch, shit. Drugs, Drinking, Smoking: 4/5- implied weed use, Ted refers to it a sandwiches throughout, characters are shown stoned. Characters drink in every episode. Characters make stupid desicions when drunk. Characters somke cigars occasionally. Role models: 5/5 Ted is a great guy. Lily and Marshall have a strong relationship. Barny proves people can change. Robin is a great person. Great, hilarious show with great acting. Forget "Friends" watch this!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
2 people found this helpful.
age 13+

Great and I think if they know about these things.

They should watch it. If they don’t know about sex and drinking they shouldn’t watch. Let them ask questions!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.

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