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By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sitcom vet offers wisecracks about sex, drugs, weight.

TV TV Land Comedy 2013
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Mike's Kristi review.

Great show! Kristi is doing her own thing with her friends and they all are very entertaining. She is not trying to be a nun; she is trying to be a real person with real joys and problems. She is imagnitive and she is not going to worry that things are perfect because that is boring, and she is never boring. Perfection is something that exists only in a classroom. She is not tedious and the new show keeps you interested with original approaches to reality. In the event someone was critical of the show and thinks it is a bad influence I say get a life, don't be a prude when you could be having fun. The supporting cast is great. Michael Richards is an excellent choice because he always did his own thing and Kristi is that way too. R Pearlman adds a friend who plays her part excellently, and the two are like singers singing in perect harmony. Kristi, thank you for the great entertainment.

Is It Any Good?

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

Aimed at the older female demographic who love Alley both for her work on classic comedies like Cheers as well as her outsized personality and tabloid omnipresence, Kirstie leans heavily on the charms of its star. Luckily, the ebullient Alley is up to the task, dispensing self-deprecating wisecracks about her appetites, sexual and otherwise, with seasoned skill. She's fine with being the butt of jokes about corned beef sandwiches and bags of weed that need to be secreted at the airport, and both Perlman and Richards deliver the punchlines nicely.

The goings-on are sitcom-y and hardly fresh: Doors are slammed in faces, spit-takes are dealt out, doughnut fights occur. But the great cast pulls it off, and even cynical watchers may find themselves chuckling mildly. The same viewers who enjoy TV Land's other comedies, particularly Hot in Cleveland, will find this equally appealing.

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