Parents' Guide to

Killing It

By Monique Jones, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Comedy mixes perseverance, teamwork with cursing, nudity.

TV Peacock Comedy 2022
Craig Robinson in the Killing It poster

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 2+

Absolutely disgusting - trash

Watched on Peacock assuming show was family friendly. Mediocre until scene where a senior citizen is made fun of using full frontal nudity . There was no warning that this was an adult show. Not funny, crude and despicable. Turned me off not only on Killing It but Peacock in general.
age 17+

Nude sex scene in the first episode

Sure wish I'd known there was a sex scene with nudity out of the blue in the first episode. The language is rough, but I don't worry as much about that because my 12 yo is well aware of what's appropriate in our house vs TV. Mid-way through the first episode there is a scene where the main character walks in a the filming of a porn movie by surprise. We immediately turned it off and I apologized to my son for not doing a better job of vetting this show before we watched it. Hopefully this review helps someone else avoid the experience.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (9 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Though just a touch above a middling comedy, viewers will have a few laughs and might also learn a bit about the phenomenon of "banking while Black" (racial discrimination in the banking industry). Killing It touches on its societal commentary with a deft hand, and the actors make such a heavy topic as funny and light as it can possibly be.

The show also has heart; its main throughline is about honoring a family legacy, and how to make your loved ones -- and yourself -- proud. The show also gets brownie points for increasing representation for disabled people via the character Camille (Stephanie Nogueras), who is Craig's (Craig Robinson) ex-wife and mother of their daughter. Overall, Killing It is fun and light, even with significant amounts of adult humor.

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