Parents' Guide to

Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Gordon Ramsay's daughter cooks up success in reality show.

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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

Stupid Matilda

The cooking show Matilda, is a sad situation of Dad making money off a daughter. I think the show should be canceled is so stupid

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Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

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Tilly's bubbly personality rivals her enthusiasm for sharing her cooking prowess with others as this show's most memorable trait. Her recipes are simple enough for tweens and teens to tackle alone -- or younger kids to replicate with some parental oversight -- and she encourages viewers to think creatively about ingredients and presentation as well. When she's not in the kitchen, The Ramsay Bunch shows Tilly engaged with her family members who share an obviously strong bond.

What's pleasantly surprising about this show is the notable absence of Tilly's uber-famous dad while she's doing her thing in the kitchen. Gordon pops in now and then to stir up trouble by teasing her or playfully critiquing her work, but he's more a spectator than a participant in his daughter's endeavors and always applauds the end result. In other words, he plays the role of a proud (and sometimes irksome) dad rather than the food critic fans are used to from him, and it's a refreshingly "normal" glimpse into the life of an international celebrity and his family.

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