Instant Mom

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Funny family sitcom appeals to older kids and adults.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 17+

Suggestive content

A particular episode caught my attention. Was not in the room while it was being watched but I heard enough to grab my attention. In the particular episode, Steph's mom fell for some clergyman. Around the end of the episode, she tells him how all the family's fallen and in need of help, to which he responds that he'll probably need to lay hands. She then responds along the lines of "you can lay 'em wherever you want". Tsk tsk tsk, Nick.
age 6+

How can a daughter hit a father?!

I was surprised to see this episode that the daughter was upset that the parents trailed her to a hotel party. She used the stethoscope to hit her father quite a number of times as she was upset about him. I am not sure what is the show trying to tell the youngsters? The message is definitely not healthy. I asked my 6 years old son if that is correct. He replied it is ok! I am so shocked and have to explain to him that no matter how angry a child is, he/she cannot and should not hit the parents. I used to like to watch this program with my 6 years old son. I think I have to allow him to watch only I am watching with him in the future, or don't like him watch at all if such scenes continue.

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