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Loosely Exactly Nicole

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Strong female lead the best part of crude showbiz comedy.

TV MTV Comedy 2016
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This female-driven, edgy series features a main character who's unapologetic about her size and comfortable with her sexuality. While Loosely Exactly Nicole is empowering in some ways, the show's reliance on crude sexual humor feels more like cheap attempts at getting laughs. The reliance on common racial and ethnic stereotypes doesn't help, either.

Nicole Byer's comic abilities are evident, but the show's writing is more silly than smart. As a result, it contains scenes (such as one that presents an Asian child in blackface) that cross the line from being politically charged to just being dim and offensive. Overall, the show has a lot of potential but doesn't quite reach it.

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