Parents' Guide to

Last Man Standing

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Sitcom mixes family-friendly themes with stereotypes.

TV Fox, Syndicated Comedy 2011
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 28 parent reviews

age 12+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 10+

Think of this folks.

My son was caught watching porn anemia at the ripe old age of 8. I was shocked yes be i realize I new a lot about it as well at the age of 8. Children know a lot about thus subject a lot earlier now days than we did and life simple when my son asked what did the human wheel barrow comment meant and why is it so funny my immediate reply was its a grown up think son you will understand later. If you were one of many who had to go google what it was i have have this to say . LOL

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (28):
Kids say (39):

The comedy series offers some positive messages about family, fatherhood, and the importance of learning how to be part of grown kids' lives. It also underscores the parental struggle between trying to teach daughters to be independent, and the desire to see them married with children. Over the years it also highlights the changes that parents are forced to adapt to as their children build their own lives. It moved from ABC to Fox in 2018 for its seventh season; now some of the political tensions resulting from the 2016 elections, exemplified by Mike's conservative views, are occasionally discussed too.

It's likable and family friendly, but thanks to Tim Allen's reliance on his trademark male-oriented jokes to get a laugh, it sometimes looks and feels like an updated version of his original series, Home Improvement. It also contains a fair amount of stereotyping and some occasional homophobic humor. But if you can see past this, Last Man Standing provides some solid sitcom entertainment.

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