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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Mature comedy series is both crude and entertaining.

TV FX Comedy 2010
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age 14+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 7+
age 14+

A comedian grows

There is lots of sexual content in this series. But the growth of a Louie, a divorced comedian raising two girls, is great. He learns that his way isn't always the right way. He also tries to help others. Lots of laughs and dramatic moments.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (7 ):

Louie -- which is loosely based on C.K.'s real life -- combines the comedian's trademark routines with smartly written comedy sketches. Adding to the fun are guest appearances by comics like Rick Crom, Nick Di Paolo, and Ricky Gervais. The show's strong sexual content, salty language, and sometimes crude humor make it a decidedly adult-oriented comedy. But it also has lots of genuinely funny moments that mature viewers with a taste for edgy comedy will definitely enjoy.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: June 29, 2010
  • Cast: Louis C.K.
  • Network: FX
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: TV-MA
  • Last updated: August 31, 2022

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