Parents' Guide to

Melrose Place (2009)

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Steamy '90s soap update still a grown-up guilty pleasure.

TV CW Drama 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+

for teens

Love it not for. Kids for teens and adults the show shows lots of consequences
age 14+

Kids will love it just like we did when we were younger. Definitely seems more edgier than the original. I can still remember all of the Melrose & 90210 parties. Alot of fun!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

This edgy series has everything that made the original show (in)famous, including an interesting group of characters and intertwining storylines. The rebooted series also incorporates original plotlines, which bring together former and current cast members. Trendy clothes, expensive cars, and endless cocktail-filled evenings also add to the "fun."

But while the show is definitely a guilty pleasure for those enough old enough to handle it, the content is too mature for young viewers. Bottom line? It won't disappoint original MP fans and is likely to create a whole new Melrose generation.

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