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Jersey Shore: Family Vacation

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Reunion vacation stirs up old drama, lots of drinks.

TV MTV Reality TV 2018
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This outlandish series features most of the original Jersey Shore cast behaving in the wild ways they were known for back in the day. From endless partying and occasional hookups with Miami locals, to crazy antics like carrying around a life-size doll representing missing cast member Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola, the gang finds fun in being over-the-top. Adding to the drama are many drunken fights over events that occurred years ago.

Some cast members admit to leading more mature lives off-camera (Nicole and Jenni are moms, recently married Deena is grieving her father's death, and Mike is now sober and facing serious legal troubles), and view the experience as a chance to take a break from their day-to-day lives. But others don't appear to have grown up much over time. They may not be relevant to a new generation of MTV viewers, but Jersey Shore: Family Vacation will appeal to the franchise's loyal fans.

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