Parents' Guide to

Mama Drama

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Mother-daughter pairs drink and brawl in crass reality show.

TV VH1 Reality TV 2012
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Disgusting and revolting TV

This is the most slutty show i have ever viewed. It truly should NOT be aloud to be aired. Reasons include; terrible parenting skills, zero discipline, no respect for anyone or anything, the parents allow the children to wear whatever they like, do whatever and whoever they like, and care nothing about the way they look or act. They include far too much talk about past sexual experiences, both the parents AND the children. Most of which nobody really cares about or wants to hear. Most is just plain disgusting!! DO NOT WATCH WITH CHILDREN UNDER 18!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (1):

If you've seen Jersey Shore, Mama Drama will seem familiar. Getting wasted and hooking up is the order of the day, though all the drunken antics seem a lot ickier when women in their 40s or 50s -- who would presumably have gained a little more sophistication over the years than the twentysomethings on Jersey Shore -- take pleasure in trying to pull out another "bitch's" weave or bump and grind on shirtless strangers. Though viewers the age of the daughters on the show may find the age-inappropriate actions hilarious, parents will likely be horrified.

Though the moms and daughters generally profess to be "down" for each other, loyal and supportive, they're definitely not kind to other women, who are viewed as wingmen as best, competition at worst. The cast members pick at each other and any other women on screen, particularly when drunk (and they're drunk in every episode). Looking good (i.e. dressed in revealing clothing with heavy make-up and elaborate hairstyles) and getting attention from men seems to be the main goal of both the Mama Drama mothers and the daughters. This is truly vulgar reality.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: July 18, 2012
  • Network: VH1
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 25, 2022

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