life as we know it

TV review by Liz Perle, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Shallow hormonal show about sex, sex, and sex.

ABC Drama 2004

Parents say

not rated for age

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

not rated for age

Seems like school

This show seems like everbody's circle. I don't have much of a circle, maybe my circle would be like this if I weren't getting A's and if I had a good outlook on this "high" (joke) school thing. Yes I hear lots of sex talk and swearing and other junk at my school overrun by gothics and poseur punks. But anyway this show is reminiscent of the things I hear at high school. Since I highly dislike going there, why on earth would I give a show that completely reminds me of the place a good rating?
not rated for age

We MUST take down this show, and its advertisers

It sickens me to see what this society has become. It just doesn't have to be this way. Make a stand, help us all begin to bring back the respect and decency of and to our children and teens. It is NOT going to just happen. It is going to take some serious changes and work on all of our daily activities.

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