Parents' Guide to


By KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Parents work, kids don't on DIY dream rooms.

TV HGTV Reality TV 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

Not Age Appropriate for kids under 12, Age appropriate for kids over 13; suggested age 14.

Violence (not an issue) S--/N-dity (pause): adult sites. Language (Pause): the words "d--n you, so I will kick your ass" made by Jason haddad: city of Angels soon. Consumerism (not an issue) any (not an issue)

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This show is fun to watch and a great way to gather ideas for your own home, but it's hard to tell if kids are really the intended audience. The (older) kids who are getting the room do talk to the camera about their wishes and desires, but the audience doesn't really get to know them. Younger viewers especially might wonder: If I'm not going to get to play in the room, why would I want to watch them build it?

But this is fun viewing for kids who are interested. And it's fun for parent addicts of home improvement shows, too. If you're considering revising your child's space, both of you might get some fun, inexpensive ideas here, although you'll certainly want to address the dubious premise that while the kids express their wishes, the parents do all the work (which is a bit questionable, even in the name of surprise).

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