Parents' Guide to

Melrose Place

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Campy Spelling soap is a grown-up guilty pleasure.

TV SOAPnet Drama 1992
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 15+

This title has:

Too much sex
age 17+

May or may not be ok if taken into context.

I only saw this show twice in 1996, never anytime before or since. Even then, I only watched this as an assignment for adolescent psychology class in college. My memory of the show is probably fuzzy as a result of only having seen it twice. Given that, and after reading your review, this show probably isn't as bad or unwholesome as I remember it. After reading your review I saw that all different kinds of job occupations are represented here. That makes this a plus. But that doesn't change the fact that this show had sex. Taken into context it may or may not be as bad as I remember it, and it may be ok, I suppose, for older teens. But sex is sex, something you'll want to watch out for if you let young teens watch.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Melrose Place helped revitalize the careers of many actors, including Heather Locklear and Alyssa Milano, and launched the careers of others, including Marcia Cross and Kristin Davis. But while many of the cast members became household names, perhaps the most famous name associated with the show is that of the apartment complex itself -- Melrose Place has become a symbol of Generation X and its desire for material wealth and professional success.

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